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Joy Proposal Story: Angelina & Benjamin

by Kelsey Vickers
Joy Proposal Story: Angelina & Benjamin

Give us the proposal details! When? Where? How?

We had a one week long trip in Iceland where the weather was not in our favor. Ben had hoped to surprise Angel with a proposal while watching the northern lights one evening on the trip. Ben kept the engagement ring hidden in their backpack just in case but, it rained the entire week we were there and every night it was too cloudy to see anything. On the very last day of the trip, after a romantic dinner in Reykjavik, Ben decided it was his last opportunity to pop the question. As Angel was brushing her teeth in their hotel, and Ben was packing up their luggage, Ben decided to ask Angel to come and join him on the bed. (Angel had just received news before the trip that it would be nearly impossible for her to conceive) Ben sat Angel down and told her that he wanted to spend his life with her no matter what their health challenges were, and even if they would never be able to have biological children together. Angel cried, Ben cried, and she said, “Yes!” She had been waiting for him to ask since their last international trip in Patagonia. This engagement and trip were so magical, Angel ended up finding out she was pregnant two months later!

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What has been your favorite experience planning the wedding?

The food!

How do you stay sane under the pressures of wedding planning?

Ask for help! You’ll be amazed at how many of your friends and family have great ideas, are crafty, and enjoy helping!

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What is your favorite part of using Joy for your wedding?

The website is so easy to use!

What piece of advice would you give couples to ensure that they use Joy to its fullest potential?

I have no idea, I’m still new to Joy!

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At Joy we believe that even though a wedding lasts a day, joy lasts forever. What does that mean to you?

The joy, love, and support from our family and friends on this special day will last forever. Our support network will be there for us through our next phase in life as we raise our kids, and live our lives with joy until our 40th wedding anniversary!

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