Abby and Rob

How We Met

Rob and I met in Antigua, Guatemala on a medical mission trip. We both attended the same church, during the same exact church service for an entire year and never crossed paths until we were both in Guatemala. We both volunteered to be a part of the children’s ministry and we got to see each other’s hearts and love to serve others more than ourselves. From that moment on we knew we were meant for each other and a year after dating we got engaged!

Abby 's Proposal in Rob’s (haunted) house

Abby and Rob's Engagement in Rob’s (haunted) house

Engagement Proposal Ideas in Rob’s (haunted) house

How They Asked

Rob and I met on October 4, 2017, while participating on a mission trip in Guatemala. Fast forward into October 2018 and since we both love scary, spooky, suspenseful movies, Rob and I were currently watching all eight Saw movies during the month of October. I’ve always loved Halloween so I was able to convince Rob to dress up as our favorite tv couple Bob and Linda Belcher from Bob’s Burgers. On October 31st, 2018, I arrive at Rob’s house to hand out candy but was greeted with a note on his back door.

It was directed towards me and stated that I needed to walk through the haunted house to the top floor to survive and the note was from Jigsaw (the main character in Saw)! Rob had decorated his entire home like a haunted house and had me walk all the way through and was waiting for me on the third floor. He had spooky music, and Halloween decor all the way up the stairs and in the bathrooms. He even covered all the windows with blankets and black trash bags so the house could be really dark.

When I saw the stairs to the third floor covered with candles and rose petals I still didn’t think anything of it, I was just worried that something was going to jump out and scare me! I then turned towards the 3rd floor and saw a heart shaped out of candles and Rob walked up to me and started saying how much he loved me and wanted to be with me and then he asked me to marry him!!! It was the most perfect Halloween engagement and I’m so lucky it’s my story.