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TOP TEN in Wilton's Pops in a Post contest!!!

WHOA, like a whirlwind flurry, it happened SO fast, I don't think it's quite sunken in yet!!  WILTON JUDGES SELECTED ME AS A TOP TEN FINALIST!!  ..Oh, eM, Gee!!  They liked me?!!? ... or my pops anyway!!  Click here for my Ocean Frenzy blog.



So as I calm myself and get a grip, I realize, I'm up against some pretty darn good Poppers [NOT poopers] out there!!  



Here's what the website rules are per Wilton:
You may vote once per day until the polls close. Voting will begin Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM CST and end Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:59 PM CST. The grand prize winner will be posted within one day of the end of voting.


Check out the contestants here and don't forget to VOTE!!


Hero Cake Pops did some extensive research on other contestants that entered the contest and there's a crazy Cake Pop craze out there!!



Although I don't have a huge fanfare of followers (say THAT 3 times really fast!!), I'm hoping my network of Facebook friends, family, co…

Ocean Frenzy

It all started when I was surfing through Hero Cake Pop's blog and stumbled upon a post that had to do with a Wilton Cake Pop Contest... *GASP*  Having Wilton judges LOOK at MY blog, would be an honor in itself?!? !!  [deep breaths]  ...then family graced us with their presence for the holidays and I didn't have TIME to think, plan, or prepare for my pops!!  p.s. we had a FAB time with the FAM!!

So I finally sat down and sketched out my thoughts with my inspiration being an ocean theme.

Wondering if my idea and odd shapes would even work, I thought I'd give it my all and see what comes of it!
It all starts with smooshed cake and Philadelphia Cream Cheese.  See the step-by-step instructions here.
Squeeze as hard as you can to make sure the smooshed cake is one whole piece, this way, it won't crack or break.  I've seen various instructions and I insert the stick in the cake ball, then freeze it, and works for me every time!
Prepping takes the longest, so patience is a mu…