Engaged: Rachel & Etienne at Vizcaya

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Happy Valentine's Day, loves! What better way to celebrate it than with a sweet love session at that oh-so-romantic spot, Vizcaya, and an amazing engagement story? Moriah of Peachy Keen Photography captured this cute couple perfectly, even sneaking in a few fun graffiti shots in Midtown Miami before they headed home.

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The bride-to-be, Rachel, gave us the story on how they met:

"We met at News Lounge in downtown Miami through a group of friends visiting from Sweden. We both told the same friend that we were interested in each other. She ended up arranging for us to be at the same places at the same time. Then one night at Montys he took a picture of me and some friends. He asked for my email address to send the pics but said he needed my number just in case they didn't go through (slick). We began talking that night. The rest is history."

... and were engaged:

"He planned a surprise date, even picking my outfit. He said we would be outside and took a little backpack to hold an extra shirt and our sunglasses. He then took me on a long drive that ended up at Tamiami airport. There was a man waiting for us on a golf cart who asked me if I have any idea what we were going to do, to which I said no, and he said hop on and proceeded to take us to the tarmac. There was a helicopter waiting for us and they took our pictures and we got on. While in the air we took a tour of Miami. The pilot was talking to us the entire trip as our tour guide. He also kept adjusting what I thought was a security camera. Then he said since he was flying over the cruise ships he needed to turn off his microphone and radio into the tower. That was Etienne's cue. He took out the backpack he had and inside was the ring! He proposed in the air over the water. After we landed the employee was waiting for us to take more pictures and escorted us back to the car. We ended up with dinner at yard house and and celebrating with my family then games at Game Works. "

Amazing, right? Congrats and best of luck to you, Rachel and Etienne - hope you enjoy the wedding planning process! And our warmest thanks (on this happy love-filled day!) to Moriah for sharing this with us.

Location/Vendor Information:

Locations: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and Midtown Miami | Photography: Peachy Keen Photography

Peachy Keen Photography is a featured member of our Vendor Guide. All of our vendor guide members, including the featured members, are handpicked by us for the quality of their work, their creativity, and their ability to provide you with fabulous service for your wedding.

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