Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Jumbo-Tron, a Bottle of Milk and a Toilet Seat

When I arrived home today I noticed something was amiss. Our friendly dementor had been moved from his usual post on an arm chair and was sitting in the middle of the room. I figured my roommate had moved it as a joke (because nothing is funnier than a dementor in your front room.) As it turned out, the dementor was sitting on a box that had my name on it. My boyfriend, James, pointed it out as I was walking into the kitchen to get my mail. I should have known something was up.
Inside the first box was a toilet seat (new, don't worry) on top of another box. I realized that this was a nod to a high school dance asking out thingy (I can't think of a better term.) James had mentioned that in high school one of his friends asked a girl to prom by giving her a toilet with a note, "Will you toilet seat go to the prom with me?" Funny. Inside that box was another one with a bottle of milk taped to the top of it. This one was a reference to a proposal idea our friend Emily had that involved dropping the ring in the milk and making me drink it. This isn't a good idea for a couple of reasons, one of which is lactose intolerance. Very funny. There was yet another box, this time it was emblazoned with pictures of a Jumbo-tron. I had previously shot down the idea of a basketball game proposal. I think it's tacky and if you are so worried about being rejected that you have to propose infront of a crowd, maybe she's not the right girl. Just saying. There wasn't another box after that one, just a wonderfully sweet book about us. The last page had a picture of James, kneeling and holding the ring box. When I looked up, he was in the same position and he asked me to marry him.
I said yes, of course.
We're getting married Saturday, August 7th at the Oquirrh Mountain Temple.
I am really exicted and so is James.

Can you tell?

22 comments:

Hilary said...

WAHOOOOO! I am so excited! Congrats Linds. Love Ya. James is one lucky guys!

Jarom and Amber said...

YAY!! Congratulations! That is so exciting! I'm very happy for you! HE is a lucky dude!

Annie said...

Congratulations!! You look so happy. :)

Laceski said...

Lindsay, that's awesome! Congratulations!

Melanie said...

Congratulations! So happy for the both of you. from your future mother-in-law, Melanie

Erin said...

SO EXCITING!!! I am so happy for you. James is getting a really good catch! Congratulations to you both!!

Paige said...

Congratulations! The ring is beautiful.

LIZ said...

Congrats, that is so wonderful. I am so glad that you found some one who makes you happy and that you get to spend the eternity with him.

MLE said...

I wish he had gone with the milk or the jumbotron (both of which are amazing ideas for proposals)...but I'm glad that you finally have that rock on your finger.

Dannon Loveland said...

I'm really exicted for you!! Congratulations!

Amanda L said...

Awww, congrats Lindsay! Now plan some incredible honeymoon that you can visit in your mind after you have kids. Starting a new phase of life, enjoy this time!

Jared and Jessica said...

I'm really happy for you!!! I love your ring, it's beautiful! I don't get the toilet seat thing??? You'll have to explain it to me. I've lost several brain cells after having two kids! Lol!

Megan said...

Congratulations!!

Brandi Hyer said...

That is so awesome! Congrats! I am so happy for you!

Nina Serene said...

I just love the beauty of a solitaire ring. I find the clean lines and simplicity so beautiful!
And congratulations! You look very happy :)

Scarlet said...

YAY!!

Erika said...

CONGRATS!!!! That's so exciting!!!!

Danielle said...

YAY! So excited or you!!!

Ashley said...

Congrats girl!!!!!! I am so happy for you!!

Mechelle said...

Conrgrats on your upcoming wedding! I am so excited for you!

Alisha M said...

Congratulations! I'm so excited for you. Are you guys going to be at the Sylvester Anderson reunion this year? Please come!

gurrbonzo said...

WOW! Am I out of the loop or WHAT??? Congratulations!!