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5 Ideas for a Star Wars Themed Wedding

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 | Filed under: Themed Wedding, Wedding Cakes, wedding themes | author: By Keith Sly,    

Star-Wars-WeddingLuke, feel the Force!  Rather than planning a generic wedding celebration, many engaged couples crave a unique experience they can cherish for a lifetime. An emerging wedding trend that continues to gain popularity involves incorporating a theme centered on beloved movie franchises. If you and your fiancée are Star Wars fans, then it’s a match made in heaven or in outer space! With such a big franchise with larger than life characters and imagery, it may be tough to decide what to include. From Stormtrooper helmets and lightsabers to Ewok costumes, the possibilities are endless. Luckily, the Manor has some ideas to start planning your wedding in a galaxy far, far away.
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Best of Wedding Cakes

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | Filed under: Cutting the Cake, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Trends | author: By Iwan Stoev,    

Best of Wedding CakesOn your wedding day, your reception is the place to celebrate your marriage with all of your loved ones. For many brides, months of planning also means paying attention to your health and weight to ensure you look extra ravishing on your big day. This also makes for an anticipated day of finally indulging and tasting your wedding cake. Why is a wedding cake important? How many fillings do you choose? When do you cut it? What style do you choose? To create a scrumptious cake and special cake-cutting event during your wedding reception, we’ve stirred up popular past blogs and baked you something truly special- our Best of Guide to Wedding Cakes.
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Wedding Trend: Cupcakes vs. Wedding Cake

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Wedding Cakes, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Cupcake vs CakeDeciding on the flavor of the wedding cake is a minor feat in regards to the entire scope of your wedding planning; often the yummy cake-tasting adventure makes up for it. But today, couples can jump on the bandwagon by offering your guest’s alternatives to the traditional tiered, butter cream frosted, wedding cake. With artisan varieties in all flavors and textures, a hot new trend fresh out of the oven and on to your wedding dessert table are cupcakes! And these cupcakes are not your average Funfetti or Betty Crocker brand. The wedding planners at The Manor dish on the benefits of serving this decadent dessert at your upcoming wedding.
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Wedding Trends 2016: Wedding Cakes

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Filed under: Wedding Cakes, Wedding Dinner, Wedding Trends 2016 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding CakesOur wedding couples have brought into our wedding ballrooms some spectacular cakes over the years, and we must say that the 2015 wedding cakes have been especially superb in design (and taste, judging by our many wedding guests’ rave reviews!)

The huge, towering wedding cakes of the past have been brought down to four or five tiers this year, each spectacular decorated as standout focal points in our wedding ballroom, with specialty lighting illuminating them. So they really are quite breathtaking as part of the initial Wow Factor when guests walk into the room.

We looked ahead at some of the leading wedding cake trends for 2016, and we still see that the four- or five-tier wedding cake is in high demand. Here are some additional wedding cake trends to inspire you: Read more…

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