Stefanie and Kevin met at a mutual friend’s Fourth of July backyard barbecue and hit it off right away. At first they dated casually, but after a few months they realized theirs was more than just a summer romance.
The Bride Stefanie Hlastala, 36, psychologist
The Groom Kevin White, 30, program manager
The Date April 21
Just less than a year after they’d met, Kevin proposed over dinner at their favorite restaurant. That night, after Stefanie said “yes,” Kevin surprised her with an engagement party with all their closest friends and family. Soon, plans were underway for a springtime wedding with a playful red and green color palette.