I Dream of Genies: Let’s Eat Cake!

We made it through lots of pictures and even got to eat delicious food, and then it was time for cake!


It was really hard to cut into this beautiful cake.


Note to fellow bees: Someone was brilliant and pulled apart the ribbon on the the bottom layer so we wouldn’t have to cut through it. It made cake cutting so much easier! The flavor was white cake with strawberries and cream, my favorite!


It is a Bengali tradition that family members feed the celebrants cake as well for good luck. This applies to birthdays also. To save time, we limited this to immediate family. But you know, we didn’t have forks until three people into it. Oops.


Daddy Genie and FIL Genie both said a few words for toasts.


And since we had previous experience with linking arms for a toast, Mr. Genie knew exactly how to help me with it. It was even more essential this time than the last, since I couldn’t really lift my arms up!


With all the traditions out of the way, I was ready to get on the dance floor!

All photos by Coco McKown Photography



Mrs. Genie

Los Angeles
Wedding Date:
July 2012
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  1. Member
    daniellekira 548 posts, Busy bee @ 2:38 pm

    Our bottom layer of our cake will be vanilla bean cake with strawberries and bavarian cream. Amazing choice. Your cake was gorgeous.

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    Mrs. Camel 703 posts, Busy bee @ 3:04 pm

    Beautiful cake!! You guys look amazing.

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    Mrs. Rubber Stamps 791 posts, Busy bee @ 5:05 pm

    What a gorgeous cake!

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    Mrs. Sword 1022 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:07 pm

    Cake is beautiful and sounds so yummy! We never did try the intertwining arms toast…

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    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 6:07 pm

    Your cake is gorgeous!

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    missslipper 55 posts, Worker bee @ 8:41 pm

    um… that Cake is Stunning!

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    jacofblues 1468 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:23 pm

    Such a beautiful cake! Such a shame to cut into it! But at least you guys look great in cutting!

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    Mrs. Gondola 970 posts, Busy bee @ 1:06 am

    That cake is breathtaking !

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    Mrs. Waterfall 1311 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:06 pm

    Your cake is so intricate and stunning :)

  10. Guest
    AnnSofey, Guest @ 3:27 am


    I don’t why but I love Indian weddings !! They are so colourful !!

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