Amazing Wedding

One of my husband’s colleagues married this past Saturday night. He comes from Texas where a large community of physicians from India settled and reared their families beginning in the sixties and seventies. When we received the invitation, we quickly visited the bride and groom’s wedding website to learn about the various traditions and ceremonies […]

Cookie Recipe Resource Continued

Just  in case you missed out on the wedding trend and celebration idea of having a  homemade cookie buffet, check out more suggested recipes! From the eighties, the 1982 cookie of the year “Chocolate Meringue Biscuits’” recipe appeals to me!   From the nineties, the cookie of the year, 1997’s, “Chocolate Coconut Squares’” recipe appeals to […]

Cookie Recipe Resource

If you loved the wedding trend of having a homemade cookie buffet instead of a wedding cake, check out Gourmet Magazine’s “Favorite Cookies 1941-2008!”  Sixty-eight favorite recipes, one from each year will certainly give you great ideas for the cookie buffet. Remember, you can use these welcome and delicious dessert ideas for any celebration. The […]

Wedding Controversy

Usually wedding controversy stems from expectations of the bride’s family and expectations of the groom’s family being very different. Recently, one of my coworkers at Storkie forwarded to me a link to Trash the Dress about wedding gown trashing. Yes, if you never heard of it, the wedding gowns that are worn only to the […]

Back to Tradition

Sometimes an old tradition becomes a new trend! In some parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio, a wedding is not complete without a massive cookie buffet with homemade cookies traditionally baked, brought, and presented by members of the bride’s family. According to an article in Gourmet Magazine the custom of having a cookie buffet at a […]