Accessorized Edible Beauties from Magnolia Bakery and BHLDN

by Claire

Magnolia Bakery and BHLDN have paired up to bring you fantastically gorgeous wedding cakes with top-of-the-line accessories. These cakes are just a tasting (no pun intended) of the most modern, creative and beautiful cakes you can find for your 2014 wedding. Geometric patterns, ombre colors and distinctive backgrounds are used to create uniquely individual cakes to fit any wedding style, albeit one with sophisticated elegance. You will probably be tempted to save all of these cakes...

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Celebrity Wedding Brought To You By Instagram!

by Faye

A hot piece of celebrity wedding news for our "Arrested Development" fans! Hilarious comedian David Cross, 48, got lucky this weekend, tying the knot with the gorgeous, talented, and nearly 20 years younger actress, Amber Tamblyn (from the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants")! The quirky couple have been together for three years, and made it official with a low-key rustic ceremony in upstate New York. Amber’s 'Traveling Pants’ co-stars America Ferrera and Blake Lively were...

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Top Chef Just Desserts: Wedding Cake Challenge!

by Azure

The great wedding cake baker Sylvia Weinstock was the special guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef Just Desserts last night, and it was quite the tasty treat! Contestants were challenged to create a delicious wedding cake, but were given only an hour and a half to complete this task. There were some major flops, some drool-worthy successes, and one contestant who clearly missed the memo... instead of a regal tiered wedding cake, he presented Weinstock with a mini "engagement cake" that...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: The Perfect Cake Stand To Make Your Wedding Cake Shine!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway You want your gorgeous wedding cake to be a focal point at your wedding reception. You’ve gone over every detail to make sure the cake itself is pure perfection, but don’t stop there! A perfect pedestal to display your cake is a must-have! So for this week’s Savvy Steal, we will give one lucky reader just that! Handmade Cake Stand, who’s fabulous mantra is “We Put Your Cake on a Pedestal!”, creates stunning wedding cake...

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Bubbly Bride: Local Wedding News- Fire Destroys Cakegirls Bakery in Lakeview

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Within the wedding business you see many new vendors starting from scratch with a clear passion for their trade. Not everyone is able to survive in the highly competitive market, but if you are able to position yourself with a unique twist or simply just be that good to stand out, then you will be on the path for success. Brenda and Mary Maher are two sisters who have the talent to survive, and started Cakegirls from their Chicago apartment that grew to a...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some of the world's sweetest ideas for kinder, gentler wedding cakes and desserts. Vegan bakeries like Sweet and Organic and BabycakesNYC are popping up everywhere, and it's no wonder -- their cakes are even tastier than conventional sweets, and they're...

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2010 Wedding Trend: Wedding Cakes Gone Wild

by Azure

If you read our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010 blog post yesterday, you already know that when it comes to wedding cakes, fondant is out, and butter cream icing is in. But after surveying wedding experts, we learned that wedding cakes are taking a little breather in 2010... a mini hiatus of sorts. Brides will be breaking tradition, and branching out by serving alternative, yummy desserts (desserts you do not want to pass up!). Juliet Douglas of Green Orchid Events and The Vegas...

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Bubbly Bride: Wedding Cake… 1 Year Later

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride I don't know if you have had the pleasure of tasting a cake 1 year later, but personally I don't like cake two weeks later...I don't like cake a few days later. I understand that if you freeze the cake it helps preserve it - but when you are celebrating the completion of the first year of your marriage, you deserve to bite into a fresh, moist cake. I understand the special meaning behind taking out that top tier of your wedding cake and sharing it one last...

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How to Choose Your Wedding Cake

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Sarah Levy of Sarah's Pastries and Candies For some couples, the wedding cake is one of the most important parts of their special day, so here are some tips on how to choose the wedding cake of your dreams. FLAVOR: Remember, the taste of your cake is just as important as the look. Try eliminating certain flavors by finding out if there are any flavors that you and your fiancé simply don’t care for, or to which you are allergic. Think about whether you’d...

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Spotlight on Chicago: Chicago Weddings and The Food Network

by Azure

What is it about Chicago and the Food Network? First, the Second City’s favorite wedding caterers The Hearty Boys won the first season of the Food Network’s hit series “The Next Food Network Star,” leading to their own series, cookbooks, and a new restaurant. More recently the Cake Girls of Roscoe Village competed in the network’s Food Network Challenge Series and now have their own show on WE. Located nearby, the somewhat punkier and totally organic Bleeding Heart Bakery....

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