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Military Chic Wedding in La Jolla

June 24th, 2016|

Woo hooo!  CONGRATULATIONS to Marly & Maurice!!!! Nautical NAVY blue stripes, crisp whites, and elegant golds stand out against the stunning backdrop of Scripps Seaside Forum on La Jolla's coast. Shelly Anderson Photography - Black & White images capture smiles and natural love like no other! Marly & [...]

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

March 30th, 2016|

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, [...]

SUPERMOMS in the Wedding Biz

January 28th, 2016|

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 [...]

Behind the Scenes Look into Our Bakery

January 5th, 2016|

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, [...]

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

December 16th, 2015|

"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 [...]

Truly Finding Bliss in this Beautiful Wedding Video!

October 20th, 2015|

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 [...]

The WOW of Modern Luxury Metallic Cakes

October 20th, 2015|

Always creating, always wanting to stay current in style...so many precious metals to add a touch of WOW! Our amazing Lead Decorator Kaitlynn Regan created this masterpiece with hand-cut & gold dusted wafer feathers as well.  Coordinating this stunning setting was Ashley Mayo, owner of Adore Wedding Designs See the [...]

Craft Beer & Pizza, Who Could Resist?

October 14th, 2015|

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!) [...]

The Cheeks go FISHING!!!

May 6th, 2015|

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 [...]

Share-Worthy: Fantastic Wedding Review

January 11th, 2015|

Clients who write us exceptional “Thank-You” notes truly make our jobs worth every moment of stress, time, labor, and attention to detail.  Kelly & William, married at the urban-cool setting of The Bristol Hotel in downtown San Diego, just sent us the most wonderful letter, just one week shy of [...]

A Food Network Birthday Party!

December 31st, 2014|

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 [...]