One Saturday afternoon my boyfriend and I had plans to have lunch at his apartment and then go for a long city walk with his dog (which is something we do pretty often). I arrived at his place and he shuffled me toward the deck where he had a little table set up for an outdoor lunch.
He asked me if I wanted something to drink and I asked for some water... he went into the kitchen and came out with a big grin on his face holding my drink -- in a Chick-fil-A cup!
I asked him why the water was in a Chick-fil-A cup and he said that's what we were having for lunch. We're in Chicago and at the time there wasn't a location nearby so I asked him where in the world there was a Chick-fil-A and he said "Racine, Wisconsin" (which is over an hour away)!! I was just realizing that he drove all the way up there that morning and asked him why he would do that.
As I was sitting there stunned by the gesture, he walked over to where I was sitting and started going down on one knee!! I covered my eyes and asked him what he was doing. He pulled out the ring and asked me to marry him. I threw my shaking hand down and as he started to put the ring on my finger he stopped and said, "Wait - you didn't give me an answer yet." I screamed "YES!" and it was official.
We gobbled up our Chick-fil-A and then shared the news with friends and family. :)
We were engaged on August 25, 2009 and married September 25, 2010.