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The very first Facebook message Kristopher sent to Briona read "You are amazingly beautiful." His smooth move lead to a first date and then to true love. They're tying the knot this week!
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“My engagement ring is a round diamond,” says Briona. “I love round diamonds! It’s Vera Wang! And, yes, I chose my ring. A lot of women I suppose like their man to pick their ring, but not me. I wanted to make sure I got what I wanted. I mean after all I am the one who will have to wear it.”
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“I love that my future husband is very patient with me,” says the bride to be.
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Kris tells us that he knew in the early stages of their relationship that Briona was the one.
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Briona tells us she loves Kris' smile. Aww -- we see more bliss in their future.
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“Kris is loving, patient and very much a protector,” Briona tells us.
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On a Friday night, Briona admits that you can probably catch her and her future husband getting foot massages. (We like their style!)
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Briona and Kris plan to stick around Cancun for their romantic honeymoon.
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“I would like to thank Briona’s parents for instilling good family values and morals in her,” says Kris. “She has such a wonderful and loving family. I would probably never stop thanking them for her, especially her beautiful mom.”
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Could these two be any cuter?
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“When I firs met her, she really was willing to give her all and love me like no one has ever loved me,” Kris admits.
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“I never wanted a traditional wedding because personally I think it's all a waste of money that's why I chose a destination wedding,” the bride-to-be explains. The couple plan to wed in an intimate ceremony in Cancun, Mexico.
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“What I most look forward to about marriage is just to make my commitment to her and to be with her for the rest of our lives,” says Kris.
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“Briona is such a brilliant person,” says Kris. “It's so much to love about her, but what I love most is her ability to love unconditionally. She makes me feel very special and blessed.”
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“I think he chose to marry me because he realized I was THE BEST thing that ever happened to him,” says Briona.
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“When we’re (finally!) husband and wife, I can’t wait to take selfies with our rings!” exclaims the bride-to-be.
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Now this a picture-frame worthy moment. #BlackLoveMagic
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“What made me fall in love with Briona is that she is such a great person that wanted to be great together with me and only me,” says the groom-to-be. “She loves me like I've never been loved before. She's my girl!”
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Join us as we congratulate Briona, Kris, and their fur-baby on their upcoming "I dos." Leave the happy couple a little comment love below!
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