It was an absolutely perfect and most memorable time. The weather was fabulous and the hotel was perfect and so romantic. We were sitting in an outdoor jacuzzi on a…
Written by Louise Holt Last updated: August 22, 2006
I proposed to Walt on 29 February, as the tradition goes. We hadn’t been out together or done anything really romantic for ages, as we had had a baby boy eight months earlier.
I told him about two weeks beforehand that we were having a "date" in on the Sunday.
He went out with his brothers in the afternoon so I got busy, bought some champagne and strawberries, cooked a meal, and set about placing candles and flowers around the living room. I wore a dress and put on some make-up.
I had bought a card with a picture of a rose on the front. On the inside I wrote "marry me", and put the envelope on the table by the candles.
When he got in there were two glasses of Champagne on the table – with strawberries in them too – and everything looked perfect! Our son was in bed so we had our meal and drank some Champagne and eventually I asked Walt to open his card.
I went off into the kitchen, as I was too nervous to watch him open it, and a few moments later he came in and said: "Of course I will!"
It was so romantic and I am so excited for our wedding day, which will take place in February 2005.