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The Zen Cupcake Oscar Contest

February 22, 2009

I’m late but what else is new? Ms Cupcake had a whirlwind week! Lots of good things happening in her world of cake and buttercream.

Yesterday, we were in Hollywood and got to check out the pre-Oscar/Academy Awards hoopla. We ran into Hugh Jackman, yes, THAT Hugh Jackman as he was entering the rear entrance of the Kodak Theatre. It was for a mere second, but what a memorable second!

Later that afternoon we saw members of our local southern California news team from Channel 7 entering the Oscar news tent to begin a newscast about the Oscars.

Anyhoo, we’ve decided to hold our own Oscar challenge. Check out the official Oscar website to watch trailers of the nominated films.

You are invited to our Red Carpet event. All you have to do is name who you think will take home the top Oscar awards. The contest is limited to all of our Mardi Gras Contest entrants. The one who correctly guesses the top Oscar winners will win Cupcake Prizes!

Here is a the official list of nominees.

Best Movie
Best Animated Film
Best Foreign Film
Best Director
Best Song
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress

In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped entry wins.

Good luck to everyone. We are running out to pick up two (2) dozen of our Red Carpet Cupcakes from Sprinkles for our own Oscar party this evening.

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. Rachel Ann permalink
    February 24, 2009 2:36 am

    I had to stop watching at 8pm, because Amazing Race takes precedence over Oscars!!! I loved Hugh Jakcman, and of course I thought Ben Stiller stole the show with his mocktation of Joaquin Phoenix!!! priceless!

  2. Ms Cupcake permalink
    February 23, 2009 5:48 am

    Everyone who entered almost the same 2 questions:Best SongBest Supporting ActressThe others missed the actor/actress question.Here’s the run-off question.WHO WERE THE FIVE ACTRESSES ON STAGE WHO PRESENTED THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD. FIRST TO CORRECTLY RESPOND WINS OUR OSCAR CHALLENGE.I’ll be back online later. I have guests to feed.Thanks for entering.

  3. Ms Cupcake permalink
    February 23, 2009 5:44 am

    Best Movie: SLUMDOGBest Animated Film:WALL-EBest Foreign Film:DEPARTURESBest Director: SLUMDOGBest Song: SLUMDOGBest Actor: SEAN PENNBest Actress: KATE WINSLETBest Supporting Actor:HEATH LEDGERBest Supporting Actress:PENELOPE CRUZ

  4. Vickie permalink
    February 23, 2009 5:24 am

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I missed all the fun.Hoping Hugh Jackman did well:)

  5. The Blonde Duck permalink
    February 23, 2009 2:33 am

    Those cupcakes look so good! Hugh Jackman? I’d be thrilled!

  6. Chandy permalink
    February 23, 2009 2:23 am

    Sorry, but I don’t follow the Oscars, don’t watch too much movies… But this sounds so fun!

  7. Heartland Cupcakes permalink
    February 23, 2009 1:30 am

    Best Movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIREBest Animated Film WALL EBest Foreign Film DEPARTURESBest Director DANNY BOYLEBest Song WALL EBest Actor SEAN PENNBest Actress ANGELINA JOLIEBest Supporting Actor HEATH LEDGERBest Supporting Actress TERAJI HENSON

  8. Fondant + Ganache permalink
    February 23, 2009 1:26 am

    Best Movie- Slumdog MillionaireBest Animated Film- Wall-EBest Foreign Film – DeparturesBest Director – Danny DoyleBest Song – Wall-EBest Actor – Mickey RourkeBest Actress – Kate Winslet Best Supporting Actor – Heath LedgerBest Supporting Actress – Viola Davis

  9. Rachel Ann permalink
    February 22, 2009 10:08 pm

    Movie: Slumdog MillionaireAnimated Film: Wall-EForeign Film: DeparturesDirector: Danny Boyle (Slumdog)Song: Down to Earth (Wall-E)Actor: Sean PennActress:Meryl StreepSupporting Actor: Heath LedgerSupporting Actress: Amy AdamsI think Slumdog Millionaire is going to come out on top and surprise everyone…and of course Heath Ledger has got to win!

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