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Charming Deet #348: Toppers that take the Cake!

One of the most consistent parts of every wedding (in my opinion it is the best part) is the wedding cake. Layers upon layers of fluffy cake topped off with delicious frosting… YUM!!! Most guests love a good cake, but for some wedding cakes it is the topper that makes the cake special. Cake toppers didn’t become popular until around the 1950s. Couples used t[...]

Charming Deet #346: Mmm-Worthy Fall Flavors

With the passing of summer, it does not mean all of the delicious fruits and treats leave with it.  Autumn always seems to bring about those flavors that only taste the best that time of year.  Mixing in those special flavors into your menu can set the mood for the rest of the evening and warm the hearts of your guests. Just a few of the best to choose from[...]

Charming Deet #344: Yum S'mores!

S'mores are such a classic summertime treat, so why not have them at your summer wedding?  They are delicious and something everyone will enjoy. A bonfire can be a great way to end the night.  Have a few settings of s'mores roasting supplies and the chocolate and graham crackers someplace easily accessible yet out of the way of bugs. Would you even try a[...]

Charming Deet #339: Making a Swift Getaway

The rice has settled and the sparklers have been put out. Your wedding night is officially over (sad face), but you have one last thing to do... getaway. There is nothing more classic than riding away after a long night in a vintage getaway car with “Just Married” decorated across the back windshield. Take it one step further by adding streamers and aluminum[...]

Brides Against Breast Cancer

Every one in eight women in the U.S. will develop Breast Cancer in their lifetime.  Eighty-five percent of those women do not have a history of Breast Cancer in their family.  Those are some pretty startling facts.  Brides Against Breast Cancer is one organization that contributes to programs for cancer patients and their families.  Their outreach and educ[...]

Charming Deet #311: Bridal Bouquet Savings

We all know that weddings can get costly, but they don't have to be.  You can always find ways to save money an still get what you want!!  The Bride's Bouquet is one of the many things you can save money on. Of course you have probably heard that using silk flowers is cheaper than buying fresh flowers, which in most cases it is.  But maybe you do not [...]