Intimate Rainy Day North Carolina Wedding: Alyssa & Megan
June 6, 2016
Megan and Alyssa went to rival high schools and lived in the same area for years, but didn’t meet until they attended Peace College in Raleigh, NC. In December of 2009, Alyssa stepped out of her comfort zone and sent Megan a message online. She had seen her around campus and was too shy to say anything directly. Unfortunately, Megan saw that Alyssa had attended her rival high school and decided to ignore the message and friend request.
Megan proposed at Fort Macon in North Carolina’s Atlantic Beach on November 26. The couple usually had their pictures taken together every year at the beach, but this time Megan hired a professional photographer who told her that when she was ready, Megan should give the “thumbs up.” They were standing in the dunes, surrounded by baby cacti at their feet, and she got down on one knee. All she was able to say was “You know I love you, right?” Alyssa thought this is so sweet and cute.
If they had to give advice, Alyssa said, it would be “to not settle for anything less than what you both want on your day. Don’t overwhelm yourself with details or with family that doesn’t want to be part of your day. They are the ones missing out.”
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Photographer: Cynthia Rose Photography // Cake Designer: Alex & Brett’s // DJ: DJ Rob Webb // Musicians: Matt Eperly // Officiant: Renee Melby Events // Reception Venue: The Boathouse at Front Street Village // Design and Decor: Umbrellas Wedding and Events
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