Allie and Richie
How We Met
So here’s our love story. Richie and I met the last day of 7th grade, we attended the same middle school. He asked me to be his girlfriend the first day of 8th grade while in the schoolyard. It was love at first sight! At just 13 years old we had the amazing opportunity to grow up together. Over the past 12 years, we have been each others dates to 8th grade/senior prom, learning to drive and even my 16th candle at my Sweet Sixteen.
He has been by my side through everything including high school, college and even my master’s degree. We spent weeks traveling the world together including Europe, Asia and the Middle East. One extraordinary trip to Paris lead to the most amazing day in my life.
How He Asked
This year we decided to experience Paris for New Years. Part of my Christmas gift was a planned photo shoot. It was sunrise in front of the Eiffel Tower and we were in the midst of taking photos.
I noticed Rich was reaching for his pocket, I had thought he was having a wardrobe malfunction. And then the photographer had said “it doesn’t get any better than this”, (which turned out to be the code word).
It was at that moment that Richie got down on one knee and asked me to be his wife!
It was the easiest yes (or oui) I have ever had to say! I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life with this amazing man. Je t’aime fiancé <3