real iowa couples

Jessica + Josh

Jessica + Josh

When Josh started to think about proposing to Jessica, he went back to their first date at Centro in downtown Des Moines. With the sculpture park close by, he knew this would be a great location to propose. And to make it even more special, he arranged for …

Chelsey + Wesley

Chelsey + Wesley

The couple often enjoys walks together with Chelsey’s dog London. So Wes decided to ask Chelsey to take a walk after work, and she suggested the Art Center rose garden, he thought it was perfect time to propose. Unfortunately, the park was packed with others enjoying the evening …

Ceci + Ty

Ceci + Ty

Surprises are not Ty’s strong suit. You can read him like an open book. So Cecilia was on to him as he planned the proposal. Clue #1: He asked her to plan for a walk around the park where he asked her out over 7 years ago. Clue #2: He reminded her multiple times not to forget about Saturday. Clue #3: When he picked her up he was quiet and nervous …

Kaitlin + Drew

Kaitlin + Drew

After catching her sister’s wedding bouquet, Kaitlin didn’t think she’d actually be the next to get married. Little did she know, Drew was already planning a proposal that next weekend. He made sure that with everything else, he had the bouquet she caught. “I couldn’t tell you what he said …

Jessica + Matt

Jessica + Matt

Jessica and Matt had known each other for years, but it wasn’t until Jessica moved back to Des Moines in 2016 that they finally had a chance to say more than a quick “hello” to one another. It wasn’t long after getting reacquainted that they were dating, and 6 months later … engaged!