Our Story

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#CallUsTheJimenezs

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We Met at Syracuse University

Fate Made Us Soulmates

It all began in the summer of 2010 when I was taking classes at Syracuse University. John happened to be one of the Resident Hall Advisers. When he was at the front desk, I would always anticipate a smart and funny remark. Fast-forward to the summer of 2013, when I mustered up the courage to ask him out to the movie theaters. Thus the adventures of a lifetime began. Our conversations became more meaningful, our text messages a little sweeter, and our dates were more frequent. John was inevitably becoming my soulmate and little did we know that it would lead to our union. 

The Proposal - 12.31.16

Recap of Our Love Journey

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I had devised the perfect plan on December 31, 2016. I decided I would propose exactly as the clock turned 12:00AM on Jan 1st, 2017.

Operation Get Her Nails Done

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I casually offered to take her to the nail salon so she could get a nice nail design for the unexpected ring she would be wearing. Yarmine had no idea.

Champagne Run

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Without her realizing it, I grabbed a bottle of champagne for the special moment. I hid the champagne in the trunk of the car.

The Photo Shoot

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After spending nearly an entire day at the mall getting her nails done and choosing the perfect shoes, I wanted to capture how beautiful she looked. Here she was thinking it would be just another NYE.

Romantic Dinner

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We ate at one of our favorite Italian restaurants in Yonkers. Everything was running on schedule.

She Said Yes!

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After taking her around our old apartment in Riverdale and the area where I gave her driving lessons, it was time to go to our spot  by the George Washington Bridge. Nervous and excited, I propped down on one knee.