Saturday, October 29, 2011

Happy Halloween!

Wanted to say a quick thank you to the group of ladies that came to our meeting on Thursday! We didn't have a big group this time, but we had fun anyway...talking about the Day of Sharing, recent cakes, Holiday plans, and eating some candy apple cupcakes! 

Just a note, next month's meeting will be moved up a week to November 17th because of Thanksgiving. Mark your calendars!  

Halloween is just around the corner! At our Day of Sharing, Andrea had brought a gorgeous orange and black witch cake. She was featured in a couple publications, but the one from Half Baked was her favorite! Read all about it here.
Congratulations Andrea!

Hope everyone has a Happy Halloween...
and gets more treats than tricks! 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Three Ladies...and a Meeting

First up, I have to say a great BIG THANK YOU to everyone that came out on Sunday for our Day of Sharing!

We had a great time...learning new cake techniques, winning prizes, and spending time with cake friends! Thank you to our volunteers, your hard work was definitely appreciated! And to our wouldn't have been a Day of Sharing without you, especially our very own SAGNFL members....Judy, Andrea, and Cathy! You ladies all did an amazing job and I can't wait to try your techniques out! And I have to give a special shout out to Simicakes, thanks for all your advice, your demo, and for being a vendor with some awesome products! 

Here are a couple pics from Sunday...

Judy getting ready for her demo...

Judy's adorable mini pumkin!

A couple of Andrea's cake displays...Gorgeous!

Andrea's completed wood grain box, looking so awesome!

Cathy and her daughter, Kalani, demonstrating Rice Krispie Turtles...

And the finished cake and turtles, taken home by a lucky winner!  

 The rest of the pictures can be seen here!

That's not all!

 Don't forget we have our monthly meeting tomorrow, Thursday, October 27th at our usual time and place! Plus, I will be making some fab treats to snack on, perfect for the fall! As always, if you have anything you would like to of your latest creations, samples to give to someone other than family, friends that may enjoy cakes and such, please don't hesitate to bring them to our meeting!

I will see you all tomorrow!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Day of Sharing Volunteers

Sunday will be here before we know it!
I hope everyone is looking forward to the Day of Sharing as much as I am! 

For all of my volunteers out there, we need to be at the Ramada at 8am to start setting up. Also, I am still short volunteers, so if you know anyone that would like to help, please have them contact me ASAP!

If you missed the registration deadline, don't can still register at the event!
Registration starts at 8:30am.

Address for the Ramada:
3130 Hartley Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32257

Hope to see you all this weekend!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

October Events

So excited to let everyone know that we have a special guest demonstrator for our Day of Sharing....

Geraldine Randelsome

She will be teaching new flower techniques...something you won't want to miss, considering she was recently named one of the TOP TEN CAKE DESIGNERS in North America*! 

If you missed our meeting, you also missed the rest of the lineup. Here they are...

Cathy David - Rice Krispie Treat Sea Turtles
Judy Morgan - Poured Buttercream Technique
Andrea Plumley - Painted Wood Grain
Michelle Galpern -  Isomalt Beer Bottle, from Molding to the Finished Piece

Lots of fun and exciting things to learn!
If you haven't registered yet, you still have some time. Early registration needs to be in by October 15th! Here's the form if you need it! Get those in ASAP!
Hope to see you all there!

Other events this month...

October 15th - Ocala, FL - Patrice Drinkard
                       11am-4pm    Sugar Masks

October 16th - Ft. Pierce, FL - Sidney Galpern
                        1-2pm   Airbrushing 101
                        2:15-4:15pm   Fondant/Gumpaste Hibiscus, Frangipani, and Tiger Lilies
                        4:30-6:30   Fondant/Gumpaste Poinsettias, Holly and Berries

October 27th - Ocala, FL - Sherrie Goolsby
                        10am-12pm Baby Shoes

*According to Dessert Professionals Magazine