The Lenten Journey

Today is Ash Wednesday, the Christian holy day of fasting, sacrifice and prayer. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten period leading up to Easter. The fasting and sacrifice of comforts may help to grant a perspective of needing [...]

2021-02-17T07:22:49-05:00

Winter Birthdays

Let’s face it: birthdays are different these days. With the CDC still discouraging parties, we can’t celebrate a loved one’s special day with the gusto we once did. But that doesn’t mean we can’t make a birthday memorable. We believe [...]

2021-01-28T22:20:33-05:00

What’s New in the New Year

A new year. A clean slate. A fresh start. January is the month that offers much anticipation of what's to come in the year ahead. It's a chance to try something new or do something differently. 2021 is rolling right [...]

2021-01-13T15:56:27-05:00

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Five days until Christmas 2020. Are you ready? You are most likely making your list and checking it twice.  Perhaps you’re all set: you’ve shopped, you’ve wrapped and you're ready to go.  Or maybe you’re not quite there yet and [...]

2020-12-19T20:09:45-05:00

Wright Brothers Day

Time is moving quickly, folks. It is already December 17. This date doesn’t just mean we’re eight days away from Christmas. December 17 also marks Wright Brothers Day.  Maybe you already knew this. Or maybe you’re learning something new. Either [...]

2020-12-18T07:31:00-05:00

#NationalCookieDay

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go and that’s no exception here at Ashley’s Pastries.  We are decking the halls and filling the cases with some of our holiday favorites, including a variety of delicious Christmas [...]

2020-12-03T11:53:46-05:00

Small Business Saturday

There used to be a time when a handful of days near the end of November looked something liked this: Thanksgiving Black Friday  Small Business Saturday Cyber Monday Giving Tuesday This year we’ve seen the commercials and have been bombarded [...]

2020-12-03T11:54:14-05:00

The Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Is it really Thanksgiving if you don’t have a slice of pumpkin pie, topped with a dollop of whipped cream? It almost doesn’t seem possible to celebrate the holiday without this dessert staple.  I prefer my slice after the leftovers [...]

2020-11-18T10:52:56-05:00