Food + Beverage

DIYing Your Wedding Cake

Today we’ve got a guest post from Emily Mingledorff of Pie Crust and Pixie Dust! She recently baked a wedding cake and groom’s cake for fifty dollars each! If you are considering tackling your wedding cake yourself (or with the help of a trusted family member or friend) then this post is for

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Sponsors + Partners

Donut Day Deals!

This post is paid for by Keurig®. All opinions are our own! Happy National Donut Day, y’all!!! I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of this beautiful donut cake from this brunch wedding we featured last year!! Photo by Emily Sacra Photography. In terms of holidays, National Donut Day is definitely one

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Food + Beverage

Wedding Cake Alternatives

Lets face it, you can’t exactly have your cake and eat it too, especially during a wedding. As our wedding gets closer, we are faced with the details. The small ones, the important ones, and the sweet ones. When we began meeting with bakeries for our wedding cake we started to realize

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Food + Beverage Vendors

Choosing our Desserts

As I mentioned in our budget post, dessert is among our top priorities, so we thoroughly enjoyed choosing our desserts for the wedding. TJ and I both love sweets and often spend our weekends exploring the many cake, cupcake, and dessert shops in the Triangle. When originally discussing our ideas for our

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DIY Wedding Decor

Quick DIY Love Bird Cake Toppers

With only six days left until my wedding, I thought I would show you all a quick, last-minute DIY bird cake toppers. I came up with this when I couldn’t find a cake topper that I liked anywhere. These little guys didn’t take me more than ten minutes to make and I

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Food + Beverage

Tasty Decisions

Our wedding is going to be at 11 am on a Saturday morning. I hope all our guests can enjoy a warm and lazy summer Saturday while witnessing and celebrating with us. To that end, I didn’t want a fussy, sit down meal for our reception. My goal was a light and

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Money Saving Advice

How to Score a Cheap Wedding Cake

{Money Mondays with LearnVest}  {this article first appeared on LearnVest here.} Why spend $1,000 on a custom wedding cake when most guests don’t even eat it? Cake is a storied wedding tradition, but by the time it gets cut up and passed around, other dessert has been served and the cake usually

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DIY PROJECTS

Distressing Our Cupcake Stand

Consistently throughout our planning process, I tried to scour Craigslist on a regular basis. For the most part this didn’t work out for me too well, because I tend to exhaustively research to feel that I’ve found the “best deal.” By that time, typically the item listed is already gone. I did

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