brinarae Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 4:21am
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Hi everyone.. I just wanted to say "Hi" and let you all know that I have really enjoyed this site. I have become hooked on cake decorating and love it! I decided to try it back in april of this year with Wilton's course 1, and am getting ready to do course 3 next week. I am really excited! I thought I might enjoy it, but it turns out I LOVE it! It's a good thing I am friends with all my neighbors, as they are all getting cakes now. Also, I have really enjoyed looking at all of your pics. You guys are great! Thanks to everyone who has contributed recipies, advice and everything else. There is so much I want to try now!

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traci Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 4:31am
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Welcome to CC! I hope to see some of your pics soon! This is a great place to get lots of ideas! Enjoy! icon_smile.gif
traci

briansbaker Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 5:18am
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Welcome to our addiction! icon_biggrin.gif

edcjenv Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 5:56am
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Welcome to CC!

ivanabacowboy Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 9:11am
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Welcome from another newbie! icon_biggrin.gif I agree I think this site is awesome and the ability to upload files and show them in your Profile is so inspiring. There are some true works of art here (but boy someone must have some huge server space and bandwidth to host and display all the images!).

cindycakes2 Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 11:22am
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Welcome to the wonderful world of cake decorating!

KATE39 Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 12:27pm
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WELCOME! YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR COURSE III CLASS. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE PICTURES.

vitade Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 12:42pm
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I also am a newbie. I joined a few weeks ago and just have been reading and getting to know the website. I belong to some other groups but this group is PACKED with information! I haven't learned how to set up my profile completely yet but will as I find the time.

I'm not even sure yet how to logon everyday and see what's new, is there a shortcut way? Hope that's not to stupid of a question. It's just that there is SO MUCH stuff to look at. I don't want to miss anything!

Anyway, I enjoy being on this site and know I will definitely be spending alot of time here!

Peace,

Rose

bigboots Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 1:04pm
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Welcome to CC icon_smile.gif

Lisa Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 2:18pm

Welcome to Cake Central!

leily Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 2:27pm

Welcome to Cake Central!

Dannie Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 3:09pm

Newbie here too. I actually signed on a couple months ago and forgot about the site (stupid, stupid me) Anyhow, I just decorate cakes with my kids for fun. We're always trying the cakes we see in the Family Fun magazine. I love doing cakes and cupcakes of course for kids schol parties. And I'm not too bad at it (at least, I don't think). However, I had NO IDEA what fondant was or buttercream, I just used the plain o' Pillbury or Betty crocker frosting! Added regular food coloring for colors! And 3D cakes? I had no clue!

So-ya'll have inspired me! I ordered the kitchen aid mixer-apparently a MUST HAVE and signed up for my first Wilton course last night. I start in 2 weeks and I can't wait!

Wish me luck and hope to had my own masterpieces to the gallery!

-Daniell

tcturtleshell Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 4:11pm

WELCOME TO ALL THE NEWBIES!!!! Can't wait to start seeing pictures~ icon_smile.gif

sheilaattaway Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 4:41pm

You found the perfect place for your new found hobbie. I love this site to, Sometimes I talk to people on this site more than my family lol

stephanie214 Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 5:39pm

A big warm welcome to all the newbies!!

mvigil Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 5:47pm

I have only been on this site for a month but I am already ADDICTED I think I have a problem!


Welcome to everybody!!!!

peacockplace Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 6:19pm

Welcome Newbies!!! Don't forget to post those pics... you won't believe how much better your skills will get in a short time! It's good to go back to where you started and see the progress!

Nesmar Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 7:14pm

Welcome to all the new cake enthusiasts, looking forward to seeing all the pictures. Good luck Brinarae on your Course III

butrcup Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 7:15pm

I have to admit its difficult to post pictures after looking at others-very intimidating...but very inspirational! I would like to say reading all of these forums is so educational and interesting-thank you everyone for sharing all of your wonderful experience-I can't tell you how much time and agony you have all saved me already.

peacockplace Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 7:20pm

Maybe Jackie, could make a gallery called "my first cake" Then some of you newbies could see some of us "oldbies". It would be good for a laugh, and you deffinately wouldn't be intimidated anymore! LOL

My first cake at wilton class was so pitiful! It makes me laugh!!!

butrcup Posted 30 Jul 2005 , 7:35pm

that road must be very very long-from newbie to oldbie, I can't imagine ever coming close to that kind of talent

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