How did your sweetie propose?

 

“This is a good one—I had no idea! Our friends, Jen and Ryan, were coming to visit Chicago for their first time from New York for a long weekend in January 2018 (yes—we had only been dating for about 9 months). The whole weekend was planned with some of our favorite restaurants in the city, pizza (of course!), and some relaxation. Our friends flew in Friday night—we met at Pequod’s and we were all so excited to be together for the weekend! Saturdays are for brunch, so we decided to go to this restaurant, Theater on the Lake, since it has great views of the city and it is along the lakefront (limited options in the winter). Although it was freezing that day, we decided to step outside to take some pictures with the view before the mimosas were poured. First, I took pictures of Jen and Ryan then, it was their turn to take pictures of us. As I am smiling for the picture, Mike is looking at me and saying all these nice things to me instead…

Read More…