Utah Bride and Groom

Real Wedding: Katy + Spencer

Written by: Ashley Baker

For local couple Katy and Spencer, all it took for her to capture his heart were fresh baked pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and a dash of resilience.

“My roommate and best friend had a boyfriend, and I met Spencer through them. One night, my friend’s boyfriend came to our place and told us that Spencer was sitting out in the car, so I  suggested that he should come in and say “hi.” Katy says. “He finally came inside and he was a little shy, but I had just baked some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and gave him some —as the old adage goes, they way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, right? He took the cookies and left shortly after that.”

Katy realized as soon as she laid eyes on Spencer that she had to get to know him.

“I can’t describe this very well, but when I saw and met Spencer, I had this overwhelming feeling that I needed him in my life. Whether we were just friends or even something more. I knew I needed him somehow,” she says. “A week later we went on our first date and we were inseparable ever since! A few months later, he did try to break up with me, but I put a stop to that. Then, two years into our relationship, he confessed that he didn’t even like the cookies I’d baked the first night we met and he ended up giving them to his buddies. My attempt to woo him with food failed, but I guess I did something right in the end —four years later, we were married.”


Vendor Credits:

Photographer: Haley Nord
Bridal photos at Dead Horse Point: The Bride’s sister, Becky Leung
Gown & Veil: Mary’s Bridal
Floral: Blooms & Co.
Venue: Publik Coffee Roasters
Grooms Attire: Nordstrom
Grooms Watch: Fossil
Rentals: Blooms & Co., Sage & Thistle, All Out Event Rentals

For more Real Wedding stories, check out the magazine!

Ashley Baker
Web Editor
Ashley is the in-house web editor for both Utah Bride & Groom and Utah Style & Design magazines. Not only does she write articles and immerse herself in Utah's design scene, she's currently finishing a bachelor's degree in strategic communications with a minor in multidisciplinary design at the University of Utah.



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