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I have had several people come for a consultation and then tell me later that they are getting the cake from some aunt or cousin or friend of the MIL.... They knew they were getting the cake for free before they came to me and wasted my time and money and energy. I am seriously thinking of charging again, but no one else around here does it... It is such a conundrum!
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post #18 of 20

Ha ha....yeah. That would be slightly squatty. There goes that "s" word again. icon_rolleyes.gif

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post #19 of 20

<sad squeaky violin music plays>

 

heavy headed bulbous bulked up cakes not proper for the pinnacle

 

doomed to slug/slosh through life craving cover 

 

like so many saddle bagged fat photosensitive squatapotamus'

 

<shudder>

 

<lights fade>

 

<a herd of hooves are heard slowly sadly fading into the distance>

 

(i been wanting to use my new word ;)

 

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~~just being silly~~

and yes maybe not the first choice/best top tier size but...

 

great new word though

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Originally Posted by Annabakescakes View Post

I have had several people come for a consultation and then tell me later that they are getting the cake from some aunt or cousin or friend of the MIL.... They knew they were getting the cake for free before they came to me and wasted my time and money and energy. I am seriously thinking of charging again, but no one else around here does it... It is such a conundrum!

 

Could you not apply a charge for the consultation/tasting which will be applied to the cost of the cake if they eventually book with you?  That way those who book with you are actually not paying for their consult/tasting and the ones who want to waste your time are paying for the priviledge and the ones who want free cake will go bother someone else.

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http://fromlinetocolor.blogspot.ca/

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