As much as I love an over-the-top wedding cake every now and then, I really like the simple and elegant wedding cake too.
Sometimes you don’t need a lot of stuff on the cake to make it gorgeous.
Take today’s cake for example. Read More
We raked a lot of leaves over the weekend around here. The trees are just past peak color and the leaves are raining down in our yards.
Another thing raining down – acorns!
Which brings us to today’s fall-inspired wedding cake featuring colorful fall leaves and acorns.
This one-tier cake practically screams fall … in an elegant and refined manner of course. Read More
One of the highlights of a wedding reception is the wedding toast and it’s a good idea to make sure everyone can join in the toasting of the happy couple.
Today’s fun wedding favor can help in that endeavor – these personalized champagne flutes are a fun and functional wedding favor.
And, they’re also economical! Read More
The Halloween decorations are down and now it’s time to think about all things rustic and fall-like!
To celebrate the beauty that is fall, it only seems appropriate to highlight a gorgeous and rustic fall wedding cake that incorporates a lot of fall into its look.
I love the bark-like look of the top tiers of this cake – it gives the cake a nice rustic vibe without being too harsh. Read More
Today is my most favorite holiday of the year – Halloween!
And if you’re lucky enough to choose October 31 as your wedding day (oh what fun!) the sky is pretty much the limit when it comes to adding some holiday fun to your reception.
I’ve seen brides host a costume-party themed reception or use Halloween decor as part of the reception. Read More
One of the classic signs of fall here in my hometown is a yard full of acorns – and squirrels hustling all season to bury those acorns in my yard for the winter.
Which means, acorns are really a classic fall item.
And if you’re having a fall wedding with a fall-themed reception these cute gold-dipped acorn measuring spoons would make a great wedding favor for your guests. Read More
If there’s one thing I love more than wedding cake, it has to be ice cream.
So, when I saw this ice cream wedding cake it was as if all my dessert dreams came true!
I love the idea of non-traditional wedding cakes – whether we’re talking naked wedding cakes or cakes made out of rounds of cheese. The crazier the better I say. Read More
I love cupcakes. And if given the chance I’d serve cupcakes at every celebration I host, including a wedding reception.
Sadly, when I was married all those years ago the wedding cupcake trend hadn’t happened yet.
But now that cupcakes are all the rage, it is the perfect time to add some cupcake fun to your reception dessert table!
I love the idea in today’s featured cake photo – a small wedding cake (for the newlyweds) and cupcakes for all the guests. You could have so much fun with this concept – think of the flavors you could have with those cupcakes!
You could choose seasonal flavors, classics like white and chocolate, and even fan favorites like red velvet (my all-time favorite cake flavor).
And to add even more deliciousness to the party, make sure you have cute take-home boxes and enough cupcakes for you guests to take one for the road.
You’ll find this cupcake and cake tower here.
Recently, I’ve become obsessed with drinking hot tea at night. I bought a small tea pot, several kinds of tea, and every night I make myself a steaming cuppa tea with milk.
Perhaps this is why I’m loving today’s wedding favor idea – a heart-shaped tea infuser.
This favor would be perfect in a welcome bag for out-of-town guests, paired with some good local tea (or even your favorite flavor of tea). Read More