August 1, 2017

I love when people ask me about baking.  Not “How’s the business?” or “Can I talk to you about a marketing opportunity?” – more like, “Why do you spray that simple syrup on the cake?” and “How much salt is in your bread recipe?”

I’ve learned from these questions that I...

January 31, 2017

I have found that many myths accompany the idea of starting a business, and I found it out the hard way.  In an effort to save you the effort of finding out yourself, I'm just going to tell you.  Because just reading a blog post always saves you from the pain of learni...

December 19, 2016

"THIS IS INSANE!"

This was the main thought in my head for the past 6 or so weeks as we launched this crazy thing into existence.

Our "soft opening" started on November 10th, and it was about as soft as my stainless-steel work table.  It seemed like Mifflinburg was that...

October 3, 2016

I know what you're going to do - scroll right to the big numbered points and ignore all the intro/middle/filler text to make it look more substanstial than just four big point with pictures.  So, I won't waste any more of your screen - here they are (learned from Donit...

September 29, 2016

When people ask me lately how things are going, I often say something like, “It’s good – the learning curve is just a little…steep.”

Exhibit A: Up until 2am and still not done with the baking I needed to accomplish that day, and the problem bake?  Cupcakes.  Stupid cupc...

September 13, 2016

Businesses that give back:  do you have any idea how many exist?

It's a lot.  Trust me.

I had the honor of working at a store called Threading Love in Lewisburg, PA while I worked out this whole bakery thing.  I was a sales associate and now have the role of graphic desi...

September 13, 2016

It's one of those names that might make people scratch their heads unless they've had a spin with Anne (with an "e") Shirley and her Green Gables - but even then they may be unfamiliar with this architectural element.

Let me explain.

So this is a gable - simple, right?

So...

September 13, 2016

I can't tell you how many times I've heard out of the mouths of young girls "I want to open a bakery one day!" when they hear of my current endeavors.  I'm beginning to wonder what young girl doesn't at one point have the dream of baking cookies all day.

Then I remember...

September 13, 2016

It all started on the farm about five miles outside of Mifflinburg with a wife and mother with too much creativity to contain.  Donita didn't go to culinary school, but literally prayed for the ability to bake and beautifully decorate wedding cakes.  The business that...

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