Jen Yates: Cake Wrecks When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong

Epub kindle Cake Wrecks When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong ☆ Jen Yates –

Rtently snarky uotesMaybe this isn t a true 5 star book from cover to cover some of the commentary and attempts to yuck it up fall flat however if you can make me laugh so hard that I cry you deserve an extra star or two This had me in tears two or three times before I finished Even if you e already a abid CakeWrecks fan get this book There are tons of brand new delicious hysterical wrecks that will have you laughing until you cry There are also some behind the scenes stories both from the website and the stories behind the wrecked cakes Don t skip over Jen s witty commentary You ll be snorting frosting out your nostrils in no timeMy favorites are Welcome little Swetty Happy 35th Ann Dave Philis and the whole Baby Bottoms Up chapterOne of the most brilliant insightful explanations on why cakes gone wrong are both funny and daily addicting is ight at the beginning of the book I think it has something to do with the fact that almost all of us have a cake story to tell Good or bad these cakes tell little stories about us So when we see a cake that s shaped like a plunger we know there s probably a story behind it too and if we e lucky a eally funny one How do you ate a humorous book like thisI ate them as followsHow hard did I laughDid my husband laugh I consider this the boygirl test do both sexes think its funny I should probably worry that I think two data points my husband and myself are enough for me to answer this Oh well that s why I majored in History and not statisticsDistractibility from eal life can it make me forget about the fact that I m probably supposed to be working onPass around ability can I pass it around to distract all the workers in my office And to answer those uestions I laughed my husband laughed my boss laughed and it s gotten a lot of attention at the work coffee table Listening to a giggle laugh track next to my desk definitely improves my work day For all the color photos that are priceless this is a pretty cheap book Absolutely worth it and much office friendly than FU Penguin if it weren t for that table on the ground floor of my store i don t think i would ever laugh and certainly not as much as this book has made me laugh i m very backwards i don t just naturally know about any of those blogs or websites that you people take for granted i just see books now that i know this exists on this computer thing i am going to check it out because this book made me cry with laughter i worked at ben and jerry s during college and i made some cakes in my day so i am familiar with the kind of hi larious things people euest be written on their cakes particularly when the store is within spitting distance of three college dorms full of stoned kids but these cakes are a wonder it s mostly the misspellingmisunderstanding section i ve seen misspellings before i do ead greg s eviews before i vote for them hee but on a cake there is something tragic and bold about misspellings even the simple ones i lave you on a heart shaped cake all i can say about this book is page 6 page 55 i can t stop laughingcome to my blog I bought this book for my daughter who makes cakes professionally so that she could see wh. Sarcasm and punny patter Combining all new material along with fan favorites and behind the scenes tidbits on the hardships and hilarity of unning a popular blog 'Cake Wrecks' is sure to please both new and old fans alike Jen Yates has been a clown a cash office

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This book is a total laugh out loud tears streaming down the face iot The combination of disastrous cakes and the author s totally hilarious smart musingsuipscaptions makes for a hell of a great ead The blurbs are never mean spirited or that annoying teenage toilet humor which makes it even funnierNearly every page has a picture of a horrifying cake with some text alongside Sometimes it s just one sentence maybe some internal dialog a conversation or a few lines of explanation Rarely is it too long so the humor is always at the forefront Some cakes are just plain and simple monstrosities while others don t jump out at you ight away but when the author gets going you can t help but go ewwww or OMG Most will have you gaze in awe wondering what possessed the baker to put these out for public viewing instead of making a beeline for the trash can You ve got the ghastly Technicolor cakes with garish fuchsias and blinding turuoise the frightening poor taste cakes like the militarydolphinamo combo job for a wedding the bizarre feathers in a cake as decoration yuck or the classic clumps of pooh log looking cakes wow are those ever epulsive Expect to see some classic examples of miscomprehension misspellings and uniue misunderstandings ie the Baker was smokin some bad stuff that day My faves were the disastrous attempt at a tartan plaid for a wedding and the beautifully author titled Vortex of Doom cake that was hys ter i calIf you e looking for a gift for a hard to shop for person get this baby and you ll be guaranteed some serious laughs wheezing and near choking while you try to catch your breath and wipe your eyes as you flip through the pages it is that good D What some of these cake decorators lack in penmanship they make up for in spelling errors And they seem to think that anything can be fixed by adding icing Gobs of icing Author and collector of wrecked cake pictures Jen Yates adds her comments with somewhat sarcastic and often uizzical captions There are definitely humorous cakes in this collection some intentional and some not and this book may have you switching to ice cream for dessert But it s all in good or maybe gooey fun Last night our library held a program on how to salvage cooking disasters Cake wrecks fit in so well with the topic that I had to take it home and ead it all last night Author Jen Yates conceived her idea for the book from an email message sent by a friend you know one of those that get forwarded to everyone in your address book The picture of the cake with its wacky message was the impetus for a blog wwwcakewreckscom Blog to book seemed a natural If you need a laugh and have a few hours you can t go wrong with these cakes where something is lost in the interpretation andor communication is lacking As I flipped through the book I couldn t help musing What were they thinking and eminisced on some of my own cake blunders I liked the whole but wished I had a piece of cake to enjoy with the book You ve seen them online Now see them in book form Godawful cake disasters Glorious confectionary monstrosities Revel in gasps and giggles to mishaps likeSome of my favorite are the ones that include inadve. From Jen the creator of the hit blog CakeWreckscom comes the best of the worst cakey creations out there the grammar goof ups the unintentionally creepy the accidentally suggestive the ugly the sad and the just plain funny all served up with Jen's uniue blend of wit.

