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12.10.2008

A Preppy Present

Today was a great day. When I got to work, I had this huge box from Dean & Deluca on my desk, with a card attached on the side. I opened it, and it was from one of my clients, saying that she sent me a "small" gift of appreciation for all of the help I had provided her throughout the year. When I opened the box, the first thing I saw was this:


And then after wading through a pile of pink-ness, bubble wrap and freezer packs, I got to this:


And that, ladies & gentlemen... is the Dean & Deluca Sweet Couture Crocodile Pink Cake. Now, I know you can't tell from the pictures, but the detail on this thing is ridiculous. I looks like an actual pink handbag, with crocodile embossing and everything. Keep in mind that I only have a phone relationship with this client, and talk to her maybe once or twice a week, and she somehow knows me well enough to send me a gift that is: a. Pink, b. a purse and c. edible. I love her. This may be one of the greatest gifts ever. And as much as it pained me to cut into this thing, Ryan was pretty excited about eating a piece of cake that cost almost as much as our entire wedding cake. To make it even better, here's what this baby looks like inside:


To be exact, it is a layered Tahitian vanilla bean cake with chocolate fudge and white chocolate butter cream. Or, as I would call it, heaven. I seriously suggest adding this to your Christmas list ASAP.

21 comments:

Newport Nuptials said...

That is adorable and the best client gift I have ever seen or heard of. I want your job!

KLC said...

Yum!! How cute what a great and unique thank you gift!

Erica said...

Wow! That looks amazing. And so very perfect for you. All it's missing is your monogram! ;-)

Southern Prep said...

Oh. My. God.

Jessica @ budgetsavvybride said...

that. looks. in. credible.

it's so beautiful I would be sad to eat it. but i'm sure once i started i would forget all about the prettiness and focus on the deliciousness.

how exciting!

Adrienne said...

That is awesome!!! I need clients like that!!

P.S. You've been tagged

Cricket said...

what a gorgeous cake!!!

Kim said...

That is so adorable! What a great and fun gift to receive at work!!

Caroline said...

Hey I just found your blog and realized we're getting married on the same day!! It'll be nice to be able to see where I'm at with how much you've gotten done! Congrats

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Well I Do Declare said...

So jealous! That looks amazing!!!

Kate said...

It is so pretty, I'm not sure I could bring myself to eat it!

Ann said...

That handbag cake is truly the cutest thing ever and looks totally delicious!

Actually as a handbag loving bride-to-be ever since my fiance proposed to me with a gorgeous diamond engagement ring from www.idonowidont.com I'd rather have a handbag wedding cake like this than a traditional one!

It looks almost too good to eat!

Hannah D. said...

That looks INCREDIBLE!

Stephanie said...

That looks awesome! And I have already sent the link to my fiance and my mom! So fabulous!

Mackensie said...

That is so beautiful!!!! They having amazing things for Christmas too!!!!

PinkG said...

How clever as well as delicious. Wish someone would send one to me!

Christa said...

I'm experiencing serious cake envy right now!

My Dream Ring said...

You licky lady you! I'm jealous, I hope you enjoyed it!

Karen :) said...

HAHA!! This is AMAZING!!

AN ATLANTA BRIDE said...

Such a sweet {and very original} gift! Any chance there's still a slice left? ;)