After five years of dating, Shawna “Ki” Rhodes was beginning to wonder if she and her boyfriend Marc Frontario were on the same page. They were in Washington, DC, for a friend’s wedding and by the end of the reception Ki’s patience had finally worn thin. “I was so upset, I didn’t think he was ever going to propose,” she says.
The Bride Shawna “Ki” Rhodes, 31, an account executive
The Groom Marc Frontario, 34, in pharmaceutical sales
The Date October 14
But Marc had a little surprise up his sleeve, or rather in his pocket, and in the midst of Ki’s tears he dropped to one knee. “Little did I know he was planning to propose the next day,” she says. “He asked me to marry him and be the mother of his children a day earlier than planned, but not soon enough if you ask me!”