Need to throw a quick kiddie party without breaking the bank? Here are a few easy tips on how to prepare your child’s party on a budget.
Unless you’re a professional party planner, you probably face the prospect of organizing your kids’ birthday parties with a groan and a sigh. Where will the party take place? How many children should you invite? What will be the entertainment? And most of all, how much will it cost? Continue reading Preparing Your Child’s Birthday Party on a Budget→
Do you think you know everything you need to know about wedding cakes? The Knot is one of our favorite wedding websites, and they’ve put together a list of top wedding cake tips for all you soon-to-weds to check out.
On Selecting a Style
The Knot says:
Deal with the cake after all decisions about dress style and reception decor have been made. These elements can serve as a blueprint for the design and structure of your wedding cake.
Choose a cake that’s compatible with the style of the venue, the season, your gown, the flower arrangements, or the menu. If you want colorful accents (such as sugar flowers or icing ribbons), give your baker fabric swatches. The cake should be part of the wedding, not a glaring sideshow.
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.
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→
Weddings: an excuse to have lots of desserts! Looking for a few wedding dessert ideas? As we celebrate National Dessert Day, the good people of The Knot has us covered with this fairly comprehensive list of 15 sweet treats you might want to consider for your big day.
National dessert day, a.k.a. the best day of the year, is officially upon us, and we’ve put together some of our favorite wedding desserts, apart from the traditional cake, to celebrate. Whether you’re are a nonconformist or just want to supplement your dessert with other yummy treats, these delicious options will stand out from the crowd. From finger foods to mini versions of the classics, here are 15 dessert alternatives sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. Continue reading 14 Wedding Dessert Ideas (That Aren’t Cake!) in Honor of National Dessert Day→