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Interview #6: Tracey Louise Harvey from Little Cherry Cake Company

I’m a 24 year old mum of 2 in love with all things cake, gaming, movies, 80’s, rock music, horror, cartoons, cherries, skulls, photography, and generally cool geeky stuff. You will also notice I use the word ‘awesome’ alot. I’m dead easy to...

Interview #39: Tanya Halas of Cake Heart

Tanya’s: CakesDecor Account | Facebook Page Interview: 1. Tell me about yourself (Family, occupation, where are you from originally?, etc.) I am Canadian.  Born in Newfoundland and raised in Manitoba and have a loving and supportive...

Interview #30: Serdar Yener from Yener's Way

Thanks to Shags from curiAUSSIEty custom cakes we are bringing you interview with Serdar Yener from Yener’s Way 1. What inspired you to want to be a cake decorator? It all started when I was 17. I asked my mum to find a job for me during the...

Decorative Floral Cookie with a Cabbage Rose

I decorated these cookies for my daughter, who needed an elegant dessert for a special dinner she was cooking.

Interview #40: Paul Joachim a.k.a. The Chocolate Genius

Paul’s CD Profile | Website | FB Page Interview 1. Tell me about yourself (Family, occupation, where are you from originally, etc) Growing up in sunny South Florida kept me out of the winter mix. For college, I didn’t travel very far...

Cake Decorating Business #8: Work/Life Balance

Part #8: Work/Life Balance When you are running a small business, it can feel as though the business has taken over your entire life. This is true of all small businesses but a little more so if you’re working from home and every time you...

Budgeting for a Custom (Commissioned) Cake:

NOTE: I wrote the following for the uneducated out there who flip out when I tell them that I don’t turn my oven on for less than $150.00: When I speak to potential clients, I always ask “Do you have a budget in mind for your cake?”...

Sugar Diary by Sugar Shey #1: TOP 5 THINGS THIS CAKER HAS HAD ASKED OR SAID TO HER:

Dear Sugar Diary: I am having a super late dinner….and thinking about the things I hear on a daily basis…some are genuine….some are insulting….some are just outrageous! So I will share my list : TOP 5 THINGS THIS CAKER HAS HAD ASKED OR SAID...

Free Cakes For Kids #2: A quiet time ......

Time for my second instalment of my Free Cakes For Kids venture… This month we have been rather quiet! I don’t know why, maybe everyone is just hiding and the professionals that make the referrals just think we need a holiday! I am just sat...

Stupid Cake Platters, Stupid TV People & Stupid Me

Why do I fall for this every single time? I received a call on Saturday from a producer with A&E. She said she was referred to me by someone at a vendor resource (where I’m a member). She mentioned that they were going to be filming for a...