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Ask the Pros:
2017 Wedding Cake Trends

November 3rd, 2016 by Jeannine

 
Ask the Pros: 2017 Wedding Cake Trends

One of the most fun things to plan for a wedding is your wedding cake… A) because it usually involves a yummy tasting and B) it’s another chance for you to express yourselves. The wedding cake acts as one of the main centerpieces at a reception and helps tie your event’s theme together. You really … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Jenny Bakes

May 1st, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Jenny Bakes

Jenny Galloway first tried her hand at baking after finding out that her son was highly allergic to peanuts. That was 8 years ago. She loved it so much and after multiple online courses and workshops, she decided to open her own little cake business called Jenny Bakes. I met her for the first time … Continue Reading…

10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

April 6th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

I’ve compiled a list of 10 important things to know before you head out for the initial consultation with your potential wedding cake baker. It will help make the entire process efficient and easy, allowing you more time savoring the delicious sweets. Guest count: You need to know how much to order! Design preference: Do … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: PetitePuf

November 21st, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Bride: PetitePuf

I first became aware of PetitePuf at the Brock House Wedding Show last month. I was very excited to see a mobile cotton candy vendor as it was something I haven’t seen done before in the industry ever since I started blogging. They were giving out cotton candy at the show so I sampled their … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Truffles Fine Foods

October 17th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Truffles Fine Foods

Before I left for vacation in September, I was invited to dinner at Truffles Fine Foods at VanDusen Botanical Garden. I sat down with Sales and Marketing Manager Fanny Dufour and talked about what Truffles is all about while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and a 3 course meal. It was fantastic! I loved the food, well … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering

August 8th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering

I first visited Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering café a couple years ago when I interviewed them for this article. I met Louis Gervais that day and thoroughly enjoyed my lunch there… and I have been back for more amazing food since! Louis is a professionally trained, award winning chef with a culinary arts diploma from the Institute of Hotel & … Continue Reading…

Revealing… the Naked Cake

May 21st, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Revealing... the Naked Cake

I’m sure you have come across a cake like this before, during your search for the ultimate wedding cake. It’s called a Naked Cake, and it is definitely a unique dessert option which will surprise your guests and keep them talking (and eating!). Nicole McEachnie, a local pastry chef and owner of Cake by Nicole … Continue Reading…

Etsy Finds:
Cake Toppers for Under $25

April 23rd, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Etsy Finds: Cake Toppers for Under $25

Traditional cake toppers are usually bride and groom figurines but times have changed… it can be anything you want, flowers, monograms, or nothing at all! I did a little research for you and scoured through Etsy to find some super cute and trendy toppers you might like, and best of all, they’re under $25 and … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Thyme to Indulge Catering & Bistro

April 4th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Thyme to Indulge Catering & Bistro

Paula & Magavon Toby make a great team, at home and at work. Magavon is a chef, passionate about playing with different flavours and creating menus that tantalized taste buds. Paula has a marketing background, a natural planner with experience in coordinating events, even those with guestlists as large as 3,000! Both have been working … Continue Reading…

Ask the Pros: Wedding Cakes

February 10th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Ask the Pros: Wedding Cakes

Who doesn’t love dessert? Let alone something as beautiful, as tasty as a tiered, well-decorated wedding cake? It’s a treat for your eyes as well as your taste buds so no doubt it is an important decision when it comes to choosing yours. I asked three wedding cake bakers I trust for advice to help … Continue Reading…