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Sweet Hazel – Our Community’s Little Angel

Beautiful Altbaum Family portrait Hazel Altbaum's name has carried through our wedding & events circle - through Healing Hazel fund raisers, blood drives, donations, and regular updates - for her 2 year struggle with a very aggressive Leukemia.  Hazel, Hazey, Hazel Bug, Hazelnut,...the true giggle-monster is now a precious angel. "And though [...]

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 [...]

Military Chic Wedding in La Jolla

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 & Maurice's wedding celebration carried the [...]

By | 2016-12-03T05:14:50+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, Real Couples and Cakes, Wedding Cakes|0 Comments

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