My Dream Has Come True! (Long)

Business By cakequeen50 Updated 20 Nov 2008 , 4:06am by cakesondemand

Wiltonlady Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:21pm
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WOW! Blessing? More like a MIRACLE from God. You deserve it and congratulations!

tx_cupcake Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:29pm
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Fantabulous! Wishing you years and years of continued success! thumbs_up.gif

ANTNET Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:32pm
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the god lord is good

janelwaters Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:37pm
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That is just so wonderful!!! I am so excited for you! I have family all over GA, I grew up in Marietta - Let us know the name of your shop when you get it all finalized!

CoutureCakeCreations Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:38pm
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Congratulations. I am soooo happy for you!!!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

jennifer7777 Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 4:59pm
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Congratulations!!! Wishing you all the best!

doitallmom Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 5:02pm
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Wow, I must say that is truly a blessing. It's amazing how things work out in the least expected ways. Congratulations!!!!!!!

KonfectionKonnection Posted 5 Sep 2008 , 5:16pm
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I think I'm drooling along w/ you--How very wonderful! It helps to know that dreams do come true! Congrats and best wishes w/ everything!

cakequeen50 Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 8:44am
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Yes, dreams DO come true. Thank you all for your well wishes.. I am getting a bit nervous. I hope I didn't bite off more than I can chew!

-K8memphis Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 1:16pm
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I mean you may need to hire someone, and be open for new ideas and different solutions, it's a risk and a gamble and we are all betting on you!!!

I am in a similar valley of decision. I have people pummeling me with cake orders that I am constantly turning down. I mean an average of 3-4 a month plus someone in the business asking me if I opened yet so they can send me business. I have everything to open a place except a triple sink and the location. My husband is not an entrepreneur but he would help out.

I mean how deep is my burnout? Just the idea of even doing some things for charity and putting a couple things 'on the books' makes me uncomfortable.

On one hand it's silly not to do what I'm good at. On the other it's so nice to not have my life all tied up and tied down in other people's celebrations.
Geez I need therapy!

farmom3 Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 1:44pm
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CONGRATULATIONS thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif
I am crying when I read yuor post, cry of joy, CONGRATULATIONS again and good luck icon_smile.gif

jl5949 Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 1:55pm
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Congrats!!!! Amazing opportunity. Best of Luck!

cakequeen50 Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 5:12pm
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K8memphis, I have an extra triple sink that I have been holding on to for when I got my business, now I don't need it. Come on down to atlanta and throw it in the back of a truck and you can have it. icon_smile.gif
Help is no problem. I am keeping an employee and a half. Plus I have my own posse when I need them.

-K8memphis Posted 6 Sep 2008 , 11:32pm
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What are the dimensions?? icon_biggrin.gif

There's a place I can rent for only $450 a month! The 90" sinks would not fit.

(I have 4 mixers and two commercial ovens) icon_rolleyes.gif

I mean it seems as if God is literally banging me over the head, shaking me by the shoulders to do this.

I could probably buy one (sink) cheaper than to get all the way to Atlanta--but ironically I have been half planning a trip to Atlanta to the Gift Show--I'm in retail.

JulieB Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 11:50pm
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Wow, congratulations! God is good. All the time.

Wesha Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 2:40am
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I am so happy for you. Do post pics of your shop when you can. It is truly a blessing.

imakecakes Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 8:14pm
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I have been thinking about you..... How are things coming along?

CakeMakar Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 8:24pm
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robinscakes Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 8:33pm
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OMG!!! You must be in heaven! Congratulations and the best of luck in your new place!!!

Tona Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 8:43pm
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God is good all the time Congratulation and best wishes on your new shop way to go girl.

Rosie2 Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 8:46pm
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God send this to you in a especial package, congratulations!!!!

cakequeen50 Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 4:18am
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Thank you all for your wonderful comments. I am truly blessed!
It has been hectic to say the least. This past weekend, we had 9 wedding cakes plus a 350 serving cake for Macy's 150th birthday. Next week we have 10 or 11, can't remember.
My head was ready to explode with all the "stuff" licenses, insurance, new vehicles, inspections...yada, yada. yada. But the past 2 days I have felt like I am getting a grip. I only spent 8 hours there today and we don't work on Monday!

I am very happy and very tired but hey, that is what it is all about.
We have only gotten a little bit done in decorating because of all the cakes. I have more to do in this main greeting room, but this is the begining....sorry for the non-clarity, my camera was having a bad day.

Will post more as I get things done.

Thanks again for all your support, God is good!

cakequeen50 Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 4:24am
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OK, well I guess CC didn't like my pics, I am putting them in my photos.

erikamj Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 5:10am
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Congratulations and good luck!

Melissa0567 Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 5:37am
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Congruations cakequeen50. What is the name of your business. Your located no far from me. I live in Rome, Ga. Next time in Marietta maybe I can stop in for a visit to see how things are going. I wish you the very best. I hope for that some day, but I'm sure that will be a ways down the road. Good luck.

megankennedy Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 6:22am
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wow that is great, I wish you all the best - I have friends in Marietta, I'd love to know where your shop is located to refer you and maybe stop by if I visit...great news...congratulations! icon_biggrin.gifthumbs_up.gificon_biggrin.gif

mamabrat13 Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 6:42am
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Congratulations! God has truly blessed you. Although I do not know you, I am truly excited for you! Dreams really can come true! party.gif

SugarFrosted Posted 7 Oct 2008 , 6:49am
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Congratulations! You are on your way! Those big empty walls are begging for some GIANT cake photos. icon_smile.gif

RobzC8kz Posted 8 Oct 2008 , 8:07pm
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I am so happy for you! Congratulations!!

imakecakes Posted 12 Nov 2008 , 4:24pm
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Awesome!! I'm so happy it's going well for you!

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