Foodie Friday: Churro Cheesecake

Churro Cheesecake

I’ve scouted out this recipe on Pinterest and could not wait to share it with you guys! One of my favourite food bloggers, The Recipe Critic, adapted it from Oh Bite It! I mean, how amazing are churros and cheesecake by themselves, but you add them together, and you’ve got something as delectably fabulous as baklava cheesecake!!

If you’re ready to add this fab dessert dish to your shower, rehearsal dinner, or reception buffet, then visit The Recipe Critic to see the full recipe and Preparation instructions!

Foodie Friday: Speculaas Cookies

Aren’t you just captivated by this cunning little cookies?! Found on Pinterest, this “Martha recipe” (Martha Stewart) these Speculaas Cookies, spiced and skewed would make the perfect addition to any dessert buffet at your reception, shower, or other wedding-related event!

What do you think about these delectably delicate little cookies?!

Pin this recipe!

View the original recipe on MarthaStewart.com!

Foodie Friday: Baklava Cheesecake

Here’s another goodie for your reception’s dessert buffet! Baklava Cheesecake! Turkish, Jewish, Eastern European, and foodie brides across the world unite! If you’re a cheesecake lover or a baklava lover, why not combine the two into the single FAB dessert?! I’m salivating just thinking about it! (I just realised that I’ve used an exclamation point in every sentence until now. You should be able to feel my joy.)

Visit Sprinkle Bakes, get the recipe, and have your baker whip up this delicacy for your special day!

Pin this recipe!

View the original recipe on SprinkleBakes.com!

Foodie Friday: Summer Berry Pudding

OK, so it’s not Friday, but it’s still time for a great wedding foodie recipe!

Today, we’re featuring this FAB and incredibly delicious Summer Berry Pudding recipe! Tracked down on Pinterest, this ultra British recipe hails from Cook Sister. This foodie pick also goes well with Monday’s Elegant Country Wedding theme. So if you’re having an English inspired wedding, Downton Abbey inspired wedding, or just want some bomb berry pudding at your reception, have your caterers whip up this delish dish and wow your guests! 

Pin this recipe!

View original recipe on Cook Sister! 

Foodie Friday: Laduree Vanilla Eclairs

I do know about you, but I have a MAJOR sweet tooth, especially for richly created pastries like this week’s Foodie Friday pick: Laduree Vanilla Eclairs. (Although I would prefer it in chocolate!) I scouted out this recipe on Pinterest, however, it hails originally from the Kitchen Wench blog by Ellie Won.

What a perfectly delectable dessert for your wedding festivities!

Pin this recipe!

View this recipe on Kitchen Wench!

Foodie Friday: Heart-Shaped Crème Brûlées

Now on Bloglovin!

OK, it’s official: DA Weddings’ first Foodie Friday! I’m excited! Aren’t YOU??

In the spirit of the fast-approaching Valentine’s Day, I’ve sought out these darling and delectable Heart-Shaped Crème Brûlées to share with you.

Baked by Susan Gage Caterers, these treats are PERFECT for a Valentine’s wedding!

See the original post here.

Pin it here!

Visit Susan Gage Caterers here.

WANTED: Annual March Guest Blog Campaign Participants

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That’s right, it’s that time again! I’m looking for wedding industry professionals to participate in DA Weddings second Annual March Guest Blog Campaign! Last year we had various pros from across the US, the UK, Canada, and France and this year we want YOU!

Who Can Participate??

  • Wedding Planners & Coordinators
  • Wedding & Food Stylists
  • Wedding Photographers & Videographers
  • Caterers & Bakers
  • Florists & Floral Designers
  • Gown & Accessory Designers, Ateliers, Boutiques, etc.
  • Calligraphers & Stationers
  • Luxury Transportation Reps
  • Wedding Bloggers
  • Ceremony, Reception, and Honeymoon Destinations & Venues
  • Wedding Registries
  • Hair & Make-Up Stylists
  • Wedding Budget & Finance Gurus
  • DJs, Musicians & Bands

Anyone in the industry is welcome as long as they can provide the details that will be mentioned below.

