February 25, 2017 — Last night, Mario got on his knees and opened a box containing the most beautiful diamond. “Will you marry me?” He asked. He was wearing a blue/gray button-down shirt and khakis and his signature newspaper flatcap. I was wearing jeans and a sweater, having just flown for three hours with my 2-year-old. Doh! This was the first quiet minute alone that we had since I landed.
I knew it was coming. We had looked at rings and discussed conflict-free diamonds. He even went to dinner with my parents a few weeks ago! More on that later. For now enjoy my rock, just over a carat — the Lotus Flower setting in Rose Gold from Brilliant Earth: