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Suzanne and Mat Real Engagement Story

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Suzanne and Mat

Date of proposal


How old were you both when you got engaged?

I was 27 and He was 22

Who proposed?

He proposed to me

How did your partner (or you) propose?

About 3 months before Christmas he was saying that he wanted to cook me breakfast, with our 2 year old, and that I was to stay in bed. Great – I thought! I came down on Christmas morning to a full English breakfast, champagne, cup of tea, silver clothed table and proper napkins, our 2 year old munching on a hash brown and him in the middle of the kitchen on one knee.

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

His mum

Describe your ring.

Plain white gold band with a large cluster of 7 diamonds

Did you have an engagement party?

We would rather spend money on the big day

When do you plan to marry?


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

the whole thing!

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