Wedding Planning: Cakes and Such

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Betty Crocker's Royal Wedding CAKES AND SUCH

Everybody wants to be part of the  royal wedding — you know, the upcoming shindig for Will and Kate?   Even all-American Betty Crocker wants to be part of the action.  So, OK, we’ll play along. Betty Crocker has designed four wedding cakes just for Prince William and his bride-to-be, Kate Middleton.   So from now until […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Teeny, Tiny Wedding Cupcakes CAKES & SUCH

We just found the most adorable, custom, mini-cupcakes from Cupcake Envy — and you can order them online from Long Island for your bridal shower, bachelorette party, for your groom (they have special “manly” themed cakelets), and of course, the wedding. Not only are these little gems meticulously detailed, but they also come in bite-sized […]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Long Island Custom Wedding Cakes MUST READS

If you’re looking for a custom wedding cake for your Long Island wedding (and frankly, what bride isn’t these days?), do take a look at our Best Picks pages here.   These are recommended directly by those in the know — Long Island wedding planners.    In addition, take a look at this recent Long Island Press […]

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Long Island Custom Wedding Cakes CAKES & SUCH

Brides, as you know from all the wedding cake shows that have sprung up on TV, ordering a custom wedding cake is practically the norm these days.   But where on Long Island can you find a really superior  bakery?    We know a number of them here on Long Island, so here’s one for starters:  Sacred […]

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

These Wedding Cakes are Unreal DETAILS & IDEAS

OK, I’ve heard of this going on at weddings these days — in order to save money, couples order a fake cake — that is, a beautifully decorated wedding cake made of Styrofoam on the inside, and fondant or icing on the outside.    Reception guests get to ogle the cake, but they don’t get to […]

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

New York City Wedding Cakes Galore CAKES & SUCH

Oh my.  I am so happy when I find a photo gallery of spectacular wedding cake creations and I just found New York Magazine’s latest batch — hot off the press for summer 2010.   Here’s a sneak peek below (some of my favorites) but for the entire designer collection, click here.

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

TV Star Wedding Cake Designer CAKES AND SUCH

If you’re a fan of TV Food Network’s “Challenge,” you’re already acquainted with Jason Ellis, who owns Cakes by Jay here on Long Island.   He’s become a TV star since taking on numerous challenges.  And he creates amazing wedding cakes!    So if you’re getting married on Long Island and you want a custom-made, spectacular […]

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Fun with Gross Wedding Cakes CAKES AND SUCH

OK, got some time?  Sit back and take a peek at some of the cake disasters on this blog,  http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com.   Some are bona fide wedding cakes gone horribly wrong, like the one below.   Seriously, this was someone’s wedding cake.  Others are regular cakes — also gone horribly wrong somehow.  Either way, this is a fun […]

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Martha Stewart's Top 50 Favorites CAKES AND SUCH

Do you use Martha for wedding planning?  I enjoy reading Martha Stewart Weddings for unique ideas that I can share here.  So I just found their 50 Great Wedding Cakes feature, which is a photo roundup of various wedding cakes.   Now, most of the cakes are superb, but some of the ones listed are … […]

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Shiny, Glitzy Toppers for your Long Island Wedding CAKES and SUCH

Looking to add a touch of glitter and glitz to your Long Island wedding reception?  Check out Toppers with Glitz, as seen in We TV “Platinum Weddings” and “Disney’s Dream Weddings.”   Single letters start at $99 (4″), 3 piece monograms are $225, and accessories (server sets, flutes, bouquet letters, etc) are $99 and under.