Archive for the ‘Tip of the Month’ Category

It’s that time of year, when resolutions and plans start to come to mind and make us take action. Perhaps you are acting on the resolutions you made at the beginning of the year, or maybe you are looking toward the future and wondering what steps you need to take to make your future dreams come true. Either way, you need a plan. Here is an interesting example of a business plan found at MoreBusiness.com. It can serve as a good example of what information you need to gather when composing a business plan.

Something cute for those spooky mornings on the horizon. Anything to make breakfast a “must have meal” is a good thing to me.

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The Wilton Tent Sale has become a hot destination spot for many cake lovers, bakers, and decorators. Wondering why you haven’t heard about the tent sale this year? That would be because the tent sale has gone on vacation until 2009.

Go ahead and sign up and they’ll send you an email when the tent will go back up. Hope to see you there!

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We’ve opened a shop full of the tools and essentials every baker wants at their fingertips. You’ll find tips, bags, mixers, music, gift ideas (for you and the baker you love), safety items, and a library of resources. Think we should have something listed that we’ve forgotten? Send us a note!

There is a permanent link to the shop in our sidebar to the right.

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We’ll be offering a tip of the month segment where we offer you a little tasty morsel to help dress up your own decorating or pass along a tutorial or site we think derserves somes kudos.

Before March marches out let’s see what we can find in our goody bag.

How about two sites to get us started?

Let’s first take a look at The Center for Food Safety.  The Center for Food Safety is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established in 1997 for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable alternatives. 

They have a very important active petition ready for your signature regarding the sugar you’ll be using to make your yummy treats, unless you don’t mind ingesting 5000% more pesticides in your sugar. Yes, 5000% is the new EPA allowable (thanks to a Monsanto request) increase of glyphosate residues on sugar beetroots. While you are at it, encourage candy manufacturers to keep their 2001 promise that they wouldn’t use genetically engineered sugar in their products.

And finally, want to make a cake with an impression that won’t be duplicated? Make a copy of an ultrasound picture with edible image paper and ink. It will definitely make a statement at the next baby shower.

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