Tuesday, October 14, 2014

No G.I. Joe at Hasbro Toy Shop

Response By Email (Mike) (10/14/2014 10:26 AM)

Hi Jason Lee,

Thank you for contacting Hasbro regarding G.I. Joe.

I'm pleased to reply.  G.I. Joe products are now carried exclusively by Toys R Us stores. You can view many of our current G.I. Joe products at www.ToysRUs.com.

Again, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. 

I hope you have a fun day!

Kind regards,

Customer By CSS Email (Customer Support) (10/10/2014 01:55 PM)

An email response I received when I asked why G.I. Joe Toys are not listed on the www.hasbrotoyshop.com web site. While I like Toys R Us, they do not always have the best prices. It seems weird to me that the manufacturer is not selling product directly. But then again, that is a way to keep your supply chain happy. What do you make of this tidbit of information?

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Making my Brother’s Wedding Cake

Back in January my older brother Mark asked me to make a Wedding cake. I said Yes. How could I say no? I felt privileged to be asked.

V__CE01This was the cake I put out on the table for the new couple to cut. The signs were made by one of the bridesmaids. The signs are the best looking part of the cake. I do think I added one or two mini Daleks and TARDISes to the outside of the cake after this picture was taken. Below are very random photos I took during the week and months leading up to the wedding. I did try to do some test bakes but never really felt comfortable doing one.

There are very many funny stories about the Friday night cake situation. One of these days I may get around to telling the stories.