The Proposal {Vlog}

Posted on May 31, 2011 at: 7:00 am  -  Comments

I was too busy to edit these photos to the video, so I decided to post them on the blog instead. The first is of our proposal spot and the second is us the day after our engagement in front of the BEAUTIFUL Biltmore Estate.

Linking up again with Jessica from My Time As Mom, Elena from Mommy is in Timeout, and Kate from Mommy Monologues for Vlog Talk!


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This post was written by Lauren


  1. Elena @NaynaDub
    Twitter: NaynaDub

    So cute! I’ve heard the Biltmore Estate is beautiful…now I need to go. What a romantic spot!

  2. blueviolet says:

    Every time I go to the Type-A conference, I hope to get to the Biltmore, but it never works out! I want to see those Christmas decorations!

    I don’t like being in the spotlight either. So funny that he did what you just said you wouldn’t like. lol

    What a wonderful proposal!
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  3. Alicia @MommyDelicious
    Twitter: MommyDelicious

    Awww… that’s such a sweet and memorable proposal! That picture of you guys in front of the Biltmore Estate is so precious. It’ve always thought it was so stunning. I’ve gotta visit there one day.

    PS: How perfect is it that it started to snow?! That’s like straight out of a romantic movie.
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  4. Alison@Mama Wants This
    Twitter: MamaWantsThis

    What a lovely story, Lauren! Love the photos, it looked gorgeous and you guys are so cute!
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  5. Jessica
    Twitter: mytimeasmom

    That is a great story. I would have been so embarrassed to if my husband proposed to me in front of a bunch of people. The pictures are gorgeous.
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  6. Glamamom
    Twitter: glamamom

    Very romantic. I want to get down there!!
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  7. Cam says:

    awww… that was so sweet. i love that he was so nervous… makes it even sweeter!
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  8. Barbara
    Twitter: babspinfrance

    What a great story and such a great location! I love the Biltmore!
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  9. Paulette
    Twitter: LittleMsP

    Awww! That is such a lovely story of proposal! Toss in the snow and you have magical!

    I’m from Tx so I totally get that snow thing!

  10. Amy
    Twitter: amyplus1x3

    What a great proposal!!! I love the Biltmore. It’s such a wonderfully beautiful place!
    Amy recently posted..The Proposal

  11. DaDa Rocks!
    Twitter: dadarocks

    From the guy stand point there is a TON or work that needs to go into it…
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  12. Dana K
    Twitter: CrunchyNavyWife

    Hello! Y’all are a stunning couple! The Biltmore was a perfect backdrop. I can’t wait to hear how y’all met.
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  13. Teresa
    Twitter: PatchOfBlue724

    That is SO romantic! I am a private person too, but i think that once that moment is there, everyone else just seems to fade away :)
    Teresa recently posted..VlogTalk- I said yes!

  14. The Reason You Come
    Twitter: mrsscottmcd

    That’s so romantic, especially with snow as a backdrop! And you’re a beautiful couple!
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  15. Patty
    Twitter: nycpatty

    Such a fantastic story and what a beautiful place to get engaged. :)
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  16. Galit Breen
    Twitter: galitbreen

    So romantic and beautiful! *Love*

    And the pictures are such a nice touch!
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  17. Tara P.
    Twitter: 3psmama

    Aww, what a great story :) It definitely looks beautiful there!
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  18. Polish Mama on the Prairie
    Twitter: PolPrairieMama

    Aww, how sweet!
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  19. What a great story!! I LOVE the Biltmore…such a great place.

    You are so lucky you were surprised…I totally knew the minute my husband was going to propose…though I never told him that.
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  20. Kathleen says:

    Beautiful story! What a romantic spot!

  21. Kerri
    Twitter: SavvyMomNYC

    Thanks for sharing your engagement story. What a beautiful place to be for a special moment.
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  22. liz says:

    I have seen photos of the Biltmore many a time while watching hours and hours of HGTV, though I’ve never been.

    I hope I get to see it at Type A!
    liz recently posted..You&8217re Dating WHOSE Kid!

  23. MashugaMom says:

    Love it! Soo sweet. I remember my proposal….. so memorable. What a great time in your life, right? I found your blog through Glamamom…. wonderful.

  24. Kate
    Twitter: Mommymonologues

    I was the exact same way about the proposal, I did not want it to be in front of people!

    I love the Biltmore & must get there at Christmas someday! I hear it’s gorgeous then!

    Such a neat story! I love proposal stories! How cool that he used to be a speech writer?!

  25. Natalie
    Twitter: corp2domestic

    You guys are such a cute couple! I can’t think of a better way to spend the date after your engagement than at the Biltmore! I’ve been wanting to go there for years…maybe this year!
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  26. elizabeth-flourishinprogress
    Twitter: noshoppingliz

    I just LOVE it that he really surprised you. A proposal is such a special moment and it seems like he really nailed it!!

    We went to visit the Biltmore Estates a few years ago and it was truly magnificent! So glad we didn’t skip out on it (it was between a tour there or going shopping in Asheville.
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  27. Ingrid Albert says:

    Hello! I just LOVE it that he really surprised you. That is SO romantic! I’m from Tx so I totally get that snow thing!
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