The Couple: Rachel & Amanda

The Location: Bryant Park Hotel in New York, NY

The Videographer: NST Pictures

The Story: “This is a story of true love, compassion, trust, and opening myself to a new chapter of life,” says Rachel. Rachel and Amanda met after Rachel tragically lost her wife, Abby to cancer. “It would seem as if part of Abby’s soul found Amanda and led her to me. Amanda has been my friend, partner, love, co-homeowner, healer, confidant, and shoulder to cry on. She led me from the saddest moments of my life to a place that feels full of light and happiness. Her strength and love speaks volumes for itself and I would do anything to surprise her with an engagement that she will remember forever.”

The Proposal: During a romantic weekend in New York City, the couple was treated to luxe massages, blowouts at Drybar, brunch, and dinner before Rachel proposed to Amanda on the balcony of the Bryant Park Hotel. Amanda was surprised with a with a room full of rose petals and their closest friends and family members. The couple spent the rest of the weekend enjoying the city, including the hit musical Hamilton.

And there's an even happier ending to this story—Rachel and Amanda got hitched! Check out their stunning vineyard wedding here »

Rachel and Amanda's Dream Proposal Story

The Couple: Rachel & Amanda

The Location: Bryant Park Hotel in New York, NY

The Videographer: NST Pictures

The Story: “This is a story of true love, compassion, trust, and opening myself to a new chapter of life,” says Rachel. Rachel and Amanda met after Rachel tragically lost her wife, Abby to cancer. “It would seem as if part of Abby’s soul found Amanda and led her to me. Amanda has been my friend, partner, love, co-homeowner, healer, confidant, and shoulder to cry on. She led me from the saddest moments of my life to a place that feels full of light and happiness. Her strength and love speaks volumes for itself and I would do anything to surprise her with an engagement that she will remember forever.”

The Proposal: During a romantic weekend in New York City, the couple was treated to luxe massages, blowouts at Drybar, brunch, and dinner before Rachel proposed to Amanda on the balcony of the Bryant Park Hotel. Amanda was surprised with a with a room full of rose petals and their closest friends and family members. The couple spent the rest of the weekend enjoying the city, including the hit musical Hamilton.

And there's an even happier ending to this story—Rachel and Amanda got hitched! Check out their stunning vineyard wedding here »