A Good Wedding Cake

4lb of love
1/2 lb of good looks
1lb sweet temper
1lb butter of youth
1lb blindness to faults
1lb of pounded wit
1lb of good humour
2 tablespoons of sweet argument
1 pint of rippling laughter
1 wine glass of common sense
dash of modesty


Pour the love, good looks and sweet temper into a well furnished house.  Beat the butter of youth to a cream, and mix well with the blindness to faults.  Stir the pounded wit and good humour into the sweet argument, then add the rippling laughter and common sense. Add a dash of modesty and work the whole together until everything is well mixed.  Bake gently forever.

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Here at Lemon Drop we can help you with ideas for music and readings if you would like, or we can help you to incorporate your own ideas to make your ceremony all about you.  There are lots of different elements that can be added to your ceremony should you wish such as hand-fasting, unity candle ceremony or first kiss/last kiss to name but a few.

Ceremonies such as ring warming can be a nice way to incorporate a beloved pet or the tree of life can be a lovely way to involve all your friends and family.  There are lots of different options to choose from or you can invent one of your own!

If you would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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