Bride Blogger Runner-Up: Tracy & Chris

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From the bride-to-be: We started dating in September 2010, having met through running. On my birthday, Dec. 18, 2013, Chris planned a surprise scavenger hunt for me that took me to the locations of our first and second dates and included dinner at Rivue before he proposed in the downstairs lounge at the Galt House. We had great seats overlooking the city as Chris told me how he had been by my dad's work to ask for his blessing. Chris even recruited his sisters to secretly record and photograph the proposal, and the entire place burst into applause and cheers after it happened.

We are planning a small, Kentucky-themed "bourbon and bar-b-que" wedding that will be a touch rustic, but most importantly, fun. Dinner will be served by two food trucks, and we'll be visiting many in upcoming months to choose. We're going to have monogrammed cornhole boards, bocce, croquet, giant Jenga and who knows what else for guests to play in a lawn adjacent to the ballroom. We will have the ceremony at the unique and stunning Hobbs Memorial Chapel, constructed in 1876. The chapel burned in 1954, leaving just the front facade. The Anchorage Garden Club maintains the facade and the ground behind it. Our reception will be a short walk away at the Shall We Dance Ballroom, which includes hardwood floors and large windows.

We are so excited for our very own "Best Day Ever"!

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