Shannon and Erik met down the shore during Columbus Day weekend in 2011 through family members.
Two years later during Columbus Day weekend, Shannon, her family and Erik went up north to Portland, Maine for Shannon’s 30th birthday. One night during their trip, Shannon, Erik and a few close family members when to Sea Dog Brewery for dinner. While there, Erik took Shannon outside to a deck that overlooked a waterfall. While looking at the beautiful fall scenery, Erik popped the question and Shannon said yes.