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The New Rules of Wedding Etiquette

We now live in a world of hashtags, updates, uploaded pics/vids, and mobile apps. There’s a whole lot of rules involving all this tech, so here are a few updated, social media-related wedding etiquette tips when it comes to your big day in Tagaytay.

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If You’re Planning Your Wedding

Call your parents before pressing “post” or “tweet” to announce your engagement.
Your close friends and family will want to hear it straight from you first.
A Facebook status or tweet might be the most efficient way to get the news out, but it’s not the most personal. You know which friends and family members would appreciate to hear the news directly from you. Plus, it’s likely that older family members (like your grandparents) don’t have Facebook or Snapchat accounts and could miss the message altogether. Continue reading The New Rules of Wedding Etiquette

Gab Loves Tricia | Our Featured Wedding Video

Gab Valenciano has finally uploaded “Gab Loves Tricia”, his wedding video with wife Tricia Centenera on YouTube.  This 10-minute work of art was directed by Gab himself, together with renowned Philippine wedding videographer Bob Nicolas.

You gotta watch it to appreciate the epicness of this short film, so all we’ll tell you is that it features highlights of their Tagaytay wedding, as well as the second ceremony in Boracay that followed shortly after.  Continue reading Gab Loves Tricia | Our Featured Wedding Video

Antonio’s in Tagaytay | Our Featured Wedding Venue

Our featured Tagaytay wedding venue is Antonio’s in Tagaytay City.

The exterior of Antonio's in Tagaytay City.  Photo from the official website of the Antonio's Group of Restaurants.
The exterior of Antonio’s in Tagaytay City. Photo from the official website of the Antonio’s Group of Restaurants.

Tucked away outside the city, in a gated compound several hundred meters from the main highway, is Antonio’s. The flagship establishment of the Antonio’s group of restaurants is easily one of the top draws of Metro Tagaytay. Continue reading Antonio’s in Tagaytay | Our Featured Wedding Venue

A Shoutout To Our Wedding Photographer Friends

We love wedding photos.  Then again, who doesn’t?

Wedding photos are the lifeblood of the wedding industry. Aspiring brides get inspiration from them, filling their boards and feeds with what they want for their own big day. Wedding photos sell, from wedding venues, to the most local of wedding vendors. And brides fondly look back at their wedding album long after the festivities are done.

Tagaytay Weddings

We here at Sofia’s Cakes invite you to be one of our content partners, and inspire a whole new generation of soon-to-weds and wedding vendors by putting up your own photos and writeups on our websites.

You can form different albums with different themes.  You can showcase Tagaytay, Batangas, Laguna, or your favorite pre-nup shoot locations and wedding venues.  You can even showcase yourself by means of tips and advice for soon-to-weds.

You may:

  • Email us your write-ups and photos directly
  • Send us a link to where we can copy your photos (with your express permission)

Why Partner with Sofia’s Cakes?

Sofia’s Cakes has been in the business of Tagaytay weddings since 2012.  Read about how your group and our group can make beautiful new business together.

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14 Dessert Station Ideas For Your Rustic Wedding

A dessert station is an incredibly popular option these days for Tagaytay weddings. Instead of going for a larger wedding cake, a lot of soon-to-weds go for more impressive spreads, by means of cupcakes, cookies, candy, and other baked goodies and sweet treats arranged nicely around the main wedding cake.

Here are several pegs for dessert stations you might want to draw inspiration from for your very own rustic-themed wedding in Tagaytay.

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Rustic Weddings in Tagaytay

So what exactly makes a rustic wedding rustic in the first place?

Read up on our overview of rustic weddings in Metro Tagaytay, and check out a whole lot more pegs for your wedding cake, your wedding favors, even decor and styling ideas for your wedding reception.

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Looking for more pegs for your rustic-themed Tagaytay wedding? Check out our growing gallery of rustic wedding designs, pegs and ideas here on our Gallery website:

Rustic wedding cake pegs
Giveaway ideas for your rustic-themed wedding reception.
Cupcakes for your rustic-themed wedding
Styled cake tables for your rustic wedding reception
Rustic-themed dessert stations and dessert bars
Rustic wedding decor ideas

Need Help Putting Together a Rustic Wedding in Tagaytay?

Contact our team here at Sofia’s Cakes, and we’ll not just talk about your rustic-themed Tagaytay wedding cake, but we’ll also hook you up with great local wedding suppliers operating in and around Tagaytay City.

(Contact Numbers) +63 999 888.7700 (SMART), +63 917 847.1404 (GLOBE), and +63 46 483.1483 (PLDT)
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Catholic Churches In Tagaytay

Where To Get Married in Metro Tagaytay.

One of the first things any couple considers when making plans for a Tagaytay wedding is the availability of their church of choice.

There are many Catholic churches in Tagaytay, as well as the neighboring towns of Alfonso, Indang, Mendez, Amadeo and Silang. You also have several viable options outside Metro Tagaytay, in nearby Cavite and Batangas.

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We now present you a list of ten Catholic Churches in Tagaytay, which include the following:

Candelaria Chapel in Alfonso,
Ina ng Laging Saklolo, in Tagaytay City,
Our Lady of the Candles Parish in Silang,
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Church, or Lourdes Church, in Tagaytay City,
Palocpoc Church (or San Isidro Labrador Church) in Mendez,
Saint Augustine Parish in Mendez,
St. Gregory Parish Church in Indang,
St. Mary Magdalene in Amadeo,
San Antonio ng Padua, in Silang,
and San Juan Nepomuceno Church in Alfonso.

This is a most useful list for:

  • Couples looking to plan their Tagaytay wedding,
  • Those going on a Visita Iglesia road trip for Holy Week,
  • Those looking for new churches to visit in Metro Tagaytay.

Continue reading Catholic Churches In Tagaytay