Ahem, gentlemen, take notice: “What struck me about Matt’s online dating profile were his adorable smile (and dimples!), his ambition, and the fact that he was holding a puppy.” That’s what Marjorie initially thought of the man who would eventually become her husband. “Matt had moved to Houston for his residency at Texas Children’s Hospital after completing medical school at the University of Southern California,” she notes. “He did not know a single soul upon moving here, so he immediately signed up for online dating. I moved to Houston that same summer to intern at Texas Children’s Hospital while working on my MBA through Baylor University. Some friends of mine encouraged me to give eHarmony a try.” And there you have it. After eventually jetting back to California to retrieve his great-great-grandmother’s ring, then privately asking Marjorie’s dad for her hand in marriage, Matt popped the question in front of both sets of parents. He was, we’re happy to report, blessed with a hearty, “YES!!” The couple’s California Texas wedding at The Petroleum Club Of Houston paid homage to the bride’s and groom’s backgrounds, especially with the food: fish tacos and In-N-Out burgers for his, beef tenderloin and “Texas margaritas” for hers. Click here to read the rest of this post »
One of the absolute hottest acts on the Houston wedding music scene is also one of the hottest bands around, period.
If you’ve heard all the recent buzz about Emerald City Band, it’s with good reason: This incredible music outfit sizzles. No–it SCORCHES. With a client list that includes everyone from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, to the Super Bowl, to the White House (yes, THAT White House), this nationally renowned super group has rocked some of the highest-profile weddings in the country. And they wanna rock yours. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Winnie Couture Fall 2018 is all about effortless elegance.
For effortlessness, look for comfortable, wearable A-line dress silhouettes, feather-light layers of tulle, diaphanous overlays and soft, supple lace. This Fall 2018 wedding collection’s elegance is expressed with intricate moonstone and sterling beading, which add luminous sparkle and shimmer. What do we love about this Winnie Couture collection? Pretty much everything, y’all. But what we love most is that it lends itself to such an array of styling options, from super glamorous to relaxed boho chic. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Make fun signature cocktails a part of your wedding celebration with these delish wedding cocktail recipes from Capitol Beverage Service! This awesome Houston bar and beverage company will work hand in hand with you to craft one of these fabulous options, or a signature cocktail of your own design. Choose your spirit, pick your favorite mixers, and come up with a personalized name for your drink. It’s all in the name of celebration…and there’s no celebration more important than your wedding day. Cheers, y’all! Click here to read the rest of this post »
Our favorite unique wedding cakes are cakes that give a nod to tradition, but with a brilliant creative twist.
Houston wedding bakery Cakes By Gina is one of the city’s top experts in unique wedding cakes. That’s because they turn out cakes for style-minded couples who want the very best in both aesthetic appeal and decadent flavor. This top Houston wedding bakery’s cakes are in high demand for super-elegant, formal weddings. But they’re just as popular among edgier couples with a taste for…the unusual.
A bit of Cakes By Gina history for y’all:
Launched in 2003, Cakes By Gina started as a small Houston bakery with a passionate cake-maker at its helm. In 2008, after winning over scores of Houston wedding couples with her extraordinary wedding cake designs, Gina Guttierez moved her operations to bigger digs. But she’s maintained her personalized relationships with the countless couples who seek out her expertise.
Looking for a stunning wedding cake and/or a sculpted, themed groom’s cake that’ll have your guests saying, “WOW”?
Schedule your Cakes By Gina appointment to create your own “I can’t believe my eyes” cakes and elegant specialty wedding desserts. Gina and her crew are eager to hear from you, and help you turn your decadent cake dreams into dazzling cake reality!