Friday, December 11, 2009

Overheard at the Kitchen Store - Really!

So . . . I was in one of our local kitchen gadget shops yesterday, looking for a cookie cutter in the shape of a dove (they were out of them). Standing near me were a young, very fashionable lady in high heels, short skirt and stylish hairdo; her husband; and the store clerk. The lady was asking for "something that puts words onto a cake." The clerk showed her their display of decorating bags and metal tips.

"No, that's too complicated. I want something more like a Magic Marker," the lady said.

"Well," said the clerk, "You're in luck! This is about as close to a Magic Marker as you can get for cake decorating!" And she handed her a decorating "pen," something I had never seen. It looked like this.

"Yeah," the lady said, looking at the tool rather skeptically, "But how do you change fonts?"


Anonymous said...

Sounds like a great idea....I'll have Ken get to work on that!


Betty said...

hahaha, seriously?? I think she needs a cooking class before she looks for gadgets! :)

betty said...

This is a different Betty.."I think I met this lady; she was blonde and had 'white out' all over her monitor screen."

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