Thursday, October 8, 2009

I'm Baaaack! (with a green ribbon!)

Hi Ya'll!!! So I'm back from Oklahoma. And it was a blast! I had so much fun and saw so many beautiful, mind-blowing cakes.

I'm so glad I had the courage to go and compete. It's a huge thing to do and now I've inspired some people at work to want to go next year. Apparently seeing me do this has given them courage to go next year! I'm glad I can inspire people.

Here's a picture of my cake:

And here's a link to a bunch more pictures on

And here's the cake that won:

I was a finalist. I got a green ribbon and lots of goodies. They included a 10lb. bucket of fondant, some red coloring, red piping gel, green decorating sugar, a silpat and a box of cake flower. I didn't get anywhere close to winning and I still got lots of goodies!!! How awesome is that?

It was such an amazing experience. I for sure want to do it again next year if it doesn't interfere with wedding activities. It is a few weeks before my wedding after all...haha. Oh and next years wedding cake theme is monasteries and mansions so if any one wants to share ideas or possible inspiration ideas with me, please feel free.


  1. Wow, your cake is BEAUTIFUL! That's great news you were a finalist, congrats!

  2. Your cake looks amazing! Congrats on your ribbon!

  3. Well I think the other cake is awesome but I LOVE yours. I love the design, the use of color. Great job, girly!

  4. Congratulations, Jenn! I'm very proud of you - the cake is lovely. And what is doubly amazing is that YOU survived Carrie Vincent (I think that's how you spell her name...Chuck and I love watching her on the Food Network Challenge). It is great to inspire others - and to go after your dreams. That's what life is all about now, isn't it? Again, big did great. :) Theresa

  5. Congrats!!! Your cake looks amazing!

  6. You did a FABULOUS job - no matter that you didn't win!!!

  7. Ooooh, haunted house wedding cake next year?

  8. Carrie Vincent is actually super nice in person. I think they make her out to be the villain on TV.

    Thanks for all the nice comments ladies!