Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Groom’s Cake

  If you’re a sweets eater, for you the wedding cake is the main event when it comes to wedding festivities. Not only is it usually a gorgeous statement piece for photos, but it’s also a work of art in…

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

  On July 13, Louisiana state leaders shared new data concerning the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The Delta variant is on the rise throughout the state of Louisiana – with a 175% increase in cases over the last two…

Celebrating Love

  Though the coronavirus pandemic is still an issue we're dealing with well into 2021, the city has lifted restrictions and New Orleans weddings are beginning to get back on track. Love was never cancelled and we want to celebrate…

Simply The Best

  We here at “Let Them Eat Cake” are looked to a lot for wedding-related suggestions. It comes with the territory. And lucky for us, we live in a city full of the best of the best when it comes…

All That Glitters

  New Orleans is one of the top destinations for bachelorette trips and as the city and the country gets back to a pre-COVID normal, more groups are opting to celebrate in the Big Easy. Much like New Orleans, bachelorette…

Wediquette Wednesday: Do we have to have a rehearsal dinner?

  Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. (Note: Questions may be edited for clarity and brevity.)   Question: Our…

Dream Honeymoons: Copenhagen is the City of Fairytales

  She has always been a fan of stories written by Hans Christian Andersen. When she shares the names of some of her favorites — “The Little Mermaid,” “The Nightingale,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “Thumbelina” — you realize you…

Understated Cakes

  Chocolate cake with mousseline filling, covered in a gray marbled fondant with…

The One

  We spoke this week about adding a romantic “last dance” into your wedding day plans. However, the first dance is still a significant tradition for many couples. It can be easy to pick the soundtrack to your Big Day,…

Last Dance, Last Chance

    There are certain staples for wedding celebrations that are expected but have become truly classic aspects we look forward to witnessing. One of those moments is the first dance. Many couples use this as an opportunity to express…

Take a Break

  The travel industry begins to see numbers climb through airports all over the country, Last week we highlighted the many nonstop and direct flights that come to and from New Orleans. The BACH, an app to help plan the…

Wediquette Wednesday: Who can I bring as my plus-one?

  Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This week, we're looking back at New Orleans Bride as…

A Fragrant Beginning

  Well, readers, it seems you can’t believe everything you read or see on the internet. We are lovers of history here at “Let Them Eat Cake,” and when we recently saw a claim as to why brides started carrying…

Leaving on a Jet Plane

  New Orleans is a top travel destination. Yes, we may be biased because we live in this great city, but the Big Easy continues to top travel reports and national articles that track consumer popularity. Last week, we reported…

Dream Honeymoons: Sandals is giving away 30 honeymoons

  Parents and friends of honeymooners, why don’t you help a poor, pandemic-beleaguered, lovingly-long-suffering, honeymoon-procrastinating couple out? No, you won’t have to pay for the vacation. Instead, cross your fingers and summon your best storytelling skills to nominate a deserving…

Something Old is New

  The traditions and common practices surrounding weddings are endless. From why a bride wears white to the history behind bridal attendants, we’ve covered most here on the (web)pages of “Let Them Eat Cake.” But if 2020 – and most…

Get the Party Started

  The year 2021 is the year of the comeback for travel, events and – more importantly – weddings. Something that combines all three of those comebacks is the bachelorette party. The BACH, an app that claims to make your…

Flavor Favors

  When it comes to wedding favors, it’s always a great idea to give something from the heart that is locally made. That way, your guests get a taste of your special city. One such option here in New Orleans…

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“Let Them Eat Cake,” is the official wedding blog of New Orleans Bride Magazine. The LTEC blog is the joint labor of love for Kelly Massicot and Melanie Warner Spencer. Massicot is web and social media editor for Renaissance Publishing, a contributing writer for New Orleans Bride Magazine, wedding junkie and fond lover of cake, especially petit fours from Chateau Coffee Cafe. Spencer is the editor of New Orleans Bride Magazine, writer of the “Bon Vivant” blog and a Francophile obsessed with Marie Antoinette and those tiny cakes from Chateau Coffee Café. You can reach Kelly at Kelly@myneworleans.com and Melanie at Melanie@myneworleans.com.

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