you can follow post(cake, forum topic) – it’s the green button below the post Title on the right side. You will be notified anytime someone replies to this post. For example: You check a cake or forum topic which is interesting and you don’t want to miss any comments, so you click on this follow button.
Or you can follow a member. The button is located below the member’s icon on his member page. You’ll be notified anytime this member posts something new. For example: you find out that someone is great cake decorator, or your friend and you don’t want to miss his forum topics, comments, cakes – click on the follow a member button.