Fairytale Castle Bat Mitzvah in New York

Castle Bat Mitzvah NY What girl has never dreamed of being a princess in a castle, complete with a dashing prince to court her favor? Minus the prince, Maya’s bat mitzvah delivered on all the fairytale elements. Her stunning bat mitzvah was held at the Reid Castle at Manhattanville College in Westchester, NY.  Photography by Luciebelle Photography. READ MORE ......

Jewish Temple Wedding in Minneapolis

Jewish Wedding Bank Location

“Maybe you’ll meet the woman you are going to marry today,” a friend of Steve’s joked as they walked along the golfing green at a benefit. Steve laughed and shook his head. He had other things to think about. Being the Assistant Minority Representative in the MN house of Representative brought enough to his plate, and it was not the day that he was going to meet “the one”. Especially at a golfing benefit. READ MORE ......

How to Set Up a Candy Buffet – Featuring A Candy Store

4 Steps to an Irresistible DIY Candy Dessert Bar!

Candy Buffet - Rock Candy Bar

Rock Candy Buffet

With all of the elaborate (and pricey) details that go into planning a wedding or bat/bar mitzvah,  it’s refreshing when a a trend comes along that’s fun, easy, and budget friendly.  This is never more true than with candy buffets.  With a few coordinated jars, several bags of candy, and a bit of decor, you can easily create an eye catching display and give your guests a fun treat. READ MORE ......

Carnival Wedding, Mitzvah & Party Theme Inspiration

Carnival Theme Wedding, Bat & Bar MitzvahPhotos & Inspiration for your Carnival Theme

Fun is in the air at a carnival.  It’s the kind of good time that most any group can get on board with.

If you are looking for a fun, whimsical theme for your bar/ bat mitzvah, wedding, or event, don’t be afraid to unleash your inner kid with a carnival reception.  This is an especially great idea if you want to have a kid-friendly wedding.

There are practically unlimited possibilities for your food, decor, and entertainment.

Carnivals are nothing if not colorful.  The key to pulling this off is to keep everything bright, cheerful, and inventive.  Consider all the elements of a carnival.  There’s games, popcorn, cotton candy, prizes, rides, and entertainers.

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Let Them Eat Candy Cake

Candy Bar Cake

Candy Bar Cake

9 Fun Ideas for Candy Cakes

With all the sophisticated sweets that typically make an appearance at a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah, sometimes…Nothing compares to good, old-fashioned candy!

If candy is what you really want, don’t fight the urge. Candy cakes are fun and easy to make – not to mention delicious  They’re also pretty budget friendly, whether you make it yourself (family fun day!) or decide to order one. If you are not particularly crafty, try these easy instructions from Monica of the blog Lick the Bowl. Kosher candy can be used for a kosher candy cake.

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Downtown Jewish Interfaith Wedding – Indianapolis, IN

Jewish Wedding Indianapolis

Certain brides know exactly what they want.  They’ve seen a few things, developed their tastes, and are not caught up in the hoopla put out by the latest edition of bridal magazines.  Nicole was that kind of bride.   READ MORE ......