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Joy Proposal Story: Kris & Ngoc

by Kelsey Vickers
Joy Proposal Story: Kris & Ngoc

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

After a “little” bit of prodding from friends, family, Ngoc, and a number of strangers, Kris planned the proposal on a rooftop in Austin. Ngoc is very good at ruining his surprises, so Kris let Ngoc plan the entire day, biding his time until the proposal. The rain forecast also worked out, as the storm that was expected, got delayed until the next day. While Ngoc was in the shower, Kris quickly set up the ambiance on the roof with candles, rose petals, strung up lights (from help by the Airbnb host) and a photo book filled with their memories together. Ngoc heard Kris rustling around but fortunately for Kris, his excuse was valid. When Ngoc got up there, she still wasn’t 100% sure since it was a late Valentine’s Day gift, but when she turned the last page of the book, Kris popped the question. Unfortunately (or fortunately), Ngoc doesn’t remember anything Kris said other than, “Will you marry me?”

Greg Chang & BJ Lewallen

What has been your favorite experience planning the wedding?

Deciding on where to honeymoon.

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

Breaks in planning to recharge and a lot of support and communication with each other.

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

I like the ease of use. As a busy professional, I don’t have time to learn a whole new platform!

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

Look up any questions you may have. I’ve found that their blog or someone else has typically already asked the question you may have.

Greg Chang & BJ Lewallen

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

The wedding lasts one day, but the memories and commitment given that day will last until one of us passes away.We are building a life together. We know even without a wedding, we are ready for the commitment!

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