Looking Back: When the World Stopped

This month marks one year since life as we knew it changed. One year ago, the coronavirus was starting to make headlines, as rumblings of school closures, travel restrictions and lockdowns began. Words like “social distancing” and “quarantine” began making [...]

2021-03-03T21:29:46-05:00

Grandparents are Grand

For many of us, grandparents are special people in our lives, loving us unconditionally. They teach us about the past, show us the present, and help prepare us for the future. I have many fond memories of my own grandparents [...]

2020-09-11T07:24:16-04:00

Back to Basics

When times are uncertain, I find comfort in the familiar, simple things in life: favorite meals, a good book, being outdoors, meaningful conversations and time spent with family.  Right now, there is so much uncertainty in our world and it’s [...]

2020-07-25T14:01:15-04:00

Flag Day

There is a lot of red, white and blue in the bakery these days.It's not the Fourth of July just yet, but Flag Day is this Sunday, June 14. Flag Day is held June 14 every year to honor our [...]

2020-06-12T09:02:28-04:00

Thank You, Teachers

The classroom looks really different compared to just two months ago.  Today, children are learning in the dining room or at the kitchen table or in a corner of the home office that’s been converted into a classroom. Kids are connecting [...]

2020-05-02T09:38:34-04:00

Hoppy Easter

Friends, it feels good to be back. It feels good to be back in the bakery, making sweets and treats and those favorite comfort food  to share with you.  During this uncertain time in the world, comfort food is welcomed [...]

2020-04-06T22:17:23-04:00

Community Strong

How different the world looks today compared to one week ago. A week ago, kids were still in school. A week ago, sports were still being played. A week ago, the town was abuzz with the excitement of the Dayton [...]

2020-04-06T21:35:33-04:00

Celebrate the Super Bowl

Are you ready for some football? This Sunday, February 2, is the big game. Whether you’re super-stoked for the match up of the Kansas City Chiefs versus the San Francisco 49ers or you’re just watching for the commercials, the Super [...]

2020-01-31T09:56:12-05:00

New Look, Same Ashley’s

A new year means a fresh start for all of us and it’s no different for us here at Ashley’s Pastries.  You may have noticed a fresh, new look here online. We can assure you one thing: it may be [...]

2020-01-11T09:57:20-05:00