Thursday cake day: Cheese Wedding Cakes

Some lovely traditional wedding cake alternatives – The Cheese Cake. We like……


Images (left – right): 1, 2 & 3 from The Fine Cheese Co.; 4 from Martha Stewart Images (left – right): 1, 2 & 3 from The Fine Cheese Co.; 4 from Martha Stewart

Today I have something different for you. Have you ever thought of cheese for your wedding cake?

These days you’ll find that not many guest eat cake at weddings as they mostly have too much wine. So why not a cake made from cheese to go with the wine? This will be something new and exciting that will have your guest talking – infact long after your wedding!

That being said, I have a surprise/treat for you…

DIY cheese wedding cakes:

Images: Just Judy Images: Just Judy

I’m sure you can find a company that will create a cake from cheese for you, but I think it’s more fun and personal to build your own. So, here is how!

To start, you will have to find a good and cost effective cheese supplier. Try out your…

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The Best Wedding Welcome Basket Checklist!

This is a lovely idea for destination weddings……

Events by L

Not sure what to include in your Wedding Welcome Baskets for your out-of-town guests?  You are not alone!  To help you along the way, we put together a little checklist that will have you ‘throwing it in the bag’ with ease.

Wedding Basket Tips and tricks Events by L

____ Pick out something super cute to hold all of the goodies you will be giving your guests.

You can find totes in a variety of colors, sizes, and prices at all sorts of stores from the super market to the dollar store.  If you are a DIY-er than this is perfect for you to go and get a nice little canvas tote and either paint on, iron on, or freehand any design or monogram you would like.

Wedding planning, tips, wedding advice, McHenry

Don’t limit yourself to totes,  either.  Get creative and use whatever goes best with the theme of your big day.  You can use woven baskets, boxes – anything that strikes…

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The Top 9 Bride MUST-Have’s for Your Wedding Day! {Southern California & Destination Wedding Photographer}

Some useful tips for all of us brides-to-be 🙂

The Top 9 Bride Must-Haves

1. Comfortable shoes: One of the most essential bride must-haves is comfortable shoes. And if you’re insistent on those pretty, but painful four-inch heels, bring along another pair of more comfortable shoes for the after party – some simple flats or flip flops will do the trick!

2. Breathable gown: Much like your shoes, one of the best bride must-haves is a wedding dress that moves with you. A constricting dress will make you cringe as much as those shoes do, and tugging and jerking the fabric will damage it, not to mention alert everyone to the fact that you’re extremely uncomfortable. Try your dress on beforehand. When trying it on at the shop, if it feels too tight, then your wedding day will be no different. Move around and get a feel for the dress to ensure that you are at ease on your…

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Wedding Cake and Planning Consultations

Loving these scrumptious cakes from The Little Cake Baker….

Cake School HQ

Welcoming The Little Cake Baker – a bespoke cake company run by Amanda based in Flint. Amanda makes cakes that look too perfect to cut into, and orders are flying out for her bespoke wedding cake creations.

We are planning regular, exclusive cake tasting events with Amanda in the Chester and Cheshire area for brides to be who may need some help deciding on a wedding cake. You will have the opportunity to taste Amanda’s cakes and discuss your cake ideas on a one to one basis.

Cake School HQ will also be on hand to help you brainstorm ideas for your wedding – we have numerous contacts (for example venues, caterers, photographers, florists, not just cake!) and can help to start planning your big day.

To register your interest in this exclusive event please email

We plan to keep these events small so that we can spend quality…

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For anyone considering getting married in Thailand – this is a must-read….

Party Cruisers Pvt. Ltd.

Don’t let the weather rain on your wedding day parade. It may be impossible to control the weather, or even predict it 100 percent of the time, but a little bit of research and forward planning can make all the difference when it comes to selecting the date of your wedding in Thailand.


Most brides have fantasies about their perfect wedding day from around the age of five, but the fantasy rarely includes dark clouds or bucket loads of rain. Unfortunately, in most countries across Europe, rain is often a gloomy specter that can threaten to spoil a wedding day, which is one of the reasons why more and more couples are jetting off to Thailand for a warm and sunny destination wedding.

While Thailand offers stunning beaches and gorgeous weather for most of the year; brides and grooms should also consider the country’s tropical heat, as well as…

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Mint & Coral Wedding

Mint and coral is definitely one of our favourite colour combinations for a destination wedding…..

Design Loves Weddings

I designed my “Sweet Romance” wedding collection to be bright & cheerful with a trip to Hawaii on my mind. The background pattern texture on the “Thank You” and “Save the Date” was inspired by sunlight shining through palm fronds. The bright colors and flowers make this invite the perfect accompaniment for any warm weather wedding.


Photo credits, clock-wise from upper-left:
Bouquet by Opalia Flowers (photo by Tory Williams Photography) — “Sweet Romance” Mint & Coral Wedding Escort Card, Thank You Card & Save the Date by Lauren DiColli Hooke for LookLoveSendMint Floral Applique Dress by Forever21, Coral Rhinestone Bib Necklace by Forever21, Coral Cake by the Sweet and Saucy Shop and Mint & Coral Macarons, as seen on SouthBoundBride.comHandmade Mint & Coral Garland by Mailbox Happiness on EtsyMint & Gold Statement Cufffrom

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Destination Weddings Account for 24% of All Weddings According to 2013 Study

Really interesting stats, though this is for couples in the US……

Simple Maui Wedding

In a recent study released by the owners of the Knot and the, destination weddings accounted for nearly one quarter of all weddings in the United States.

Las Vegas and Hawaii lead the way in total weddings with nearly 55% combined share of the nations total weddings according to National Center for Health Statistics report on marriage rates.

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