- 5 years ago
- Wedding: January 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
I’ve been lurking for about 6 months now, ever since my then boyfriend (Now FI!) and I started talking seriously about our future and I knew a proposal was coming soon. I spent months reading (and tearing up) over stories of other bee’s proposals and now that I have my own I wanted to share! He proposed on a trip to see his family for Christmas/New Years. We are from LA and I dreamed of having a snowy Christmas! I found out once we got up to WA state that it hadn’t snowed in their town in 4 years…but I was still excited to be spending the holidays with my hunnie and his family. My amazing man cruelly (it’s funny now) faked me out on Christmas morning as he handed me the final gift under the tree and made a point to tell his whole family to watch. I nervously started to unwrap a box that was wrapped in layer after layer of paper… his family now all eyes on me with their phones out recording! I’m starting to get nervous and sweaty when I finally get it opened, I find the most beautiful and sparkly.. earrings.
Let me tell you, hiding my disappointment was hard, especially with all of the unenthusiatics “Oh”s echoing aroung the room from everyone. ANYWAY, i got over it pretty quickly since the earrings really were gorgeous, :). A couple of days later we woke up to his mother’s gleeful cheering that it was starting to snow outside!! I was SOOOOO excited! We threw on our boots, gloves and hats and ran outside to enjoy a walk in the snow. Walking in the snow, holding hands with him was picture perfect and so romantic…before I knew it he was down on one knee and declaring his love for me! Luckily his mom was with us to record the whole thing (I was crying so much I could barely hear him). I had shared with his mom that I thought snow would be a perfect back drop to a diamond ring a couple months earlier but all hopes were dashed when there was no sign of it or a ring on Christmas. Though this explains the Christmas gift hunnie recieved from her the day before that i didnt quite understand (a shirt that said “pray for snow” haha!) FI told me later that he planned to propose NYE but obviously a higher power wanted me to have my dream proposal. I’m so over-the-moon happy that I get to spend my life with this man!!