Kevin and Nicole met at the University of Connecticut where they were both studying at the business school. They have been inseparable ever since! Their first date was at a burger restaurant at school. Later, after Kevin dropped her back off at her dorm, she texted him as he was driving back to his place and said “I’m still hungry let’s get froyo,” so technically, they had their first and second date the same night! LOL! Since then, they have been together for 6 years and will be celebrating their 7th with a trip to Mexico in February.
Since leaving UConn, they’ve spent a lot of time exploring and making memories with their friends and families. Highlights have been traveling to Thailand, Iceland, Puerto Rico, San Diego, New Orleans, and also attending Green Bay Packers football games! They moved to NYC two years ago and have been eating and drinking their way through the city! They recently adopted their furbaby, Cleo, who has brought a lot of excitement to their lives.
In September, they traveled to Italy. Their first night, staying in Praiano, Kevin proposed when they were watching the sunset over the Mediterranean from their terrace at the small B&B they were staying at. It was an absolutely beautiful scene and Kevin said he couldn’t have asked for anything more perfect. He had the host surprise Nicole with champagne and a beautiful flower bouquet after he popped the question. It was a private intimate moment between them, but they were able to Facetime some family and friends to share the excitement. After the proposal and Amalfi Coast they relaxed, drank wine, and enjoyed Tuscany.
The proposal was a total surprise for Nicole! Kevin says, “I’m not sure if the tears were because of how happy she was or how beautiful the ring was, probably a combination of both. The Clear Cut team put together a gorgeous ring. She was involved early in the process for picking out the style of ring she wanted, which I recommend since she will be wearing it forever! Even months later I see her admiring its sparkle.”
They are still early in the wedding process, but know they will be having it in the Los Angeles area where Nicole is from and her parents live. They are hoping to have it outside to enjoy the beautiful California weather. In the meantime, they are having an engagement party with friends and family in the city at Brooklyn Winery to celebrate and get ready for the real party!