'Tis the season to be jolly - and pop the question, it seems.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past fortnight (or in the countryside with no internet connection) you'll have been inundated with engagement announcements, newly accessorised ring fingers and very happy couples.
It's an emotional time. Not just for the future bride and groom, but for their close friends and family.
So here's a step-by-step run down of what happened when one of my best friend's boyfriend's decided to Put A Ring On It...