Real Weddings

As a Kentucky native and Starbucks lover myself, I am head over feels for Hilary and Duncan’s story. The two first crossed paths waiting in line at a Chicago Starbucks, where Hilary, who had just moved to the Windy City from The Bluegrass State, ordered...

Ellie and Adam corresponded briefly on JDate before he ghosted her—or so she thought; he actually had gone overseas for a month’s vacation and was offline. Days before her subscription to the site ended, he reached out again, and a week later the Bostonians met...

The summer before their senior year of college, Scott and Jess met through mutual friends, hit it off, and dated for several years (including long-distance) before settling down together in Charleston. Then one April Fool’s Day, Jess came home from work and Scott gifted her...

Rebecca met Tony on an old-fashioned blind date and as soon as she laid eyes on her mystery man, she says she knew she had found the person she was going to marry. And as if that’s not inspiring enough, their proposal story is a...

During a Sunday Funday at Charleston dive bar Burns Alley Tavern, Lindsay and Alexander were introduced by his cousin. Completely smitten, Alexander followed up by sending Lindsay a bouquet of flowers “just because,” which (duh) led to a date, which led to more dates until...

Talk about “A” for effort! When Katherine and Alex were set up on a blind date to a ball in D.C. (where Katherine was attending law school), Alex hopped a flight from Stillwater, Oklahoma, where he was in grad school, and journeyed some 1,500 miles...

To start your work week off on a sweet note, we’re diving into Abby and Kyle’s ever-so charming love story. These two first crossed paths three years ago, then reconnected a year and a half ago and bonded over their fondness for the outdoors—boating in...

Timing is a funny thing—for example, Paul and Rachael both grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and even went to the same high school but never crossed paths. It wasn’t until each had gone away to different colleges and returned back to their hometown for work...

Melissa and Sam met through a mutual friend during happy hour at The Royal American; little did they know that popular downtown dive would someday be the site of their engagement photos. The two, who initially bonded over their love of Downton Abbey that first...

From the moment Emily and Wills got to her family lake house in Okoboji, Iowa, Wills was waiting for the right moment to pop the question. He walked around with the diamond ring in his pocket and was so nervous (and excited) he couldn’t sleep...