Laura Ingalls Wilder and Arnold Poindexter Are Engaged!

aka, Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield Are Engaged!

Little House on the Prairie star star Melissa Gilbert is engaged to Timothy Busfield, the actress's rep tells E! News, adding that the future bride and groom are "both incredibly happy."

A source tells E! News that the Dancing With the Stars alum, 48, and Busfield, 55, got engaged over the holidays, adding, "They've known each other for quite some time, as their paths have crossed off-and-on over the past 20 years."
This will be the third marriage for both. Gilbert has two children from previous relationships, and Busfield has three.

We wish them the best!

source: E! Online via IMDB

yes i know timmy b is famous for thirtysomething etc. but he'll always be a nerd to me