Tuesday, August 21, 2012

It’s Play Time!

I have some really fun Cake Pops news to announce today. I’m not even sure where to begin because I still can’t believe it myself.

First… I’ve said this before, but I could have never imagined the kind of wonderful adventure that I’ve been on since first posting cake pops here on this website. And when I say adventure – it’s everything from the book, to all of you that I’ve met and to each and every email and story that you’ve shared. Every smile that you’ve given me and all of the proud moments each time I see the cake pops you guys are creating. You make my life brighter. All because of a little cake on a stick.

Now, like I said, I have something super exciting to share with you.

So …… I’m just going to say it.

Here goes… I’m kinda nervous.

This is so crazy…

I have a toy line coming out next month at Toys R Us!

Cake Pops by Bakerella Toy

It’s a Cake Pops Toy! Like for real.

I told you. Crazy, right?! But sooo exciting! Butterflies in my stomach exciting.

The toy is inspired by my book and lets little ones play and create cake pops at home.

One thing that I wasn’t expecting after the book came out was how much kids enjoyed making cake pops. Not just eating them, but making them. And even younger children that would ask for the book as their bedtime story. Some even used it as a learning tool – like using the photo index in the back as a matching game to find the recipe.  When I was first approached to do a toy I wasn’t expecting it, but when I thought about all those sweet stories, a toy seemed like a perfect way to let kids enjoy cake pops even more … and a yummy way to inspire creativity. Plus, I feel like I’m playing most of the time in the kitchen anyway. Perfect fit.

Cake Pops Toy

This is The Ultimate Cake Pops Set and it comes with a sweet cake pop stand, cake pop tray, mixing bowl, dipping bowl, cake crumbler, and presses to help you make four different cake pop shapes. And there’s lollipop sticks and an instructional placemat, too.

Just grab some cake, frosting and candy coating and kids can start creating.

They’ll call it an excuse to play with their food. And I hope they have a blast doing it.

Cake Pops Toy

I do. I’ve been having fun using the toy since I received the production samples. (And I’m loving the pink cake pop stand. Yay!)

It’s good for kids of all ages I guess.

Actually… this could pretty easily be an adult product.  You can get one for your kids and use it for yourself. I won’t tell.

The shapes you can make include, circle, square, triangle and cupcake!

Cake Pops Toy

I cannot get over this.

Cake Pops Molds Set

Here’s another toy in the line.

This is the Cake Pops Molds Set and it comes with one press, and molds to make three different cake pop shapes (bear, flower and heart) … Plus instructions and lollipop sticks, too.

Both toys will be available at Toys R Us this September ($19.99 and $7.99 I think). You’ll be able get it in stores or online.

Check out the Ultimate Cake Pops Set and the Cake Pops Molds Set at Toys R Us.

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And, in Canada, you can find the toys in Wal-Mart stores.

And in Australia, look at Myer Stores in October.

Stay tuned and I’ll let you know when it hits the shelves. I’ll probably be stalking the stores until it does.

It’s in Toys R US now!!!!

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jennifer said...

OH I AM SOOOO HAPPY!!!!!! I know what my baby girl is getting for Christmas this year!!! She loves helping me make cake pops and this is going to make her so happy!! Thank you for putting out a great product.

August 21, 2012 09:29 AM
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Tiffany C PG UTAH said...

I’ve LOVED your cake pops FOREVER, I can’t wait to go and buy this for myself!!! You totaly Rock and are the absolute Pioneer in the Epic Cake Pop revolution!!! Congratulations!

August 21, 2012 09:31 AM
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Kelly Prince said...

This has just made my day!
Love everything about this! Molds… Awesome!!!!!!!!
My daughter along with my business partners daughter will be getting one for Christmas :)
Thanks for being fabulous you!
K x

August 21, 2012 09:32 AM
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Sherry Turner said...

Congratulations! I’m 45 but I want ONE!!!! So Happy for you!!! Now who can I buy this for, for Christmas???? It will be on my wish list! :)

August 21, 2012 09:33 AM
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Gaylynne said...

Congrats! And forget the kiddos, I may just have to buy this for myself since my early attempts at cake pops were quite pitiful! But my boys would enjoy a kit like this, especially the youngest! I am very excited for you and hope you continue to reach for the stars – you deserve every one!! :)

August 21, 2012 09:35 AM
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Ami said...

How cute!!! This is the best idea! My daughter loves helping me when I make cake pops and now she can have her own adventures! LOVE it!!!

