It's been a whirlwind year for Melissa Rycroft: first, engagement to the latest
and went after runner-up Molly Malaney.
, Rycroft has another reason to celebrate: the former Bachelor contestant is engaged to boyfriend Tye Strickland, who proposed last Friday.
"Sometimes the stars align and the clouds part and everything works out the way it should," Rycroft said.
After the proposal, the couple, both Dallas natives, celebrated with friends at a restaurant in Dallas.
"When they walked in, everybody stood up and clapped," an eyewitness told Usmagazine.com.
That's the second engagement in a year for Rycroft, but we're hoping this second time around goes a lot better than the last one for the former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
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-Meghan Carlson, BuddyTV Staff WriterImage courtesy of ABC