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Ways to Incorporate Local Food Traditions into Your Wedding Menu

Hi there! It’s beautiful in Vieques right now.  Almost feels like an Indian summer day in November back in DC.  It’s breezy and cool, but fantastic on the beach in the daytime.  I wish I had more playtime to sit in the sun! Some wedding couples want to have “local” flavor in their wedding menus, and […]

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Did Somebody Say Cupcakes? Oh Wait, EVERYBODY Is Saying Cupcakes this Year!

Hey Everybody! Cupcakes are in.  They are not the “new pink.”  Nor are they the “new orange.”  They’re more like brown — not quite as classic as black but definitely a versatile favorite we all work into our wardrobes now.  Am I making any sense?  My point is that every other one of my brides […]

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The Great Cake Hunt of 2007 — What a Long Sweet Trip It’s Been!

Hi everybody! I’ve been very sad because my favorite baker, Colleen Burke at the Sidestreet Bakery in Vieques, retired earlier this year. Her cakes were beautiful and tasty and everybody loved them. Her prices were reasonable. I never wanted to work with anybody else.

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Cupcakes and Ice Cream and Yodels — Oh My! Fun Wedding Cake Alternatives to Consider for Your Island Wedding

Hola Brides and Grooms! Last blog we talked about wedding cakes, specifically fondant versus buttercream frosting. Today we’re going to talk about alternatives to serving your guests a traditional wedding cake.

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How to Get the Wedding Cake You Want, and Eat It Too!

I’ve been avoiding this blog topic because I wanted to do it when I had something chocolate in the house to eat after I wrote it. Finally, chocolate chip cookies — so we can safely discuss wedding cake and alternative options for wedding cake in the Caribbean.

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