Saddlerock Ranch Wedding

February 10th, 2012

I am so excited to share this absolutely GORGEOUS wedding we were lucky enough to be a part of!  It was just featured on Style Me Pretty and they described all the details of the wedding perfectly…

“Vibrant doesn’t even begin to describe this cultural beauty crafted by Events of Love and Splendor and captured by The Image is Found! Oh no, this fête would need a completely new adjective for all of us to fully grasp the lovely that is this behind the take.your.breath.away details and florals whipped up by R. Jack Balthazar. And I haven’t even mentioned the masterpiece by the cake queens at the Sweet and Saucy Shop – it’s pin-worthy perfection. The entire affair is completely stop and gawk gorgeous. So stop and gawk I shall, maybe for an embarrassing amount of time, because a wedding this new adjective worthy doesn’t come around every day.”

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How stunning are these photos…

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I was blown away by the attention to detail and decor…the vibrant colors were simply amazing!

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We of course did a full mini dessert bar with lots of bright pops of color and yummy desserts.

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For the wedding cake we wanted it to be bold and really stand out so we used lots of bright colors and then detailed it with gold…I’m in love!

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Thanks so much for letting us be a party of your special day Vipula & Dan!

My Maternity Photos!!!

February 7th, 2012

Well I have been waiting and waiting to share these photos with you and I am so happy to finally be able to!  This past year has been one of the best years of my life as my husband and I have been preparing to welcome our little baby girl, Blake Eileen Brandon, into the family!  I am writing this post at 5am having been awake already with little blake’s wiggling and hiccups (her favorite thing to do inside my belly) since 3am, but I have never been filled with more joy!  I thank that Lord for the special gift He is giving to us and am counting down the days (1 month left) until little blake arrives!

My dear friend Carlie, from Gabriel Ryan Photographers, took our maternity photos and I really don’t think I would’ve picked anyone else to do it…she captured everything perfectly and these photos are something I will treasure for the rest of my life…thanks Carlie!  We were also lucky enough to be featured on the blog, Onto Baby, my new obsession these past few months, so you can check out their full post here!

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As many of my friends and family members will tell you I certainly am doing my fair share of shopping for my little girl…I just can’t stop myself when I see tiny clothes and shoes!  Yes I know she probably will only wear those shoes for half a second, but they have made me smile so much already and her tiny feet aren’t even in them yet!

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My sweet hubby Tim has been the best partner ever to go through this pregnancy with…I will cherish every memory of him talking to little blake in my belly and seeing the joy on his face as he talks about all his future plans with his little girl.  She is one lucky lady to have such an amazing daddy!

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Of course we had to do a couple wardrobe changes…just in case my pregnant and ever changing body didn’t look so good in one outfit :) Thankfully Carlie is a master at what she does and made all my outfits work!

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Well this is the first of many cakes I will get to design for my little girl…just wait till your first birthday blake, mommy will make sure and go all out!

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Well thank you so much for stopping by my blog and sharing in this amazing time with us…we can’t wait to share more photos in the months to come of our little girl!

Valentine’s Day Desserts @ Sweet & Saucy Shop

February 7th, 2012

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we ladies over at Sweet & Saucy Shop are definitely baking up some delicious and adorable desserts that will make all of your loved ones feel warm and fuzzy inside!  On our last post we shared our Valentine’s Day cake lollipops that we are now shipping nationwide and even did a fun giveaway.  I’m happy to announce the lucky winner of the cake pops is Mary!  Thanks so much Mary for your comment and we can’t wait to ship the cake pops off to you!

You still have time to order your box of cake lollipops and get them shipped off so just visit our site www.sweetandsaucypops.com.  If you live in the SoCal area though and want to stop in for other Valentine’s Day goodies we have you covered there too.  We have everything from delicate french macarons to gorgeously decorated Valentine’s Day sugar cookies!  All the photos are below and pricing info too!  We do get very busy on Valentine’s Day over at the bakery so if you  want some goodies, we recommend calling or emailing us your order ahead of time just so you get exactly what you want :)  We will definitely have desserts the day of, though, for those of you who are last minute gift buyers!

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5 French Macarons in box w/Valentine’s Bow & Tag – $10
1 French Macarons in box w/Valentine’s Bow & Tag – $2.75

Single Red Velvet Mason Jar Dessert w/Wooden Spoon, Valentine’s Bow & Tag – $5

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Small Red Valentine’s Basket w/Tag – $20
· (6) Cake pops (assorted flavors)
Small Brown Valentine’s Basket w/Tag – $20
·         (3) Cake pops (assorted holiday flavors)
·         (5) French Macarons, assorted holiday flavors
· (1) Small Heart Sugar Cookie

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Small Wooden Box w/French Macarons & Lg. Cupcake Cookie w/Valentine’s  Tag – $15

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2 Bagged Cake Lollipops w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $6.50
3 Bagged Cake Lollipops w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $9
4 Bagged Cake Lollipops w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $11.50

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Custom Cake Lollipop Box (12 pack) – $32, (24) – $60

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1 Bagged Cake Lollipops w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $3.50
2 Bagged Cake Lollipops w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $6.50

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1 Boxed Cake Lollipop w/Valentine’s  Bow & Tag – $4.50

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Large Decorated Cupcake Cookie & Small Heart Cookie Bagged w/Valentine’s  Tag – $9
Large Decorated Heart Sugar Cookies Bagged w/Valentine’s  Tag – $5.50
Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!

