Here is a story from AFoltz13: (She somehow couldn't get onto the forum!)
My fiance Blake and I met over 4 years ago at a mutual friend's birthday party and I was instantly hooked! After that night though he didn't really seem interested in getting to know me but I was always asking our friends about him. When my birthday finally rolled around about 6 months later I begged my friend to invite him to our little get together. After he finally realized how awesome I really am, he asked me out on our first date! Since my name is Ariel, I've always had a love for anything Disney and on April 20, 2008 he asked me to be his little mermaid <3
Our first Cubs game together!
On January 13, 2010 Blake proposed to me and it is actually a pretty embarrassing story! I had had a pretty crummy day at work and I was feeling rather grumpy when I got home from work. When I walked in the door I was on the phone with my sister and when I got to our hallway I found a trail of rose petals and after peaking into the living room squeaked out O CRAP! and ran for the bathroom! After hyperventilating for a few seconds while my sister was saying what what WHAT?! in my ear I finally got out that I thought Blake was proposing to me! To which she said GET BACK OUT THERE! After about 5 more minutes of trying to calm down I made my way sheepishly back into the living room where Blake had been waiting for me the whole time, still down on one knee. He had the living room decorated in rose petals and I (heart) U on the floor where he was kneeling. I sat down on his knee and because of all of the excitement I can't even tell you what he said! All I remember is saying YES! I would love to marry him!
At the time of our engagement I had just found out that I would be losing my job at a school at the end of the year due to state educational budget cuts. We decided it would be a good idea for me to go back to school to study pre-vet to get my dream job, since now I would be marrying my dream man. Since Blake had a pretty great job and loved where he was working, I ended up moving over 5 hours away from him. It turned out to be a lot harder than we expected so after the first year there I transferred to a school that is now only 2 hours away. We still only get to see each other every few weekends but it is so much better than every few months! Because of all the decisions we made for my education and Blake's job, we had to sacrifice putting our wedding on hold but the time is finally here for us! As I said earlier, I have a pretty crazy love for Disney so we decided we would get married on a Disney Cruise Wedding that sets sail on June 16, 2013. We can't possibly be any happier to finally start planning our happily ever after!
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From our 4 year anniversary we just celebrated this month