- 5 years ago
- Wedding: September 2014
So I just signed up with Wedding Bee because in the lull between really, really wanting to get engaged and actually getting engaged, I frequently lurked here! So, excited to be here and ecstatic to be engaged! Anyway, on with the plot…
So after nearly three years of being together, fresh out of university (the both of us), and getting on with life, I got the proposal! This is the third installment of four rings (tanzanite custom ring on vacation to commemorate the first “I love you,” small diamond ring to commemorate starting our family [we got a dog, lol], and now the engagement ring, and soon to be wedding band!).
The proposal came completely out of the blue. I knew he was looking, but knowing him I expected a dinner/picnic/trip to the falls, which would give it away. We went for a walk with the dog, picked up some raw bones for him, and then had to go sit down on a park bench because his “legs hurt from work.” I’m busy with our dog and the next thing I know he’s on one knee, my eyes are getting blurry, and he proposed. I couldn’t see the ring for a couple minutes because of my vision, and we walked home with my face-splitting grin. It was perfect, because I wanted to NOT see it coming and we have a history with benches (first date spent 6 hours talking on a bench until 3 in the morning).
Anyway, the ring is beautiful. He knew I wasn’t a fan of big diamonds and liked simple, unique designs, so after being dissatisfied with the rings he was looking at, he had one custom made. I couldn’t have done any better. 🙂 (I apologize for the picture quality, it’s my phone camera)
We couldn’t be happier (okay, maybe my dad could take less than his usual week to return my call)!
So, being fresh out of university and trying to get financially stable, we’ve agreed to hold off discussing dates for a year, but discuss everything else. I’m a DIY artist kinda gal, and I’m looking forward to soaking up the knowledge of this board, getting feedback, meeting others, and developing an affordable, simple, and beautiful wedding.
So I’d just like to shout out my engagement and introduce myself to all the bees here! 🙂