Lindsay & Chris: A Beach Wedding in North Redington Beach, FL

Though Chris had been going to school in Tampa for four years, it wasn’t until he was about to graduate that he met Lindsay. Lindsay was meeting a friend of hers, and the two met up with her friend’s boyfriend and some of his pals -- Chris included. They eventually dated for fourteen months before Chris proposed to Lindsay. The Bride Lindsay Martens, 24, art director The Groom Chris Thilburg, 25, pharmaceutical sales The Date November 5 Though the two had talked about marriage, Lindsay thought Chris would wait since they were saving money to buy a house. Two weeks before they closed on their new home, Lindsay and Chris went out on a friend’s boat. They docked at an island and took a walk on the beach. “I was looking at the Gulf; then I saw Chris on one knee pulling the ring out of his pocket,” Lindsay remembers. “Before he could get any words out of his mouth I said yes.”