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8 Houston Wedding Cakes We Love, Plus Cookies!

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Photo: Ama by Aisha | Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections

In the world of Houston wedding cakes, pretty much anything goes. Geodesic crystal cakes. Chalkboard surface cakes. Hand painted cakes. Metallic cakes that look like they have been dipped in pure gold. You want it for your wedding? Houston’s top wedding cake designers can do it, as our current fave designs, below, show. Oh–and they taste just as good as they look! Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Chic Modern Wedding Venue: The Westin At The Woodlands

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Venue: The Westin at The Woodlands | Photo: Joan Tilton Photography
All the tranquil green loveliness of The Woodlands, but with a sophisticated, urban-chic edge: That’s The Westin at The Woodlands. We’re turning our spotlight on this versatile, modern wedding venue this week, and all it has to offer Houston couples!
Dreaming of an elegant rooftop wedding with shimmering skyline views?

The Westin at The Woodlands can accommodate your vision, and make your sunset or starlight ceremony a picture-perfect reality.

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Venue: The Westin at The Woodlands | Photo: Marco Wang Photography
Looking for a ballroom to accommodate all of your most-loved family members, friends and associates?

The Westin at The Woodlands has a handful of beautiful indoor wedding reception spaces to choose from. You’ll also get the unique advantage of a dedicated wedding coordinator, and a culinary staff who’ll make sure your guests enjoy a superb dining experience, whether you opt for small plates and wine pairings, interactive stations or a classic sit-down reception dinner.

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Venue: The Westin at The Woodlands | Photo: The Cotton Collective
Envisioning a destination-like wedding experience, without the challenges of destination travel?

The Westin at The Woodlands is the perfect spot to gather all of your guests, both out-of-towners and Houston locals, for a full weekend of wedding fun! Guests can take their pick of luxurious rooms and suites, and, in their leisure hours, enjoy craft cocktails poolside at the hotel’s swank Como Social Club, authentic regional Italian cuisine at Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen, and awesome shopping, waterside lounging and more, in the hotel’s Woodlands Waterway location. Have your rehearsal dinner and post-wedding brunch in totally distinct, beautiful spaces, without ever leaving the property! The Westin at The Woodlands can help you plan every detail, for an amazing resort-style wedding experience, just a short drive from downtown Houston. Contact The Westin’s wedding pros today to schedule your tour, and find out for yourself all that this beautifully appointed modern wedding venue has to offer. And make sure to tell them you found them at Weddings in Houston!

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Gifts for Grooms, Dad and Groomsmen

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Photo: Ama by Aisha

With Father’s Day and wedding season just around the corner, we’ve got gifts for grooms on the brain. While cuff links (like these beauties) and flasks are traditional can’t-go-wrong choices, they’re not the only options out there. Here are our current picks for useful mementos for groomsmen, guy-friendly welcome bag favors, thank-you’s for Dad, and gifts for your groom-to-be.

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Texas Renaissance Festival Wedding Tours Are Here!

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Venue: Texas Renaissance Festival | Photo: Steven David
Festival season is upon us…and there’s no festival with more wedding cred than the one-and-only Texas Renaissance Festival! See for yourself just how magical this extraordinary Texas wedding location is by attending one of the festival’s official spring or summer wedding tours. Read on for dates, details and FAQ’s about royal weddings in a 16th-century English village setting unlike anything else you’ve experienced.

2019 Texas Renaissance Festival wedding tours take place on the following dates:

  • Saturday, June 8
  • Saturday, July 20
  • Saturday, August 10

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8 Delicious Houston Wedding Cakes & Desserts

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Photo: Betsy Elizabeth Photography | Cake: Wink By Erica

If wedding cakes and sweet treats are on the menu for your reception, bridal shower or pre-wedding parties, we’ve got eight ideas from Houston’s A-list bakers to make your celebration even sweeter!

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