Lizz and Rob Real Engagement Story

Written by    Last updated: October 12, 2009

 

“Rob proposed to me with a champagne breakfast at home in bed. He woke me up with a kiss and handed me a tray with champagne, scrambled egg and smoked salmon. Our dog was asleep at the bottom of the bed ‐ the perfect proposal!! ”

What is your first name?

Lizz

What is your last name?

Graves

What is your maiden name?

Lizz Graves

Who is the groom?

Rob

When was your wedding?

4th June, 2011

What is your email address?

sillymidon@hotmail.com

Would you like other brides to be able to email you?

Yes

How and when did you meet?

Rob and I met online, through match.com, three and half years ago. We chatted through messenger, then by phone for a couple of months before finally meeting in a Cafe Nero. We clicked straight away and coffee soon turned into drinks at a local bar… Our relationship started out long distance whilst i was at University and we went through ups and downs as stresses of university work and distance put pressure on our relationship. However, we survived and four months after I graduated he moved in with me and soon after we got our handsome dog, Bertie…

How old are you both?

I am 23, Rob is 27.

Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?

Rob proposed to me with a champagne breakfast at home in bed. He woke me up with a kiss and handed me a tray with champagne, scrambled egg and smoked salmon. Our dog was asleep at the bottom of the bed ‐ the perfect proposal!!

Did you have hen and stag celebrations? If so, what did you do?

Yet to be planned!

How did your groom help with the wedding planning?

I run all decisions past my Mum, then him..

Did you use confetti to plan your wedding? If so, how did the website help you?

Yes

Do you have a confetti web page?

Not yet

Did you buy any confetti products for your wedding? If so, did you visit a store, buy online or by mail order?

Not yet

Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it

Not picked yet

Did you have bridesmaids? If so, who did you choose and what did they wear?

Yes, my oldest friend, Chloe who I have known for ten years ‐ havent picked outfit yet

Who did your groom choose for his best man and ushers, and what did they wear?

He gets to pick

ARe you having a civil or religious ceremony?

Religious

Where will you hold your ceremony?

St Martin’s Church, Ryarsh, Kent

Where did you hold your reception?

Parent’s garden

Did you have any special wedding transport?

Nope ‐ will walk the 15metres to the church!!

How many guests will you invite to your wedding, and did you have a separate evening guest list?

90 for ceremony ‐ 130 for evening

Did your reception have a particular theme in terms of colour or style?

It will do ‐ still under debate

Will you give your guests favours?

Will do ‐ probably turkish delight

What will you choose to have on your menu?

Outside caterer

Will you have any entertainment during the day or evening?

Will do, live band in afternoon‐ then DJ in evening

Did you have a gift list? If so, who did you have your list with?

Not yet

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