Saturday, March 14, 2009

Follow That Cupcake!

I'm taking a break from all things baby as I'm sure you are sick of hearing me go on and on! I'll just tell you that there is no news to report yet. Still waiting. My last day in the office was yesterday. I'll be working from home next week until someone decides to make their grand entrance.

So enough of that...Southern Connecticut has a fun new experience that I wanted to share with you. A traveling cupcake truck! This is such a neat idea. The owners refurbished a vintage bakery truck and each day they load it up with homemade cupcakes in amazing flavors like Chocolate Ruin, Red Velvet, and Salted Caramel. They then park in different areas and list them on their blog. You can then go purchase the cupcakes and have them topped with your choice of frostings and toppings ranging from the traditional chocolate and vanilla to marshmallow, candied flowers and edible gold (is anyone else's mouth watering?).

Believe it or not, I have not yet had the pleasure of visiting this truck (the above photo is from their website) but I'm hoping to have the opportunity to make a quick trip and get some fun photos while on maternity leave.

I do think I'll go a little crazy once I'm at the truck though! I'll be double fisting the cupcakes and licking my fingers! :)

Once again, thank you to everyone for all of your kind comments, e-mails and support! I can't wait until I have more substantial news to share. I have worked on a few small projects here and there but haven't had a chance to take photos.

I do have to say I'm loving the slightly warmer weather and hope it stays this way and only gets better.

Cheers to you all!


The Other Side of Me said...


What a neat idea. I would certainly line up at the cupcake truck. Please go and feast on a couple and ENJOY! You deserve it.

Glad to hear you are doing fine!

Grace said...

You are so cute double fist? LOL! I would have found that cute truck a long time ago..I thought the Belgium Waffle truck was fabulous but cupcakes???? well they drfinately win. Hang in there she will be out soon! Hugs Grace
PS I never get sick of hearing and seeing baby room pics and stories...hehe

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

a cupcake truck???? How awesome!! what a fun job! haha

I can't wait to hear the BABY news!! will be thinking of you... best wishes to you and your hubby.

xoxo Heather

Kim G. said...

Cupcake Truck???AWESOME!!!! Hope you are doing well and the little priness arrives safely and soon! Blessings!

Sonia ~ Vintage Rose Designs said...

Hey Karla!!
Boy!! I wish that truck parks in my neighborhood, I'll be in trouble then!!!
Waiting to hear some baby news!!

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

What a great idea. What a treat to get to pick out the frosting and sprinkles. Hope you are resting well.

Kerryanne English said...

Now that is a great idea. I wish we had the cupcake van here.

Looking forward to that special announcement.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

Honey Bend Vintage said...

What a great idea!! Keep on with your baby talk girl , it's great~

natalea said...

Cupcake Truck?!!! Did you say CUPCAKE TRUCK?!!!! oh boy am I glad that don't have that near me- it could become a big problem!
Hope all goes wonderfully with the baby....wishing you an easy delivery and healthly little sweet one karla! can't wait to see the pics when she's here!
xo natalea

zoe said...

so nice to hear from you again Karla :)
I don't mind to listen your baby topic its really fun the way you write hehe. Btw what a great idea of cupcake truck business! I love to try too bad i am too far away :(

Have a wonderful weekend

The Rose Room said...

Thats a very cool idea! I never get sick of hearing about baby stuff!!! Take Care, thinking of you - Rachaelxo

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Oh man! When do you think the cupcake truck will be visiting Ohio? LOL
Awesome idea!

Glad to hear everything is going well. And I never tire of hearing baby news.

Kimberly :)

The Whispering Poppies said...

Oh Karla! You must be thrilled to be a Mom so soon!!!! And those cupcakes, well, that's just the icing on the cupcake! lol HUGS!

Lori said...

Karla, how amazing is that!!! i agree with Kimberly, we need one of those in Ohio...ASAP...hee hee

i am NOT tired of hearing about baby things...i am anxiously awaiting to see the first pics of your bundle of joy!!!

Andrea Villarreal said...

A cupcake truck?? I need one pronto!! What a great idea:) And I never get tired reading baby stuff or seeing baby rooms. I have to live vicariously thru new moms being that my youngest is now 12 and my oldest is about to graduate high school!! Not to mention my daughter is 15 and driving me nuts:) Oh how I miss all the cute pink stuff:(

Elyse said...


a traveling cup cake truck? genious!

hope you and your little cupcake are feeling fine. :)


Sophee-a Laroo Bijoux and Sheri too said...

That is a great most of us said....cupcakes....who does not love cupcakes!!!!

Anonymous said...

This cupcake's truck is fabulous ! Salted Caramel's cupcakes, Oh Yummy :) Babies things are so lovely, so fresh and tender... it is never boring :)
Take care of yourself :) Olivia xo

Merci-Notes said...

Oh my goodness!
This is a wonderful idea!!! I love it!!! It would solve a lot of problems! (for baker and customer)
ALSO! I bet I know where their inspiration came from!!!
The Super Duper Weener Mobile, IN Fairfield CT!!!
They actually are now in a permanent location for they are extremely busy! So I hope that the cup cake truck has such success also!

just think, dinner and desert could come to your door!!! hehehe

Angela said...

When I read the double fisting part, I had this image of a little girl with chubby little hands fisted as cake icing oozed between her fingers. Sorry, that may or may not make you woozy. I assure you it was a cute image. The cupcake truck is a great idea, would be cool to see how they make this work! Take care of yourself!!

Jenn said...

Wow Karla,
What a neat idea! And so close to home!! I would get there ASAP and enjoy before the little one arrives...hehe!!

I am so mad at myself that I can't find your address and it's not in my book. could you send it to me? I can't wait to hear the big news!!

Anonymous said...

haha that is so awesome! I would be broke and fat! haha cant wait to see the little princess when she arrives! hang in there and keep your feet up and rest as much as possible! big mermaid hugs


ShabbyInTheCity said...

I could listen all day to baby chatter! Don't hold back on my account :)
On the other hand...I could also listen to cupcake chatter all day...that truck is unbelievable! With a website! That is wild!
I hope to goodness it comes to my neighborhood.

Patti said...

Oh my~ a Cupcake Truck!!! That sounds so wonderful about now- I'm sure I would be pushing in line to get I would let you go first! Seriously- that sounds amazing- and what a great idea- I wish IL had them! Enjoy the wonderful weather and hang in there...


Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life said...

I sent your blog address to a friend of mine who is a cupcake fanatic. Can't wait to see the real thing when you are on maternity leave.

Good luck. Your blog is darling.

ShabbyInTheCity said...

I've turned my blog off...please don't think I've blocked you, okay? I may return soon :)

Lori said...

Karla, Oh how clever! Keep us posted and do rest up! Lori

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

A cupcake truck! How absolutely wonderful! I wish we had one.

susie Vasquez said...

We need a cupcake truck here in California, can't wait for it to pass by my house.

Fete et Fleur said...

I think this is the coolest idea ever! We haven't heard from you so I'm wondering if you might be a holding a little wee one by now. How exciting!


Jeanie said...

Now that's a vendor I could get in trouble with! What a fabulous idea!

Well, I hope you had two or three -- you deserve it!

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