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  • 00:46

    Choosing the Best Wedding Cake for Your Big Day

    in Culture

    How did a young, newlywed account executive at an ad agency end up being a mother of two who owns and operates a wedding cake company and mail order gourmet sweets webstore? Mary wanted a change – to combine her passion for art and baking.  It just made sense. For Mary, wedding cake creation was the perfect way to make something beautiful that was more than just a work of art, but delicious as well.
    Sure, school was an option, but she decided that experience was way more important at that stage in her life, so, Mary experimented at home, which highly benefited her neighbors— who got to vote on which cakes they liked best, and her children— who got to eat the spoils.
    Mary started Take The Cake by subletting a small area in a catering kitchen, but it wasn't long before she found herself in a bigger kitchen with a bigger oven. She initially focused on cake but truly loved all pastry. The growth of ecommerce presented an opportunity to share new products with people who appreciated high quality, delicious sweets no matter how close or far from Chicago they were.  That's how chocolate gourmet came into being.
    Somehow, the two companies kept crossing over, a little like country music. That was when Mary knew that this domestic partnership needed to become "official" – the marriage of take the cake and chocolate gourmet resulted in “Cake” – the destiny of two separate companies born from the same passion.

  • 01:02

    Wedding Cake Wisdom for Wedding Planners

    in Business

    How sweet it is!! Wedding planners, learn all you need to know about helping your clients select a wedding cake and other sweet treats for their wedding day.
    Confetti is a fun and lively meeting place for aspiring and established wedding planners across the globe.   Join host Debbie Quain for inspiration, tips and answers to your questions about how to start a wedding planing business of your very own.   Learn more at http://ConfettiRadio.com

  • 00:55

    DYWD 011: Wedding Cake Tips from CakeFu

    in Health

    Learn about Wedding Cake Tips and Ideas from Cake Master Amelia Carbine of CakeFu in this week's Sophia in Sapphire Podcast Interview. CakeFu: Cake Tips and Trends all Brides should know, Wedding Cake tips, Budget Planning, Big impact on small Budget. Featuring Guest: Amelia Carbine

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  • 00:55

    DYWD 011: Wedding Cake Tips from CakeFu

    in Health

    Learn about Wedding Cake Tips and Ideas from Cake Master Amelia Carbine of CakeFu in this week's Sophia in Sapphire Podcast Interview. CakeFu: Cake Tips and Trends all Brides should know, Wedding Cake tips, Budget Planning, Big impact on small Budget. Featuring Guest: Amelia Carbine

    The post DYWD 011: Wedding Cake Tips from CakeFu appeared first on Sophia in Sapphire.

  • 00:55

    DYWD 011: Wedding Cake Tips CakeFu

    in Health

    CakeFu: Cake Tips and Trends all Brides should know, Wedding Cake tips, Budget Planning, Big impact on small Budget. Featuring Guest: Amelia Carbine

  • 00:44

    Your Wedding Cake Was Amazing!

    in Culture

    Are you considering getting a creative cake made for your wedding? Listen to creative cake expert Naomi Levine of Tipsy Cake. She'll guide you through the entire process, from your first meeting to cutting the cake at your wedding. Find out ways of how she is able to create a cake that helps you express your unique personalities and share with all your guests what you love. I certainly learned a lot during the interview and I know you will too. Enjoy the show!

  • 01:02

    Hum Rhal Zahi and Dubhaltagh O Hearcain Discuss the Wedding Cake UFO

    in Spirituality

    For anyone who rationally contemplates the difficulties a one-armed man would face in actually making and suspending a 14 diameter clearly metallic object, and in doing so completely unobserved – for even one photograph – no further comments should even be necessary. But since the skeptics have been so persistent in their accusations, and so abysmally stupid as well, here are some of the questions that they must credibly answer about the model premise:


    1. Where was the model made and concealed?
    2. Who in Meiers area possesses the specialized skills required for this precision level of manufacture, at any size?
    3. What is it made of?
    4. Where were the materials obtained?
    5. What was the cost of these materials?
    6. Who paid for it?
    7. How long did it take to make? (Remember, a two-armed model maker took four months to assemble his inferior model.)
    8. What does it weigh, assuming even a 5' diameter metallic object, as suggested by one debunker?
    9. How was it suspended at 30' by a one-armed man? (Setting up just one special effects shot with a 5' (let alone 14) object requires numerous people and lots of time. Meier took over 60 photos of the WCUFO, plus the video.)
    10. Where is the model now, what happened to it, would something of this complexity - and value - just disappear?
    11. With all of the photos, both day and nighttime, how could Meier have accomplished all of this unobserved and without accomplices?
    12. Why hasn't ANYONE come forward to show that they made and/or now have it?

