Here’s the story of how Steve and I got engaged. I used to work with his friend, and so I had gone out with his friends outside work a couple…
Written by Louise Holt Last updated: March 3, 2008
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Gav decided he wanted to take me to Las Vegas for a week over Christmas. We had a day trip booked on our second day to the Grand Canyon. We landed in the basin for our champagne picnic and as we were at the viewing point overlooking the Colorado River Gav turned and said this would be the perfect place to ask you to marry me. I thought he was winding me up but as he pulled me back and pulled out the ring I realised he meant it. It was the best surprise, and I couldn’t have thought of a better way for him to propose to me. Gav made me one of the happiest girls around that day, and I spent the rest of the holiday looking at my ring, and I still catch myself doing it now!
Both our family already knew as Gav had told them before we went away, but I called and told my family on Christmas day as did Gav.
A beautiful marquise cut diamond.
Well I had pointed it out a few times in the past year and he seemed to take the hint!!
No, just a wedding ring.
We are having one shortly ‐ my boyfriend went away with the army after Christmas, so when he’s back we’ll be having one.
End of this year beginning of next.
Trying on dresses!
Date of proposal 04/08/03 How old were you both when you got engaged? I was 22 years old and he...