We haven't had lots of pictures on this day but the highlight of this day was the amazing baking demo classes that we chose to attend and the goodies they gave us after every class. Verdict if we'll experience 3-day time for Cake Fiesta this year? BIG YES! Though we need to more intentional which … Continue reading Cake Fiesta Manila – Day 3
It was an overwhelming eye-opener kind of day for us. The events expanded our horizon from a baker and entrepreneur's perspective. Not only that, it made us realize how wide we can explore in both our baking craft and business . We attended a couple of baking demos yesterday. We're giddy excited to apply them … Continue reading Cake Fiesta Manila – Day 2
It's possible, i guess? But, why would one attempt? It's like learning to play the piano by merely memorizing the chords. Or, learning how to dance by merely watching a video. Learning without doing could be possible but why try? One can only see a learning come to life when one's body move - touch those … Continue reading Learning to Bake by merely Reading a Recipe
The thrill when one decides to take a leap is inevitable. But it's a matter of decision. Either one stays or goes, gets stuck or moves forward, stays still or expands, remains looking at the view or flies. Everyday, a business owner faces questions. Square or round packaging, small or big cake sizes, right or … Continue reading A Big Gulp for a Wedding in 2020!
Delaying is chronic illness. "I'll do it later after an hour." "Oh, it's okay, I still have time." Then, one realizes it takes longer time to finish the job. So, one gracefully works around to finish everything in less than an hour. Grace under pressure, so to speak. That's one of the causes why a … Continue reading No shortcuts because time is an asset in itself.
..because it taught me humility. It taught me resourcefulness. It taught me being genuine. It taught me resilience. It taught me going the extra the mile. It taught me to move forward. It gave me courage to accept that failures are part of every journey and that I shouldn't be afraid of them. And that's … Continue reading A collapsed cake helped me become a pro.
I started Butter Dream not because I loved baking, but because I loved the idea of becoming a home-based business owner. When I offered cupcakes to my friends some time 2016, the taste was bland, icing was too sweet, icing was melting, floral designs were not sharp etc. Think of a sloppy cupcake, that was … Continue reading Breaking(and Re-building) Mindset
It takes time. It takes research. It takes failures. It takes trials, and errors. It takes rising up again. But it will be worth it. If you still have not find that business idea, keep looking. Keep your options wide. Keep your mind open. If you're still not yet satisfied what recipe to market, keep … Continue reading Keep whipping
I finally zipped up a commitment for 2019: No Soda. I never really liked soda until I was on my first trimester pregnancy with our first born early last year. Since then, I'd never turned down every chance to drink some despite the personal conviction that I had to withdraw from it, as I'm starting … Continue reading Overcoming Oneself
That business, maybe. Or, that family travel. Or, that relationship. The idea of realizing something is only a gush of wind when one doesn't pin it down. Remember how Butter Dream sprouted from a single floral cupcake idea? Yes, because everything has to start somewhere. It could be in your head, it could be in … Continue reading It has to start somewhere.