Wedding cakes have been present at wedding ceremonies for centuries. They were not always the focus of the event and often came in different forms, like pies or bread and there has always been a lot of symbolism & traditions associated with the wedding cake. Did you know that during the Roman era unsweetened barley bread was used as the wedding food and the groom would break the piece of bread in half over the brides head symbolizing “breaking of the bride’s virginal state and the subsequent dominance of the groom over her“ One of the most obvious symbolic traditions is the cake’s white color to symbolize virginity and purity. The wedding cake was originally known as the bride’s cake therefore the color white became common because the cake needed to reflect the bride. The cutting of the cake is a task full of symbolism. Continue reading “‘ The Wedding Cake ‘, la pièce de resistance…” »
Are you tired of the same ole’ standard table seating cards? I know I am! I’ve rounded up some new, fresh and “not so boring” ideas for you courtesy of Martha Stewart. Thank-you Martha!
Seating Cards in a bottle – This idea is not only clever, it is inexpensive and ideal for a beach-destination wedding.
I just love surfing the net and searching for new & fresh ideas. It’s always so inspiring; it’s like finding a little hidden treasure or secret. I’ve never been good at keeping secrets so why I created “Things We Love”. This blog feature is where I get to have fun and share all my “fab finds” with you. So be sure to log in often and check out what’s new and not so ordinary!