sorry no posts in awhile …

March 30, 2010 § Leave a comment

I see from the little stats tracker on the blog dashboard that a lot of people visited the last few days … I know what that means … Time to start regularly updating this thing so our guests aren’t bored!

Eric and I spent the weekend mostly in the car.

Yes, in the car. On Friday night Eric, his brother Chris and his date Meredith, and I drove to Knoxville, “rested” in maybe the grossest hotel room ever, then finished our way to Atlanta for Kristina and Matt’s wedding. It was a beautiful wedding and I know I had a lot of fun, especially in all the dancing! Lyn took some great pictures of all of us, but I don’t have all of my fab soon-to-be-mother-in-law’s pictures yet, so here’s a sneak peek from the beginning of the night:

chris = photographer?

silly.

hmm, a bit blurry

meredith, chris, and eo

GENNA!!! (and john)

These were all before the ceremony … tomorrow brings the fun pictures.

And yes, we drove home on Sunday. Talk about dedicated employees!!!

-kt

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inspiration #4

March 12, 2010 § Leave a comment

First order of business: Sorry we haven’t been around. Not much planning activity has occurred in a few weeks and I just got back from a quick trip to Orlando to run race have fun in Disney World with Amanda. Fun definitely was had and I am thankful I no longer have to pretend I was in training. (I’ll post pics soon – and don’t worry Amanda, you’ll have them this weekend!)

Anyway, tomorrow is a fun planning activity, probably the one I was most looking forward to of all the planning activities (minus the dress, of course.)

The Cake!

Oh, I love cake. I believe it is the breakfast of champions, the perfect complement to coffee. Though it can also count as the lunch, dinner, snack, or dessert of said champions too. Not that I would know.

Like many things about the wedding, the cake is something I had clear-cut ideas about. It was going to be a funky, colorful, fondant-covered masterpiece with uneven layers and really graphic designs.

Exhibits A through C:

And like so many things about the wedding, what I thought I wanted is in fact, not what I want at all.

While I appreciate that these are interesting and very beautiful, they’re leaving me a bit cold. It somehow doesn’t feel like me and Eric at all! Plus, I wouldn’t want to put my lovely owl cake toppers on top of these modern marvels would I?

While researching everything wedding, the cake comes up a lot. Now-a-days, it seems there’s a lot more flexibility when it comes to the cake. You can choose something modern like those above. You can choose cupcakes. You can choose to not have cake. You can choose pie. You can choose candies or cookies or whatever.

You can also choose white.

Never in a million years would I think I wanted a white buttercream wedding cake. How boring! I would’ve retorted.

Exhibit D:

Lovely. Exhibit E:

Bad picture (from a mag) but … swoon.

I think my little owls will look right at home! Now where can I ride my bike tomorrow after cake fest 2010?

-kt

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