August 21, 2012 09:40 AM
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Sara said...

I can’t believe I’ll be asking for a TRU gift card for my 41st bday (Sept. 1).

August 21, 2012 09:40 AM
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Lorelle silva said...

Wow!! Congrats!! Too freakin cute!! Good luck with all this! I will be purchasing One. Thanks for all you do. Xoxo

August 21, 2012 09:42 AM
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Jill said...

Super exciting!!!!

August 21, 2012 09:43 AM
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Kristen @ Sugar & Love said...

This is freaking awesome!! I just got your book a while ago and have been looking for a reason to make Cake Pops!!

August 21, 2012 09:49 AM
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Jasmine said...

First of all, congratulations! This is so exciting and amazing!! As an admirer of cake pops, but one who has not actually made them yet, this might actually be a great stepping stone for me to try!

August 21, 2012 09:50 AM
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Jen at Cup a Dee Cakes said...

That is such great new, Angie! I don’t have kids, but I could still buy the kits and keep them around, just in case any stop by… right? ;-)

August 21, 2012 09:52 AM
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Tanya B said...

You know you’ve made it big when you have your own toy. Congrats on all your success-you’ve earned it! Your incredible creativity deserved to be commended! This will be the perfect birthday present to myself next month!

August 21, 2012 09:55 AM
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Kelly said...

This is awesome! I’m getting one for myself!! What a great idea. Congrats on all your success. :)

August 21, 2012 09:56 AM
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Michele said...

You should make those molds for and sell them in packages as well…I may buy the kids pack just for the molds!

August 21, 2012 09:59 AM
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Sugarpopcakes said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!!

August 21, 2012 10:01 AM
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ellen patton said...

SHUT. UP.

August 21, 2012 10:02 AM
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Windy P. said...

That is SO COOL!! I can’t wait for them to be in stores. :)

August 21, 2012 10:03 AM
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Kristel said...

I am seriously getting one of these for myself – sure my kids can help too – but it looks awesome!! Congratulations!!

August 21, 2012 10:03 AM
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Shirley said...

Congratulations! Sharing the love with kids is a wonderful thing! I’ve never been a “baker” and keep telling myself I’m going to take the time to make your cake pops, but I love the blog and read all of your emails. Thanks for sharing with all of us, even “wanna be” bakers!

August 21, 2012 10:06 AM
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Tracy said...

Super cute! Just wish there wasn’t so much pink because I think my son would love this. I would love to see a version for boys – ‘robots’, etc.

August 21, 2012 10:10 AM
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Rosebud said...

I cannot believe how far you have gone since the beginning! My daughters will love this. Congrats, Bakerella!!!

August 21, 2012 10:10 AM
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April Brewer said...

My kids love to go to the book and make cake pops with me too. I will be getting at least 1 of these and I will be using the molds myself!

August 21, 2012 10:11 AM
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Darlene said...

Congratulations!!! You go, girl!!!

August 21, 2012 10:12 AM
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Juanita Cerda said...

I can’t wait and will be stalking my Toys r Us. My nieces came from San Diego and spent time with me and loved making cakepops with me and I had planned on giving them a cake pop machine since they loved making them so much not to mention eating them, but now I am going to buy them one of these as a gift for Christmas.

August 21, 2012 10:13 AM
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Keisha - Cupcake Wishes & Birthday Dreams said...

YOU DESERVE THE GENIUS OF THE YEAR AWARD!!!! My daughter would love this….but I would probably use it more myself!!! hahaha! Congrats to you on this – yay!

August 21, 2012 10:15 AM
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Maria said...

Wow! Congratulations! But when you said “toy line” I was really expecting it to be a toy–not a real equipment to make cake pops! I think this would be awesome too in the lines of play dough tools for pretend play :)

August 21, 2012 10:15 AM
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Grace Vaught said...

OMGSH!! OMGSH!! I’m 10! I totally am going to buy one! EEESH!

August 21, 2012 10:16 AM
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Jennifer said...

Wow! Congratulations! I’ve been folllowing you since the very beginning before cake pops. I am so proud of everything you’ve accomplished!

August 21, 2012 10:17 AM
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karen said...

That’s awesome, I make cakepops for church all the time and some people only know me as the cake pop lady. Its a little tiny town and there are only 4 kids that go to the little church that I go to, so I think I will give the kids a class and then get them all one kit for Christmas. Sounds like fun.

August 21, 2012 10:21 AM
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Lauri @ MyPinnedLife said...

