Ben and I, Lesley, were actually set-up by our moms almost 6 years ago.  We met for coffee and had a great conversation, but he was still put in the friend zone for 2 years.  Eventually I came to my senses and realized what a great guy he is and how lucky I would be to end up with him.


Now we’ve been together as a couple for about 4 years.  Ben proposed just before Christmas of 2015 at House of Hints, a company that has escape room experiences.  He arranged to have the ring as one of the clues in the puzzle to get out of the room.  I, of course, had no idea; when given the hint to find the black box on the shelf, I didn’t think it was necessary.

House of Hints – Engagement Photo


I unlocked the door that got us out of the room and found our families waiting there for us.  It was then that I realized we need that little black box. When we found it, Ben proposed in front of everyone.  It was a very special moment with both of our parents there, considering their integral role in helping us find each other.  We are looking forward to our wedding date next July and can’t wait for all the joys of marriage!

  • March 1, 2017
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