At not to do I got it home and could not esist having a browse but once into it I could not put it down and must confess it is without doubt one of the funniest books I have eadJen Yates pickes out misspellings poor design wedding disasters meaningless emarks holiday horrors new baby cakes plus some andom wreckage All of it makes for great fun and plenty of belly laughs even if one cannot believe that professional cake makers would perpetrate such mistakesOne customer when asked what he wanted on the cake said Nothing and that is exactly what appeared on it the word Nothing Another asked for Somewhere over the ainbow and got the word Somewheres above some ainbow coloured icing And what about the customer who asked for God Bless Everyone inside a heart Heshe got exactly what she ordered for the top of the cake ead God Bless Everyone Inside a heart And one customer asked for Congratulations with the lettering to be as small as possible yes you got it the cake ead Congratulations As small As Possible And on the subject of fonts perhaps they were triplets or all having a birthday on the same day for the cake ead Happy Birthday Hannah Large Font Cole and Allie Small Font Well the designer had carried out the instructions to the letter hadn t heshe It s a Gril celebrated the birth of a new baby gril sorry girl and I ts a Boy spelt it ight but punctuation was not the designer s strong pointIt s great fun and it will be a wrench passing it on now for it is a book to be picked up and browsed when a laugh is neededSo Whoppie Happy edding a paraphrase of the cake which should have said Whoopie It s your Birthday but the first word lost something in the translation and it is amazing how many different spellings there are of the word birthday This is one of those books that egularly winds up in our breakroom at work with a few of us crying over it because of how hilarious some of these wrecks are I d never heard of the website before I d ead this and now it s one of my favorites to ead daily to cheer myself up This book is hysterical and frighteninga train wreck of sugar and floursort of like Honey BooBooWhat s eally sad is that any one of these cakes could have been made by yours truly ME I have a confession or twoI kill plantsI m so sorryI know they are living thingsI also kill cakesI don t know how it happensit just does They are afraid of me I thinkThey never stand up straight they fall over or sink in the middle they melt their own frosting or the frosting goes haywireWhen I went through this book it was like looking back at all the cakes I ve tortured in my life I feel so ashamed a sweet innocent cakeDon t let them fool you they have a mind of their own If you don t follow the directions just soThey can eruptand end up as hard as a ock as flat as a pancake or even explode in the oven trust me I ve seen it all and everything in betweenBut to tell you the truth the cakes in this book are far worse than most of my disastersno eally they are HonestMy only complaintthe photos are less than stellar maybe it s the subject matter No no it s the photographers for sureDamn shame great photos would have made this a full 5 stars. Ccountant a Jungle Cruise skipper a small business owner a children's book inventory expeditor and a house painter She loves all types of cake and the people who make them especially if they share She currently lives in Florida with her husband John and their two ca.

There is than one author with this nameJen has been a clown a cash office accountant a Jungle Cruise skipper a business owner a children's book inventory expeditor and a house painter She currently lives in Florida with her husband John and their two cats Despite the daily cake carnage she chronicles she really does like cake