The 15th Annual Bridal & Party Showcase

Today I participated in the 15th annual Bridal & Party Showcase sponsored by More 104.9 radio station. It’s my 2nd one since my first one in 2014. I had made four flavors of mini cupcakes; Almond, Chocolate, Lemon and Pink Champagne. I ended up with over 380 mini cupcakes!! Of course the Pink Champagne flavor…

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Something different & new for me to do!

Ok so I usually bake cookies for family & friends in December which I’ve been doing. I got an email order request from a bride for a December wedding cake, sure that’s not really new, but what her request is! I’ve been doing research, ordered the ingredients that I didn’t have on hand for her…

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Sheldon Bridal Show 2021

I went to the Sheldon Bridal Show this afternoon to see what it was like, it is held at the Crossroads Pavilion which is behind the  Holiday Inn hotel off Hwy 60. It’s a small venue for a show, but let me tell you it’s not that small! It was more than I thought. Years…

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My Sweet, sweet success!

Sweet, sweet success Hartley woman growing at-home baking business September 9, 2021 NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS Lauri’s Cakes owner Lauri Myers has seen her home-based business grow over the last few years. A homegrown cake and cupcake business is starting to get its legs in Hartley. With the promise of “quality cakes for a little dough,” Lauri’s…

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You need a chocolate related tip??

Here you are confronted with needing to bake something or even create some type of candy, you have no idea where to start and all the YouTube videos just don’t answer your questions. Ok let’s start with one that I’ve been learning to do recently (yes in the past four months in fact), it’s melting…

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New Book!!

Ok I have to spill the beans here! I went ahead and ordered a book with the majority of my recent cakes! So in the future that I can display them for others to look at when I have a table set up somewhere, like this past summer during Hartley’s Summer Celebration event that is…

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It’s Autumn 2021!!

It’s now the middle of September and for me, the beginning of the Autumn cake & cupcake flavors to start the “holiday” season. Sure that sounds crazy to some, but for a home baker like myself, it means being creative with flavors we associate with fall, say like pumpkin. Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing…

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Learning a new technique in making cakes

Ok so this isn’t exactly new to some, but for me it is. Years ago (like back in 2009) I tried to work with fondant. I didn’t like it. Now after talking with my favorite mentor Bo Hons   I learned to work with fondant again. I surprised myself! A customer asked for a special cake…

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