Gender reveal cakes put the party in breaking big news

Gender reveal cake (Courtesy Sugar Plum Bakery)

While baby showers have been around for decades, gender reveal parties are gaining traction as way to announce whether an expected baby will be a boy or girl. Once expectant parents have news from the doctor’s office, an announcement can be made, often in a fun way, involving cake. Local bakeries have even had their own experiences with […]

Kimberly Sypniewski and Joshua Nicholson

Kimberly Sypniewski and Joshua Nicholson

Kimberly Sypniewski and Joshua Nicholson, 31, are to be married May 27, 2017, at Michigan Stadium ‘The Big House,’ in Ann Arbor, Mich. Kimberly Sypniewski, 27, is a veterinary technician at Colonial Veterinary Clinic. She graduated from Green Run High School in 2007 and Virginia Wesleyan College in 2010. She is a daughter of David and Carol Sypniewski. Joshua […]

Christianne Halloran and Patrick Halloran

Christianne Halloran and Patrick Halloran are to be committed Aug. 13, 2017, in Virginia Beach. Christianne Halloran, 29, is a stay-at-home mom. She graduated from Bay High in 2006 and Florida State University in 2010. She is a daughter of David and Myrna Webster of Yorktown, Va. Patrick Halloran, 32, serves in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from […]

Kellie Miner and Brandon Frazier

Kellie Miner and Brandon Frazier were married June 25, 2016.

Kellie Miner and Brandon Frazier were married June 25, 2016, at DAR State Park on Lake Champlain in Addison, Vt. Kellie, 33, is employed as the associate director of  Graduate Alumni Engagement at the College of William & Mary. She is a daughter of Pamela and Lawrence Miner. Brandon Frazier enjoys a career as the owner of […]

Shannon Bryant and Ryan Nice

Shannon Bryant and Ryan Nice are engaged to be married Sept. 9, 2017.

Shannon Bryant and Ryan Nice are to be married Sept. 9, 2017, in Mr. Nice’s parents’ backyard in Barhamsville, Va. Shannon, 26, is employed as a receptionist. She graduated from Patrick Henry High School in 2009 and Hollins University in 2013. She is a daughter of Marc and Renee Bryant of Montpelier, Va. Ryan, 27, is […]

Brittany Lockard and Jeff Fauber

Brittany Lockard and Jeff Fauber are engaged to be married Oct. 21, 2017.

Brittany Lockard and Jeff Fauber are to be married Oct. 21, 2017, at The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester. Brittany Lockard, 25, is employed with Goodman & Sons Jewelers. She graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2013. She is a daughter of William & Maria Lockard. Jeff Fauber, 26, is employed with Capital Group. He […]

Amanda Richardson and Kyle Harvey

Amanda Richardson and Kyle Harvey are engaged to be married on May 5, 2018.

Amanda Richardson and Kyle Harvey are to be married May 5, 2018, in Williamsburg. Amanda Richardson, 21, is a comical care coordinator at Tidewater Orthopaedics. She graduated from Thomas Nelsen Community College in 2016. Kyle Harvey, 23, is employed with Aberdeen Barn and Jamestown Settlement. He will be graduating from Mary Baldwin College with a Bachelor […]

Emma Novak and Kevin Wilks

Emma Novak and Kevin Wilks are engaged to be married October 28, 2017.

Emma Novak and Kevin Wilks are to be married Oct. 28, 2017, at The Vintager Inn in New Kent. Emma Novak, 23, is a graduate student and special education teacher. She graduated from Tabb High School 2011, Longwood University in 2015, and plans to graduate from the College of William & Mary this year. She is a daughter […]