With This Ring

Scanlon-Marshall

Jennifer Eaves Scanlon and John Edward Marshall were family friends while growing up. Even though Jennifer lived in Mandeville and John lived in New Orleans, the two celebrated many New Year’s Eves in Covington together because of their family ties.…

Van Horn-Davis

Kathleen Favrot Van Horn and Dr. Carter Thomas Davis met through a mutual friend and Katie’s maid of honor, Dr. Julia Viviana Coutin, when Julia and Carter worked as lifeguards together in the summer of 2004.  Though Katie attended the…

Westfeldt-McKinnon

Mary Scott Westfeldt and Ryan Todd McKinnon met through mutual friends at the University of Alabama. Mary Scott had just finished an internship in London, where her family was meeting her to go on a family trip to Croatia. The…

Conrad-Mueller

Emily Taylor Conrad and William David Mueller had a very “The Office” moment when they first met: Emily was a receptionist while David was an account coordinator for the Lowe’s team.Dave proposed to Emily over her birthday weekend in April…

Miller-Critchell

Courtade Carrère Miller and David James Critchell met six years ago at a work event in New York. Courtade worked in public relations for restaurants and chefs in New York and David was one of the journalists invited to attend…

Norton-Samuel

Sarah Miles Norton and Scott Richards Samuel have known each other since high school, even though Sarah went to Newman while Scott went to St. Martin’s. In 2008, the pair ran into each other two weekends in a row and…

Laborde – Bonham

Blayne Yves Laborde and James Davis Bonham were introduced through a mutual friend at a party in 2008. Instantly they were inseparable and, as they say, the rest is history.Two years later, while home for the weekend for the Osiris…

Hardie– Montgomery

Three years ago, Elaine de la Houssaye Hardie met James Spencer Montgomery at a Fourth of July weekend in Point Clear, Ala., at the home of mutual friends Joanie and Patrick Browne. When the two returned to New Orleans, James…

Hasseltine – Klapatch

Kristen Elizabeth Hasseltine first met Joseph Peter Klapatch at his graduation party when her brother, Donnie, and Joe graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1997. The two were friends for several years, but lived in different areas of the country.…

Todd – Etheridge

Catherine Gordon Todd and Frank Scarborough Etheridge IV met several years ago through a mutual friend in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina. After the storm, Catherine moved to Atlanta while Frank moved to Columbus, Ga. The two bumped into each…

Moses – Smith

Lisa Beth Moses and Warren Joseph Smith met many years ago when Warren was the college roommate of Lisa’s friend from high school. They saw each other regularly during college, but never had the chance to get to know each…

Levy – Neustadter

In January of 2007, Lauren Rachelle Levy, then an executive at Miramax, read a script that changed her life. The script was already in development at Fox Searchlight but, even if she couldn’t make the movie, she was eager to…

O’Dwyer – Moring

Most engagements last months, and planning a wedding can become a time-consuming affair; but for Rachel Emma O’Dwyer and Devereux “Parker” Moring Jr., a two-week engagement was all the time they needed to organize their intimate wedding. Rachel and Parker…

Wallace – Elkins

In July, 2008, Nicholas Tinsley Elkins received a “wink” through Match.com from Keli Brett Wallace. Keli reports that though she made the first move, Nick responded by pulling out all the stops: asking her to dance the night they first…

Gravois - Lupo Wedding

In June 2007, Sudie Sutter invited her good friend Abigail “Abby” Anne Gravois to attend a March of Dimes fundraiser in New Orleans. Abby wasn’t sure if she was going to accept the invitation, but after a little push from…

Hardin - Kern Wedding

Standing at the deli counter at Martin’s Wine Cellar, Patricia “Trisha” Brousseau Hardin met her future husband’s father, Stephen Sims Kern. He had a hunch that Trisha and his son, Scott Stephen Kern, would really hit it off. Even though…

Bart - Marks Wedding

Carrie Lynn Bart and Austin David Weaver Marks met in sixth grade at Isidore Newman School and started dating during their junior year. The high school sweethearts decided to take a break from their romantic relationship, but wanted to maintain their…

Wood - Beery Wedding

Angel Nicole Wood and Kenneth “Taylor” Beery met in 2007 at a Fourth of July party hosted by a mutual friend on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md. At the time, they were both living in Washington, D.C. – though…

Mintz - Bauman Wedding

Cheryl Christina Mintz and Brett Patrick Bauman both have strong philanthropic backgrounds and met while doing charity work for the March of Dimes. Their courtship was already filled with romantic trips including skiing vacations, scuba diving and many more adventures…

Shackelford - Dupuy Wedding

Regan Elizabeth Shackelford and Peter Hillyer “Hill” Dupuy Jr. sat next to each other an entire spring semester in a history class their freshman year at Ole Miss. Thereafter their romance blossomed.After Regan’s graduation from Ole Miss, the Shackelfords and…

Young – Capomazza di Campolattaro

Toni Michelle Young and Stefano De Ruggero Capomazza di Campolattaro met through a mutual friend the summer before Hurricane Katrina. The two sat at a table while they were out on the town and talked like they had known each…

Milano –White

Kimberly Ann Milano and Paxton Legier White met through a mutual friend while out in New Orleans over the Christmas holidays. It took Paxton well over a month before he got up enough courage to call and ask Kim out on a…

Bowling –Huray

Lauren Elise Bowling and close friend Sarah Watson Ofner saw John Matthew Hurray around Dallas and wondered if he was a mutual friend’s older brother. In October 2004, Lauren and Sarah approached Matt asking: “Hey! Are you Christian’s brother?” This…

Nugon -Arminio

With the anticipation of a proposal during the 2009 Easter Weekend in New Orleans, John Norman Arminio could not wait one more day to propose to Katherine Elinor Nugon. After a romantic home-cooked meal at Katie’s home, John called Katie’s…