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Jill Duggar from '19 Kids and Counting' turns to The Knot for wedding planning

Jill Duggar from "19 Kids and Counting" is set to marry Derick Dillard on June 21, 2014.
Jill Duggar from "19 Kids and Counting" is set to marry Derick Dillard on June 21, 2014.
Photo courtesy of TLC, used with permission.

Just like millions of brides do when planning the myriad of details surrounding their upcoming weddings, Jill Duggar from “19 Kids and Counting” has turned to The Knot website for a little assistance. On the last new episode of “19 Kids and Counting,” TLC revealed the first touching moments when Jill met her future husband, Derick Dillard, in Nepal, after communicating via text messages and Skype for three months. Right after “Going the Distance for Love” aired, Jill Duggar was an instant hit on social media, topping Yahoo’s trending list on May 8. In fact, Jill and her impending wedding were so popular on Wednesday that ABC News listed her “19 Kids and Counting” episode (#1), with Miley Cyrus (#2), and the 2018 Super Bowl (#3).

Like Erin Bates did when she married Chad Paine, Jill Duggar turned to The Knot to help her plan all the details of her upcoming June 21 wedding to Derick Dillard. The Knot is a complete wedding website that assists brides with their décor, rings, photos, hairstyles, cakes, rings and dresses. More importantly, the site allows brides to set up free pages to communicate all of their wedding details to guests. Like Erin Bates and Chad Paine did, Jill and Derick have set up their own page on The Knot. However, there’s one big difference. Erin’s page was open to the public, whereas Jill’s settings are private. That’s because Jill Duggar is much more popular due to her super-sized family’s popularity on TLC’s hit reality show, “19 Kids and Counting.”

As posted by The Knot on May 8, Jill and Derick have just 44 days to go until they say their “I do’s” before family and friends. The lovebirds, who met online and developed a relationship before actually meeting in person, are revealing details about their wedding, reception, wedding party and registries – but they’re only available to people that know the super secret password. The only visible part of their wedding website on The Knot is a great photo of the couple in front of an antique green truck with the words, “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exhalt his name together."

In an exclusive Examiner.com interview, Amy Duggar, who’s getting her own special on TLC, revealed that she will sing during the ceremony. She did not reveal if she is one of the bridesmaids, but Jill may very choose one of her nine sisters for that particular duty. She also has ten brothers to serve as ushers and ring bearers.

In the meantime, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard will once again take center stage when the next new episode of “19 Kids and Counting” airs at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 13 on TLC. It’s super-sized to 60 minutes and is titled “The Big Question.” With a few days left in their trip, Jill and Jim Bob make the most of their time in Nepal. Jill volunteers at a birth center, with Derick takes Jim Bob for a traditional Nepali shave. As the trip comes to an end, Derick has a surprise for Jill. How will she react?

The next new episode of “19 Kids and Counting” airs on May 20 and is titled “Something New.” Jessa and Jinger head to Ben's house, where his sisters teach Jessa how to cook his favorite meal. In DC, Josh and Anna, along with Jana and Joseph, embark on a skiing trip. Michelle spends time with Joy Anna as she tries her hand at the violin.

Directly afterward, “Couples Weekend” airs. Jill and Jana assist at a birth as Jessa documents the day in pictures. Then, Jim Bob and Michelle visit a fertility doctor. Ben, Jessa, and chaperone Jinger head to DC to visit Josh and Anna, who wants to show Ben the city, but Josh has other plans.

The eighth season of “19 Kids and Counting” comes to an end on Tuesday, June 3. However, don’t be too sad, Duggar fans. Amy Duggar’s new special is set to debut sometime in June. While speaking to a TLC rep on May 6, she informed me that the announcement of a premiere date is coming very soon. Stay tuned here for more details.

More about the Duggar family from "19 Kids & Counting"
The super-sized Duggar family includes mom Michelle, dad Jim Bob, plus children Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jeremiah, Jedidiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn and Josie. The family resides debt-free in Arkansas and stars in a weekly reality series on TLC called "19 Kids & Counting."