Is this for real? I'm so EXCITED!!!
Chandler and Kristina met at the ages of 18 and 17 at Gage, a gym they both attended in Blue Springs, MO. Chandler was a gymnast, while Kristina was a member of the cheer leading team. Their first date was at Lunar Bowl, with the stakes of loser buying the winner ice cream. Chandler, attempting to be a gentleman, lost on purpose so he could buy Kristina ice cream. Though she didn't like being tricked, they bonded over ice cream that summer night. One year later, Chandler went to Especially Jewelry and Del hand wrought a promise ring for him to give to Kristina.
A year and a half later, he knew that Especially Jewelry would again satisfy their custom desires. A few months before his proposal, Chandler and Kristina went to Especially Jewelry to look at rings. While the available rings were dazzling, they wanted something special and unique. They decided to go with a ring mounting that could be customized into a more symbolic piece. “We wanted a twist or intertwining design element on the side of the ring with a matching band, as well as three diamonds in the engagement ring. The three bands would represent God, Husband, and Wife; three cords not easily broken, Ecclesiastes 4:12.” What Kristina didn’t know, was that Chandler was going to surprise her with larger diamonds than what she had expected…surprising her with more than she imagined!
Chandler and Kristina had a favorite place they enjoyed going to and they had taken pictures at this place in the Spring and in the Summer, but they didn’t have a picture in the snow…yet!
Chandler called Kristina on Sunday night and said: “it’s supposed to snow tonight. Do you want to meet at our favorite place and get our winter picture?” So it was planned that they would meet early in the morning on February 16th, take the picture, and then go on to work. Once, again, Chandler surprised her with more than she could imagine! He proposed first thing in the morning in the fresh fallen snow. Best of all, he caught it all on video!