12/02/2008 at 01:55 PM EST
has found the man she hopes to two-step to the altar with someday – boyfriend Chuck Wicks.
"We definitely want to go there," she tells PEOPLE of the prospect of marrying her country singer boyfriend of five months. "The minute we met it was perfect. The first date we had we both had that feeling like we were going to fall in love with each other."
There's no engagement yet, but Hough, 20, did invite the "Stealing Cinderella" singer, 29, to spend Thanksgiving with her family in Las Vegas, minus brother Derek Hough who was in New York.
"This was big for me," Wicks said recently before the couple dined at Palazzo Las Vegas's Lavo. "She has the best family I've met in the world. They just like to have a good time."
As for whether Wicks has already been accepted by the Hough clan? "He's definitely part of the family. Everybody loves him to death," Hough says. "He's as big of a dork as we are."
Wicks jokes, "And that's a pretty big dork."
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