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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

"Tall And Tan And Young And Lovely, The Girl From Ipanema Goes Walking..." 

If you hadn't heard, tomorrow is National Talk In An Elevator day. Each year, we use this day to step out of our comfort zone, go beyond the small talk, and really open to each other in that delightfully confined space.


For instance, let's say Doug held the door for you. You might say:

But why not try something that will really get the conversational juices flowing?

Something like:

See? Now you're sure to have a lively conversation!


Oh no! You stepped on Nelah's toes on the crowded elevator?

You could say:


But why not lean in close and scream:

This works especially well if it's not your birthday.


Brad from Marketing just made a big sale. Normally, you might greet him with something simple like:


But you hate Brad.

No better place to start a rumor than an elevator.


Eventually, you'll reach your floor and it will be time to get off. (heyooooo)
You could say something boring like:


But why not leave them with more to talk about?

Make sure they all know you're talking to Brad.

He knows what he did.


Thanks to Lucas K., Andrea H., Emiline P., Robin, Stacie J., Kate R., David P., & Alex H. for the cake that's sure to go viral.


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Reader Comments (9)


July 26, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermindy1

Are there points for instantly recognizing why you chose that title to go with National Talk in an Elevator Day? Blues Brothers, amiright? Or not. At least that's the movie I think of every time I hear The Girl from Ipanema...

July 26, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterLaurie

Are those two (last one) fighting, dancing, or something stopping to smell the roses?

I work in a public high school and whenever I get on a elevator, I provide elevator music by singing. It never fails to bring a smile to everyone else riding with me and at Christmas we have sing-alongs. And that is one of my favorite songs though I do take requests. "The Itsy-Bitsy, Teeny-Weeny, Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini" is also popular. No, not that way, you pervs, the song.

July 26, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterFont Lady

What the heck are those two purple things on the fourth cake?

The purple things on the fourth cake look like purple hemorrhoids to me. It was painful just to look at them.

July 26, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEvie_M

At least one of those cakes is proof that Uncle Joey is most likely still in jail.

July 26, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterIsolder74

That last one is so pretty. I am sure Sleeping Beauty and her Prince don't want to know about Brad and his herpes lol.

July 27, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterArlene Marie

The purple things are the decorator muttering through clenched teeth "This lady's ordering her own 4oth birthday cake. Must not make balloons look like sperm, must not make balloons look like sperm..." It worked. They don't look like sperm.

July 27, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMorag

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