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Top 6 ‘Wedd-tro’ Cake Trends for Spring 2015

2015 promises to bring unique flavors and a few wedding retro arrangements to the wedding cake game. While some styles will still lean more toward the classic and romantic side, others are quite creative and out of the box. Find your own personal style in one of these 6 emerging retro trends for weddings in the Spring of 2015. Read more

Office Party Etiquette

Let’s face it; when people get into groups things can get awkward. We have more ‘social connections’ in today’s modern world than ever before, however most people simply don’t know how to actually socialize. We speak with our coworkers, customers and clients on a daily basis, but for some reason we lose all common sense when it comes to company social gatherings. They can be tricky situations. How do you adequately balance the corporate world with a party atmosphere? Read more

Saras Pepparkakor

American Dream Cakes, Inc. sister company, Saras Pepparkakor, is about to make her grand debut at the Scandinavian Christmas Festival in Raleigh on December 6th! Saras Pepparkakor will specialize in traditional Swedish holiday sweets; the most important & well known being pepparkakor (gingerbread cookie). Although a traditional pepparkakor shares many similar ingredients as an American gingerbread, they are completely different cookies. Read more

Why Pie?

Ever wondered why we wait all year to dive into a huge slice of pumpkin pie? With a golden brown crust, bright orange custard filling, and nice cool dollop of whipped cream. It is the perfect ending to a wonderful, family meal. But did you know that perfect slice of pie is a relatively new tradition? Read more

Traveling with Baked Goods

The holiday travel season is coming quickly. If you are anything like us, we are constantly traveling back and forth to holiday parties with baked goods in tow. Everything from cakes, cookies, and tortes to dipped pretzels, fudge, and sweet breads get carefully packaged on plates covered with foil or in tacky plastic containers and gently placed on the floorboards. Read more

13 Halloween Fun Facts – Part 1

Today, Halloween is celebrated as a night to dress up in costume and collect and eat as much candy as possible. However, for over 2,000 years Halloween (known originally as All Hallows Eve) signaled the Celtic New Year. In Irish folklore it was the night that all those who passed away during the previous year were able to roam the earth. Some of our current traditions have their roots in these Irish folktales, while others did not evolve until the early 1900s. Check out the first part of our list of 13 Halloween Fun Facts. Then stay tuned for the next later this week. Read more

13 Halloween Fun Facts – Part 2

We are going to look at the rest of our list of 13 Halloween Fun Facts. We hope you have enjoyed them so far, and we know these will entertain you as well! Read more

Your Wedding Life Preserver

Imagine this: Two days before your perfectly planned wedding a fire breaks out at your reception hall burning it to the ground, the pipes burst in your apartment ruining your wedding gown, and your fiancé’s great aunt that raised him since birth has fallen ill and is now in the hospital. Worst case scenario right? Read more

Copyrights and Copy-Cakes: Know the Risks

Preparing for a ‘Frozen’ party or ‘Mickey Mouse’ event? Wait, have you asked Walt about that?

It’s actually pretty simple to get permission from media companies to use a character for a private event. And understanding the risks you assume if you don’t get that permission is important. Let’s take a look at how you can keep your theme idea, make that grand cake, and do so without legal troubles for you or your cake decorator. Read more

What Wedding Cake Topper Suits You?

What Wedding Cake Topper Suits You

Wedding cakes have had toppers for hundreds of years, but how the tradition started is a subject cloaked in mystery. Read more