Casey and Matt

How We Met

Both of our family’s had lake cottages at the same lake growing up. As I was passing his house on my boat his friend waived my friend and I over. Year after year we continued coming to the lake and spending time together but never dated seriously until the last few years when we both were living in Chicago.

how they asked

We were having a family dinner for the 4th of July at his aunt’s lake house down the street from my families. We actually met each other at this exact house on the pier back in 5th grade. Before dinner we walked out on to the pier and he got down on one knee in front of his entire family and my entire family.


My family had been watching sneakily from our boat while his was watching from the shore.


Everyone was yelling “she said yes” from the boat!