Food & Drink

WEDDING TRADITION – CUTTING THE CAKE

February 15th, 2015

Some people want a traditional wedding, others want to break from tradition and do something different. The problem is that there are so many traditions it is very difficult to either break or follow them all but cutting the cake is one that most people follow. I’ve said before, I love cake and especially wedding […]

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RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT WEDDING – SECRET RECIPE TO CHOOSING A CATERER

February 12th, 2015

Wedding catering should be much higher up the list of priorities than they currently are. So many brides and grooms pick their venue based on the aesthetic of the bricks and mortar, surrounding gardens and geographic accessibility. All very valid reasons to choose a spot to celebrate a marriage but remember that the celebration usually […]

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YOU’RE ENGAGED NOW WHAT? DIET

February 5th, 2015

Listen I’m not a size zero loving freak here and if you don’t want to loose wait for your wedding then you shouldn’t diet but for those of you that think you will diet before the wedding – start early. When I say diet I don’t mean some fad-tastic craze that’s sweeping the celebrity press. […]

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SCRUMMY CAKES – TIPS ON CHOOSING A WEDDING CAKE

January 27th, 2015

One of the main attractions and key traditions of your wedding day is the cutting of the cake. Your guests gather around to watch you the bride and groom cutting the cake. The photographer moves in to capture this special moment. All eyes are on you and the cake, lenses are pointing in your direction […]

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IT’S PIE TIME FOR THE WEDDING BREAKFAST

January 23rd, 2015

Pie is back on the menu for the wedding breakfast. You’re planning the living daylights out of your wedding, booking venues organising flowers and choosing cakes, there’s no stopping you. The only time you break away from wedding inspiration on Pinterest and making DIY invitations is for a menu tasting. The menu choices can sometimes be […]

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STICKY FINGERS – DIY WEDDING SWEET CART

January 12th, 2015

Having set the wedding budget you might be looking for ways to reduce some of the non-essentials. Sounds like DIY wedding time – how to make your own sweet cart.   If there weren’t enough things to worry about when planning for your wedding, favours, flowers, entertainment, and the rest. Throw a sweet cart into […]

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HOW DO YOU CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING COCKTAIL? BY COLOUR, OF COURSE

December 23rd, 2014

Christmas is a time when you are likely to have more spirits knocking about the house, making the festive season the perfect time to test out a selection of cocktails for your wedding. So between family engagements, midnight mass and winter weddings, hit the drinks cabinet dust off your mixology skills – this is wedding […]

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GREEN WEDDING

November 24th, 2014

If you’re feeling a little bit green, and I don’t mean around the gills, although the challenge to find the perfect wedding dress, florist or whatnots can leave you feeling a little sick from time to time. By green I mean more of an eco type thing. Anyway, if you’re feeling a little green and […]

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DON’T BOTTLE IT

October 16th, 2014

I’d rather have a bucket of ice water poured over me than stop drinking for a month, although that makes me sound like I’ve got a problem. It also makes me a charity snob. Macmillan’s Go Sober for October is a worthy campaign run by the cancer support charity, and for those of you that […]

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PIECE OF CAKE

July 20th, 2014

They can be pretty expensive and people rarely eat it. What is the point of a wedding cake? There’s always a big kerfuffle about ‘the cutting of the cake’. A crowd gathers with cameras at the ready and the professional photographer is always alert waiting for this ritual to be performed, often at the bemusement […]

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