I Must Declare, I Love Cakecentral.com!!

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ConfectionsCC Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 4:33am
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Ok, So obviously I am not the only one who loves this site, but I really really do love all the help, advice, and constructive criticism I get from this site! This truly is a "family" of cakers, that I can go to with any problem, or when I am needing a pick me up! Thanks to all the fellow cc'ers!

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indydebi Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 5:44am
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need a "like" button for this one!

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Lizzard1 Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 5:53am
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Agreed icon_biggrin.gif I couldn't have said it better!!!

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crystal18_corpus Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:09am
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I feel the same way there are three websites i visit FB of course cake central and online banking thats all I need..... cake central opened a new world to me its awesome

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madgeowens Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:22am
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definately need a like button!!!

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tonedna Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:25am
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It's the best place in the internet!
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cabecakes Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 8:51am
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I totally agree 100%. I have always encountered fantastic feedback and constructive criticisms. I have grown considerably in the last year. In one year I have gone from someone who had no idea what fondant was (let alone ganache) to making my family members beg for cake. I needed a passion (my husband always told me) and with CC and cake decorating I have found it. But CC isn't only about cake. One of my favorite haunts on CC is the Lounge. I love the sisterly feeling it gives (no offense guys), I never had any sisters. I wish we did have a like button, sometimes that is all that needs to be said. This is definitely one of those times.

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ConfectionsCC Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 2:54pm
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Well, my story with cakes and why this site has been so helpful. A year and a half ago, my husband got laid off from what we thought was his dream job, after only 7 months! I got seriously depressed and secluded myself! While he was off work, I decided to start nursing school, even though I had never really considered it before. Job security. Did that for a year, then found out over the summer my MIL didn't want to help with the kids anymore, she wanted her free time back!!! icon_confused.gif Luckily, my husband DID GET A DREAM JOB that I never in my life would have imagined him getting, esp since he was laid off a year! Since I was taking a year off from school, I decided to pick up a hobby; I needed an outlet because I was still very depressed. Growing up I had big dreams of pastry school, even had a full ride scholarship to one! Life happened, so that dream changed to motherhood. I stumbled upon this site while looking for information just on how to smooth my icing like the decorators do, and found MMF. I made my first cake, and now, just 4 months later, I am having so many people beg me for cakes I am working on opening a licensed kitchen to sell them from! Cake central has helped me learn the one thing I have always been passionate about, the one thing I thought I gave up forever! I learned on here how to do this as a hobby, and I am learning that this hobby can turn into a career! I have grown so much with my cakes, and with my, happiness! Hands down, no other site has helped me find my passion like this site has!

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indydebi Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 3:16pm
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ConfectionsCC, that story almost made me cry and is a great testimony to what I love about CC .... the helping and the encouragement that result in stories like yours! thumbs_up.gif

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Loucinda Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 8:02pm
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ConfectionsCC - what a wonderful story! I am right there with Indy, brought tears to my eyes! Sending you wishes for a wonderful holiday and a fantastic 2011!!

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ConfectionsCC Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 8:05pm
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Thank Yall!!! 2010 has been a much better year for us than 2009, and 2011 holds even more excitment to come! I hope everyone has a blessed holiday season icon_biggrin.gif

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NanaSandy Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 8:29pm
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I couldn't agree with you more, about what an amazing site this is! I have learned so much on here in the month or so since I joined. It has improved my cakes so much! Thank you to all the CC'ers!!

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