Have I mentioned how much I love surprise proposals?
When Erik contacted me about his plans to propose to his girlfriend Stephanie, I was all in. Eric had planned to wait till next year to propose, but things just seemed to fall into place including a beautiful ring and a family reunion right after Thanksgiving. So he wanted something memorable to be the start of their new life together. You see the number 66 shows up a few times in their relationship. Their dating anniversary is June 6th (6/6) and they have driven parts of Historic Route 66 as a couple. So Erik had the fantastic idea to propose in front of the Begin Historic Route 66 sign.
The start of Historic Route 66 just happens to be in downtown Chicago at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Adams. We set it up where I would be walking around and taking photos of architecture and just happen to "catch the proposal". Erik made it possible for Stephanie to take the day off and they decided to see some of the Chicago sights. On their way home Erik had it planned for them to stop and take a quick selfie in front of the sign.
As the pulled up. the time had come!! The look on Stephanie's face as Erik drops to one knee and asks for her hand in marriage is priceless. And did you guess her response? Stephanie said yes!!