Blue Arctic Fox Cake + CBC Arts Exhibitionists

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Hello there, long lost blog reader friends! It is I, Lyndsay of Coco Cake Land, slowly and cautiously returning to internet life, and trying to capture the joy in which internet life once gave to me. So I will begin with a blog post featuring this buttercream blue arctic fox cake, which I made for a short CBC Arts Exhibitionists documentary featuring little old me and my cakes, made by the lovely Josephine Anderson!

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What causes the deep internet break of a 42 year old Chinese cake lady, asks the blue arctic fox cake and the flower buttercream party cake?

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I think I was burnt out from the internet after my book came out. That, mixed with some general existential mid life crisis-ness, plus feeling CREATIVELY DEAD INSIDE from re-starting my gosh darn Tamoxifen medication, annnnd feeling disillusioned with social media with having to constantly produce top dog content, and likely some seasonal affective disorder thrown in – a perfect flour storm of Lyndsanity! What do you do to get yourself out of a creative/mental funk? I’ve been trying to keep up my daily sweat-so-hard-it-looks-like-I-had-a-shower exercising, as well as making a point to spend time with the great people in my life (my family of course, but friends too.) I bought some jelly roll pens in ice cream colours to inspire some drawing. I’ve lightly gone back to posting on Instagram but I’m finding myself getting tripped up in my old habits – ie, mindless scrolling and spending way too much time on there. Trying to find the balance of enjoying using it and interacting with my friends and colleagues on there, but not letting it take over my whole day.

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Whenever I look at this guy I smile! So that’s something.

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I hope you have had a great start to 2019, my friends! Look forward to some more sporadic posting in the days to come! xo Lyndsay 

4 Responses to “Blue Arctic Fox Cake + CBC Arts Exhibitionists”

  1. Marisa

    It’s lovely to see you and your cheerful cakes again! It’s definitely difficult to find the sweet spot between aimlessly scrolling IG and using it in a useful/thoughtful way (I keep deleting the app off my phone and reinstalling it).

    It feels like there’s a move back towards blogging, so we’ll see whether content starts migrating off of IG! xo

    1. Lyndsay // Coco Cake Land

      Aw thanks Marisa – you know, I’ve heard that from a few people – “blogs are coming back” hehe. I hope that’s true. Maybe it’s like the VHS or cassette tape heads who long for “the olden days.” :P xo

  2. Pernille Richards

    I made your Arctic Fox cake for my daughter and she loved it. Everyone was so impressed as I’m not a natural baker or cake decorator, to say the least. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous, but not too daunting cake decorations!!! xx

    1. Lyndsay // Coco Cake Land

      Oh yay! I’m very happy to hear that. Thanks so much!

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