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Mo+Boy Tie the Knot: Cutting the (Cup)cake

Posted 02/02/2011 by in Cakes and Catering \ 2 comments

{Catch up on all of Mo’s previous recaps here}

I forgot about the cupcakes. Me, of all people, forgot about eating the cupcakes. At one point the coordinator told me we should probably find a good place to stop and do the cake cutting, and then I looked at her in my daze of being the bride and …

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Mo+Boy Tie the Knot: The First Dance

Posted 12/17/2010 by in Music and Entertainment \ Leave a comment

We did not choreograph anything. We definitely did a lot of swaying. We managed one turn, which I think is pretty good considering we have two left feet.

And there were no maracas and no Celine Dion. [Thank goodness]

Since we have no song to call our own, it was actually a pretty un-romantic process of listening to a bunch of songs that …

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Mo+Boy Tie the Knot: Toasts and Thank Yous

Posted 12/03/2010 by in Ceremony and Reception \ 10 comments

The tent at night? Absolutely gorgeous. Perfect backdrop for our toasts to start off the party.

[My sister and cousin introduce us and the family members, in English and Cantonese!]

It was really important to me that people close to us did the introductions. I thought it would be much more personal, more familial, and I’m thankful that my sister and cousin …

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Mo+Boy Tie the Knot: Photo Station Advice

Posted 11/04/2010 by in Photography \ Leave a comment

While I’m on the topic of regrets, I regret not publicizing the photo station enough. There was a sign, and a large fabric backdrop that was visible, but guests later told me that they thought the area was reserved for only close friends and family. Whoops, my bad. (See, that bull horn would have come …

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Mo+Boy Tie the Knot: Cupcake Beauty Shots

Posted 10/15/2010 by in Cakes and Catering \ 5 comments

While we had our family portraits, the cupcakes were getting their pictures taken too.

I made a little sign (you’ll see in the photos below) with which decorations corresponded with which flavors. Luckily our guests used the sign (yes!), and now I have a memento of which flavors we served: red velvet, vanilla, peanut butter chocolate, black and white, and coconut.

The …