Retirement Cake Opinions Needed

Decorating By cowie Updated 22 May 2012 , 10:33pm by cowie

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cowie Posted 22 May 2012 , 2:59pm
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A family member of mine is about to retire from teaching after many years. I will be making a cake but am not sure if I should go with a teacher (chalk board, apples, numbers etc) theme or do something completely different like flowers or something, any ideas??

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Lynne3 Posted 22 May 2012 , 6:09pm
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Dies she have any plans for her retirement
sailing? crafts? sports? Anything she is looking ahead to doing?

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cowie Posted 22 May 2012 , 8:42pm
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She plans on traveling south, painting, gardening, reading, spending time with her family.

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kakeladi Posted 22 May 2012 , 9:15pm
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Depending on how large the cake will be I'd try to include most, if not all, of those things.
Have you googled 'retirement cakes' for ideas?

You know the retiree better than we do. Would she LOVE something teacher related OR plans related? OR find a way to incorporate all of it.

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cowie Posted 22 May 2012 , 10:33pm
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I have googled retirement cakes for ideas. I am just stumped as to go for the teacher them or completely opposite. She loved teaching but is very 'ready' to retire.

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