Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield Marry at San Ysidro Ranch

Actress Melissa Gilbert, who penned the autobiography Prairie Tale: A Memoir in 2009, embarked on a new chapter in her life on April 24, 2013 as she stepped into the real life role of a bride.

The former Little House on the Prairie star, who became betrothed to thirtysomething cast member Timothy Busfield in December, exchanged vows a the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, reports. Over the years the romantic retreat has served as the ceremony site of legendary lovebirds Vivien Leigh and Sir Laurence Olivier and the honeymoon hideaway for John and Jacqueline Kennedy.

The beaming bride took to Twitter to share her happiness with fans:

Not the only Gilbert in a marital frame of mind, Sara Gilbert (Roseanne, The Talk) recently announced that she will walk down the aisle with songwriter Linda Perry.

Photo Credit: Amazon; Twitter/Melissa Gilbert

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