RSS

Allison Kibler

Allison and Justin Photo.jpg

The Bride

  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: Chanhassen, MN
  • Occupation: Associate Buyer

The Groom

  • Age: 26
  • Hometown: Woodbury, MN
  • Occupation: Actuary

The Details

  • Engagement Date: February, 14, 2017
  • Wedding Date: June 2, 2018
  • Wedding/Reception Location: Oak Ridge in Chaska

The Ring: We never went to look at rings because I wanted Justin to pick out something special on his own. My only suggestions were a very thin band, white gold, and a simple setting. From there the choice was his! I absolutely love what he picked and it feels extra special that he found a ring he knew I would love.

How We Met: Justin and I met almost 9 years ago. It was the summer before my junior year and his senior year of high school, and we were both headed to Business Camp for a week. The catch was, I was his camp counselor. We continued to stay in touch after camp and on October 11, 2008 we made it Facebook official!

Engagement Story: It was Valentine’s Day and Justin and I had just enjoyed an amazing dinner at Café Lurcat in downtown Minneapolis. After dinner, Justin asked if I wanted to go for a walk around St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus, where we both went to college. We used to take walks around campus all the time in school so I didn’t think it was too out of the ordinary. It was down by the river, overlooking the city of Minneapolis, that Justin asked me to marry him. Of course, I said yes!

Real Bride Allison was "showered" with gifts—and snow! more

Real Brides

With 60 days left until "I do," here's what Real Bride Allison is wrapping up. more

Real Brides

When Real Bride Allison started on her wedding stationery, she realized there's a lot of conflicting information out there. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison and fiancé Justin check one of the final to-dos off the list: choosing the most important jewelry they'll ever wear. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison's top three tips for choosing your big-day meals. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison has two newlywed vacations to look forward to. more

Real Brides 2 Comments

KissesWeLove.jpg

Photo by Studio 220

Real Bride Allison is saying "I don't" to these wedding clichés. more

Real Brides

See the cute way Real Bride Allison asked her niece and nephew to be involved in the wedding. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison dishes on how she selected her hair and makeup team. more

Real Brides

Mailing out save-the-dates was a bit more complicated than Real Bride Allison thought. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison talks bridesmaid dress shopping. more

Real Brides

RealBrideAllisonEngagement.jpg

Photo by Whims and Joy

After her own photo sesh, Real Bride Allison shares her top tips. more

Real Brides

RealBride_Bouquet.jpg

Photo by Terry Brennan

Real Bride Allison let the greenery and lakeside setting of her venue determine her theme and color scheme. more

Real Brides

How Real Bride Allison and her fiancé Justin coordinated outfits. more

Real Brides

How Real Bride Allison stays organized when meeting with wedding vendors. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison popped the question to the special women in her life. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison says "I do" to her ceremony and reception location. more

Real Brides

Real Bride Allison shares the bridal moment that caught her off-guard. more

Real Brides

BridalParty_RealBride.jpg

Photo by studio 306

How Real Bride Allison scraped tradition and did what felt right when it came to her wedding party. more

Real Brides

Newly engaged Real Bride Allison fends the most commonly asked questions about her proposal. more

Real Brides