Kelly & Dante- Grand Tradition Fallbrook Wedding
We Love Dante & Kelly! If you know them, you'd love them Too!
How They Met & Fell In Love
October 23rd 2010, Kelly was hosting a birthday party for her roommate at their house by San Diego State and the birthday girl invited Dante since they were coworkers. Kelly was dating someone else at the time, so when she met Dante, they only had the option for friendship but they connected instantly. Dante remembers seeing Kelly for the first time and thinking what a great beer pong player she was... and I guess she was pretty too!
After bonding with Kelly's cousin over anime, she knew he was someone worth sticking around for because if he took the time to care for her family when he didn't even know her well, he would be amazing to her family if they were to date each other. Kelly was hesitant to start a new relationship months later, but when her best friend Erin moved home from Germany and met Dante, she said "If you don't scoop him up now, you will lose him forever. He isn't someone you let get away." After finally giving it a try, Kelly and Dante were inseparable and in March 2017 after 6 years of dating, they got engaged surrounded by family and friends in a surprise engagement party planned by Dante at Balboa Park!
Dante's three words to describe Kelly:Strong, Caring & Beautiful!
Kelly's Three words to describe Dante: Talented, Selfless and Intelligent
Dante bought Kelly an engagement ring that has three solitaire stones in it. One for their past, one for their present and one for their future. It was important to signify that their past gave them a strong foundation, their present was meant to be enjoyed, and their future was the best there was to come.
Dante & Kelly's favorite activities together-Camping, Cooking, and watching Football. They also Enjoy Playing Sports (Dante played Division 1 football at SDSU!)
Dante's joyful reaction as he see's his bride marching in the aisle.
A beautiful gesture of the bride's father as he gave away her daughter....
The marriage vow
"I Dante, take you Kelly to be my wife, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, for richer or for poorer, in joy and sorrow and I promise my love to you for as long as we both shall live." - Dante
"I, Kelley, take you Dante to be my husband to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, for richer or for poorer, in joy and sorrow and I promise my love to you for as long as we both shall live." - Kelly
Kelly has quite a TALL Family with 1 family member at 6 Ft 10 and 1 at 7 Feet. Can you tell who we're talking about?
We really appreciated the homage and respect they gave to their dearly departed loved ones.
"We lost our mom of March 8, 2010. My sister's favorite meal my mom used to make was struffoli. Every March 8, Dante uses my mom's recipe and makes that struffoli for Kelley. He calls it "Mom's Day" and makes it important. Dante, I know she would've adored you."
"Dante has a gentle soul and he is so welcomed in our family he is the most powerful man I have ever share brohugs with. Welcome aboard Dante!"
You may now kiss the bride
The wedding could not have been more beautiful. It was a day in celebration of Kelly and Dante’s love and we are so grateful to be a part of it.