Vanessa and Xander

Proposal Ideas The proposal was at a lake in Irvine wher we had our first official date and where we celebrated out first year anniversary

How We Met

We met the very first day of college. We didn’t think much of each other, but quickly became friends. We dated all through college and even throughout our respective master’s programs. It’s been a 12-year adventure full of laughs, tears, and craziness but we still love each other the same.

Vanessa's Proposal in The proposal was at a lake in Irvine wher we had our first official date and where we celebrated out first year anniversary

How He Asked

Our proposal day started with watching “A Goofy Movie” at the El Capitan theater in LA, followed by an escape room, and pampering. I was then blindfolded and arrived at the place where we had our first date. He had my entire family there!

And then to my surprise, after I said yes, our friends performed a dance I2I from “A Goofy Movie” and mastered the perfect cast dance!

Where to Propose in The proposal was at a lake in Irvine wher we had our first official date and where we celebrated out first year anniversary

They did amazing! After, we celebrated at our local Chick-Fil-A where we spent so many meals together. They even decorated a special table with Mr and Mrs cows.

Engagement Proposal Ideas in The proposal was at a lake in Irvine wher we had our first official date and where we celebrated out first year anniversary

It was an unforgettable moment with a “perfect cast.” I love that it was captured on video for us to watch over and over again :-)

Our Video

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Special Thanks

Jason Jones
Photographer