Some couples meet in bars, at work or online, but not Kelly and Tim. They met at Storm the Bastille! After a few months of emails and phone calls, Tim took Kelly sailing on Lake Michigan. “It’s been fun and adventure ever since!” they say. Their church happens to be blocks from where the couple first said hello, […]
Ten years after they parted ways, Melissa gave in to her co-worker’s coaxing and asked Nate on a date. And he said yes! “We spent the entire night catching up, and talked to the morning hours,” says Melissa, who’s mom to daughter McKenna. “We have been together ever since, and feel so blessed that we […]
A Walgreens bag containing orange juice, cough drops and Sudafed proved to Julie, who had a bad cold, that her UW-Madison classmate Kweku was a super-sweet guy. Years later, on Julie’s birthday, Kweku gave her another Walgreens bag. This time, the Sudafed was missing, and in its place, an engagement ring.
Tom and Kim have a website to thank for bringing them together, but it isn’t the dating type. She and her roommate had posted on roommates.com, hoping to fill the third bedroom in their Milwaukee apartment. Meanwhile, Tom had just landed a job here. “He responded to our ad, and I set a time to show […]
It’s officially autumn (yes!), and that got us wondering how flower trends are changing with the seasons. To find out, we sat down with Milwaukee florist Emily Neubauer, AIFD. Over the nine years she’s owned Belle Fiori, 931 E. Ogden Ave., Neubauer and her team’s timeless, romantic design style have garnered accolades throughout Milwaukee and beyond. Here, she […]
“When you know, you know.” It’s how so many couples, including Emily and Jerad, sum up their love story. The Milwaukee pair had been friends for several years before they started dating in 2010. “At that point, we had built a great friendship and everything else came so easily and naturally for us,” says Emily. […]
An outdoor ceremony site was a top priority when Mitra and Dean began planning their wedding. They didn’t need to look far: Hubbard Park, which is complete with a cozy, rustic lodge, is practically in their backyard. “It’s beautiful and private,” Mitra says, and on their wedding day, “Dean walked there from our house!” “The ceremony was really beautiful,” says Mitra, […]
We’ve all watched them…those YouTube videos of a bride accidentally falling off a pier or tripping into a mud puddle. From the look on her face, it’s clearly not the destiny she’d envisioned for her gown. But we’ve also seen images of a bride who’s filthy or soaked, and she’s grinning. Either she’s a great […]
Slip on some comfy shoes and join local wedding pros for a different kind of wedding event: the Whitefish Bay Bridal Walk. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, meet and greet photographers, florists, caterers, registry experts and more while you’re strolling down Silver Spring Drive. We talked with a sampling of folks on the […]
When Noah first met Rachel while the two were living in New York City, he took advantage of something they share in common when he asked her out: their height. “He said, ‘Hey, you’re tall….I’m tall…we should go to dinner sometime!’ It worked!” the couple recalls. Clearly, they hit it off, and when it came […]
Fans of all things Mickey Mouse, Megan and Christopher initially wanted to marry at Disney World. But plans changed, and they found themselves putting together a laid-back and intimate gathering for 70 in their own city. Bonus: At their new locale, Figment, the pair’s Shorkie (a Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix), could be their honorary ring bearer.
Just a few weeks ago, my husband, Ian, and I celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary (there we are in the photo!). Throughout the day, my mind wandered back to whatever event was taking place around that time: sending an undercover “good morning” text to my groom, arriving at the salon, being laced into my gown…my beautiful gown!
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