Although traditional cakes have long been the quintessential symbol of a wedding, we understand that cakes might not always be everyone’s favorite. From donut stacks, croquembouche towers, to single serve cakes and cupcakes, here are just a few examples of alternatives to a traditional cake that you can have at your wedding.


In the midst of an uncertain time as we all adjust to a new normal, many couples are choosing to host smaller, more intimate, ceremonies in their homes and postpone a larger celebration for later. To help you plan your home event, here is a checklist of essential things you should plan to make sure your day goes as smoothly …


One of our favorite ideas to improve any reception is by hiring mobile food carts. Guests can enjoy the novelty of being served champagne on tap from a small truck, grabbing a pretzel, gelato, or cotton candy, just to name a few. Here are some of our inspirations for mobile food carts that you can also hire for your wedding.

Personalized Items to Keep Your Guests Cool During Your Outdoor Event

Choosing to have an outdoor event at your wedding can often be the perfect option. However, to keep your guests comfortable during the hot summer months, we recommend having a few additional items. From misters and fans to sunglasses and parasols, these personalizable items would help keep your guests cool and double as cute wedding favors for your guests to take with them.

Arizona Themed Save the Dates and Invitations

Here at SJS Events, we plan many Indian weddings in and around Arizona. Arizona’s distinctive desert landscape and unparalleled natural wonders makes it the perfect location to say “I do.” It’s truly the perfect destination wedding location without needing a passport! As more and more of our South Asian brides are choosing to get married here, we thought it would be time to …

Modern Luxe Save the Date Cards

The beginning of planning any wedding starts with creating Save the Date cards to send to your guests. Moving on from the outdated magnets, here are some newer inspirations for beautifully elegant Save the Date cards. By using foil lettering, velvet fabric, wax seals, or even even black acrylic cards, these ideas will create the luxurious look! Here are some …

Newly Engaged? 7 Things to Do First!

Written by Guest Blogger: Steven Young from STAK Studios The happiest moment of your life just happened! And you said yes! Enjoy this moment like no other. Bask in it for a while before even thinking about moving on to what needs to happen next When you’re ready, bring all that excitement into your planning. It may feel overwhelming at …

Entertainment for Your Wedding Celebrations at Home

As more and more couples are choosing to host backyard weddings, we’re always looking for new backyard entertainment ideas. Along with a classic set of lawn games like Giant Jenga or Cornhole, photo booths and photo walls where guests can hang a Polaroid of themselves can also add a modern twist. For food and drink, hiring food and champagne trucks …

Personalized Protective Items for Your Home Event

As the world around us evolves to deal with COVID-19, our wedding favors can too! From personalized masks, hand sanitizers, tissues, or even custom emergency kits, here is some inspiration for timely, but cute, favors that guests can actually use for your wedding.


One of the best ways to elevate any wedding invitation is by adding a wax seal. This extra detail adds the perfect balance between modern elegance and timeless charm. Here are some of our favorite examples of wax seals.

Inspiration for Minimonies

In the midst of an ever-evolving, uncertain world, many are choosing to host smaller, more intimate, weddings. From images of backyard weddings to apartment stoop celebrations, here are some pictures that inspire us. These ideas allow you to celebrate with your loved ones in style, all while still remaining safe.

Best Change the Date Cards to Send

As we continue to adapt to the “new normal” during these unprecedented times, it is important to not only communicate with your vendors, but with your guests as well. With many celebrations postponed to 2021, sending out Change the Date Cards will keep your guests up-to-date on your wedding plans for the future. Here are some of our favorite Change …

Our Favorite Aman Resorts in North America

Aman has been praised as one of the most exclusive resort brands in the world. Combining breathtaking locations with the ultimate privacy and customer service, Aman takes luxury to the next level. Here are our favorite properties in North America to curb your “Aman junkie” fix. Amangiri, Southern Utah Amangani, Jackson Hole

We Love Dogs at Weddings!

On your wedding day, you will want all your loved ones to be a part of your special day, even including your furry friends! Here are a few things to keep in mind before inviting your dog to be your “best man” or “dog of honor”: Make sure the venue is pet-friendly. This might be easier if you are having …

Come See Palm Desert with Us!

Located in the heart of Greater Palm Springs, Palm Desert has become a mecca for entertainment, shopping, and retreat. It is the perfect resort destination to escape colder climates. Here are some of our favorite resorts that boast breathtaking panoramic views: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, …