Jennie Garth and Noah Abrams on Aug. 14
Though she recently said
she's "taking it slow" when it comes to her love life, it seems like Jennie Garth has put some romantic plans into motion after all.
PEOPLE has learned that Garth, 40, is casually dating photographer Noah Abrams, who has shot for publications ranging from Sports Illustrated
to Vanity Fair
A close source confirms that the couple recently met through a mutual friend.
Garth, who split from husband
of 11 years, actor Peter Facinelli
, last March, recently told ET Canada
, "A lot of people have a 'friend' that they want to set me up with, so it's kind of weird!" – Michelle Tan