Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A pink apron? Really?

Tate Harper here. My business partners, Angie DeLaura and
Melanie Cooper, left me in charge of the bakery today. We
co-own Fairy Tale Cupcakes together and we each have our
personal strengths. Mel does the baking, Angie is more of a
bouncer (those cupcake crowds can get unruly, you know), and
I'm the financial backing, or money bags as Angie would say.

But today, when I walked into the bakery from my day job (I'm an
investment analyst at my father's firm), Angie threw a pink apron
at me and told me to cover them for a while. I'm in an Armani suit
here, people. The pink is clashing with my tie. Besides, if I know
those two, and I do, they're up to no good nosing into crimes and
murder and putting themselves in danger...again.

Then again, Mel and Angie are my two best friends. They are on
my short list of people I would give a kidney to. I suppose I can
man up and sell cupcakes for an hour or two.

Oh, wait, is that...? It is! It's Olivia Puckett, a rival baker
who's been trying to shut us down since we opened. Ah!
She's got a gun...a frosting gun! Run for your lives, everyone!
She'll buttercream you to death!






To see what I mean, check out:


Coming January 2011!

7 comments:

  1. Looking forward to reading this one! And I think that pink icing and Armani suits probably *don't* go so well together. :)

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  2. There's only one thing to do, Tate. Tailor your own suits. Come to Threadville. I teach classes in tailoring (yes, men's suits, too) and can sell you the perfect fabrics. Pink frosting wouldn't show up (much) on pastel floral wool suiting...

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  3. Being willing to give up a kidney is saying a lot. I agree with Elizabeth, though. Armani and frosting? Not so good.

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  4. I can't wait to read this one. Nate, I hope you at least took off the jacket. Be careful of the frosting.

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  5. Armani and pink frosting? No. Armani and a pink apron - doesn't sound nearly so bad now, does it?

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  6. Tate,

    Some women find men covered in buttercream icing sexy. In my last adventure, Wally ended up covered in cake and I enjoyed helping clean it off.

    wink, wink.

    Skye

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  7. Oh this sounds good to read Tate really take the jacket off frosting will not look good on that suit.

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