I knew he was the one really early on. I think I knew that the feeling was mutual when we decided we couldn't be apart for Thanksgiving, so we made it work to travel home for my family's Thanksgiving in Downs, Kansas as well as his family's in Nora, Nebraska. Our first date was just about one month prior to us making those holiday travel plans, and at that point, I knew what we had was as real as it felt.
Advice for the next Bride:
Don't try and do everything yourself. Even though you're the one with the vision, you're better off explaining your vision to a close friends and family and letting them help than trying to do it all yourself.