My head sank into my hands in embarrassment and despair. It was 2012 and I was casually scanning my Google Alerts digest for Colorado Weddings when I saw news stories of *that* Colorado baker. The one who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple based on the baker’s religious beliefs. I was immediately […]
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Finding the perfect vendors from a distance can be difficult. You don’t have the luxury of shopping around in person and much of your planning is being done on your laptop. No worries, follow these top tips for finding the perfect bakers, even if you’re planning your destination mountain wedding from a distance.
The wedding cake tradition dates back to ancient Greece, when, to ensure fertility, the bride and groom would exchange crushed sesame cakes. The tradition was carried over to the Middle Ages when guests would crumble wheat cakes over the couple’s heads to wish them fertility and good fortune. In sixteenth century England, the humble wheat […]
Your wedding cake will likely be the centerpiece of your entire reception, and you’ll want it to taste as good as it looks. Follow these eight steps for ensuring the your wedding cake if as perfect as your mountain wedding. 1 Set your budget and then be realistic about what you can get for that […]
Now that the summer wedding season is over, how many of you brides are still working through your thank you notes? How many of you are paralyzed by the enormity of trying to thank every single one of your guests in a heartfelt and authentic way? You’re not alone. Many brides struggle with this. That’s […]
So you want to jump on the bandwagon of tradition and save the top tier of your wedding cake for your first anniversary? You’re wondering how to do that, safely. My honest advice? Don’t. You’ve never eaten anything a year old out of the freezer before, so why start now? It’s not going to taste […]
Weddings are high-production events that are steeped in tradition and take months of planning. It can be a joyful time, but it can also be a stressful time. Weddings require a team of professionals to pull off, and, because weddings are so mired in both family and cultural traditions, planning one can become a minefield of family dynamics, individual expectations […]
What should you do when you are forced to “settle” on something you don’t want for your wedding.
There are many factors that can affect the price of a wedding officiant’s services. Learn what to expect when budgeting for your officiant.