Hilary and Bashir met a few years ago through a mutual friend when they were all playing soccer together. Bashir liked Hilary immediately but they chose to be friends first. They became best friends; laughing and joking, sharing their big dreams and fears, and spending all their time together. Then one day, Hilary just knew he was the one for her. “I woke up and realized he was the love of my life. I remember crying because I was just hit with the enormity of it. He was The One and he had been there all along. My best friend,” she remembers fondly. They started dating that week and have been together ever since.
Bashir proposed to Hilary after they shared the day together. “We came back home and put on a movie and cuddled,” Hilary explains. “Halfway through the movie, I opened my water bottle and asked him to pour the rest of the sparkling water in it. After he did he said, ‘Is there anything else I can do for you?’ and I gave him the best line by saying what I often say to him, ‘Love me forever?’ He said ‘Okay!’ and then he began digging in his pocket and pulled out this incredible ring. He looked at it for a second, then looked up deep into my eyes, and said ‘I want to be with you forever.’ I started crying! We have our best moments at home with just the two of us.”
These two are getting married this June but before they do, we snuck off for a little Spring Engagement Session. Snow still lay on the ground but it didn’t matter. The sun graced us with its beautiful golden light as we celebrated the love between Hilary and Bashir. I can’t wait for their wedding coming up so soon!