Decorating By RobzC8kz Updated 12 May 2009 , 7:20pm by TheCakerator

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RobzC8kz Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:09pm
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I had four orders for this weekend worth $850.00 total. Yesterday, I got the flu!!! Everyone in my house is sick with it. My Wife and I are the last to get it.

I had to cancel all four orders and believe me, the customers were not happy. They all understood my point of not wanting to contaminate the cakes, but they were not happy about having to make other arrangements!!

I know I did the right thing by canceling these cakes. The last thing I want to do is get everyone sick! I just feel really bad about leaving them all in the lurch.

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Kiddiekakes Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:11pm
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I hear you..I had the flu last week but luckily it was my son's birthday cake I needed to get done..Other wise I would have cancelled also...

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cakes22 Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:20pm
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That sucks! Hope you & your family is feeling better soon.

Hopefully you'll be able to recoup some of the lost business when you are feeling better.

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costumeczar Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:31pm
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Sorry to hear about it...My husband and I had the flu at the same time a few years ago, and we could barely move (literally) for a couple of days. I wouldn't have been able to do any cakes, either.

If I was one of the customers you had to cancel, I'd be sending you flowers to thank you for not spreading the germs around!

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TheCakerator Posted 12 May 2009 , 7:20pm
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sorry you had to lose the orders, but better safe then sorry!

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