Good News (I'm So Happy)

Decorating By Karema Updated 17 Jul 2008 , 1:08pm by snowshoe1

Karema Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:13am
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Ok so I know a lot of you own bakeries and I read on here all the time that you guys hate when people want to just work there to learn. Well I'm one of those people. lol

I got an internship today. Its an amazing story. I went into this cake supply store one day and was asking about hi ratio shortning. The clerk looked at this guy and asked him about it. He told me what to try and I said ok. I began talking to him and found out his family owns one of the oldest bakeries in my area. I talked to him and told him I was tempted to just walk in there and ask for an internship. I told him I just wanted to learn. He gave me his card and said he would help me.

I went into his shop today and he asked to see my portfolio and I showed him some pictures. He offered me an internship for two days a week or however many days I wanted. I am so happy. I'm finally going to learn what I need to know to be successfull. I am so thankful to him and I will never forget that he gave me a chance. I can't believe that he offered to help and teach me. Can't you guys tell that I'm happy. I cant stop smilling.

21 replies
Gatorfan01 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:23am
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Congratulations!!!! thumbs_up.gif

I can "hear" the excitement in your post. icon_biggrin.gif

ladyellam Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:27am
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Very cool!! I'm really happy for you.

frstech Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:54am
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Good for you, now learn, learn,learn and let us know how things go for you

Katie-Bug Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:56am
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Oh, way to go for you!!! thumbs_up.gif

Have fun!

jjkarm Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 12:59am
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Fantastic!!!! I'm soooo jealous! icon_lol.gif

BCJean Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:20am
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That is great! ....and yes, I could feel your excitement in your post. I am so happy he is willing to work with you and let you in on the secrets of the business.

foxymomma521 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:22am
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Good for you! What bakery?

maryak Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:35am
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Oh wow!! Congratulations!! That's an amazing opportunity!

krystyne_wilson Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:36am
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CONGRATS!!! What a blessing!!! Have fun icon_biggrin.gif

lardbutt Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:39am
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Congrats, I am very exvited for you!

foxymomma521 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:43am
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Where is there a cake supply store here?!?! I'll kick myself if I'm paying shipping when I don't have to!

Ruth0209 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:46am
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That's a dream come true!! I'm SO excited for you. These kinds of stories always restore my faith in the generosity of people. Good for both of you!!

NayNay2 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:49am
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What a great opportunity for you! Soak it all in icon_wink.gif

poshcakedesigns Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:53am
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That's just awesome. CONGRATS

Sugar_Plum_Fairy Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:59am
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Oh, you're so lucky! I'm so happy for you!

Just curious, what part of NY? The City?

MaryAnnPriest Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 2:04am
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That is fantastic!!! icon_lol.gif Soak it all up like a sponge.

Don't forget when you are a huge success to take someone else under your wing......
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Good luck & have lots of fun.

Karema Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 2:24am
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I didnt know who else to tell that would be as excited as me. Foxy I went to BakeMark they have amazing stuff. So I go there for almost everything. I'm in western ny. I think that's everyone's answers to all the questions. You guys are so supportive. I will remember this forever. I will pass it on to someone else in the future.

Sugar_Plum_Fairy Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 4:28am
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Well enjoy every minute of it!!

Mike1394 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 10:55am
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Congrats, get some good shoes. very important.

Mike

Homemade-Goodies Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 11:06am
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Good for you...really awesome chance you took!!! Have fun, and learns alot, girl!! icon_lol.gif

snowshoe1 Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 1:08pm
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What a wonderful opportunity for you! All the best in this endeavor. Just shows how wonderful serendipity is in our lives. thumbs_up.gif

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