Things to be thankful for
Wow, I thought I would be able to sit down an write, write, write when I decided to start this blog. I have so many ideas spinning in my head. I started a business facebook page last month, and the snowbirds have returned to Sarasota. People are getting married every weekend and there are not enough hours in the day to do everything on my list. I've hired 2 new people and they are wonderful, Brie and Judy. But, we have so much baking to do, it's hard to find time to come to the computer and share with you.
I became a Girl Scout leader over the last month as well. This will fill a void for me. I miss having kids in my house.
This week we are trying out fun Halloween treats to sell in the store and to hand out during our Fourth Friday at the Village.
One thing I learned is that no one down here has ever heard of "poke" cake. It's where you poke the cupcakes with a fork and fill with jello. It keeps them so moist. Just use half the water and let cool a little before pouring over the holes. If the jello starts setting though, you've waited too long. This week we are using orange jello and adding orange extract to the frosting, along with grated orange zest to make it orangey
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Cathy Vande Mheen