Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Back to Normalcy {Giveaway}

Cupcake Camp
Cupcake Camp Miami was last night. It has come and gone. I am so happy it's over with too. There was so much planning, organizing, emailing, driving, and talking involved. I can't wait to do it again but I definitely need a break. Cati needs her mommy back. I need my sanity back. I also need my laid-back-play-with-Cati-all-day days back. I missed my baby and she probably didn't like the fact that she spent more time in her car seat than in my arms. I missed my kitchen. I think I actually heard my oven cough today in an effort to get my attention. I'm feeling inspired from last night and want to make some cupcakes. What flavor? Don't know. Any suggestions?
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I didn't take a single picture with my camera so I'm at the mercy of others to share their pictures with me. I was too busy getting everything together. Can you believe all I ate were TWO cupcakes when there were over 1000 cupcakes at the event? I suck, big time.

Here are the winners for the judging categories:
  • Best Overall: Shanna T.'s Coco-Vanil
  • Best Miami Inspired: Klassy Kakes Key Lime
  • Best Back to Basics: Contenti Cupcakes Red Velvet
  • Best Unique: Simon Gourmet Foods S'Mores Ice Cream
  • Best Themed: Sweet P's Pumpkin Butterscotch with Rum Frosting
  • Best Decorated: Kristen's Creations Tropical Smoothie
And here is a complete list of all the participating businesses:
  • 2 Girls and a Cupcake
  • A Cake in a Cup
  • AP PhotoGraphics
  • Baez Party Productions, Inc.
  • Bikram Hot Yoga Miami
  • Breathtaking Memories
  • by.Ivonne Cake.Love.Couture
  • Cafeina Lounge
  • Clarabelle's Cupcakes
  • Contenti Cupcakes
  • Cookies by Design
  • Cupcakes by Hilda
  • Cupcakes Noveau
  • Cupcake Sisters
  • Dharma Studio
  • Edward Fernandez Photography
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
  • Girl in a Pink Apron
  • Hamington House Counsel
  • Happy Cakes by Chanda
  • In Focus Studios
  • Joanna's Marketplace gift certificate
  • Klassy Kakes
  • Love Bites
  • Miami Children's Museum Play Passes
  • Simon Gourmet Foods
  • Simply Captivating
  • Sweetness Bakeshop & Cafe
  • Sweet P Cupcakes
  • Tiano Salon Spa
  • The Cupcake Diva
  • Victoria's Design
  • Zoo Miami
In the spirit of the event and as a thank you for sticking with me even though posting has been sparse, I am doing a giveaway. The giveaway will be open until 10pm Sunday, November 7. Leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite cupcake flavor. (US entrants only)
Stephanie

11 comments:

Caroline said...

Never good being number 1, but I'll play anyway! I love chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting. Basic and simple, but oh so satisfying

Alexandria said...

Yey for cupcakes! I've always been a fan of traditional vanilla, but at last night's event I would have to say my favorites were Klassy Kakes' Key Lime and Pumpkin Dulce de Leche and Jessy Bakes Cakes' Red Velvet

MrsA.Woods said...

Red velvet has always been my favorite. That or just plain white cake.

icitea said...

I looove vanilla cupcakes with colourful buttercream icing~! Delicious~ I especially like it if they have sprinkels or coconut on top.

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Eliana said...

Sounds like the event was very successful. Congrats on pulling it off. Now you have me craving cupcakes. I think I'll make some pumpkin ones this weekend with cream cheese frosting. YUM!

mrs.erika said...

Congratulations!!! I am sure it was a HUGE success!!!

My favorite is the nutella cupcake! yum!

vickdn said...

I also like red velvet, but pretty much any kind except chocolate!

Jennifer said...

I LOVE yellow cupcakes with chocolate frostings! yum yum yum!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

chocolate...but only on vanilla. SO GOOD.

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The Winfrey Family said...

Congrats on a successful event! I'm simple, my favorite cupcake is a chocolate cupcake with peanut butter frosting. Yum.

Shelley said...

My favorite as of today is a moist chocolate cake with mini chocolate chips and a buttercream frosting with sprinkles!!!!
Tomorrow it could be something new:)