Eric + Niki – An Arizona love story!
Route 66/ Scorpion Sucker/ Cactus/ Desert/ Lost Dutchman Mine/ Red Dirt/ Montezuma Castle/ Hiking/ Cow Boys/ Rockabilly
We have been together for about 3 years.
My mother was a patient of his. I was living overseas in the middle east for work and needed to come home to take care of my mom. My mother told me over tthe phone when she relayed the news of the cancer that I needed to meet her dr and that I was going to marry him.
Niki – I love how Eric is with me, his children, his patients. I love how giving and thoughtful he is. I love his playful nature and how he grounds me. I love that he makes me a better me just by knowing him. I love that he is honest with himself first and all others in his life. I love that he isn't judgemental towards others who may not have lived the same kind of life as he has. I love how he makes me feel about myself. We love doing almost everything together….except I don't love watching football with him…lolol
Eric – I love everything about Niki. She has shown me what it feels like to be loved without agenda.
He planned an entire event for my proposal. He did a treasure hunt and included all of the people in our lives. There was a limo that picked me and my friend up from my house and there were clues given to me from the driver to the first stop. At each stop another person in our lives was there with another clue to the next stop. Each stop we added more people to the limo and every stop was an important part of our first year together. At the end he was waiting at the bar where we had our first date, on stage and had the band give him an intro and he proposed to me infront of everyone at the bar as well as all of our friends.
The wedding was at our ranch home in Gilbert, Az and it was AMAZING!!!!
I never had a "dream" wedding, but if I had this would have been it!! The perfect mix of casual and formal, with friends and family surrounding us.
We planned it really in a matter of months.
What is important in a wedding to me is making the bride and groom happy and exudes who they are.
Advice for a soon to be bride?
Just relax, enjoy the process, don't ask advice from anyone else….it's YOURS and your groom's wedding. the only people you should be worried about pleasing are the two of you. Do what makes you happy. Don't focus on the commercial aspect of a wedding, i.e. flowers, tabel ware…etc. No body remembers any of that. What they will remember is the love you and your groom share and the joy you exude.