A cup of coffee can lead to many things: a productive day, energy to keep you going, and a lifetime of love. For Ricky and Cathy, sharing more than a hundred cups of coffee between them paved the way for a walk to the altar.
Ricky and Catherine met and fell in love in a coffee shop when they were college students. Over cups of coffee, they bonded on school work and slowly got to know each other better. The walls of the café stood witness to their blossoming relationship, and provided a venue for their doses of caffeine and talking about their dreams.
So it’s no surprise when, eight years later, Ricky chose a coffee shop to mark a milestone in their relationship. He picked Luna Specialty Coffee in BGC to gather their closest friends and ask Cathy to be his wife.
“She’s been my best friend, my travel buddy, and my girlfriend and we’ve grown together through a lot of adventures. The decision to propose came when I felt that all my goals and aspirations I had already involved her.”
Preparing for your wedding next year? We have great news for you! Get the chance to book your wedding suppliers early during the 31st Before I Do Bridal Fair before someone else reserves them on your wedding date. This will be on November 25-26, at Megatrade Hall 3, SM Megamall.
Aside from the great discounts and promos for on-site bookers, couples and debutantes are excited about the participation of prominent wedding suppliers such as Hizon’s Catering, Seda Vertis North, Print Divas, Studio1 Photography, GreenTale Photography and Razzle Events Management. Expect special bridal fair promos from CJ Jimenez Make Up Artist, Photoman, Print & Co., Gemline Fine Jewelry, A. Bernardo’s Jewelry, AMI Jewels and Imelda’s Jewelry.
Brought together through social media, this couple found love unexpectedly until they found themselves vowing to love & cherish each other at a beautiful San Sebastian Wedding.
Our featured couple, Kurt & Alinah’s, story is not one about strangers meeting through facebook. Despite their close proximity to each other being schoolmates in since elementary and living only three blocks away from each other, it took a facebook interaction in their adulthood to take notice of each other’s existence and pave the way for their love story to unfold.
How many of us can really say that our love story is, quite literally, a plot for a soap opera? Well, this couple from our Subic Bay Wedding feature, Gerwin & Joy, can raise their hands up high on this one.
“Our love story is non-traditional. It’s close to the Anton-Andeng love story”.
In case you are not famliar, ‘A Love To Last’ is the soap opera that brought Ian Veneracion’s dreamboy status back to the radar of many women. Here, he plays Anton who falls for Andeng, played by the beauteous Bea Alonzo.The situation that Gerwin & Joy were in at the time of their meeting was very similar to that of Anton & Andeng’s. As they met & fell in love, there was a concern of closing with finality a previous relationship that has long ended. Once they knew that all was clear for them to take the leap, they started planning on the big day that will set them to live a life decided to be bound together in a love to last.
It’s often said that “absence makes the heart grow fonder”. Being in a long-distance relationship five out of their six years together, you can see how Richard and Hazel cherished every moment of their Mahogany Place Tagaytay prenup. How else would you spend a day meant for capturing such an important time in your life?
We sensed how much Richard and Hazel enjoyed their Mahogany Place Tagaytay prenup when they gave us the details of their experience and other useful tips. We’re sharing these with you so to take note! You never know if it’ll help you prepare for your own engagement session.
‘And they lived happily ever after’. Though it’s a line from a fairy tale, isn’t this what we all wish for as we leap into this next chapter of life called marriage? We may find ourselves on our way to this happy ending, specially when we feel that we’ve found “the one who makes me happy”. Not to burst anyone’s bubble, but just for a bit of a reality check, it’s likely that there may be times when that one person will make you unhappy too. But fret not, because there is such a thing as finding joy in marriage.
So, how do we go about finding joy in marriage? We asked for tips from happy couple Ninay and JQ Quimpang. Ninay’s an HR practicioner while JQ is an events host and inspirational speaker. People around them know them to be a fun-loving couple. Married for 8 years, having passed the so-called 7-year-itch,
The 30th Before I Do Bridal Fair will again open its doors on September 23 and 24, 2017 at Megatrade Hall 3, SM Megamall.
Aside from the great discounts and promos for on-site bookers, couples and debutantes are excited about the participation of prominent wedding suppliers such as Jeffrey Namoc Events Styling, Diamond with Love, Infinity Closet, Dante’s Photo Image, Hearts and Bells, AMI Jewels, Photoman, Eventist Manila, A. Bernardo’s Jewelry, Imelda’s Jewelry, Makeup by Sally Castro, Main Events, MAJICA-Makeover by Jackie in Creative Application and Unik Art n Soul among others that offer great discounts and promos for on-site bookers.
When you live far from your family, you want them to know how you’re doing, even share about your romantic escapades, specially if it’s one that will lead to you walking down the aisle.
In a way, Benedict & Jette have immortalized theirs not just for themselves but for their families in choosing to have their engagement session in Doha, Qatar where the couple is currently based.
“The venue that we chose are few of the tourists spots around Doha, Qatar. Since we reside in Qatar for a few years now, we want to focus on the location that we enjoy as a couple whenever we get our free time and also show our friends and family in the Philippines on what Qatar has to offer.”
Here’s a lovely Turquoise themed wedding of a couple whose love story was borne out of an office romance.
There’s also a cute back story to their first meeting, which seems to be a prelude to Krystel carrying the keys to Ryan’s heart. At that time, it was an ID badge that helped Ryan have access to get around their office building.
“It all started in year 2010. We were both new to the company, I started January of 2010, while Ryan started May of the same year. We were both IT engineers, Desktop Support Engineer back then, and part of our daily task was to handle end user requests, like software installation, computer login issue, etc. I was assigned to accompany him since his ID badge was not yet activated and he needs to transfer to a different floor. As I needed to do my daily tasks and perform floor to floor support, I had to leave Ryan first since he also has a different task assigned by our team lead, which was located at 6th floor. By lunch time, I was still occupied by the end users’ requests and totally forgot about Ryan being left alone at 6th floor (haha!). Our team lead already called him at his mobile phone however, he cannot leave 6th floor since I haven’t returned to fetch him. Then our team lead finally called me, reminded me that I should fetch Ryan. That’s the time that I remembered that I left him there. When we went back to our workstation, we are all laughing about what happened.”