"This week has seriously just become the best week of my life!" Duff added on her Real Girl's Kitchen blog. "As if announcing The Real Girl's Kitchen tv show wasn't enough, Matt just took me by total surprise and proposed…on April Fool’s Day of all days!
"The moment was genuine and sweet (like him!) and I couldn’t wait to say yes!"
Haylie’s engagement comes three months after her younger sister, Hilary Duff, shocked the world by splitting from Mike Comrie after three years of marriage.
Haylie, previously dated actor Nick Zano for three years, concluded on her website:
"We are so excited and happy to share our wonderful news with everyone! We both feel so blessed to have the love and support of our family and friends and can’t wait to start this new adventure!"
Like Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, this is a country couple almost too good to be true. Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are also subject to the same kind of tabloid scrutiny, but show no signs of cracking.
Yes, they met on The Bachelor and yes, Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici are epically cheesy ... but they own it, and are as true to one another and to their values as any celebrity pair we've ever seen.