People Are So Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Decorating By JGMB Updated 27 Oct 2010 , 7:05pm by bakencake

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JGMB Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 7:41pm
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Today, I was in the next town over. I decided to pop into the library to see if they had any cake decorating books that my library doesn't. Well, they happened to be having a book sale. I gathered up $12 worth of cake, cookie and pie-making books. One librarian remarked that I must bake a lot and asked if I had a business.

I told her that I just bake for charity, but that it keeps me so busy that I'd done 3 birthday cakes and 48 cupcakes this week. When I went up to the counter to pay, they absolutely insisted that I take all of the books for free. I couldn't believe it -- it just made my whole day!!! icon_razz.gif

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Bubbl3h3ad Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 7:54pm
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Wow! That IS nice! Lucky you!

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tsal Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 8:00pm
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Wow! Good for you!!

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MamaD77 Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 8:04pm
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Well, there you go! Sometimes in life, a little unexpected kindness comes along, and it makes everyone's day! Lovely. icon_biggrin.gif

They must have been in admiration for your kindness and generosity, and in turn you were by theirs. Lovely story, thanks for sharing! thumbs_up.gif

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Melvira Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 8:11pm
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One good turn deserves another!! You reaped the benefits of your good deeds! Good for you, and great for those who you are baking your special treats for!! KUDOS!!

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Elcee Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 11:20pm
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How very nice of them. It's kind of like they "paid it forward" for the recipients of your cakes and cupcakes!

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sexy_baker Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 8:51am
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That was so nice of them...Maybe it was a gift for you after all the good deeds you've done for other people as well. You very well deserved it! icon_smile.gif

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Caths_Cakes Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 9:39am
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ah thats really sweet icon_biggrin.gif

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Evoir Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 10:21am
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Good karma breeding more good karma!

Good on you icon_smile.gif

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Bluebelles Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 10:31am
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That is so sweet of you to donate so much time baking for the needy. You deserve good things in life.

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Kellbella Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 11:12am
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That was so kind of them! icon_biggrin.gif I hope you got some good new recipes too icon_biggrin.gif

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Loucinda Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 11:43am
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icon_smile.gif That is awesome! Good begets good. thumbs_up.gif

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Melvira Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 2:13pm
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I'd like to add how much I enjoyed reading this, because a lot of the time, the title to this thread would be sarcasm and the thread would've been about how someone hosed them. That happens so much more often these days than someone actually being kind and generous. I just love it when we get one of these actual happy threads. icon_biggrin.gif

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debbief Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 2:38pm
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How sweet. Love it when people do nice things just because! thumbs_up.gif

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snowshoe1 Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 4:52pm
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Karma!

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JGMB Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 4:59pm
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Thanks for sharing in my joy, everyone! I actually sent a thank-you card to the Friends of the Library, and I offered to make treats for one of their meetings. I hope they take me up on it -- I LOVE to bake!

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Melvira Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 5:04pm
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And see, you're perpetuating the good vibes! That is really sweet of you. I have to say, I do 'nice' things simply to be nice, but I can't really think of a single time I did a 'freebie' or 'gift' order just to do something nice, and didn't end up with paying orders from it. Goodness is it's own reward, don't they say that? But there are other rewards too! icon_lol.gif

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Lita829 Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 5:13pm
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That's awesome! Good vibes.....good vibes thumbs_up.gif

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KASCARLETT Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 6:25pm
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That's great!

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infinitsky Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 6:41pm
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Thanks for sharing your story with us, it is really heartwarming....

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bakencake Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 7:05pm
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I'd like to add how much I enjoyed reading this, because a lot of the time, the title to this thread would be sarcasm and the thread would've been about how someone hosed them. That happens so much more often these days than someone actually being kind and generous. I just love it when we get one of these actual happy threads. Very Happy



I agree!!! just reading all the good things that everyone is posting puts me in a giving mood thumbs_up.gif

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