Your first name?
Your partner’s first name?
Date of proposal
How old were you both when you got engaged?
I was (and still am) 24….he was (and still is) 25
Nathan proposed to me
How did your partner (or you) propose?
Nathan knew I liked certain traditions…so he made sure he asked my dad first…. Once he had my dads approval, he set about his plan! I’d been at work all day and came home that evening tired and ready for a quick tea! He offered to cook and I was more than happy to accept so off he went to the kitchen. He shouted through to me asking if I wanted something simple and I said yes. About 10 minutes late, he came into the living room with a little plate (my first thought was ‘my tea better be bigger than that!’) Once he passed me the plate, I think it must’ve been about 10 minutes till I stopped laughing!! He’d toasted a piece of bread and cut it into a heart shape. He then got a tin of spaghetti letters and spelt out ‘Marry Me’ on it!
Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?
I e‐mailed my mum and dad with the photo as they were on a cruise at the time, then we went to tell Nathans family.
Describe your ring.
It’s a white gold band with a diamond sat neatly on the top…the diamond is supported by a heart shape on each side.
Did you help choose the ring?
I might have had an input!!
Will your partner wear an engagement ring as well?
No, Nathan will struggle with a wedding ring, let alone an engagement ring!
Did you have an engagement party?
We went out with our parents to a very nice Indian restaurant to celebrate.
If so, where was it held?
Wakefield, West Yorkshire (where we all live)
How many people were invited?
Did you have a particular theme for your party?
Eat, drink & be merry!
When do you plan to marry?
If we can get organised, October 2010… if not, March/April/May 2011
What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?
Being creative and designing themes and invites!!