Real Couple of the Week: Abby and Dan
Status: Married May 22, 2010
Digs: A two-bedroom rental in the heart of the city
Careers: She’s a stay-at-home mom and former theater director; he’s a professional jazz pianist with an album expected for release this September.
Baby Clock: Their daughter, Everleigh, is 16 months
How They Met: In 1999 while working at Walt Disney World as undergrads. “We both lived on Seven Dwarfs Lane in double-wide trailers—no joke. We hit it off and fell in love.”
Unwind Time: They love taking walks, cooking together, exploring Chicago and tuning into their favorite shows. “We’re addicted to Dexter and Homeland.”
Love at Last: After meeting in Florida, the two broke up only to remain each other’s “what if.” In 2008, they finally tried dating long distance (and it worked).
Hobbies: Travel, holistic health, cooking and music
Their Relationship in Five Words or Less: “Amazing and meant to be!”
Guilty Pleasures: ”A glass of Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier blend—it’s become our ‘house wine.’ “
Pet Peeves: Abby is a neat freak while Dan is a fan of creating piles of stuff.
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