I am so unbelievable saddened that my bestest boss ever Debbie Budnik was diagnosed with Brain cancer in Sept and is not doing so well today. She was not an ordinary boss, she was my friend. We created my wedding favors at her home, she pushed & pursued me to audition for a Hometown Showdown competition & I did. Then she took time from work and her family to fly to NY with me for my very first cake competition which was the 2hr Food Network Hometown Showdown, I won BUT "the show" aired for 1min, we had a good
Good Morning! Hope everyone if having a great week! I am gearing up for my annual turkey cookie marathon this weekend. This year I only have about 80 to do so far, but seeing as how each cookie is made up of 4 cookies... =0) Happy Baking Everyone!
Boy...my day just keeps getting better. I went to town (got my bp med) and took my little Shit Shzu to the vet as she has been limping severely. Turns out the poor little things elbow is broken and she has to have surgery and pins put in. Not only is that just awful for her...it is going to cost $1200. $1200...I don't have. Thank God the vet is going to let me pay it out!! When you say your prayers tonight say a little one for Madelyn!!.
I just received a touching note from Gary's Papi Cakes Smith's father. I quote the wording. "Cake family, Your expression of sympathy with the passing of our son was greatly appreciated. Not having graduated to Face Book we were unaware of Papi Cakes site. Once we accessed the site it overfilled our hearts with joy to see the many friends Gary had. The Proflowers are beautiful!!. With love we thank you. Ron Smith Family. Papi Cakes Poppa." End Quote.
It was with great sadness that I was informed this evening that our dear friend Papi (Gary Smith) passed away suddenly today at his home at the age of 56. Gary meant a lot to our Fantourage friends, always a steadying voice, encouraging all through thick and thin and in addition to that, he had a wicked sense of humor. Edna brought Papi into our group when there were difficulties with a cyber stalker; he was a huge asset in solving those dilemmas otherwise I would have been tempted to shut our page down, with
Hi Edna, well I'm so sad...doesn't look good around here, with our Canadian Thanksgiving celebration on Mon but most everyone starts today...can't get my hands on anybody that's home to watch the Foodnetwork Extreme Aliens challenge. But on another note congratulations as I read on the post here in fantoruage that you & Paul won the challenge...yey. Have a good one.*
Morning!!!! Finishing up the last of my orders! can't wait for next week! Slow week cake wise so looking forward to catching up with lots of other things!!! Cold is starting to make the rounds in my house...kid# 2 is coughing and I'm starting to get that tickle!! Have a great day everyone!