These photo booth props can help shelter dogs after your wedding

I found those plushies that would be super cute for photo booth props. But they're also dog toys! And then I realized… I could purchase a ton of fun-shaped dog toys, perfect for photo booth posing, and then donate them to a dog shelter afterwards!

Here are some dog toys that would make great photo booth props…

Can we have guests grill their own meat at the reception?

We are going super laid-back, backyard wedding on a Friday evening. Our thought was to have a long grill set up and have each guest pick a pork chop or chicken and grill their own. We will have meat thermometers available. Our thought was that we didn't want people to show up get food, sit with whom they normally socialize, eat, and leave.

Any advice?

How can we make our gluten-free cake alternative look fancier?

My fiancé and I are both gluten-free and decided on a fall apple crisp instead of a cake. How do we dress it up for the wedding? I searched the internet far and wide and all I see are towers of cupcakes, donuts, and pies. I can't figure out how to make a big tray of apple crisp look like a special dessert. We don't need one hundred tiny glass jars and a throwaway option isn't our style. Any ideas on making our gluten-free cake alternative look fancier?

No cake? No prob! Pull a "Lady and the Tramp" for your alternative cake cutting photos

If you're opting for a non-cake alternative for your wedding dessert, you might be thinking, "but how will we do a cake-cutting photo?!" Fear not, there are awesome options. Pull a Lady and the Tramp-style move (you know, sharing the spaghetti?) and eat from both ends of a donut, like Sadie and Devin did at their adorable brewery wedding. Alternately, duo-bite into a cupcake, a slice of pizza, a big ol' hot dog… whatever your nosh of choice may be.