I am in love with this. How is this marketed to kids?! The colors are cute and fun. I am so going to buy this for myself and I might, might let my younger cousins use it when they come down. This is so exciting for you! Congrats!

August 21, 2012 10:21 AM
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CTallmage said...

That is WONDERFUL news!!! Congratulations! I will deff be putting these on the list to get for my kiddos… or myself! :-)

August 21, 2012 10:22 AM
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Jennifer Reichman said...

Congrats! What a fun product to have your name on! And I agree with a lot of the comments….for kids? I would totally use this myself!! I can see so many oppertunties for my kids and I to create some fun cake pop and lasting memories with this set. I will be looking for this! Thank you for what you do! Such an increadable journey :) Thanks for sharing with us thro our page.

August 21, 2012 10:25 AM
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Christine said...

My kids love helping me and I can’t wait to buy this! But really I want it for me cause it’s so darn cute

August 21, 2012 10:28 AM
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Maia said...

OMG!!!!! Now I´ve to plan my next trip to USA just to get these ASAP! hahahaa
I want them!!!! So sad it doesn´t get to Argentina!
Congrats =) You´re the best!

August 21, 2012 10:29 AM
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FairlyOddMother said...

So very cute! All the best to you!

August 21, 2012 10:29 AM
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Laura said...

OMGOSH I want one too!!

August 21, 2012 10:30 AM
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Amigurumigirl said...

Wowza! Congrats!! I can’t wait. :D

August 21, 2012 10:30 AM
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Lori said...

Brilliant idea!!!! I will have to order one for myself and my adult daughter – we love cake pops! You are so awesome!!!!

August 21, 2012 10:31 AM
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Connie said...

Riiiiiiigght. For my KIDS. LOL. Just kidding. :) I will be checking this out for my daughter, but I know mom will borrow if from her! :)

Great job! Can’t wait!

August 21, 2012 10:33 AM
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greenwick said...

Omg!!!! This set is so adorable – and very classy for a children’s baking toy. (Ithink you are totally right about it being good for adults too!). Congraulations! :)

August 21, 2012 10:37 AM
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Sues said...

Oh my gosh- this is SO exciting!!! And totally a toy I would have had when I was a kid. These are going to sell like crazy!!

August 21, 2012 10:40 AM
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Flo said...

I don’t have daughters…but I think I’ll need to get one for…ME yessss!! I’ve been using playdough molds to do the popcakes! but this pinky thing is awsome!
Congratulations on this successful journey!! You deserve it! for giving everyone a sweetful and creative ride!! All the best!!

August 21, 2012 10:42 AM
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Tamara said...

Wow!! This is amazing news!! Congratulations Angie!!

August 21, 2012 10:50 AM
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Debbie said...

I want one! I love the little molds!

August 21, 2012 10:52 AM
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PupCakes said...

Perfectly wonderful idea! You really are a rock star.

This is so exciting! Next you need a true boy’s version.

Congrats!

August 21, 2012 10:57 AM
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Tammie Perry said...

Such cool news! I can’t imagine how excited you must be!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Shhh don’t tell anyone but I think I will have to buy this for myself. LOL

August 21, 2012 10:57 AM
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TamaraL said...

Congratulations, Angie!!! That is SO cool! I WANT ONE!!! Luckily I have two little granddaughters, and we will have so much fun with your toy!!

August 21, 2012 10:58 AM
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Lib M. said...

These will go on MY Christmas wishlist!

August 21, 2012 11:06 AM
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Suzy said...

Congratulations! What a wacky journey these cake pops have taken you on! I am the most awesome Auntie Suzy so I know of a few lucky girls who will be getting this for Christmas!

August 21, 2012 11:09 AM
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Becky said...

Wow, this is really exciting. I am so happy for you and I have some nieces that this will be perfect for!

So impressed with what you’ve done with your creativity!

August 21, 2012 11:09 AM
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Jody said...

I want one! I don’t care if it is for kids — that is too cute! Congratulations!

August 21, 2012 11:10 AM
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Anne Marie said...

Congratulations!! That is so awesome. I want one for myself. My son loves helping me bake, this might be the perfect Christmas gift for him.

August 21, 2012 11:11 AM
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Susan said...

This is sooo cool and you so deserve it :D

August 21, 2012 11:14 AM
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Kelli said...

I need this for me just because I have such a hard time getting cake balls in uniform, recognizable shapes! Forget the kiddos, this is for me!!

August 21, 2012 11:16 AM
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Cecily said...

