Hundreds of supporters.
So many faces of the best of friends and family.
3 weeks of planning. 6 days of prepping. Over 40 hours of baking. 3 late nights. 2 early mornings. (at least) 20 sinks of dishes. 2 kitchen aid stand mixers. 3 different kitchens. 1 set of Aunt Tita’s helping hands.
A 25 pound bag of flour. 25 pounds of butter. 5 pound of cream cheese. 4 dozen eggs. 18 pounds of white sugar. 3 bags of powdered sugar. 8 bags of brown sugar. 9 pounds of cheddar cheese. 5 bags of chips. 4 batches of icing….
30 yards of ribbon. 30 dollars of packaging supplies…
5 trips to the grocery store. 3 difficult trips to Walmart. 1 trip to Michael’s craft store.
A Do It Myself, hot pink lipstick card stock flag sign…
4 hand drawn facts.
One sign that tells it all.
Not a moment of panic. Not a second of feeling unprepared. No doubt in my mind that I could do what I had set out to do.
all for the kids..
THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. I thank you. Strength.Org thanks you.
…. It was a day beyond anything I could have imagined.
If you tried my sweets, leave a comment and tell me what your favorites were.
…and stay tuned this week for recipe reveals and more pictures.