Having Fun

Dessert All Around at the Snake Oil Cocktail party – Underground Elephant

One of San Diego's newest "cool" event spaces is dubbed the Underground Elephant. Located in downtown SD, it's an office space by day and a venue setting by night and weekends. This really unique spot is filled with sunken spaces, living trees, wood and hand-forged iron. Not to mention on special occasions, like their opening [...]

By |2018-02-27T13:56:30+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Custom Cakes, Having Fun, Mini Desserts, Newsletter, Specialty Cakes|0 Comments

Melinda’s “Pretty in Pink” 50th Birthday Party

OK, so only a few weeks into 2018 and it's been "A YEAR" already for some of us oldies. Yup, turning 50 has been the talk of the season with many of my friends out there and we weren't sure how to celebrate it. Let's just say it'll be ALL YEAR! Well the fabulous Melinda [...]

By |2018-02-12T10:31:08+00:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: Custom Cakes, Having Fun, Mini Desserts, Newsletter, Specialty Cakes|0 Comments

Magical Unicorns and Family Pets: Always A Crowd Pleaser

We receive many amazing referrals from other professionals in the industry, but it still warms our hearts most when these pros choose us to create their OWN special occasion cakes & desserts. What an HONOR! The most recent order was made by Alya Zahid. Alya is the owner of two beautiful businesses: H. KLES BRIDAL [...]

Sweet Lambies, Sweet Cheeks Turned 10 !!!!

Holy Cow!  It's INCREDIBLE!!!  We're already celebrating 10 YEARS??? The Perfect "10" Cake - Citrus with Raspberry cream 1, Pistachio with Almond buttercream 0 When the 2 of us Cheeks started out, during the financial crusher of 2007, we never dreamed we'd soon be creating 400+ wedding cakes a year or that we'd be [...]

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 [...]

Italian Pastry Inspiration! Desserts & Wine of La Dolce Vita..

"La Dolce Vita," we all dream of the SWEET LIFE - here at Sweet Cheeks Baking Co., we LIVE IT daily!  Woo hoo! Fortunately, we have an incredible team who can cover each other's positions when we need a break... so when 3 of us decided, all in 2015, that we were going to Italy, [...]

By |2017-02-28T13:21:22+00:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: Having Fun, Mini Desserts, Sweet Cheek Gals|0 Comments

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+00:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: Featured Friends, Having Fun, Sweet Cheek Gals|0 Comments

Outdoor Weddings: Tip #4

NO-NO'S in the summer heat: 3-piece suits Hot metal seats (Yeeeouch!) short dresses! Continued thoughts on a hot, sunny day... This is really a tip for both the hosts AND the guests. We all have that infamous friend (or girlfriend of friend) who wears the inappropriately short dress (OK, guest, here is the tip I [...]

By |2017-02-28T14:18:02+00:00November 30th, 2014|Categories: Having Fun, Venues|0 Comments