By Amanda Boyer

After welcoming their now 11-month-old son Elijah last year, Glee star Heather Morris is engaged to longtime boyfriend Taylor Hubbell, according to UsMagazine.com. No surprise that the actress was “beaming when spotted wearing her engagement ring.” Morris exclaimed back in 2011 that she was ready to marry Hubbell and have kids with him. Fast forward three years later, her dreams are coming true!

How do you celebrate your engagement with family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

Getting engaged is such an exciting time for every couple. It’s certainly a cause for celebration! Cupid has a few ideas for how you can commemorate the special occasion:

1. Host a dinner party: Invite your loved ones over for an intimate dinner party. If you haven’t introduced your parents or siblings yet, now is a great opportunity. This is the perfect setting to enjoy a nice meal and celebrate two families coming together.

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2. Plan a weekend trip: If you’ve been wanting to visit a nearby spa or head to the beach for a few days, your engagement is an excellent excuse, so pack your bags for a mini vacation with your new fiancé. Or you can invite your close friends along and use the time to share details about your proposal and even start planning your big day.

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3. Take your engagement photos: You know you want to show off that newly engaged glow! Find a photographer and spend a few hours taking pictures with your beau. You can use these photos as a way to announce your engagement via social media. Plus, they’ll come in handy when you pick out your save the date — many couples take a more casual approach with their initial invite and include this personal touch.

How did you announce your engagement to your family and friends? Share your stories below!