  • 00:31

    ANYTHING GOES Nancy Naigle

    in Pop Culture

    USA TODAY Bestselling author, Nancy Naigle, writes love stories from the crossroad of small town and suspense in hopes that readers will find an escape from their hectic day-to-day in the make believe worlds she creates. 


    The award winning novel, SWEET TEA AND SECRETS, is the first in the Adams Grove series. 
    Other Adams Grove novels include: 
    OUT OF FOCUS,
    WEDDING CAKE AND BIG MISTAKES,
    PECAN PIE AND DEADLY LIES,
    MINT JULEPS AND JUSTICE,
    BARBECUE AND BAD NEWS


    Nancy also co-authors THE GRANNY SERIES with Kelsey Browning. Honey, these are not your momma's grannies. These gals are more like Dirty Harry, only over 50, female and southern. Buckle up. 
    Book One: IN FOR A PENNY, is available in digital, print, large print and audio formats. 
    Book Two: FIT TO BE TIED, 
    Book Three: Coming in April 2015 - IN HIGH COTTON

  • 01:01

    Andre Controversa Presents: Wedding Cakes For Gays and Fetal Homicide Bill

    in Politics Conservative

    Hello everyone, this is Andre Traversa, otherwise known as Andre Controversa, spreading controversy wherever I go.



    We have a packed hot show tonight, only an hour long, but with two hot segments.



    Up first will be Melissa Klein.



    Melissa is one of the first original bakers who bravely refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple and is being fined by an administrative law court in the state of Oregon.



    No trial, no jury, no due process; just an un-American assault on religious liberty.



    As many of you know, GoFundMe took down her account. Her company is called Sweet Cakes by Melissa.



    But thankfully, she has found funding through an alternative site called Continue to Give, a service that helps people give to charities and Christian ministries.



    We will have one of the founders of that ministry on the air as well. That will take up the first 30 minutes.



    The second half of the show will be taken up by a hot debate. We will be joined by Kathy Alderman of Planned Parenthood Always Votes Colorado.



    The topic will be the Democratic defeat of a fetal homicide bill. Opposing her on this issue is Polly Lawrence, Republican state rep and assistant House minority leader.



    Tune in tonight at 9-00 Ct at www.blogtalkradio.com/andrecontroversa.



    Let's get some callers on this one. Please call in at 914-803-4350. I look forward to a hot show.


    Regards,
    Andre Traversa, partner, Epic Quest Media
    phone, 773-774-1583.
    email, prodigal70@xnet.com

  • 01:00

    TRUNEWS 05/11/16: Aaron Klein and Dr. Herb Titus

    in News

    What’s up with Raul Castro’s pledge to go to church? Is it a genuine conviction of his soul, or is liberation theology being re-introduced by the Marxists? Aaron Klein, co-owner of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, talks to Rick about Oregon’s prosecution of his small bakery over a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. Later in the program, constitutional law expert Dr. Herb Titus tells Rick what is at stake in the upcoming Supreme Court decision about same sex marriage.


    Monday May 11, 2015


    Aaron Klein | Sweet Cakes Bakery


    Herb Titus | Official Website

  • 00:31

    Bump it! or Dump it! - Femme Fatales

    in Music

    Gift of Gab Records Radio show - Bump it! or Dump it! is a show that caters to the underground, undiscovered artists in the U.S. and abroad. All songs played will be listened to and voted on by the public, giving the artist the opportunity to hear what the world is feeling about their artistry. All submissions should be sent to giftofgabrecords@yahoo.com at least 48 hours prior to the airing of the show. For further info. please contact Bigga @ 2164960242 or email us. We are also available on reverbnation.com/giftofgabrecords. Thanks for the love and support of Indie artistry. Don't forget to Google: Gift of Gab Records & Google: Bigga Black...


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