Sunday, 15 March 2009

Fairy cake-tastic



After a hugely exhausting and highly entertaining, in many ways, week, we raised a brilliant £470.13 for Comic Relief. We are all delighted with the support we have received from our fabulous No.9 Team and customers, who have all been so very supportive.
And Mr Wogan? Well, he gave us another mention on Friday morning!! This time it was a general update with how much we had taken so far from the sale of fairy cakes, the Silent Cake Auction (which in itself raised £140) etc.etc. Cue much cheering in the middle of the cafe when we heard it!

We really are so amazed at peoples generosity-one person bid nearly £30 for one cake! Customers were stuffing notes into our Red Nose bucket, and the whole atmosphere all week was totally brilliant.
Oooh, and as Columbo would say, 'Just one more thing' - To the very nasty ahem 'lady' leaving me vicious emails, you might want to brush up on your computer skills and learn exactly what 'Anonymous' means-it's not as secure as you had obviously hoped... I know exactly who you are, and if you feel the need to keep emailing me, maybe we can get together and I can share some 'home truths' with you as well? Get a life, concentrate on your own business, and stop making up rubbish about mine, you saddo.
To everyone else-thankyou! You make blogging such a pleasure. xxx





40 comments:

Janette said...

congrats. glad the auction went well and the fairy cakes look fab. Can't believe you're getting nasty emails some people have no life have they. Obviously someone is very jealous of your success haha to her. And as for being mentioned on Terry Wogan - fame indeed and well deserved too.
xx

Rosesposes said...

Congratulations on the amazing red nose day festivities, sounds like it went really well. It looks like you worked really hard. I think you work so hard and put in lots of love and care to your business and it clearly is paying off.
Sorry to hear somebody is leaving you nasty emails, its ashame some people feel threatened that they have to put a downer on other peoples success. Some people i guess see things as a competition

take care x Dom

April said...

Congrats on the Comic relief stuff, I heard the second mention by Terry Wogan and was thrilled for you!!

So sorry to hear you've had trouble with nasty people - but you've got totally the right attitude towards it - you are worth 10 of her honey! You go girl! She'e obviously jealous ;-)

Hugs

April xx

The List Writer said...

We all squealed when we heard Sir Tel giving you a shout out on Friday as well. O shouted "I know Mrs F!"

sweetmyrtle said...

Fantastic Anna,
well done to you all,
best wishes
Ginny x

Lisa said...

Well done to you and your team on raising all that money!
Sounds like you had lots of fun during the week.
And 2 mentions on Radio 2?!
Sorry to hear about the nasty comments person, you certainly don't deserve anything like that.
Take care
Lisa x

Sal said...

Congratulations!You must be so chuffed! ;-)

twistvintage said...

Congratulations!
I heard the second mention on Terry Wogan on Friday (I missed the first mention as I turned over when Girl's Aloud came on!).
I've been reading your blog for a while, but this is my first comment. Hi!
Jo

driftwood said...

glad it went well for you! but very unpleasant to have a mean commenter. you can set your blog so you can't receive anonymous comments, go to customize, settings, comments.
hope you have a lovely week. xx

kristina said...

I heard the mention on Friday too and was so excited for you! Congratulations on your amazing fundraising!

And I'm so sorry to hear about the nasty emails--ick.

K x

dottycookie said...

Oooh, well done on the fundraising - that's excellent!

I was inspired by your cakes and made some mini ones for the school on Friday - to the delight of all the 6 year olds!

Gingham and Flowers said...

Congratulations on your comic relief fundraising. And also the mentions from Terry Wogan! Sorry to hear about the nasty emails but seems you have the right attitude towards it. Don't let it get you down.

Lynsey said...

Well done!!!! What a great success!
And your attitude is spot on regards the vicious emails, get a life! Obviously jealous of yours! xxxx

JuliaB said...

Well Done! Sorry about the nasty lady thought. Some people!!! xx

Devon Dumpling said...

Congrats on the Comic Relief fund-raising! Sorry to hear that some sad wierdo is leaving you horrible emails though: some people really do need to get a life! x

Ragged Roses said...

Ooer Mrs!!! Fame at last comes to you lovely lady!!! Well done! I'd have bid on any of the cakes you show us ...
As for nasty emails, that's not very nice is it. Why bother ....
Take care
Kimx

Tillybud said...

Saw the title 'All things lovely' and couldn't resist coming to visit. Well done on your cake sale. they look scrummy!

Cathy said...

Wow - well done you! That's an amazing amount to make, and I hope that the mentions from Tel have given you lots of extra customers. Also, well done for standing up to your evil 'lady'. Some people just can't handle the success of another and lead very sad lives. Something similar happened to me when I started work, and I (and everyone at work) knew exactly who it was. Some people should just get out more.
Still, focus on the fame and fortune, and forget about the negatives. I'm nearly at the stage where I can pop in and sample some of those lush cakes again, so see you soon!
Cathy XX

Nicola said...

Give me her name and I'll get her. Just say the word! How very sad, pathetic and lonely she must be. Some people really do need to GET A LIFE.

Congrats on your Red Nose Day funding and glad you enjoyed a brilliant week.

Nic xxx

Nicola said...

Give me her name and I'll get her. Just say the word! How very sad, pathetic and lonely she must be. Some people really do need to GET A LIFE.

Congrats on your Red Nose Day funding and glad you enjoyed a brilliant week.

Nic xxx

Vintage Amethyst said...

Wow, well done you & everyone at No. 9, that is fantastic news!
OOohhh I hope that nasty pasty leaves you alone!
love
Alison
x

Rachel said...

Congratulations on your funraising! The rednose cupcakes look fab!
:)

Kitty said...

Holy Moly Anna - how many of those little cakes did you bake? :-O You must have had cherry nose fatigue by the end of it. Congratulations on the amount you raised - brilliant.

