Sparklers create a grand exit -- the next best thing to fireworks! Make it easy for guests by providing buckets of sparklers. Line walkway with lit votive candles so guests can easily light their sparklers.
20 Details Every Bride Forgets... Hanger for dress, reserved seating, pack phone charger, pack wedding night bag, change last name, bring cash for tips, get a passport, write thank-you speech, assign someone to gifts, arrange transportation, someone to hold onto your dress, an emergency day-of kit, eat dinner + cake, feed bridal party morning of, "just married" sign, give gifts to bridal party, bring cake cutter, something old/new/borrowed/blue, an itinerary, enjoy the day!
Crab Cake Hush Puppies from Southern Living. Serve these Crab Cake Hush Puppies with your favorite rémoulade or cocktail sauce for tasty appetizers. http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/crab-cake-hush-puppies-50400000120563/
Mint rose ruffle cake - All fondant mint rose ruffle bridal shower cake. The ruffling took 8 hours, due to a couple of false starts. I used the lovely Sharon Wee ruffle tutorial. This is my second cake with this technique, and the first try on a double barrel cake.