I Used To Love Making Cakes, Until This Week.

Decorating By LittleMom Updated 6 Apr 2008 , 3:54pm by LittleMom

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LittleMom Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 2:26am
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I had two "goodbye" cakes to make this week. One I brought to work to wish farewell to my beloved supervisor, and the other I brought to the funeral of a dear friend.

Cakes are such emotional ventures. It's worth it when the events are joyous - when they're sad it is just overwhelming.

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crp7 Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 2:55am
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I am sorry you are having a rough week. I am sorry for your loses. Remember that the cakes you made this week came from your heart. Cake is a great comfort food and I am sure it was appreciated by the family of your dear friend and your supervisor. They all know that you cared enough to put something of yourself into the cakes.


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DoniB Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 3:11am
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sorry for your losses. CRP7... couldn't put it any better. *hugs*

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sassycleo Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 3:13am
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Don't think it could be said any other way.


As hard as it might be, try to put a twist on the meaning behind those cakes. Yes they are sad events but take a step back and think of them both as a celebration. Your celebrating all the good times you had with your soon to be ex supervisor and gave her a memory of her going away cake that she will always have with her and remember. As far as the cake for the passing - look at it as a cake for a celebration of their life and the time they have spent with us.

It may help get through the emotional coaster we ride as cake artists.

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JenniferL Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 3:27am
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Sorry your are having such a difficult week. Saying goodbye is always hard. As the others have said, your cakes provided a bright spot in what were otherwise sad events. I'm sure your thoughtfulness touched the hearts of and gave comfort to those involved. {{hugs}} and God bless!

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LittleMom Posted 6 Apr 2008 , 3:54pm
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Thanks everybody. I think this was my first real experience with being burned out. Not physically, but definitely mentally.

My friend was the most wonderful woman and she was loved by everyone. I will miss her so much.

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