As for the other thing ... sorry to read about that :-( Hope it stops. Soon. x

mollycupcakes said...

Drum roll please for the totally fabulous Anna and the No.9 team.
WELL DONE TO EVERYONE, how amazing to raise so much cash.
I bet you feel on top of the world right now sweet girl.
And to get not just 1 but 2 mentions from the leadge that is Mr Wogan wow.
We coming up to Cheltenham this weekend, i will try my very best to pop in and see you honey, we're there from Saturday until Monday and little break for Mummies day.

As for the not so anomous nasty lady, take not notice of her jealousy. Some sad people just don't have a life of their own and choose to step on others that are doing good for themselves. Should i send up the Cupcakes to give her a good going over lol lol Daisy's got a good swinging arm hehe! and Molly a ear splitting scream ARGH! lol
I hope it stpos soon, you don't deserve rubbish like that. It makes you start to dread opening your emails. And you must get so many lovely ones.
Thinking of you sweetie, if you need me. You know where i am.
Lots of love,
Catherine x

wendy said...

How I love your blog. What fun to do those fairy cupcakes! Congratulations on your success.

Say, I'm taking my blog private so I am sending you an invite to be able to stop by if you wish or have the time. (Your e mail address is on your profile, I hope?)

For anyone else who maybe knows me or is having trouble getting in, please e mail me at WendyOhW@yahoo.com if you found the door to my blog locked and had wanted in. There is just one problem person I am screening out. An attorney, specifically. Not you.

Loved the post about the warm jammies on the heater and the adorable pegs and so forth. And those cakes ... Mmmmmmmmmmm!

Wish I lived in England!

countrymummy said...

Hi - found you as as you have allotmenting listed on your interests! So do I and I live just south of you in Wiltshire. Would love to visit your cafe - the cakes look delicious. I'm at projectforty.blogspot.com if you fancy coming over to have a look.

julia said...

I'm back in the land of blog - hurrah! How the heck are you, I'm so sorry not to have visited for ages, how's the crochet class going? Liz had her baby a few weeks back so we won't be able to visit for crochet for a while but of course that won't stop us visiting for those divine bacon sarnies!
Well done for raising so much money, it's a tribute to what a fab cafe you have.
Ignore those nasty emails, there are some very unhappy people out here who try to make themselves happy by making others as miserable as them - she's not worth the heartache, just you concentrate on what a success you are, it's so well deserved.
See you very soon, Julia xx

Lucy said...

Oh they look scrumptious! Well done you. Lucy xx

Curlew Country said...

Good for you Anna - glad you all had suh fun and rasied such a tremendous amount. I missed your mention on Wogan - hurrah!

And good for you for giving whoever this mean woman is short shrift! Bullies are always found out in the end.

Well done Anna and team! Wishing you more deserved success.
Stephx

Curlew Country said...

Good for you Anna - glad you all had suh fun and rasied such a tremendous amount. I missed your mention on Wogan - hurrah!

And good for you for giving whoever this mean woman is short shrift! Bullies are always found out in the end.

Well done Anna and team! Wishing you more deserved success.
Stephx

serendipitylovesnewyork said...

Well done you, that is fantastic!! I thought comic relief this year was amazing and really hit home with the heartbreaking stories!!

How awful you have to put up with sad wierdo's on here, well done on letting her know how you feel! She is obviously completely jealous of you!
Claire x

prettyshabby said...

ooooh well done you! those cakes look scrummy, must have taken forever to do all those red noses and you got a Terry mention too..oo-er!
I cant believe you got a nasty 'stalker' too..so many others have had horrid experiences like that, just what is wrong with people? bet you were dying to name and shame!!
'way you go girl..you tell'em!
xx

Summer by the sea said...

Hi Anna - Congratulations on such a fantastically successful fundraising event! and I second everything everyone else has said about the saddo who obviously feels threatened by you - you go girl! - Natalie x

Miss sew n sew said...

Well done you!! Thats a whooping good total of cash you raised for such a good cause. Give yourself a pat on the back for all your hard work and efforts blimey those cakes must of taken an age to decorate they look fab!!
Thanks for your nice comments on my blog sorry that your having nasty emails love what you put in response hope that person gets the message and buzzes off and gets a life you don't deserve that nastiness!
Sarahx

Diane said...

Hi, I love your blog and totally covet your Cafe. I love tea rooms and cafe's. I would much rather eat in these establishments than in fancy restaurants - the food is always so much better! I have you on my list of places to visit. Sorry, but I dont listen to Terry Wogan (I'm clinging to my youth(!!!!) and trying to stick with radio1 - but it is hard. ) but great to hear that you got a mention.

Diane said...

Hi, I love your blog and totally covet your Cafe. I love tea rooms and cafe's. I would much rather eat in these establishments than in fancy restaurants - the food is always so much better! I have you on my list of places to visit. Sorry, but I dont listen to Terry Wogan (I'm clinging to my youth(!!!!) and trying to stick with radio1 - but it is hard. ) but great to hear that you got a mention.

lou said...

Well-done the cakes look lovely!

I am glad it’s not just me dreading getting the body out, I cringe just thinking about it! ;0)

And as for the sad person who is sending you horrible emails, GET A LIFE OF YOUR OWN!!!
Jealousy is a sad thing, have a lovely week…love Lou xxx

*~Niki~* said...

Congratulations on your cake sales that is awesome! xx

Debbies-English-Treasures said...

First time visiting your lovely blog!
And would like to CONGRATULATE YOU on raising so much ££££ for Comic Relief!
By the way... I hope that the low life person who is ending you such nasty emails... will leave you alone, FOR GOOD!
Debbie Moss

Mr Lee said...

Congratulations!Lucky you.