We just got some great news from Donna at Bad Rap
letting us know how they’re going to use the $1100 earned for them at the January East Bay Vegan Bakesale, and are so stoked to share the news! Looks like they’ve got a precious little girl named Pinky who’s in foster care right now and needs double-knee surgery. It’s a big, expensive surgery, but lucky for her, her friends from Bad Rap and the bakesale have conspired to make it happen! You can meet Pinky and read all about her adventures here at her blog
. You can also see her, and the other great dogs at Bad Rap, on Bad Rap’s adoption page
. And while you’re there, be sure not to miss who has an adoption pending! Right below Pinky on the page, it’s our friend
from the last bakesale, Huckleberry! We’re so happy he’s found his home!
Here’s Pinky, charming the hell out of everyone with a towel on her adorable head.
And while we’re talking about the East Bay Vegan Bakesale, let me take this moment to do our first official call for participants in the March bakesale! Our next bakesale will be Saturday, March 20th from 11am to 4pm in front of Issues! As always, we need bakers and volunteers, so please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested, and be sure to spread the word! We’ll have a flyer for you shortly, so keep checking back.
Meanwhile, please take a second to head over to PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door contest and vote for me HERE
! That’s right, I entered, and my goal is to make it onto the front page, so please show some support! You can check out what our amazingly awesome friends over at Vegansaurus had to say about it here
, where you can also read my statement about why I entered. Tell your friends! Use all your email addresses and cast a vote with each! You have two weeks until the voting is over. Thanks, guys!
That’s it for now, since we have some coconut cupcakes to bake for a very special order, but do stay tuned for more on the next bakesale!
Remember that Vegan Outreach Valentine’s Day dance
we kept bugging you about? Well we went with our hundreds of pieces of baklava and raspberry bars in hand and had a wonderful time! Seriously, we got to hang out with some rad vegans, eat delicious food, and I even won a raffle prize!
If weren’t able to make it, you should check out the recap on VegNews press pass! There was also a really cool vegan photographer there taking pictures of the whole event, so we may have to post some when we get them all sent to us.
Since the event we have been busy as ever baking and working.
Thankfully, we did get a chance to relax and hang out for a dear friends birthday. Check out these cupcakes Ashley whipped up!
That’s right, these are chocolate dinosaur cupcakes!
The Birthday Girl was delighted!
As always, we have some more events coming up in the near future, and some exciting new baked goods to share, so keep checking back!
Lest you let this weekend’s events sneak up on you (I know lots of people are busy getting ready for Valentine’s Day/Chinese New Year/whatever else you like to do in mid-February), let us provide you with a reminder of what you should be doing this Friday and Saturday:
First, there’s still time to get your tickets to the Vegan Outreach Valentine’s dancing/drinking/speed dating bonanza this Friday!
For $50 you get Fat Bottom’s famous vegan baklava and raspberry bars, as well as treats by Sugar Beat Sweets, an open bar with beer from Lagunitas, all kinds of fun V-day activities, and a chance to win some seriously incredible raffle prizes! Check out the link for many more details, and to buy tickets!
If that description isn’t enough to lure you to the event, maybe this Huffington Post article about the history and excellent work of Vegan Outreach will. Oh, also it talks a little about the V-day event, and mentions Fat Bottom Bakery (as well as our friend and event organizer Karine Brighten). In case that doesn’t sink in immediately, we’re in the Huffington Post!!! Thanks so much to Anneli Rufus for the great writeup and mention, and to Vegansaurus for calling it to our attention! Wow!
Whew, ok, can’t get overexcited because we’re not done with the weekend’s events yet.
After Friday comes Saturday, bringing us another sure-to-be-amazing SF Vegan Bakesale! From 11am to 4pm in front of Ike’s Place in San Francisco, benefiting two truly deserving organizations: Cycles of Change and Harvest Home Sanctuary. Seriously, these bakesales are some of the most enjoyable events we’ve ever had the pleasure of participating in. Come out and buy some Fat Bottom treats! And, everything else. Including an Ike’s sandwich or two, because oh man, are those things delicious.
To sum up: Events! Huffington Post! Valentine’s day is coming! Color us delighted.