Show & Tell Sunday

Memorial Day weekend is the calm before the Graduation/Father’s Day storm. We were done with orders early on both Friday and Saturday. What we did do turned out pretty cute if I do say so myself. (and of course if I wasn’t proud of the cakes we decorate I wouldn’t bother to show them off)8853 WSDL 8854 5-23-15 black swiss dots 8855- 3D sun 8858 avengers deco pac

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Food Waste Friday

I did it again…

I pulled leftover shrimp fried rice from the freezer and then let it sit in the fridge until it was too late.FWF fried rice

It was not visibly spoiled, it didn’t even smell bad, but I had an unexpected house guest last week and she supplied me with lots of groceries. (hopefully none of them will show up in future FWF posts). We ate meals from the groceries she provided. The fried rice has been in the fridge for at least a week and though I’ll eat just about anything I couldn’t bring myself to eat old seafood.

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Today is the day

Somehow I failed to schedule this to post last Thursday…goodwill post cardThe much anticipated grand opening of the Juanita Goodwill.

My schedule won’t allow me to be there when the doors open. I won’t be one of the first 300 who will be rewarded with free giveaways. But I won’t be trampled by the mob of customers either. I’m not in the market for any clothes right now but I’ll peruse the other departments.

Specifically I’m hoping to find a food processor. food processorNote to self: don’t try to shred chicken bones again, you will strip the gears on your food processor.

( I had been collecting odds and ends of chicken in a bag in the freezer. I was planning on making Burritos. I didn’t realize that I had put a leftover chicken thigh, bone and all, in the collection until I was feeding the chicken through the shredder and the food processor came to an abrupt halt.)

I also recently broke my neti pot and hope to fine a replacement. Netti pot

Note to self: don’t pile a sink full of dishes on top of your neti pot.

I’ll be back soon to let you know what I think of the new Goodwill.

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Animal Cake Show & Tell

caterpillar cow giraffe print owl stamp pink owls rabbit unicorn

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Mother’s Day Show & Tell

I wish all you mothers the best. My part-time job at the bakery has been more like full time this week. One of my co-workers coined a new saying; “Mother’s Day is the new Christmas” We had 90 orders on Saturday and another 69 on Sunday. Sadly there isn’t a lot of creativity expressed on Mother’s Day. All Mother’s Day cake look very similar.  They are decorated with Roses or spring flowers. IMG_8719 IMG_8724 IMG_8728 IMG_8734IMG_8720 IMG_8726IMG_8697 IMG_8699 IMG_8700

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Food Waste Friday

With inspiration from Kristen the Frugal Girl, I’ve gotten to the place where my


posts are few and far between. In fact it was August of 2014 that I last reported any food waste.

My waste today isn’t spoiled but it’s been in the freezer for months and although I ate most of it, I just couldn’t bring myself to eat  the last two servings. It doesn’t taste bad, it just doesn’t taste good.

I tried feeding it to Glory but she feels the same way about it.IMG_8625

So down the drain with two containers of Pumpkin Soup.IMG_8636

Do you track your food waste?

If so how are you doing?

Oh, by the way if any of you have a tasty pumpkin soup recipe, please share it with me.

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Baby Shower Show and Tell

IMG_83177896fondant flower baby cake 7898buggy & fondant flowers IMG_7992 IMG_8146 IMG_8251Do you have a favorite?

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