What to Pair with a Cabernet Sauvignon
One of the biggest and richest red wines, cabernet sauvignon is a bold wine that pairs well with bold foods. Here are a few pairing suggestions: Appetizers: Charcuterie plates (especially salami), beef or duck potstickers, olive tapenade, and short ribs... Read More
Just Not a Cake Person? Here are a Few Other Desserts to Consider!
Believe it or not there are people out there who don’t like cake. Maybe it reminds them of that birthday party where the clown scared them, but for some brides a bunch of buttercream just isn’t their dream come true.... Read More
Food Truck Fun in Dallas
Somewhere in the middle of your wedding celebration, probably after the dancing has begun but before the bar runs out of white wine (joking. We know this won’t happen to you.), you’re going to come to a very important event:... Read More
Wedding Desserts from Whimsy and Spice on Etsy
Not that I am proud of this, but last night I got sucked into The American Baking Competition. My confusion over why Jeff Foxworthy is hosting aside, this morning I woke up with some serious sugar cravings. Serious. So I... Read More
Easter Sweet Table Inspiration
An Easter wedding is the perfect excuse to have a sweet table full of sugary deliciousness! Take advantage of the season’s candy bounty and come up with a playful favor for them to take home. You could use little jars... Read More
Favorite Sack Lunch Treats Sweet Table
Looking for a sweet table that’s nostalgic without being too complicated? Go for gourmet versions of your favorite childhood treats! Admittedly, this was a really dangerous search on Pinterest (seriously, I would pretty much sign away my firstborn for an... Read More
Sharing the Love for Valentine’s Day
Handful of Heart Gloves from Yastikizi. Needless to say, we here at mywedding love Valentine’s Day. I mean, it’s all about the love, right? And, what’s not to love about love? It’s lovely! In fact, we’re such smitten kittens over... Read More
The Coolest and Most Cheerful Pink and Orange Sweet Table Ever
Imagine my shock when I walked into work last Thursday and this greeted me at the door?!Â One of my co-workers, the very talented and amazing Bradford (also of Uncle Beefy fame), had decided to surprise all of us with... Read More
Southern-Inspired Bridal Shower Inspiration Board
Whenever a holiday weekend comes around, no matter what the holiday, I go into full-on baking mode.Â No cookbook is safe, no pan left clean.Â So as I was scouring my favorite cooking blogs for inspiration, I also found some... Read More
How Much Cake Should I Order?
Especially if you are getting married during a peak season, you have realized that you have may have to make decisions and reserve vendors prior to receiving your RSVPs.Â If a cake vendor needs to know how big of a... Read More
What is a Fake Cake?
Some brides on a smaller budget opt to have a fake display cake to save money.Â These Styrofoam-based decorations are put out on display (either alongside real cake layers or by themselves), while the cake served to guest is pre-cut... Read More
What is a Cake-Cutting Fee?
Many reception venues charge cake cutting fees, often at an average of about $2 per slice.Â Although that doesnâ€™t sound like much, for larger weddings this can add hundreds of dollars to an already stretched budget.Â Commonly, cake cutting fees... Read More
What is a Groom’s Cake?
Groom’s cakes, a long-standing Southern tradition, are an excellent way to inject a little frivolity into your reception. Originally, pieces of the groom’s cake were handed out as favors with various superstitions, the most popular being that single women who... Read More
Sweet Table Themes
A relatively old-fashioned concept, the sweet table has re-emerged as a wedding must-have in recent years.Â Some couples choose to have a large sweet table in lieu of a cake, while others have one in addition to the traditional wedding... Read More
Pre-cut Sheet Cakes
Pre-cut sheet cakes are starting to emerge as an affordable and time-saving alternative to traditional wedding cakes.Â Oddly, these sheet cakes are most often used at both ends of the wedding budget spectrum.Â For couples having elaborate weddings, with the... Read More
Your Options for Dairy and Gluten Free Cakes
My fiancÃ© is lactose intolerant, but Iâ€™ve always dreamed of having a traditional buttercream wedding cake. What are my options? First, there is no rule that states you absolutely have to have a wedding cake at your reception. Many couples... Read More