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a proposal to remember

August 26, 2017

There are a few occasions where you are so nervous, so happy, so surprised, that you happy-cry and laugh all at the same time — and getting engaged is one of those once-in-a-lifetime moments. Those looks, those emotions are so big and so real, and it’s incredibly special to actually be able to relive that exact moment.

When Jeremy proposed to his girlfriend Sara, it was all the feels for these two. They flew out to Singapore for a visit to Southeast Asia, and Jeremy had been planning the proposal for months. He had a vintage ring Sara had liked (but thought was sold), and a handful of surprises up his sleeve to make this tone of the most memorable days of their lives.

We planned an afternoon at Gardens by the Bay, an iconic, sprawling garden on hundreds of acres of reclaimed land in Singapore. It is right on the water, and everywhere you turn are stunning, unique gardens and structures.

We journeyed through the Cloud Dome, an air-conditioned garden that is essentially a giant mountain journey through a simulated Cloud Forest. At the top of the Cloud Dome, Jeremy got down on one knee, full of nerves and excitement.

Sara was so surprised!
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oh, just the sweetest moment.
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one word: yes.
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everyone on the bridge started cheering when Sara said yes!
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it’s official. FINALLY! // her face says it all.
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Love both of their “after” reactions. Sara could not keep from tearing up, which was honestly so real, and Jeremy could not stop from smiling.
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so happy!
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tiptoes + forehead kisses.
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2017-08-27_0015.jpgWe lucked out with a few moments of light before the sun set on this cloudy day. Perfect.
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still in shock!
2017-08-27_0017.jpglove these two.
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Ugh, this kills me. She couldn’t stop crying happy tears, and Jeremy was just so happy.

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YEAH! Engaged!
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Just engaged!
2017-08-27_0026.jpgThe Cloud Dome at Gardens by the Bay is a magical, exotic, otherworldly experience.
2017-08-27_0027.jpglove seeing those giant supertrees in the background.
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engaged lady! // gorgeous orchids at night.

2017-08-27_0032.jpgSara shared with me the best story about the moment she saw Jeremy and the orchids he surprised her with. I’m so thrilled we were literally surrounded by orchids this trip, it is the perfect addition to this engagement!
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Bam! The engagement CREW.
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Congratulations, Jeremy + Sara!

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1 Comment

  • Reply Krista Hollingshaus August 27, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    Yayayayayayayayay!!!!!!!!!!! So stoked! Leah, I think you’ve found your calling in life-spreading joy through breathtaking pictures and inspired writing! Yay Sloth and Sara!!!

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