A New York-based couple travel to the bride's childhood home for an unforgettable celebration with a modern spin.

"After a few moments of hugging, giggling and crying," Candace says she grabbed her cell phone and called everyone she knew—but no one answered her calls. "I finally gave up and put down the phone. That's when I noticed a group of people walking toward me. It was our family! Philippe had all of our immediate family members come to New York City for the proposal!" Photo: Meredith Hanafi Photography