Why I want to be mentor in this category: Because I have alot to share and time to help fellow bakers and cake decorating buddies.
What inspires me in this category: I have inspirations from every corner of life. Whether it's a fellow cake decorator or a book. Creativity moves me and is the greatest outlet one can have.
Experience: I have been a cake decorator for 10 years and have entered various competitions and recently won second place in my division at the National Capital Area Cake show
Biggest Lesson Learned: Practice makes perfect and don't be afraid to ask a fellow caker questions when stumped.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me: Various books (listed on my blog) have inspired me. Peggy Porchen is a favorite. I have taken Wilton classes and have conversed with Nationally recognized prize winning pastry chef's for advice and tips on baking and cake decorating.
Education, Awards, Pro Experience: as I mentioned above I recently won second place at a cake competition, i have taken various cake decorating classes, researched for hours, have a successful baking blog and have practiced and trained for 10 years.
research and test your recipes and methods in decorating