When John Salamone and Kristi Phillips first met at the restaurant
where they both worked, they quickly knew romance was on the menu.
Instantly attracted to one another, the pair describes spending every
day together after meeting. No wonder the Coldplay song "Sparks" was
the couple's choice for "their" song.
In fact, this
song would play an important part in Salamone's elaborate proposal.
After convincing Phillip's sister to get her out of the house for an
hour, Salamone parked his car down the block and set the stage for a
night of romance.
The result? When Phillips arrived
home, she was greeted by an entry way of candles, long stem roses and a
single note. The note said the bride-to-be was going to play a game. A
trail of rose petals led her to the stereo, where their song was
playing. The final note led Phillip's to the bedroom, where she got the
biggest surprise of all. After reading the last note, Phillips turned
to find Salamone on his knee, holding out a flawless cushion cut
solitaire in white gold. The game was over and Salamone had won his
prize: a lifetime with his lovely bride Kristi.
met at a restaurant, the happy couple might enjoy a personalized
martini lounge sign as a wedding gift. Cheers to a life long "table for
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