Ashley and Chris

How We Met: Chris and I met a mutual friends birthday party 8 years ago. It was the summer before our sophomore year of college. She had a 2 day birthday event and I noticed him on night 1. She had a birthday dinner at a restaurant in Houston called Boudreaux. I noticed him before he noticed me however I decided not to say anything that night. The next night she had a house party at her grandmothers house. That night Chris noticed me first and had enough liquid courage to approach me. We have been inseparable ever since.

How He Asked: Chris and I recently purchased a new home and a few days before the proposal he told me we were going to an event where one of our friends was going to ask my best friend to be his girlfriend and to make sure i looked nice. Of course i thought this was very weird but i went along with it. The night before the proposal/next morning Chris really upset me and i told him i was going to go to the event by myself, he was like no you can be mad but we are going together, so i said ok. My sister also asked if she could ride with us to the event, so we picked her up, on the way she said she wanted to see our new house before we went and because he it was supposedly on the way we decided to stop by and show her. So we get to the neighborhood, she was like I want to take some pictures of you guys in front of your new house, we said ok. Then we proceeded to go inside the house, when we opened the door, all of our friends and family were inside waiting on us. There were rose pedals on the floor and he had bottles of champagne. We walked in the kitchen and he grabbed my hand and got down on one knee and asked me to marry him in front of everyone. I said “omg” about 20 times and cried like a baby before saying YES. It was the best day of my life. Afterwards he made reservations at a brunch location and rented out the 2nd floor for all of us to go eat and have fun. My proposal turned into our engagement party. I will never forget the day my best friend asked me to spend the rest of my life with him and it doesnt hurt that the ROCK is amazing….

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