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Newly Engaged?

Lots of couples get engaged on New Year’s Eve, and if this includes you, congratulations! Now’s the time to celebrate, spread the word, and show off that ring to anyone who will look. After you’re done basking, it’s time to ...

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How about this proposal?

From the “we didn’t know you could do that” department comes this over-the-top, choreographed Disneyland proposal. Yup — a guy named John proposed to his girlfriend, Erika, on Disneyland’s Main Street, a year after the two met at the park. ...

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Photos that Pop

You want great engagement photos, but a special photo session to get them is just not in your budget. Follow some simple tips from the pros — choose the right time of day, don’t dress matchy-matchy, pick a unique location ...

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Engagement Oops

As evidenced by this story from a few weeks back, you’ve probably guessed that I like hearing strange engagement stories. Here’s another one for the books. Don Walling had a romantic proposal planned for his girlfriend, Gina Pellicani: dinner out ...

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Creative Proposal, Unlikely Ending

The lesson from this proposal may be this: stick with your original plan. Reed Harris, a student in New Mexico, couldn’t wait until a Wednesday night date to propose to his girlfriend, Kaitlin Whipple. When the ring arrived on Tuesday, ...

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Tell the World!

If you’re like thousands (maybe even millions) of couples across the country, you got engaged on New Year’s Eve. Congratulations! Once you’re done basking (and sneaking peeks at your ring), it’s time to tell the world your good news. Send ...

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Asking for His Hand

If you’re thinking of popping the question to your guy, consider giving him a ring. Men’s engagement rings are becoming more popular. They’re nothing like women’s rings — you won’t find diamonds in high settings. Instead, men’s rings are more ...

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Extreme Proposals

Last week, we told you about some creative ways to pop the question this holiday season. Today, I came across this story about some extreme proposals. We’re talking helicopter rides and “Will you marry me?” spelled out in coconuts. Or, ...

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Pop the Question with Style

Planning to propose this holiday season but need some help putting the finishing touches on your plans? The folks over at TheKnot.com have some totally romantic and creative proposal ideas, from playing Santa at a department store to listing the ...

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Meet the Parents

If you haven’t met your fiance’s parents yet — or he hasn’t met yours — it would be a good idea to do so before the wedding. You are joining families, after all, and weddings are a really bad time ...

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