- 9 years ago
- Wedding: August 2010
To my wonderful bee friends: I AM ENGAGED!
My wait is over, and my FIANCE (I’m so excited to say that!) popped the question on Saturday, under a gorgeous old oak tree at our favorite state park, Malibu Canyon Creek. He had been acting chatty all morning, but I kept telling myself “DO NOT get your hopes up!”. I knew something was up though, when he paid to park in the park – we usually avoid paying by parking outside of the park and hiking in. We got to a beautiful tree to eat lunch and he seemed to be nervously taking pictures. I got up to stand by him and we started slow dancing under the tree… and then he took my hand, kissed it, and started to kneel down. Then he said, very quietly, and very calmly -“Alyssa?” “Will you marry me?” He opened the ring box and POPCORN SEEDS fell out (I love popcorn so it was funny) and there was my beautiful ring! I was shocked and started crying but managed to say yes! After lots of screaming and crying I managed to call my family… It was my mom’s birthday and everyone was ecstatic!
The surprise wasn’t over yet though – as we were leaving, he took the wrong freeway on ramp – I said , “where are we going?”. He was whisking me away to Solvang, a cute little Danish town north of Santa Barbara. He had a bag packed with clothes for me and everything, hidden in the trunk!! It was amazing and I still can’t believe it’s real.. I keep getting a thrill everytime I look at my finger!
Thank you so much to all the women who kept me calm on here.. I can now truly say that it was ABSOLUTELY worth the wait!!