Wedding at The Umstead Hotel and Spa Cary Wedding Venue
When Mark and Morgan Piegore met in 2015, she was struggling to carry the final boxes into her new Raleigh apartment, and he, in true southern gentleman fashion, swooped in for the rescue. As luck would have it, he was her new neighbor. After chatting, the pair exchanged numbers, and the rest is history.
For months before the proposal on Christmas Day of 2017, Morgan told Mark how much she wanted to adopt a golden retriever puppy. That dream came true while the couple was vacationing with their families in Boone for the holidays. Morgan walked downstairs to take family Christmas photos, and saw an adorable golden puppy, Ellie, under the tree. On her collar were five words, “Morgan, will you marry me?”
“I look up, he gets down on one knee and says the same saying engraved on her collar and proposes,” Morgan said. “After stammering through a boat load of crying, I said “yes”.