Jed and Fran Real Engagement Story

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Jed and Fran, 2010 baby photos

Your first name?

Jed

Your partner’s first name?

Fran

Date of proposal

31/12/09

How old were you both when you got engaged?

I was 30 (Now 31) and my Fiance is and was 39

Who proposed?

I proposed to Fran

How did your partner (or you) propose?

I took My Fiance to a night of Fine Dining at Michael Caines Restaurant and a night at the Abode Hotel in Manchester for New Years Eve Celebrations. After 4 and a half hours of the meal (dont ask!) we were quietly sat in a Booth in the Bar in the Abode Hotel and as the DJ and everyone counted down… I fumbled around in my pocket for the ring box (which had been poking me all night!)… and I turned to Fran and said, “Will you do the honour of spending the rest of your life with me? ‐ Will you Marry Me?”.. She said …”Errr… Go on then”!

Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?

Shared the news with the In‐Laws (Mum & Dad) and our best man ( her brother which is also my Best Friend) and … pretty much everyone on our phones! ‐ sending picture message of the ring!

Describe your ring.

1 Carat Twisted Trilogy Ring in 18ct White Gold

Did you help choose the ring?

My Fiance twisted my arm as I had two rings picked ‐ this wasnt the contender…. but we chose the right one ‐ together!

Will your partner wear an engagement ring as well?

I am getting the next best thing ‐ I am getting Fran’s name around my wedding finger as my engagement ring and as a sign of my love for her!

Did you have an engagement party?

we are having a KARAOKE / DISCO engagement Party on 29th Jan 2010 ‐ (Karaoke was my idea!)

If so, where was it held?

Cheadle, Manchester

How many people were invited?

…..around 80 invited but catering for about 100

Did you have a particular theme for your party?

FUN…. and dancing…. and obviously drink and CELEBRATIONS!!!

When do you plan to marry?

Friday 1st July 2011

What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?

Well we are definately in control with this ‐ we already have chosen the Invitations and have bought THE DRESS and we are enjoying the planning ‐ so much so My Fiance is taking courses to learn to be a Wedding Planner and we intend to open a shop!

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