Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds: Their Revved-Up, Down-home Romance

From ice cream dates to family dinners, look back on the 11-month romance that led to their South Carolina nuptials

HOMETOWN GLORY

Lively seems ready to meet the family just in time for the holidays as she jets off to Reynolds's native Vancouver, where the actor's parents and brothers live. The sugary lovebirds visit a local cupcake shop, where an employee tells PEOPLE, "They seemed like a really sweet couple."