Top This!

If you’re having a wedding cake for your special day, I’m sure you’ve put some thought into what the cake topper might be, right?

Back in the day they used to use plastic bells or silk flowers to adorn the top of their cake, but nowadays the choices are endless. It’s bad enough that you have to decide on the size and height, flavour, colour, and texture of your cake, but now, you’ve also got to decide on what to top it all off with.

Toppers can be traditional or unique, vintage or modern, or can match your theme, colour or your personalities. Popular toppers are monograms and Bride & Groom figurines.

Here are some wedding cake toppers we like.

The Bobble Head Bride & Groom – custom made to look like you!
Love this just because it’s Disney!
Weddingstar’s “Kissing Couple” topper. 
Your names woven into wire. Can be found on

Willow Tree’s “Promise” cake topper.
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Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

This past Sunday I hosted a Baby Shower for my Sister-in-law (SIL) Shannon and my nephew Cole. In a previous post I’d mentioned how I was tossing around ideas for a theme and then finally decided, but wanted to keep it a secret. The theme was baseball!  My SIL plays and umpires, and the sport has always been played by my Dad (Pops) and my brother (Cole’s Dad).

The invitations were made to look like ticket stubs and even had one of our favourite quotes from a baseball movie; Field of Dreams -“If you build it, he will come.”

Guests were treated to a lunch of hotdogs, nachos with cheese, an aray of salads and cupcakes (baked by yours truly).

For the favour we had a Candy Buffet with baseball treats like caramel corn, peanuts, pretzels, gum, gummies, pepperettes and Baby Ruth chocolate bars! Guests could fill up small paper bags with their choice of treats to take home.

Instead of a guest book we asked guests to sign a baseball as a memento.

Shannon and Cole were surrounded by many family and friends and I think that everyone had a great time. Cole was spoiled!! Shown here is the little cutie with a ‘big boy’ hat from Roots given with love from my Aunt Bev.

Congrats once again Jack & Shannon on the birth of baby Cole!

It was a pleasure hosting the shower for you.

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Saturday’s Soiree

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of assisting Kelly & Mike with their wedding.

Kelly had contacted me in December when we were offering $100 off Day of Coordination Services.

Kelly is the type of Bride that wanted a Planner onsite so that she didn’t have to worry about managing her bridal party, family and friends. She also didn’t want to worry about logistics like décor set-up and the very important timeline. Kelly works for an insurance company, so everyday in her career she’s looking after others, so she wanted to make sure that her day was all about her and Mike…and it was!

Congrats to Kelly & Mike for planning and hosting a fabulous wedding! The colour scheme was black, white and champagne with traces of damask and lace. Kelly & Mike had their reception at The Burlington Convention Centre – the staff there is fabulous and the food was well served and very tasty! The wedding cake was stunning and Kelly even surprised Mike with a Groom’s cake (hot new trend alert!!) because of his love of soccer. The weather was beautiful and there were only a few minor issues that arose throughout the day- which is bound to happen, it’s all part of executing a major event. Thankfully, Samantha my Assistant for the day and myself were ready for almost anything.

What are some things we helped make better and less stressful for Kelly & Mike?

– held onto the rings until the ceremony
– pinned boutonnières on the lapels of all bridal party members
– distributed payment for the musicians at the ceremony
– provided a forgetful bridesmaid with her bouquet at photo shoot
– photocopied vehicle permit for photo location for limo
– managed set-up at reception venue (decorator and serving staff)

– placed favours on all place settings

– alphabetized name cards
– set up guest book, money box, etc
– set up cake table & Groom’s cake table

– organized bridal party for main entrance
– coordinated with DJ for sound and lighting
– made sure Bride’s requested brand of wine was being served
– quickly put a halt to the sound of the speech from the next hall coming through our banquet speakers
And so on and so on……

Brides – things will happen on your wedding day that you didn’t expect or plan for. Having a Planner onsite can help these types of issues disappear quickly and effortlessly on your part. Your task for the day is to be the Bride and enjoy every moment with your husband.

The Bride’s Butler wishes Kelly & Mike all the best in their new beginning together. Thanks again for allowing us to be a part of your very special day.
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Congratulations Kelly _ Mike!!

I couldn’t post my usual ‘5 day’ blog post yesterday because I was executing Day of Coordination services for my client Kelly. She and her hubby Mike had a fabulous sunny day for their wedding and were surrounded by many friends and family wishing them much love and happiness.

Here’s a sneak peak from their exquisite wedding.
I’ll write more about their event next post.

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