How We Met
We met at a soccer party his parents were hosting for my soccer team as I played soccer with his little sister. He was in his pool area throwing strawberries over at the table I was at. I thought he was really cute so I went up to a couple of people on my team and asked who he was and someone told me he was one of the soccer players older brothers. I knew instantly we would be a huge part of each other’s lives, even though I barely knew him. We talked for over 2 years all while getting to know each other and falling hard. We were kids, falling in love with each other, and we knew we had to be together. He asked me to be his girlfriend on March 27, 2009, when I was just 14 and he was 16.
How They Asked
My older sister texted me asking me if Mark and I wanted to go wine tasting as her best friend, Emily, was having a rough week. We went to a new winery that we have never been to but that my parents were wine club members at. We were enjoying the wine inside and then we decided to go take pictures down in the vines. As I was taking pictures of my sister and her friend, Mark was quickly grabbing the ring behind me. We started taking pictures of us and he turned me around to do a signature prom photo so he could grab the ring out of his pocket without me noticing. As I turned around, he was down on one knee asking me to be his forever! After 10 years, I was finally a fiancee!