I want one and I’m not a kid. Is that bad?

August 21, 2012 11:20 AM
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Candice said...

Wow! that is awesome! Congratulations, Bakerella! =) So exciting!!

August 21, 2012 11:20 AM
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Barbie said...

This is totally awesome! My girls would love these….oh forget them ….I want it for Meeeee. Love it, Love it, Love it! Keep us posted when they hit the store shelves.

Congratulations!

August 21, 2012 11:24 AM
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shopaholic said...

LOVE THIS! why didnt you do this sooner!?! my daughter (and i) will definitely be getting this!

August 21, 2012 11:25 AM
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Linda P. said...

WOW! This is perfect! My kids love looking at the cake pops book, so I know they will love being able to make their own. We definately need this in our house! I know what will be under our Christmas tree this year! I have to admit, I’m looking forward to playing with it too! ;)

August 21, 2012 11:25 AM
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Shannon said...

CONRATS! how exciting – AND, i think i should buy it for myself! LOL, the molds are an awesome idea!

August 21, 2012 11:30 AM
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Jen H said...

Im so excited! My son loves cake pops, he requested them for his birthday instead of cake. I had a blast making them and they were a hit. He would love this toy! A fun project for my 21 month old to help too!

August 21, 2012 11:35 AM
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Rach said...

So awesome! I love the idea of the molds for myself! LOL I can’t make a good circle or any other shape to save my life. Looking forward to seeing them avail!

August 21, 2012 11:37 AM
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Karen said...

My granddaughter who just turned three has been making cake pops with Grammy ever since she was old enough to hold a stick. She is going to be SO excited to get this for Christmas…if I can wait that long!!! Grammy needs one too!!! Angie…YOU ARE SO AWESOME!!!!!! We couldn’t love you more! (and thanks again Momma for giving her that transplant…we are all still so beholding to you for saving our Angie!!!)

August 21, 2012 11:38 AM
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Sandy said...

I WANT ONE JUST FOR ME!!! LOVE IT!!!

August 21, 2012 11:44 AM
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Denise Canup said...

Congratulations Angie! How exciting! My girls will definately be getting this for Christmas. They are now old enough to bake on their own and love cake pops! They will love this!

You are an amazing and talented person! Congrats!

August 21, 2012 11:49 AM
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Karina said...

I want them!!!!! now!!!

August 21, 2012 11:49 AM
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Tara Lynn said...

Congrats! That’s awesome! I wish my little guy was a bit older so we could do this together!

August 21, 2012 11:52 AM
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Remy said...

Amazing! Congratulations, Bakerella!

August 21, 2012 12:01 PM
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Joyce said...

This is awesome! Congratulations on this next step of your success! I’ll be stalking ToysRUs myself.

August 21, 2012 12:01 PM
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Alisha said...

I love it! I just wish it wasn’t so…pink. The kids who would love it in my house are of the male persuasion. I’ll have to tell them that it’s mine, but that I’m letting them use it. My 7 year old has noticed that the products he likes (sewing, baking) come in pink. Hmmm. Not too big of a deal, but he says his friend will tease him.

It’s such a great price!!! I’m pretty certain Santa won’t mind picking it up for me!

August 21, 2012 12:03 PM
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Minnie said...

That is AMAZING

August 21, 2012 12:09 PM
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Lisa @hoopla palooza said...

ANGIE! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, when I grow up, I want to be YOU. (Yeah yeah, I know I’m 48 but what does that matter?!) LOL I’m definitely buying this for myself!!! Thank you for all you do! You know this is the beginning of a ton of more things to come right?… :)

August 21, 2012 12:10 PM
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Fernanda said...

CONGRATULATIONS! Can’t wait to tell my Spanish speaking readers!!!

August 21, 2012 12:19 PM
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Andrea MacLeod said...

Kids toy? I think not! This is so useful for adults too. But I’ll buy one to use with my nieces. They’ll love it.

August 21, 2012 12:21 PM
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Simply Om said...

Wow!! How exciting! Congratulations. I would have loved to have gotten those as a gift when I was a little girl. Heck, even now, I would!

August 21, 2012 12:28 PM
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Christina Rumore said...

What an awesome product! Congratulations! My daughter is only 3 and to young for this, but that gave me an idea: maybe Playdough would like to partner with you to create a cake pop play dough maker! My daughter could add it to her current collection which includes the cake maker and the ice cream maker ;)

August 21, 2012 12:29 PM
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Jennifer said...

