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I made it through the wedding!!!

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I think I can officially call myself a cake decorator! icon_biggrin.gif This is how my weekend started out.

Thursday I decorated the grooms cake, it was a deer hunter with camo sides. My sister-in-law called and thought maybe she was in labor. Hurry up and finished cleaned up my mess. Got a call back and false alarm. Close call!!

Friday morning started making the icing, went to my freezer and got my 16" cakes out. One of my 16" had about a 6" crack right down the middle, it was about half the way through the cake. DH went to the store and got me more eggs and I rebaked that cake. Finally finished icing cakes around 9 pm.

Saturday morning, I logged on the internet to the weather channel and it said for where I live the temp was 70 degrees and 90 percent humidity (this was at 6am) icon_eek.gif . We go to the reception site (outside reception) we were there about an hour getting the table set up. We were dripping sweat. I was getting so nervous!!! We came back home for a while. Then about 2:30 we headed back out there with cakes. Taking our time and saying a few prayers we started stacking the cake. When we finished and cleaning up, people started showing up about 5 minutes later. While we were waiting on the bride and groom, we had a fan blowing on the cake and one side looked to be bulging a little. No one else could see it, so it may have just been me. But we made it through. The aunt of the bride told me that when she was in the car from the church to the reception, the radio said it was 98 degrees!!

I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to all of you who help with my questions!!! Later this afternoon DH is taking me to buy a NEW stove with my cake money!!!! icon_biggrin.gif

Missy
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The "fabfour" includes:

Erin 12/28/99
Brett 5/13/01
Brady 2/13/04
Avery 2/28/07
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The "fabfour" includes:

Erin 12/28/99
Brett 5/13/01
Brady 2/13/04
Avery 2/28/07
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post #2 of 21
The cake looks beautiful! Congratulations on doing such a great job! thumbs_up.gif
traci
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post #3 of 21
WOW what a weekend. The cake is amazing!! Beautiful and flawless! I am glad to hear a great story. That gives me inspiration to do anything!! Once again cake just beautiful!
A woman is like a bag of Tea.
You don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Sweet Days and Happy Baking!
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A woman is like a bag of Tea.
You don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Sweet Days and Happy Baking!
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post #4 of 21
P.S. Grooms cake is perfect. Camo looks real nice!
A woman is like a bag of Tea.
You don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Sweet Days and Happy Baking!
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A woman is like a bag of Tea.
You don't know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Sweet Days and Happy Baking!
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post #5 of 21
Congratulations on two great cakes. Don't you just love the summer heat!!!
My drug of choice is FROSTING!
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My drug of choice is FROSTING!
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post #6 of 21
You did a lovely job on this cake...
I'm glad it held up for you in that kind of weather....I hate it when it's hot and humid... that's how it is here....ugh...i'm sitting in my air conditioned room.... I also decorate my cakes in here... I have more room to work in here..
Oh, a question.... couldn't you have patched that cake with icing to hold it together...or no?
Happy stove hunting...
cakegal
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post #7 of 21
Your cake is beautiful and I bet NO one even saw the so called bulge that you saw!!! Great job!!

Busy Bakin Kakes For Kids!!!

Mom to Mitchell 13 yrs and Delaney 11 yrs

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Busy Bakin Kakes For Kids!!!

Mom to Mitchell 13 yrs and Delaney 11 yrs

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post #8 of 21
Very nice! You did a wonderful job, especially under such circumstances.
post #9 of 21
Both cakes a beautiful, I love the camo on the grooms cake
Up to this day, my children have stollen a peice of every finished cake!!!
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Up to this day, my children have stollen a peice of every finished cake!!!
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post #10 of 21
Your Cake is Beautiful, the setting is too.. Gotta love all the back ground too.. I can really appreicate it,, living in the country and all.. icon_lol.gif I really LOVE the table setting too!
~Sweet~ icon_rolleyes.gif
P.s. Still No baby??? icon_eek.gif
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post #11 of 21
Missy...wonderful job on the cakes! Enjoy your new stove
Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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Birthdays are just nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
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post #12 of 21
Congratulations of your cakes and your new stove! What a great deal!
post #13 of 21
Congratulations on a beautiful cake!
Cathy
Kentucky
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post #14 of 21
Cakemomof3......

Your cake is wonderful!!! You made it through it!! Give yourself a big pat on the back!!! After I made my 1st wedding cake my hubby got me a new stove too!! He said he was waiting to see if I still wanted to decorate cakes after the large wedding. Ha ha!!! I still wanted to decorate so he had to get me one!!!

The best of luck w/ your new stove!!!! I too am wondering about the baby???? Don't forget to tell us about that too!!
"Learn from a turtle... it only makes progress when it sticks it's neck out"
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"Learn from a turtle... it only makes progress when it sticks it's neck out"
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post #15 of 21
Great job on your cake! It is very pretty!! Glad it all turned out for you and congrats on your new stove!! Gotta love that!

Charlotte
Have a great day.... and pass it on!!~~Charlotte
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Have a great day.... and pass it on!!~~Charlotte
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