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Cakes That Span the Decades: Fer Sure! It’s the Totally ’80s Cake!

Friday, October 24th, 2014

The ’80s was the decade we all started plugging into new technology. We had so many gadgets to make our lives more flexible! Boomboxes and portable audio cassette players meant you could turn off the turntable and take your favorite songs everywhere. With a personal computer, work and study could happen at home, not just at the office or library. The introduction of gaming consoles put an arcade right into your living room.
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Cakes that Span the Decades – Experience the Tie Dye Blast From the Past 60s Cake!

Monday, July 28th, 2014

The 1960s marked the birth of a rebellious spirit – a cosmic counterculture of peace, love, music and art! The younger generation was no longer satisfied with blindly following the rules. They were asking questions, taking action and changing the world.
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Cakes That Span the Decades – Celebrate the Birth of Rock-‘N-Roll With our 1950s Malt Shop Cake!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In the fabulous ’50s, teenagers were taking over! After the war, the economy was booming and teens were spending their allowance at the malt shop. It was the place for teens to feed the jukebox to hear the latest 45s while they fed themselves with burgers and shakes. (more…)

Go Figure: Using Molded Fondant to Make People and Animals

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

As a decorator in the Wilton decorating room, I am always thrilled when I get a sketch that involves fondant animals, people, or any project that uses molded fondant. Fondant is my favorite medium to work with because of its smooth clean look and the countless ways to use and be creative with it. (more…)