Saturday, March 7, 2009

Adding one more to the family!

We're going to finally get a boy! A Son-In-Law! Our oldest daughter, Katie is engaged!

Last weekend was Andrew's boot camp graduation in Chicago. Katie flew to Illinois with Andrew's parents and his sister. They met up with Andrew's grandparents who flew up from Tennessee. They all went to the Navy boot camp graduation on Friday, then Saturday the guys wanted some "Man Time" and they went out to breakfast.

Ha! They were sneaking off to the jewelry store! After their "man breakfast" they reunited with the ladies and all went to do some sight seeing. They went to the Sears Tower but the ladies all started to act funny and said they were afraid of heights so they wanted to stay on the lower level and check out the gift shops, Andrew's dad and grandpa weren't interested in going to the top either. Katie and Andrew went up to the top by themselves.

At the top of Sears Tower, Andrew got down on one knee and asked Katie to marry him. Right there in front of a bunch of tourists! He put the ring on her finger and she said "Yes!".

So, that's it! We're getting that son we've never had! We look forward to officially calling him a family member. Here are some pics from Katie's camera from her Chicago weekend. And here is one of the happy couple and a pic of her ring (which is at the jeweler right now being resized, so you get a stock photo)


10 comments:

Alicia said...

how exciting!! i was waiting for this story!! what a beautiful ring and a beautiful couple!! One more thing to add to your list of things to do!!! you are going to have so much fun this year :-)

Mom Taxi Julie said...

Congrats! The ring is very similar to SIL's

Michelle said...

Awwww, congrats! I hope they're happy and healthy for ever and ever. I love his taste in jewelry -- he definitely did good.

Kate said...

Congratulations and best wishes to them! So excited that you'll finally have a boy in your family. =)

Wolfpak5 said...

Congrats to Katie. I'm not surprised though, thougt this was coming down the line. Now you can join me in the in-law club.

Rebecca said...

Oh yay! That is SO exciting!!! :) Congrats to them both and congrats to you on the new son to your family! :) What a beautiful ring, and a sweet way to propose!

honkeie2 said...

wow too cool! Nice ring ;-)

onthegomom said...

Congrats and Best Wishes!!! Beautiful ring :-)

Living With Cavemen said...

Congrats! Wow, your first princess is getting married. How exciting. We are so happy for her. Can't wait to come out for the wedding. :)

He picked out a very gorgeous ring too.

B. Fred said...

Congratulations! Very handsome couple. I know the wedding was gorgeous.

Beth