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This Real Wedding Story Actually Started Back in the Eighth Grade

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This love story started back when Ashley was only in eighth grade, and Scott was just a freshmen in high school. After dating for two years, the young couple went their separate ways, but fate just wasn't having it! When their paths crossed again five years later, it became clear that this was the real deal. "My husband was my first love and my last. I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to share so much of our lives together and look forward to the many more to come" - Ashley When it came time to propose, Scott retraced their steps back to middle school and popped the question where they first met at Scandina in Fairfield, California. After a round of golf with their families, he dropped to one knee at the eighteenth hole, complete with music and flowers. Read on for a glimpse of their gorgeous wedding: The stunning bride (with her stunning gown). i-8SkfQ83-X2 These sequined bridesmaid dresses are pretty much perfection. i-9xprv4w-X3 This heartwarming moment when the bride's father gets his first look.  i-gCJhSzw-X3 While the bride and groom were saying their 'I dos', a dove landed in the fountain beside them, making the moment that much more special.  The couple makes their grand exit after saying "yes." i-m2HdvkF-X3 This tablescape, complete with beautiful blooms and golden chargers, is just gorgeous. i-gwwqnZb-X3 A rustic lantern adds the perfect romantic touch to your centerpieces. i-S9TRKkJ-X3 Scott literally swept Ashley off her feet. i-T5FSk3g-X3 Swoon! i-FL98w5w-X2 Wouldn't you love to have a slice of this sweet cake?  i-ZBj5mnL-X2 A mother-son dance that's giving us all the feels. i-7sDkrNJ-X3 And one more snap of the oh-so-in-love newlyweds! VENDORS Photography by Anna Perevertaylo Photography Venue at Park Winters Florals by Dixon Florist Dress by Sarah Seven Check out these #realweddingwednesday inspiration below: This Glamorous Gatsby-Inspired Real Wedding Will Never Go Out of Style This Couple is Spilling the Story Behind Their Antigua Wedding (and It’s Everything) Because a New York City Wedding is Always a Good Idea Got a tough wedding question? Download the Loverly app to chat FREE with one of our virtual wedding planners and choose from affordable planning packages.