SERIOUSLY FANTASTIC!!!! …have to ask who is doing your marketing. This is not a TOY…this is a serious KIT for cake poppers! Toys R Us is fine…but needs to be everywhere cake pop materials are sold. THIS IS GREAT!!!! Yaye Bakerella!!!!!!

August 21, 2012 12:38 PM
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Cassy said...

Um, this is adorable! I don’t have kids and I don’t want to borrow any kids, so I may just have to go in there and shamelessly buy a kit for myself, lol.

August 21, 2012 12:38 PM
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LInda L said...

This is fabulous!!! How exciting! Congratulations!!!!!! I must have one for me………..collectors item you know!! : )

August 21, 2012 12:39 PM
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pam said...

kids shmids! i’m getting this for myself! i love this!

and my boys love looking at my cake pops cookbook too. i made the robots for their last birthday, and they love that they’re on the front of the book.

August 21, 2012 12:41 PM
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karen said...

Is this product through spinmaster??
If so my client just shot the commercial for it!!:)

August 21, 2012 12:43 PM
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Charlemagne Prokopyshyn said...

wow congratulations! that looks soo cool! I think I would buy it for me! I love the packaging design, really well done!

August 21, 2012 12:44 PM
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Dee said...

Congratulations! This will be great to give as gifts, and I have some folks in mind already, young and young at heart :) Looking forward to the next product in the Bakerella cake pop-making empire!

August 21, 2012 12:50 PM
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Tatyana G said...

How exciting. i will definitely be getting this for myself….I mean my kids :) They love your book and look through pictures non stop. This will be a fun project for us. Congratulations!!!

August 21, 2012 12:51 PM
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Jacqueline said...

Congratulations!! Wow! What an amazing experience for you…and super fun for us! Thank you for sharing all of your incredible creativity! xo

August 21, 2012 12:57 PM
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Su Murillo said...

OMG!!!!! My little girl and I are going to be fighting over these.
Am going to have to buy one for me and one for her, hehehehe

Congrats Angie!!!!!!

August 21, 2012 01:03 PM
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Desi said...

Forget my kids…I want this for me. ;-) Ok, maybe I’ll share it with my kids too.

August 21, 2012 01:11 PM
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Rita said...

Wow!! Congratulations!! That is so cool, the toy itself is super cool, but the fact you have an actual toy – OMG so coool!!!!! I’m getting one for my daughter :)

August 21, 2012 01:12 PM
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Nellie said...

Ohh, how fabulous!!! Santa will most definitely be getting my 5 year old this precious and most wonderful gift to her this year!

My daughter LOVES baking with me and will be ecsatic with this set!!!

Congratulations to amazing…YOU!!!!!!

August 21, 2012 01:15 PM
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Baker Bettie said...

WOW! This is nuts! Congratulations! That is beyond adorable and exciting!

August 21, 2012 01:19 PM
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Danielle said...

Congratulations! This is going to be on everyone’s Christmas list this year (including mine)!

August 21, 2012 01:20 PM
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Kelly A said...

How awesome is that?!?!? Congrats to you! I have to say, I would totally use that myself. :) I’m so excited for you! You deserve it all!
Kelly

August 21, 2012 01:22 PM
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Anonymous said...

Love it love it LOVE IT!!!! I want this for meeeeeeee!!!! :)

August 21, 2012 01:24 PM
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Whitney said...

Congrats!! This is so exciting and cute!

August 21, 2012 01:28 PM
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FreeSpiritEater said...

This is the greatest kids baking toy since the EZ Bake Oven!! I can’t wait to purchase one for my little sisters, they’ll love it! Congratulations! I know they’ll be a HUGE hit!!! =]

August 21, 2012 01:33 PM
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Kristy said...

I love it! May have to find a toys r us and get one(I will say it’s for my kids but it will really be for me)

August 21, 2012 01:33 PM
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Christina @ ovenadventures said...

I am in lI’ve with this. My daughter is going to love it. I’m also super stoked its coming to Canada. I’ll be stalking Walmart!

August 21, 2012 01:39 PM
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Karen Fletcher said...

Are you kidding me??? This is amazing!!! Forget the kids – I want it for myself. It seems like it would cut down on the work. We’ll see! But I know my daughter will love this set as well!! Christmas is just around the corner!
Congratulations Bakerella!

August 21, 2012 01:44 PM
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Heather of Kitchen Concoctions said...

How fun!!! I want one and I’m no kid! : )

August 21, 2012 01:48 PM
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