Michael’s Engagement Part 2

Bates Family General

Behind the scenes…Not only did Brandon face many challenges in pulling off proposing to Michael in DC without her discovering his surprise, but we also had many potential problems that could arise that would throw a kink in the plans. Brandon had asked us if we could be in DC in a hidden spot, along with his parents, to help …

Michael’s Engagement Part 1

Bates Family General

I’m going to try to play catch up on old family pics and special memories, beginning with Michael’s engagement (April 2015). Since Brandon’s sister lives in Washington DC, he knows how beautiful the area is, and he really wanted to propose to Michael during the cherry blossom season (which usually peaks for only one week). He had been planning in …