Valentine’s Day Cake Lollipops – Shipping Nationwide, Plus a GIVEAWAY!!!

February 4th, 2012

So sorry for the lack of posts lately…sadly my computer situation hasn’t been the best these days.  Our house had a home invasion/burglary a couple weeks ago where our house computer was stolen (good news though the police caught them & it was returned a week later) and then just last week my main computer for work and personal had the hard drive bomb.  Needless to say I cried about it and now it is off awaiting analysis and I am left without a computer, photos, but with lots of anxiety :(  Well enough about my sob story…life is moving along and I am almost at the end of my pregnancy…yippee!  My little girl is due March 8th and I can barely wait for her to arrive! Here is a little sneak peak of me and two of my pregnant girlfriends, Heather & Ashlyn from Carter & Cook, from my baby shower…more photos to come soon!

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With lots of love in the air and happy thoughts floating around I thought I would share our yummy and adorably cute cake lollipops that we are doing for Valentine’s Day.  You can either come into the shop to buy them in person or you can now visit our new website…www.sweetandsaucypops.com and purchase them online and ship them anywhere in the US.  If you want them in time for Valentine’s Day definitely check out the shipping details on our website and order early so you can have them for your special someone!  We have two different size boxes, a 12 pack for $32 or a 24 pack for $60.  We also came up with two different designs.  The yummy flavors we are featuring for both Valentine’s Day boxes are a mix of Red Velvet, Brownie, Strawberry, and Vanilla!

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I hope you like the cake lollipops and custom packaging as much as I do! To sweeten up this post a little bit we will be giving away one 12 pack of Valentine’s Day pops to a lucky winner!  The giveaway ends Monday night, the 6th and to enter you just have to leave a comment saying that you either shared the link on Twitter and/or Facebook…each gets you one entry into the contest!

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Thanks so much for checking out our Valentine’s Day post and our new website www.sweetandsaucypops.com!  We will be posting more of our Valentine’s Day treats that you can pick up in store very soon!

Crew’s Ombre Surf 1st Birthday Party

January 2nd, 2012

To start off the New Year right I thought I would blog one of my favorite kid’s parties yet!  My sweet friend and photographer Ashley Rose’s little boy, Crew, turned 1 this year and I was lucky enough to be a part of this amazing party!  Ashley is a super mom and basically did all of the design, decorating, projects, etc for the whole day!

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Some of my best girlfriends Elizabeth and Karrie from Posh Paperie created the fabulous invitations and the Wedding Chicks made these adorable printed bags!

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How cute is this cereal and breakfast bar…

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Chocolate milk shot glasses anyone :)

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For Crew’s birthday desserts we went with the ombre blue color scheme and added some surf themed touches to the desserts.

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I love this new ombre buttercream technique that we have been doing at the shop and thought it would be perfect for Crew’s cake…it’s modern, clean, and bold.  We added a fondant surfboard and some gold fish to the bottom of the cake and voila! Ashley also rented this fab table from Found Vintage Rentals!

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We created some ombre blue cake lollipops and added mini shark fins to the tops of them.  For the bottom of the dish I thought it would be fun put the gold fish again.

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We then did some mini cupcakes, vanilla panna cotta shot glasses tinted blue, and chocolate dipped ombre rice crispy treats!

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Here is the cutie digging into his cake….love these photos!

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog and Happy New Year!

sTORIbook Weddings Episode Tonight: A Marie Antoinette Wedding

December 27th, 2011

A couple months back we had the pleasure of doing two of the weddings for Tori & Dean’s new show sTORIbook Weddings and we are excited to announce that the final wedding we worked on with them is airing for the first time TONIGHT December 27th at 10/9c on the Oxygen Network.  I have to say that this is my favorite wedding yet that we got to be a part of and we made a TON of desserts and cakes for it! The theme was Marie Antoinette and we pulled out all the stops for it.  I even had a fun time filming a private cake tasting at Tori & Dean’s house for the bride and groom, which will be on the show tonight too.

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We created a 5 tier dusty blue cake with lots of gold accents that was set on a table all by itself…

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Heavenly Blooms created the over-the-top gorgeous flowers for the big wedding day!

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Like I said, we pulled out all the stops for the grand mini dessert table that had multiple single tier decorated cakes as well.

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The Vibiana was the perfect location for this over the top gorgeous wedding and provided such a lovely backdrop for our table.

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I loved the color scheme for this wedding and it was so fun to incorporate it into our desserts…the blue and gold worked perfectly for this french macaron tower.

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Tori & Dean did a fabulous job of decorating the whole venue!  I loved the table set up and details…

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Can you say over the top luxury!

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Thanks so much for checking out our desserts and we hope that you tune in tonight to see the full episode!


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