“Popping the question” can be one of the most difficult things you ever do. You want to make it the perfect moment, and find a unique, memorable way to ask, well how’s about this?

Picture the scene, a couple go for an evening visit to a zoo on a cold winter’s night, the boyfriend tells his partner he wants to give her an early Christmas present.


“Rodney proposed to me at the Lincoln Park Zoo lights festival. It was absolutely freezing but he insisted that we bundle up and go anyways. Right in front of the big light display, he turned to me and told me he needed to give me my Christmas present. I remember thinking “Seriously, right now? Are you crazy?” but he insisted and showed me a flip book.

It was perfect because I had to take my gloves off to flip through it and I got the end, he pulled out the real ring and asked for my hand…”