Deliciously Fun Wedding Cake Alternatives

Deliciously Fun Wedding Cake Alternatives

It used to be that a wedding was not complete without a gorgeous, multi-tiered wedding cake. This is definitely not the case anymore! And while cupcakes were the hot trend for the last few years (and still going strong), couples these days are getting more creative with dessert. More often than not, the traditional wedding cake is taking a back-seat, or at least getting smaller to make room for a multitude of other desserts (the more desserts the better, right?!). Check out these fun and delicious ideas...

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Blow My Cupcake Lovin' Mind...

Blow My Cupcake Lovin' Mind...

Oh, and on a side-note, Molly's has my absolute favorite red velvet cupcakes in Chicago!! Rich and moist with a heaping dollop of the the most divine cream cheese frosting... mmmm, heaven! They also have these mini cupcakes (pictured above) which are the perfect, ladylike size, and only $1. A dollar!!

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A Famous Pug Cake!

A Famous Pug Cake!

I got the funniest email last night from my friend and past 2009 bride, Vida… Apparently she and her husband were watching Tori and Dean’s sTORIbook Weddings (uhm, yes, Tori Spelling and her husband are now wedding planners?! Go figure!), and the featured couple wanted a pug themed wedding.

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Room 1520 Bridal Fete

Room 1520 Bridal Fete

If you know anything at all about me, you’ll know that I. LOVE. SWEETS. So when I got the invite for Room 1520’s Bridal Fete, I rsvp’d right away. Why? Because it was all about cakes and sweets (ok, and wedding dresses too, but I was more into the desserts) :)

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Room 1520 Event: Wedding Dresses + Wedding Cake

Room 1520 Event: Wedding Dresses + Wedding Cake

Forgive me dear readers, for being a neglectful blogger as of late! I’m getting over a winter slump and am in need of some motivation and inspiration! :) Chicago Brides, are you still scratching your head about where to get your wedding cake? Well, look no further and attend this event next Thursday March 24th at Room 1520, a gorgeous warehouse/loft venue on the west side of Chicago. Mix and mingle and EAT WEDDING CAKE!

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Pure Kitchen Catering: Yummy Tasting Event!

Pure Kitchen Catering: Yummy Tasting Event!

One of the best perks of my job is that I get to attend fun industry events and eat lots of delicious food! :) Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending a tasting event hosted by one Chicago’s newest catering companies, Pure Kitchen Catering, who focuses on seasonal, local and organic cuisine.

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What IS a Groom’s Cake and Why?

What IS a Groom’s Cake and Why?

Have you seen the latest Chicago Wedobo deal? $200 for a custom groom’s cake from Tipsycake, valued at $400!  (Hurry, it expires this Sunday 6/13) Now, what exactly IS a groom’s cake? Well, wedding cakes per tradition, are usually decorated in shades of white and are light in texture and/or color (thanks, Wikipedia).

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