Matt, 30, is a management analyst for the Navy. Candice, 28, is an attorney. They live in D.C.
The Main Event: They’re getting hitched June 1 in Cohasset, Mass.
How They Met: At Madam’s Organ.
First Impressions: “I thought he was very cool for asking for my number instead of Facebooking.”
First Date: Half-price wine night at Chef Geoff’s.
First Kiss: After he walked her to her bus stop after their third date. “It was very passionate,” she says.
How he Proposed: Over dessert at B. Smith’s after her birthday dinner. “I finally called out his shaking hands and asked what was up. He then surprised me with a party with my family and friends.”
Stupidest Fight: “I think I lobbed an uncooked sausage at her once during a fight,” says Matt.
Pet Names: Tons, including Wolfie, Mr. Bear and Mr. Bosch. Candice also calls him “Sasquatch” and “peanut-butter bear.” She is “chocolate bunny.”
Their Song: The cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.
With Infinite Funds: Matt says, “I would have done the whole thing from space, or at least in zero gravity.”