Cody & Thayer: An Outdoor Wedding in Steamboat Springs, CO

Although Cody and Thayer grew up just a mile apart in the same Florida town, their paths rarely crossed. In fact, the pair hung out in different crowds, and when it came time for college they went to rival universities. Finally, one lucky night at a local bar the two finally felt a spark and exchanged phone numbers. The Bride Cody Morris, 27, second grade teacher The Groom John Thayer Haydon, 30, commercial and residential developer The Date June 9 Three years later, Thayer proposed on Easter Sunday by telling Cody that, while she looked beautiful, something was missing -- an engagement ring! Soon afterward, the two began planning a destination wedding at Cody's family's ranch in Steamboat Springs.