Erin’s Engagement–Part 2

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  It was a fairy tale setting… Chad took Erin to a resort called Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston, Tn. He had pre-arranged a day full of activities!    First, he took Erin on a canoe ride. Next, they changed clothes for a formal dinner. A horse and buggy arrived to ride them around the property. Meanwhile, the owners placed …

Engaged and In Love!!

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  August 5, 2013 Chad Paine proposed to Erin. She had asked him to tell her the day so she could rearrange her schedule, but she had no idea what all that this special day would include!    First, Chad took Erin to lunch at Calhoun’s on the River, where they enjoyed a window seat overlooking the beautiful river. Then …

Goodbye to Courtship

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  Goodbye to Courtship and Hello to Engagement for Chad and Erin! This past Monday, August 5, Chad proposed to Erin…(She said yes, of course!) I don’t have the photos back yet, so I’ll save the details for the next post…    In the meantime, I’ll share some of the special memories they’ve shared over the past 8 months of …