(Closed) I ordered the cake without a tasting — like a BOSS. What have you half-assed?

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 3
4998 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I ordered mine from across the country, so I didn’t taste it or see anything. Turned out great! It’s hard to mess up cake and we aren’t really into food.

Post # 4
595 posts
Busy bee

@lovecacti:  How much did it cost?

I want to make my own cake, but I might order a sheet cake for quantity.

Post # 5
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

When choosing our liquor selections we just walked around the grocery store, making a list of items. We dont really like red wine so we chose the ones that were almost gone to go on the list and when asked if we had an alternative list if they cant source some we just told them to suprise us. I think they were a bit shocked and we were gone in 30 minutes.

Post # 6
4953 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Publix cake is soooo good! 

We’re “eloping” to a resort, so they’re doing everything for me. So… I pretty much half-assed my entire wedding. Best decision I ever made.

Post # 7
57 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Ha, awesome! I’m taking the same approach to our cake and want to order with Publix, too! If you don’t mind saying, I’m also curious how much it cost. And did you ask for anything specific in regard to the look/frosting? It’s not high on my list of priorities, but I do have a ‘vision’ and have no idea how much customization they can do!

Post # 8
223 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Hahaha I love this!!  We have done one tasting, Fiance and I were driving and I commented “Ok great lets go ahead with her” my Fiance said “really? I wanted to eat more cake”…I find a lot of places in my city charge for tastings and this lady didn’t and we were happy so I wanna go ahead!

Post # 9
1606 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We didn’t do a tasting for any of our food. I mean really, who’s got the time (and calories to spare) for all that? We ordered the menu and called it a day.  To be fair, we had eaten food from all of our vendors, but not specifically what was offered on our day (our lunch menu wasn’t even finalized until 9 days before the wedding.) Whatever, it was fine!

Post # 10
393 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@lovecacti:  the dj…really didn’t want a dj, but we found someone who offered to do it for the same price as a new 60gb iPod and threw in some party lights for free. I mean…. A crappy dj is better than no dj? Lol

Post # 11
8574 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

We’re getting ours from either Sams or Walmart.. so no cake tasting for us. I mean, it’s cake. I’ve had walmart cake before, tastes decent to me.

Same thing with our catering, but I’ve tried everything off their menu at one point or another and it has been fantastic.


Post # 12
919 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Instead of tasting a bunch of wines, I bought a few bottles for Christmas dinner and had my family do the tasting. everyone liked it and I went back the next day and bought 5 cases. 


Post # 13
6361 posts
Bee Keeper

@lovecacti:  Ours has to be flowers. Really wasn’t that fussed as long as they’re in budget and ivory, so I Googled ivory flowers, found some I liked, got a quote, and booked. Nice and simple. 

That’s about it though. I didn’t realise how fussy I would be lol. I guess I was kind of like ‘this party is costing tens of thousands, so it better be good!’ 

Post # 14
556 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Aw man, we did our tasting yesterday and it was actually super fun. And we had leftover cupcakes for breakfast this morning. 🙂 I guess I did my dress like a BOSS. I had to go by myself. I went to David’s Bridal, tried on three dresses, then mentioned a dress I had liked for years online to the consultant. She went and got it for me. I tried it on and loved it, bought it, a veil, and a headpiece. And I was just getting over the flu when I did it. LOL. I don’t have any dress regret, either.

Post # 15
417 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Probably my favours…. Decided to do jams cause I wanted something practical.  I looked up the flavour list online and had my fiance pick one he thought sounded good.  Called the factory and ordered 75 of my favorite flavour, 75 of what he liked.  Ready the next day, picked them up and now they’re done.  Took 10 minutes to decide what to give, what flavours and make a phone call.  Doesn’t get much quicker and easier than that. 


Post # 16
2873 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@lovecacti:  LOVE it! My wedding shoes – I found them on Gilt, put them into Google Shopping and found them on Amazon for 75% off. Ordered them. 3 days later they came. Free shipping. 

Boom. Like a BOSS.

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