What Are You Looking For??

I’m looking for a short and sweet post that will be beneficial to brides and their grooms-to-be planning their weddings and even for those who take part in the wedding industry. (Note: DA Weddings only focuses on traditional weddings a.k.a weddings that involve one bride and one groom.) This is a great way to show readers what your particular company, entity, etc. does, but PLEASE don’t make it an ad or press release.

All posts that read like a mere advertisement will be refused.

Peruse through my blog to get a feel for the type of content. I also recommend doing a “March Guest Blog Campaign” word search (search option available at the bottom of my blog homepage) to glance at last year’s campaign posts.

I reserve to right to refuse any and all submissions that are not a good fit for DA Weddings without explanation.

Post Details

  • 300-500 Words
  • At least relevant HIGH QUALITY pictures to accompany your post
  • A short bio about you and or your company hyperlinked with your contact information
  • A portrait of yourself to run alongside the bio
  • The following details to be included in DA WeddingsWedding Vendor Index:
    • Your Name
    • Your Title
    • Company Name (hyperlinked with your company website or blog)
    • Street Address if Relevant
    • City, State, and Zip (zip or related only if relevant)
    • Contact Email
    • Facebook Page link (hyperlinked)
    • Contact Phone Number
    • Twitter Handle (hyperlinked)

ALL DOCUMENTS AND PICTURES MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ATTACHMENTS!!

Make all submissions to desiree@desireemmondesir.com.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for all submissions is February 15th, 11:59 pm EST. NO EXCEPTIONS unless prior communication is made and an agreeable other deadline is agreed upon.

How It Will Work

Monday-Friday of every week in March will be filled with your posts. The posts will be mixed up so that there will be a good variety for the readers. I will edit if necessary and upload all of the items to my blog. Your company information will remain in the Wedding Vendor Index until further notice.

If you have anymore questions, feel free to email me at desiree@desireemmondesir.com anytime!

Benefits of Participation

This was not only a wonderful, FREE marketing opportunity for all parties involved, but it is also a wonderful networking opportunity as well as a great way to learn about the specifics of each others’ particular wedding-related crafts.

I encourage you to “like” and comment on each other’s posts as well as to share them all on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest, Tumblr, and whatever other social media platforms you utilize.

Space allowing, industry professionals are welcome to submit more than one guest post.

If you’re not a writer, do the best you can and the rest I’ll take care of. I also run my own virtual writing and editing company so you need not worry.

I look forward to hearing from you all soon!

 

Desiree, xx

Valentines 101: Sweeties for Your Sweetie

With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, it’s time to start our Valentine’s Day mini-series starting with the sweets! No matter what particular colour scheme or style you lean towards, you’ll be sure to find sweets to match!    … Continue reading

Purchase Your Personalized Wedding Theme

OK y’all, I’ve got some EXCITING news for you all!  I am now offering personalized wedding themes for engaged brides and grooms!  This is perfect for people who:

  • Do not know what kind of theme they want.
  • Do not think they are creative enough to create a theme.
  • Do not feel they can style a wedding with a single theme.
  • Are planning the wedding themselves, yet need help deciding on a theme.

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 How It Works

After the client soon-to-be-bride and groom complete and submit a detailed, yet necessary Styling Questionnaire, then I’ll be able to produce you with up to 3 “perfectly-personalized” theme boards per application.  These theme boards will include a minimum of 5 photographs per board as well as the information (photographers, prices, websites, etc.) pertaining to each picture displayed.  This will enable to the couple to gain a good idea of costs, fashions, styles, vendors, etc. that will jump-start their wedding planning path.

To learn more about the nitty gritty details, click here!

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Let’s Get Started!

Whether you’re trying to have a unique bridal shower or planning a spectacle-of-a-wedding, I’m positive that I can provide you with the perfect wedding theme for your special day!  If you love DA Weddings, you will LOVE your personalized wedding theme!

To start the process, click here!

To see some of my favourite inspiration creations, click here!

Desiree, xx

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