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January 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Upcoming Excitement

Being new to the cake decorating community, I'm sure I'm just a bit over zealous, but I can't help it. I can hardly wait to get my hands in the middle of another project.  I have several upcoming projects, but nothing for the next two weeks, so I decided to do some "organizing" of these upcoming events.

I've created drawings for all the cakes I know I have coming through June 2011.  I've also started on the gum paste flowers (about 50 of them) for a cake I have in just 3 weeks. I am a…


Added by Julie S on January 25, 2011 at 11:57am — 2 Comments

Growing Project

Have you ever had a project that seemed to grow the closer you got to the due date? That seems to be happening to my project for this week.

It started out a couple of weeks ago as 2-two tier cakes and buttercream (someone else is doing the decorating). It then went to 1-three tier cake, buttercream and 48 cupcakes. Now, it's 1-three tier cake, 2-two tier cakes, buttercream, 24 cupcakes, and a batch of fondant.

Don't get me wrong. I'm…


Added by Julie S on January 16, 2011 at 9:47pm — 3 Comments

I'm in the mood for...

Have you ever spent a day or two knowing that you wanted something with a certain taste, but just couldn't find it? That's what I've been doing for two days -- I've been craving something with a lemony zing to it. I finally found that taste tonight. My hubby and I made lemon bars together. I wanted one so badly, I didn't wait for them to completely cool before cutting into the pan of gooey, lemony goodness. It hit the spot!


Who knows what could show up on my counter…


Added by Julie S on January 12, 2011 at 9:25pm — 1 Comment


I am a newbie to cake decorating. I've always loved cooking/baking and have often said, "the more I have to feed, the happier I am." It's a southern thing. ;) I created my first "masterpiece" in May 2010 when my granddaughter brought me pictures of cakes she really liked and asked me to make one for her birthday. Well, neither she nor I knew what kind of desire that was going to spark. I am now addicted. I…


Added by Julie S on January 11, 2011 at 8:49pm — 1 Comment

Florida ICED Cake Competition

 We like keeping everyone updated on our upcoming event. We hope you will veiw our website and check out all the wonderful sponsors, demos, vendors and prizes for this 1st annual event... We would love the support of everyone.. Spread the word and come join us. We have create something for everyone, from kids to adults.  We are inviting brides, competitiors, general public, anyone who may just want to take a demo class from one of… Continue

Added by Lisa menz on January 11, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments

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