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The Cats Meow! 9 Years, 9 Lives + Some Crazy Cat Ladies

Sweet Cheeks' Birthday parties are well known for FUN, YUM, and a little bit o' CRAZY!  This year, as we celebrated 9 years in business, we chose the "9 Lives" theme of...yup, CATS. About 350 people showed up - some in ears & tails, others with their own stuffed animals, most just to have a [...]

SUPERMOMS in the Wedding Biz

How do they do it? Have you ever wondered how some people can multi-task and others can't? How do these women handle time consuming jobs, focus on emotionally charged clients, and do it MASTERFULLY, all while going through pregnancy, babies, & child rearing? We call them SUPERMOMS! Here are five of our many amazing San [...]

Behind the Scenes Look into Our Bakery

Donna, always stirring the pot... Cake is Tough Work... Team Cheeks is here! All those home bakers out there who think baking & decorating cakes is (pardon the pun) "a piece of cake" have it wrong.  Serious cake decorating is tough work and requires many hours of training, patience, practice, and attention to [...]

By |2017-02-28T12:33:49-08:00January 5th, 2016|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, Sweet Cheek Gals|Tags: , |0 Comments

Truly Finding Bliss in this Beautiful Wedding Video!

Posting just because this is so beautiful, and we were fortunate to be a small part of this very special day for Kristeen & Luke! Video created by Focused Bliss Productions: https://vimeo.com/136391965 Vendors & Friends Location/Venue: the brilliant Scripps Seaside Forum Coordination: our beautiful ladies at Creative Affairs Inc. Caterer: deliciously talented Chef Jeff at Terra [...]

By |2017-02-28T09:15:24-08:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: Featured Friends, Real Couples and Cakes, Wedding Cakes|0 Comments

Craft Beer & Pizza, Who Could Resist?

Those crafty folks at Craft Films put together this terrific wedding video for Molly & Brendan at Hotel Del Coronado, and we were so psyched to see both of our cakes (the super elegant wedding cake AND the DEEP DISH PIZZA CAKE and BEER GLASS CAKE for Brendan...too much fun!) Beautifully Coordinated by Paige Jensen [...]

Our very own Sugar Shaker…Engaged!

Krista & Mike's engagement session, shot at home in downtown San Diego for an intimate glimpse into their personal lives.

The Cheeks go FISHING!!!

Fishing from the Sweetness of our Souls.  Thank you, Captain Morgan!!!...no, not THAT Captain Morgan, the OTHER one... Jodie Morgan, owner of sport fishing company Apollo Charters! What a day! We fought & caught incredibly powerful fighting yellowtail (AKA "Hamachi" in the sushi bars...) and found ourselves fending off Sea Lions for our dinner (gosh, they're so [...]

By |2017-02-28T13:44:03-08:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: Featured Friends, Having Fun, Sweet Cheek Gals|0 Comments

A Food Network Birthday Party!

Happy Birthday, Gale Gand, from Sweet Cheeks Baking Co! One of FOOD Network's finest pastry chefs and James Beard Award Winning Chef celebrated her birthday during this year's outstanding San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - specifically during the first annual ONE WORLD BEEF - "Celebrate the Chef" Event that the festival showcased. The [...]

Outdoor Weddings: Tip #3 (and more!)

GOOD IDEA:  sunglasses for guests if the ceremony is in bright sun Probably no couple prays for rain on their wedding day, but bright sun can create just as many issues... Thankfully there are lots of great, stylish ways to keep your guests comfortable and your photos fabulous. Sunscreen in baskets as guests enter the [...]

Outdoor Weddings: Tips to Remember, #2

The wedding planner's latest stress of the event: "Oh NO, the cake is melting!  Quick, cut it now for photos, even if the guests won't get to see it!!" Are you planning a summer wedding or outdoor event? Would you make your Grandma sit in the heat for 2 hours without protection? Have you thought [...]