Sugar Artist Spotlight- Alexandra Curry
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight- Alexandra Curry

    • Anna Weisend
    • 27 May 2020

    Alexandra Curry is an award-winning cake pop artist and the creator of Poppy Paint.  She has been making cake pop for nine years and is known for the meticulous detail put into her edible creations.  Alex's love of decorating cake pops let to her creation of Poppy Paint, which is the only edible paint designed to work on chocolate.  Based in the Oklahoma City area, Alex and her husband manage the company together while raising their two boys. Please view some samples of her work below. You can visit her website at www.poppypaint.com  or follow her at www.instagram.com/poppypaints    ...

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    Introducing CP Candybis
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  • Introducing CP Candybis

    • Anna Weisend
    • 13 May 2020

      Here at CakePlay Inc, we have just released a new line of products.  Please welcome CP Candybis, our CBD hard candies!  Thank you to everyone who has tried them.  We’ve had a lot of inquiries so we are going to try to answer some questions for you. What is CBD? CBD is short for Cannabidiol.  It is an extract from the hemp plant. The oil is a non-psychoactive chemical meaning that it will not make you “high”.  CBD should not be confused with Marijuana or THC.  THC is a psychoactive chemical in Marijuana that will produce the high commonly...

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    Sugar Artist Spotlight: Ceri Griffiths
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight: Ceri Griffiths

    • Anna Weisend
    • 29 Apr 2020

    Award winning Author and Product Designer Ceri Griffiths is an International Teacher, Judge, Show host, and TV personality. Ceri graduated in 1980 from Cardiff College of bakery and confectionery with distinctions after completing his three year training. During this period he represented his college at various bakery and industry events winning cups, ribbons, and awards for his college. As a proud recipient of the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show medal of honor and winner of the 2018 Masters tiered wedding cake competition, Ceri continues to inspire students to aim higher whilst proving his own knowledge and skills are still current....

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    Working Inside the Box
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  • Working Inside the Box

    • Anna Weisend
    • 15 Apr 2020

    A lot has changed in the last month. “Normal” is on pause.   If sugar is your full-time job you may not be working right now.  If you are, you are probably reinventing your business.  If sugar is part-time or a hobby, it most likely on hold for you at the moment. Maybe you are dealing with anger, anxiety, grief, and a whole mixed bag of emotions.  If you are looking for something different to focus on start thinking inside the box!  Yes, that is counter-intuitive to the culturally accepted counterpart.  However, there is gold in that box!  Stay with me...

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    Sugar Artist Spotlight Christine Branyik-Thornton
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight Christine Branyik-Thornton

    • Anna Weisend
    • 27 Mar 2020

    CakePlay Inc. and ManvsCakes recently had a competition entitled "Show Us The Love".  The rules were simple.  It had to contain isomalt and sprinkles.  The judges had fun reviewing the entries, we had hundreds of people vote for the winner, and we are happy to announce that it is Christine Branyik-Thornton who ran away with the $500 in prizes.  Congratulations Christine! We thought you might want to know a little more about her! Christine Branyik-Thornton is the owner and baker behind Chrissy’s Good Food Cakery, located in the southernmost part of Saskatchewan, Canada. Along with 30 years experience in the...

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    Pat Yourself on the Back!
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  • Pat Yourself on the Back!

    • Anna Weisend
    • 11 Mar 2020
    Learn to be proud of yourself out loud! Continue Reading