Texas Style Engagement

Texas girls have something special about them and when they get engaged it truly shines through. This rustic Austin, TX engagement is a shining example of htat. Aneesah and her groom Tommy Lee are the epitome of Texas love. Learn more about this beautiful couple and their super cute engagement session. We are so happy to share their story and their love of Texas and each other.


Bride Name

Aneesah Muneerah Mujahid @AneeMuja

Groom Name

Tommy Lee McClendon III @TLeeThe3

Engagement Location

Austin, TX

Engagement Date


Current City where you live:

Austin, TX

Bride & Groom Hometown

We’re Both Born & Raised in Austin, TX TRUE AUSTIN NATIVES

How did you meet?

Our Job with Avis Budget Group

How long have you dated?

Since 2009 but he says we were not officially until 2010 (we argue about it all the time lol)

How did he propose?

Tommy wanted to purpose on two occasions but they did not work out in his favor. First time he took me on a moonlit boat ride on Lady Bird Lake (Downtown Austin) but the ring had not came yet. Then the Second time we went to a Adult Night at a local water park but when we went to eat at the restaurant the waiter did not treat us right. So I was getting fussy.  So he decided not to go through with it that night. The next day (Sunday) I was on pintrest and I wanted to show him this ring and instead of coming to the computer he walked straight outside. I was like oooookay lol but when he came back in he walked over to my mom and then he walked over to me and turned me around. I looked at him confused and he said “You know I love you right?” and I said “yea?” So he starts getting down on one knee and I was like omg! his hand started shaking and he pulls out a box I didnt even want to look down! I was so excited. Then he asks me “Will you marry me?” of course I said yes!


When did you know he was the one?

I knew after about a few months of us talking. I really like everything about him. He gives the greatest advice, He actually listens to little complaints and he makes me laugh all the time.

What is the cutest thing he has done for you without you asking?

EVERYTHING! He’s brought me flowers on random occasions, I’d leave something at home he’ll bring it to my job without me even asking him too. It’ll completely surprise me. He’ll buy little random clothes, or panties for me. It’s all the little things and I love them all.


What is something you love about him that has completely changed your life?

His presence in my life. I love his smile, his hardworking personality, charismatic, beautiful smile, the way he laughs, his serious stare, the way he loves me!

What part of wedding planning is making you crazy?

Freaking RSVP! omg driving me nuts!

What part of wedding planning can you not live without?


What was your first thought the day after your engagement?

I’m getting married!!!!

What did you love about taking engagement pictures?

I loved how good we’d looked

Who did you tell first about your engagement?

My family & Close friends

Are you used to the ring yet?

Yes I am!


What do you love about being a southern bride?

All I can say is I am a True Texas girl! I’ve done a little bit of everything I think I am well rounded southern gal 🙂

What is special about planning a wedding in Texas?

You get the rustic look of Texas. Beautiful Fall colors and most importantly a Ranch. to add that southern touch.

How many times do you accidentally say girlfriend instead of fiance in a day?

HAHAHAHAHA Hilarious alot! I have to correct myself but then I do not want to rub it in peoples face I’m engaged lol

Photography courtesy of  Alexander L. Scott @ALSCOTTPHOTOGRAPHY 


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Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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