Sunday, 5 December 2010

Woohoo!

Friday afternoon found me busy making a luscious, decadent, organic, rich dark chocolate cake for my friend’s 50th birthday

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I was just in the middle of piping melted chocolate into lace sails when my phone rang…

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It was someone from Nuffnang to tell me I’d won the Christmas Blogger Challenge with my blog post entry (Making Decisions in Seven Easy Steps).

I started screaming and jumping around frantically (as you do)

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I managed to get dark chocolate all over the place (as you do), the poor woman on the other end of the phone probably got a burst eardrum (sorry about that), I was so excited to actually WIN something big.

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So a massive thank you to Nuffnang for holding the competition, and for being so awesome in general. I really had a great time making my entry, it was lots of fun :) and I can’t wait for my iPad to arrive; I’ll definitely let you all know when it gets here!

Oh, and as for the chocolate cake…

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It was a huge success, despite the distraction

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21 comments:

  1. OMG! I'm so jealous. Congratulations!!! That's awesome, and that cake looks fabulous.

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  2. Awesome! I am so happy for you~ Your entry deserved to win, very creative and fun and it describes you and your blog perfectly!
    Have fun in your travels! :)

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  3. OMG.. Congratulations! I have an ipod touch (which is just the same as an ipad but smaller) and I LOOOOVE it. There are so many LOVELY free apps- I don't think I've paid for anything yet!!

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  4. Congratulations lovely one, now can I have a piece of that cake? It looks AWESOME!

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  5. Congratulations !!!

    BTW those Strawberries and cake looked very YUMMMM...

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  6. thanks everyone! I'm really excited, even more so because I really tried to win this, it wasn't like I bought a lottery ticket and got lucky.

    and apparently the cake went down very well (Littletree got sick so I had to leave the party early and never got to see it cut or anything). I'll gladly make something similar for any of my friends turning 50 ;P
    (or any age, for that matter)

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  7. Congratulations gorgeous goddess, it was such a wonderful blog post so I'm very glad that you won.

    The cake looks wonderful, I haven't had an excuse to make a fancy cake in ages, and now I'm feeling all inspired, hmm maybe I'll have to find an excuse to whip one up soon :)

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  8. sweet! that rocks! i'm so happy for you!! and us because now we can follow your travels. ;)

    that cake makes me want to lick my screen. :) luckily, i happen to have chocolate on hand so i can have a taste, but no strawberries...

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  9. Congrats! I knew you'd win;)

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  10. lea, I'm sure you can come up with an excuse to make a cake. after all, tomorrow is TUESDAY!!!

    tansy, don't lick your screen, apparently they're not very high in nutritional content ;P

    and thanks araid ♥

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  11. that is awesome!!!! i'm so excited for you! and the cake is amazing! xx

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  12. thanks Erica! See you at Airlie Beach ;)

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  13. In a few months there will be my birthday.... 8-P

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  14. May 31st (Btw, I am Andreadavide aka Uaz85 on Flickr...)...
    ... erm... I fear that the sweets wouldn't stand the travel to Tuscany... 8-(

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  15. Ah, now I know who you are :)
    I'm a May baby too - 17th!

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  16. wow congrats! that is awesome! the cake looks amazing, too!

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  17. Hello Gorgeous,

    Still thinking of You with Love& a smiling heart...)
    I meant to share this with You: http://ittosjournal.wordpress.com/about/
    Shade and sweet water***Khalila

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  18. oh hey Khalila, haven't heard from you in ages :)

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  19. this is not fair.... i didn't get anything like this.... if i did.... i might of stayed... looks so yum

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  20. oh Jahtree, I've made you nice cakes before. and you had ice cream, don't forget.

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Thanks for your lovely words, witty banter and entertaining discussion :)