Before I get to the good stuff, let me say I am sorry for getting off to such a bad start on the ol' blog here. I had another blog once upon a time and I went about it in spurts... Sometimes I was a good blogger, and sometimes I was very sporadic. It is my goal to be a much better blogger this go 'round! I'm setting a realistic goal for myself... Two entries a week. That should be achievable! My favorite blogs are one's that are frequently updated, so let's give it a shot!!
So about this carnival I mentioned in the title. Our elementary school hosts a carnival in May to help raise money for our parent/teacher association. Many people don't know all that the parent teacher association pays for... field trips, assemeblies, ours is building a play shed and filling it with balls for our kids to play with at recess, all sorts of stuff.
Last year was my first foray into the cupcake game at the carnival (outside of baking for friends and family of course). It took me two whole days with a helper and I only turned out 160 cupcakes! This year I've got my routine down and I made 320(!!!) cupcakes in an evening and the morning/afternoon.
I had so much fun making these cupcakes and watching the little faces come up to the table to choose which little cake they wanted! I told Zach that next year I might need to get a little plexy glass shield to put in front of the cakes... I think it's more sanitary if I am the only one touching... Just sayin'...
The carnival was a huge success. I sold every single cupcake more than an hour before the carnival was over! Our community is awesome!
I am excited for another opportunity to set up my little table. Still moving forward with the store front- have a few things to finish up before I can make any big steps with that project. I'm also weighing my options with a cupcake truck? That has a lot of appealing qualities... I wouldn't be bound by "store" hours which is a HUGE attraction! We will see what is store for Sweet Charley B's!!
Have a wonderful Memorial Day! See you later this week ;)