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Thursday
Jul312008

A Very Special Cake Poll and Giveaway: It's Cakespy's Birthday!

It's giveaway time!
Do you remember the day you were born, Cakespy? After all, it was one year ago--on August 1----that we made our inaugural post. How the time has gone! In some ways we can't believe it's been a year, and yet at the same time, it seems inconceivable that it's only been a year. One sugar-filled, dentist's nightmare of a year.

While we could regale you with the story of Cakespy's birth, we thought it would be much funner to have a poll and give away some sweet stuff! In keeping with the birthday theme, our subject is birthday cake. And since it's a special day, there will be not one but four winners! 
  • Winner 1 will get the original painting shown at the top; 
  • Winner 2 will get a Cakespy T-Shirt (Unisex sizes XS-L, winner will be notified and asked for a size; no need to put it in your response); 
  • Winners 3 and 4 will receive a box of 10 assorted Cakespy Notecards!
The fine print: The poll will be closed at 12 noon PST on Wednesday, August 6th; responses may be posted in the comments section or emailed to jessieoleson@gmail.com. As usual, winners will be chosen at random, and will be assigned prizes in the order mentioned above (sorry, no swapping). Entries from the US and beyond are welcome. Your info will never be shared and these questions are solely motivated by our nosy spy tendencies.
Cake Poll: Birthday Cake!
  1. What kind of cake did you have for your birthday when you were little?
  2. What kind of cake do you want for your next birthday?
  3. Whipped cream frosting: yes or no? (Feel free to explain)
  4. Licking the frosting from the bottom of the candles: do you do it?
  5. Fruit filling: a sweet surprise, or disappointment in the middle?
  6. Ice cream cakes: awesome or awful?
  7. Is it wrong to have a birthday pie instead of a cake?
  8. What's the best thing about birthday cake?

Please note--the poll is CLOSED! 

 

 

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Reader Comments (277)

1. My mom made a different cake every year when I was little, and I've tried everything from Birthday Cake to Birthday Pie to Birthday Jell-O
2. I'm thinking about a Peaches and Cream Cake covered in Sugared Pansies to cheer me up because my B-Day is in Dreary December
3. N-O! Too airy...
4. Totally Guilty of Licking Frosting off of Candles
5. Fruit Filling= A sweet suprise as long as it doesn't make the cake too soggy
6. I've never had an Ice Cream Cake...
7. No, I do it all the time, I actually don't like cake all that much...
8. The anticipation of the first bite

August 6 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

1. funfetti or the blue and pink marble boxed cake
2. who cares as long as I have cake
3. meh
4. of course
5. it depends sometimes it's good sometimes not so much
6. as long as they have the chocolate bits in the middle they're fab
7. yes
8. eating it

August 10 | Unregistered CommenterNikki57
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