I’m engaged!

Yep, looks like I’m getting hitched.
On February 17 I proposed to Markus – and he said yes! ^_^

Imaginary Karin - engagement 2012

On Friday evening, after dinner, I set the scene in the kitchen with some fancy ice-cream desserts and lit candles. On his side of the table, I placed a stuffed bunny holding a heart and a handwritten love letter with reasons why I love him. He sat down, read it and then I took out the box with the rings, dropped on one knee and asked him to marry me.

I knew he would say yes as we’ve been talking about it for years, but I was still a nervous wreck! I’m so glad I decided to do it at home, just him and me and not out in public somewhere :P

FYI: Markus wants me to make it perfectly clear that he did NOT cry. No, no he did not.
Ok, maybe one manly tear, but no more. Honest.


  1. Markus
    21 February 2012

    It was so sweet and romantic! Of course I didn’t cry ;)

  2. 21 February 2012

    Congratulations!! I’ve been told I’m never allowed to ask my boyfriend to marry me because he will say no. I’m glad your guy is not like mine.

    • 23 February 2012

      That’s too bad :P Since day one Markus has said that he shouldn’t have to propose just because he’s a man. “That’s pretty sexist, isn’t it?” ;)

  3. 21 February 2012

    Aaagh!!!!!!!!! I think I am going to start bawling. Congrats to the both of you. Wish I was there to give you both hugs, lol. So you two consider yourself hugged & squeezed to death. This made my day, Karin. Know it isn’t me, but you are so happy, that you make me happy with it. :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:

  4. 21 February 2012

    Congratulations, both of you! I like the rings :D Good job being brave and making the move! How exciting :D

  5. 21 February 2012

    Congrats! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

  6. 21 February 2012

    Congrats, Karin!!! :D Those rings are so awesome! <3

  7. 21 February 2012

    So sweet and I love that you asked him! Very unique rings too! :love: Congrats to both of you!

  8. 21 February 2012

    That’s great news. So glad that you’re happy :D

  9. 21 February 2012

    Congratulations on getting engaged! What’s even more sweeter than any average propsal is that you proposed to him! It sounds like something that’s tense before the moments you proposed :P.

    I hope everything will go along find on the path to marriage and the road after marriage :)!

    Take care ;D

  10. 22 February 2012

    sobs okay I’ll go with that your boyfr–fiance didn’t cry okay. I’ll just SOBS YAY HAPPINESS AND ENGAGEMENT AND MARRIAGE ♥♥♥♥
    Ahhh seriously omg I hope you guys have an awesome future and wedding and cake and honeymoon and all that stuff goes on during the honeymoon and life and wonderful everything together! THE RINGS ARE SO PRETTY TOO (I also like the photograph edits–if they are edits, that is. If they aren’t, that’s excellent lighting!!) ahh omg excuse me I get emotional over romance and relationships ok /blows nose loudly

  11. 22 February 2012

    GASP!!! Yay yay yay! This is incredible!!! :yay: I am SO freakin’ happy for you both!!! :heart:

    Lots and lots of congrats from Jen and I, as well as LOVE! :love:

  12. 22 February 2012

    Congratulations you two! :yay:

  13. 22 February 2012

    OMG, congrats! :yay: I’m so happy for you both! *throws confetti* :D I absolutely LOVE the rings too.

  14. 23 February 2012

    THANK YOU ALL!! :heart: :heart:

    I’m glad you liked the rings – they’re blue steel since neither of us are “gold persons” ^_^

  15. 24 February 2012

    AWWWW!! Congratulations!!!! Your post made me smile so much :D I am so happy for you and Markus. You are so awesome for proposing to him. I love the matching rings. AH!! You rock. :rock:

  16. 1 March 2012

    I’m so woefully behind on reading blogs I’m just now seeing this, but CONGRATS! The rings are beautiful, and I totally buy that he shed but one manly tear. Totally. ;)

  17. 8 March 2012

    Jättestort grattis! :D

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