Jeanine & Mike

What could be a better love story than one that starts with good friends and great beer, and ends with a honeymoon on the beach in Jamaica? This one starts with bonding over brews, and Mike and Jeanine have been together together from that day forward. This modern romance began with Mike’s friend Erin who…

Joshua & Julia

Sometimes Halloween turns out to be all treat and no trick, like when Joshua and Julia had their first date. They have spent every day together since then. While they were very attracted to each other, “that only goes so far,” said Julie. They both felt, as Josh told it, “What’s important is who we…

Priya & Matthew

Upon finding themselves at a point in their lives where they were feeling open to meeting someone special, Matthew and Priya’s story begins. After some encouraging conversations online, they decided to meet for “sushi followed by chocolate” after Matthew cleverly deduced that these were some of Priya’s favorite foods. A year and a half later,…

Samantha & Allison

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — unless you meet your Lady Luck. Samantha and Allison know this well, because it’s part of their story. Both being sales and marketing professionals, with Samantha in California and Allison in North Carolina, they had worked together remotely but never met in person. Fate brought them together…

Rachael & Joe

Ask any wedding planner – a wedding is not a one size fits all type of thing. It’s easy to fall into the “big, over the top” frame of mind when planning a wedding, but Rachael and Joe’s wedding is an excellent example of just how enjoyable an intimate event can be. Like most wedding…

Tabaitha & Martin

Valentines Day conjures up images of Cupid shooting his arrows at defenseless lovers-to-be, heart-shaped candy and dime-store cards passed between elementary school classmates. But for Tabaitha and Martin, February 14 will forever be a reminder of much more, because on this date, they received a wedding gift unlike any other. Their story starts back in…

Leah & Stephen

Who doesn’t love a party? Leah & Stephen love parties. And they should! Their friendship began when they met at a party. They shared an interest in exercise, cooking, playing video games, and travel. Leah reminisces, “I was so nice to just have a friend to enjoy music with and watch funny movies with and…

Chrissy & Cesar

What happens when two people from different countries, different cultures, and different religions, get married? For Christine and Cesar Gutierrez, it meant getting everybody together for a big, fun party! Chrissy’s first brush with Cesar occurred on her first day as a German exchange student at Maxwell High School in Maxwell, California, a sleepy little…

Melissa & Mario

Weird, right? Who meets their soulmate on Craigslist? Melisa Enke did! Mario’s ad wasn’t your typical “man seeking woman” personal ad – more of a rant describing the women he was tired of meeting. Melisa was curious about this guy who was so specific, and wondered what he would do if he met someone who…

Janine & Tyrone

When Janine first noticed Tyrone in class at the University of Illinois College of Law, she tells us, “I told myself right away that he was trouble. He was so cute!” Tyrone noticed Janine too. “I always made a point to talking to her whenever the chance arose, but I played it close to the…