As I've mentioned before, my "day job" is at a hotel. We've had an ungodly amount of weddings this summer. One observation I've noticed compared to years past is the cakes. That expensive tiered cake with the plastic people on top appears to be dying out. I've noticed most of the weddings are opting for sheet cakes and even regular three layer cakes. It makes sense, as one can obtain these at a bakery or even a chain grocery store for a lot less money. I doubt the wedding industry likes this concept.