Our Wedding Cake

Last weekend was an exciting one for me. Sure, a lot of people get excited about celebrating New Year’s Eve. But this was not just any New Year’s Eve celebration for me. Not only did I have the honor of standing up as a bridesmaid in a friend’s wedding, but she also asked me to … Continue reading

Christmas Party Table Decor

I meant to get this posted last week. Now that Christmas is over and all thoughts are on the end of the year, the start of 2011, and even Valentine’s Day, I’m not sure that anyone will still be interested in a post about table decorations for a Christmas Party?! Maybe you remember these Chocolate … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Frosting

UPDATE 10/7/2011: I was THRILLED to see the  CSI Project challenge theme for the week “Fall Food”! How awesome is that?! Click here to see all of the delicious challenge entries! Uhh-mazing! Pumpkin is one of the first things I think of if someone says “fall food”… or even just “fall”! I used real Pumpkin … Continue reading

Fall Themed Winery Wedding

I made cupcakes and truffles for a wedding on November 13. The reception was held at a winery located fairly close to where the bride grew up. This winery was the perfect setting for a rustic fall themed wedding reception. The color scheme was chocolate brown, deep purple, and burnt orange – and of course … Continue reading

Cheesecake “Truffles”

More than a year ago I was asked to make cheesecake truffles for a wedding on November 13 – I’m also making the cupcakes and small cakes so watch for those posts next week. I always use the same base truffle recipe and I add flavoring oils to get the flavor requested. I have made … Continue reading

Our Wedding Photos

I actually had a different post in mind for today but… when I woke up and saw that our photographer had posted our wedding photos online, I couldn’t resist featuring her today. I think she did an amazing job, so I am going to brag on our photos a bit. The photo I have added … Continue reading

Our Wedding Invitations

I hadn’t planning on making invitations. In fact, I was set against it. Contrary to popular belief, it is hard to save money making your own invitations if you buy nice paper. These ended up being about $1 per invitation. Admittedly, these were on the lower end of prices I saw in magazines, but you … Continue reading

A Beautiful Wedding Shower

It is down to single-digits until wedding day and I still have not posted any wedding ideas that I am using. I do not want to do too much away before the big day, so I am going to start by posting about something that is past. In the area where I grew up it … Continue reading