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Outdoor Weddings: Tips to Remember – Tip #1

Ahh, we all LOVE our beach and our beautiful SUNSHINE here in San Diego!  Newscasters have it easy here, temps average 70-80 degrees with little chance of rain or otherwise. However... there we were, again in mid-September, with OVER 100-DEGREES hitting the thermostats inside and out, causing harm to our favorite delectable condiment:  BUTTER CREAM!  [...]

By |2017-02-28T14:30:26-08:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, Mini Desserts, Real Couples and Cakes, Venues|0 Comments

Ultimate Weddings: Styled Photo Shoot at Loew’s Coronado

http://vimeo.com/106079012 We get asked regularly to provide amazing cakes for photo shoots (which is very flattering but impossible to keep up with), but Holy Cannoli, this is one gorgeous photo shoot we did at Loew's Coronado Bay Resort!  Glad we said yes!  ;) Quite a spectacular team of Wedding Professionals, led by Suher Haidar & [...]

By |2017-02-28T14:35:54-08:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, In the Press, Industry, Photo Shoots, Venues|0 Comments

First Triathlon by a Cheek! Lap ’em Left Cheek!

Team Cheeks supports The Left Cheek, Ms. Donna, as she beautifully finishes her very first TRIATHLON here in San Diego!!! In a show of tremendous effort, multiple Cheeks rose out of bed on an early Sunday morning to cheer on their fearless leader Donna as she finished her very first triathlon!  WOO HOO!!!  So much [...]

Martha Stewart Loves Sweet Cheeks!

Yay! A welcome nod from Martha Stewart Weddings to a gorgeous wedding cake we made to fit a spectacular watercolor theme at San Diego Museum... http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/362235/whimsical-art-museum-wedding-san-diego-california/@center/272446/real-weddings#359079   Watercolor wedding Thanks to the lovely & stylishly talented Heather at Amorology Weddings for her insanely fun ideas and to Joielala Photography for their stunning & [...]

Guest Chefs in the Kitchen!

What amazing friends we have in this industry! We do whatever we can for them, especially our chef buddies ...and no better way for them to show their appreciation of SWEET CHEEKS than to cook for US! Woo hoo!!!! One blessed morning, in came Chefs Mark & Justin from Loew's Coronado Resort to create some [...]

JUMP! Beachside Wedding for Chad & Heather

Calm before the storm   What a twist on the traditionally perfect serenity of a perfectly sunny-happy wedding day...Jumpin' Jivin' Bride Heather McHottie (McCluskey) kicks it into gear with background volume from DJ Andy... and BAM! "I get UP, and nothing gets me down... JUMP!" Not your typically nervous bride... Leave it to [...]

By |2017-01-11T19:55:45-08:00June 5th, 2014|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, Wedding Cakes|1 Comment

40th Birthday for Our Favorite Karaoke Lover

Sometimes blog posts come across as impersonal or simplistic... It is with great LOVE & ENTHUSIASM that I savor the 40th Birthday celebration of our neighbor & wonderful friend Jason!!!  Thank you for all that you do for so many of us, You Handsome Hunky Wild Man! Not a DAY over 39, my friend! [...]

By |2017-03-01T10:44:56-08:00April 18th, 2014|Categories: Cakes, Custom Cakes, Featured Friends, Specialty Cakes|0 Comments

SD Wine + Food Festival

We have been fortunate to be involved in the San Diego Bay Food + Wine Classic since its first year!  Originally, we started off helping some of the planners, and we also, as a Certified Sommeliers, taught wine classes. In Sweet Cheeks's first year of business, Donna & I won “Best Dessert," entering their 'Chef of the [...]

AFR Design Showcase Event

October is the month of wedding inspiration!  This Thursday, October 24th, from 5:30-8:30pm, AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS will host its SAN DIEGO LEG of its touring design SHOWCASE! Taking place at the SAN DIEGO CENTRAL LIBRARY, the event will showcase some of AFR’s stunning new designs for event decor, and it will have great food and treats from of San Diego’s finest, [...]