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Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day

Being a grandparent is the best. Yes, it was awesome being a mom, but there’s something even more incredible about watching my daughters as mothers and experiencing the joy my grandchildren bring to my life. Today we celebrate grandparents everywhere with National Grandparents Day. Did...

Goodbye Summer

The time has come to bid farewell to the beautiful season of summer. We can’t believe it’s here! We know we say it often, but time is flying and it’s hard to believe September is here. It’s been a good summer for us - we hope you’ve had a good one, too, and we know we’ll miss the...

Just Because Day

Just Because Day

By now you may have realized there’s pretty much a national day for (fill in the blank) almost every day of the week. You’ve probably heard of “National Ice Cream Day” or “National Wear Flip-Flops Day,” but what about National “Just Because Day”? We hadn’t heard of it either, but...

Kickoff to Football Season

Football season kicks off this Friday (yes, you read that right!), and we’re wishing all of our local athletes a great first game and great season on the gridiron. If you’ve got a player on the team or you’re just a football fan, take something sweet to your tailgate this week....

Back to School Made Easy

The start of a new school year is here. Wow, summer went fast, didn’t it? You may be excited to get back into the routine of a new year or perhaps you’re sad to say goodbye to the relaxed days of summer. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, we’ve got a few tips to help make the...

Summer Birthdays

Summer Birthdays

Celebrate in the Sun Summer can be a busy season with vacations, holidays, baseball games and just a lot of fun, in general. Add in a summer birthday and there’s even more on the to-do list. While it may be hard to find a free day to celebrate, summer is a great time for a birthday. With a...

Star-Spangled Celebration

Star-Spangled Celebration

Time to break out the red, white and blue! Summer is in full swing, and this week we celebrate the 4th of July. Can you believe it’s here already? Seems like we were just talking about the never-ending winter. If you’re like us, you’ll be spending this week relaxing and enjoying some time...

Must-have Kitchen Gadgets

Must-have Kitchen Gadgets

  We enjoy being your go-to for bakery items for all of your special events, but we also know you might want to try your hand at it, too. There’s nothing quite like the smell of cookies baking in your own oven. We know it's been awhile since we've written - the busy summer season has...

Pantry Staples and Baking Essentials

Pantry Staples and Baking Essentials

I don’t know about you, but I often find myself flipping through magazines and landing on pages with perfectly photographed food, complete with recipes that I always want to try, especially when it comes to baked goods. I dog-ear the pages, but when I go back to make them and quickly scan the...

Celebrate Mom

Celebrate Mom

Celebrate Mom It’s hard to imagine a world without moms. From the moment we’re born, moms play a significant role in our lives, making sure we’re fed, clothed, cared for and loved. As we grow, moms go from attending to our every physical need to helping us navigate emotional...

Gearing Up for Graduation

Gearing Up for Graduation

A quick look at the calendar reveals we aren’t far from the end of the school year. While it may seem hard to believe summer is right around the corner, if you’re a parent with a child about to graduate, you know it’s coming and it’s coming fast. Graduation is an exciting time,...

Eggscellent Easter

Eggscellent Easter

It may not look like it outside, but Spring has officially sprung and we are just days away from Easter. If you need a pick-me-up on these dreary days, stop by our shop. Our cases are full of happy, tasty treats: bunnies, chicks and ducks. If you’re worried about what to serve for the...

March Madness

March Madness

It’s here! Now that Selection Sunday has come and gone, March Madness has officially begun. It’s time to fill out those brackets and make your game plan for following all the tournament action. Are you rooting for the local Wright State Raiders? Or are you following another Ohio team? With...

Shipping to the Stars

It’s a big weekend for Hollywood. Sunday night are the 2018 Academy Awards, which means stars are gearing up for a night to remember...and so is Ashley’s Pastries. One of our signature cookies - the sand tart - takes center stage...or perhaps we should say backstage. That’s because this...

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

                Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and there is no denying love is in the air. It doesn’t matter if you’re married or single, young or old, involved in a romantic relationship or not. Valentine’s Day is a day...

Happy Cherry Month

Happy Cherry Month

Happy February! There may be white snow lingering on the ground, but this month is dominated by red and pink. And the red isn’t just tied to Valentine’s Day, which is right around the corner, if you can believe it. This month is all about cherries. Yes, you read that right - February is...

Together We Can Make a Difference

The world today could use more kindness. On a grand scale would be great, but there are a lot of small gestures that can make things a little brighter in our neighborhoods, communities and small piece of this world. We can all impact someone else’s day, and it doesn’t have to be a difficult...

Warm Up with a Hot Chocolate Bar

Brrr! There’s no doubt we are in the middle of a frigid month. We’ve had snow and ice and cold, cold days, which makes it a perfect time to warm with up a cup of hot chocolate. This warm, tasty drink is perfect to enjoy after any amount of time spent outdoors. It’s a great way to warm up...

Let the Holiday Season Continue

Santa may have come and gone, but that certainly doesn’t mean the holiday season is over. Yes, all of the Christmas items have been demoted to the clearance aisles at the store, and a lot of the pretty decor is coming down, but we believe the holiday season extends beyond Christmas day and...

Making it Merry

There’s something so magical about the Christmas season, but there’s also something quite stressful about this most wonderful time of the year, right? With all of the decorating, shopping, wrapping, events -- it’s easy to lose track of time and sometimes, unfortunately, the reason behind...

Get Your Gingerbread Here

One week until Christmas - wow! Does anyone else find this month has flown by? It usually goes fast, but for some reason, this year it seems like it was just the first and now here it is December 17. And if you’re anything like me, you’re making your list, checking it twice and realizing...

Happy Hanukkah

  December is quite the season for celebrations. On Tuesday, December 12, Hanukkah begins at sundown. This is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights”, which is celebrated nightly with a menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. But what is this “festival of lights”?...

Happy Holiday Birthday

 This is a busy time of year: special events, decorating, shopping, wrapping, baking, cooking, fun events, parties...the list goes on during the holidays.Oh, and all of these things are in addition to the normal life activities (cooking, cleaning, laundry) that must continue. So imagine how busy...

Gluten-Free Goodies Sold Here

For many of us, we don’t have to think twice about ordering off a menu or choosing a treat from behind the bakery counter. We’re able to eat what we want, when we want, without giving it too much thought. But not everyone is so lucky. A lot of people have food allergies or sensitivities...

Thanksgiving Day Treats

If your house is like mine, there’s a bowl full of Halloween candy sitting on your counter. While it’s dwindling, it’ll most likely still be around in two weeks…which is Thanksgiving! Crazy, right, that turkey day is right around the corner? Now is the time to start planning your...

Graduation Party Planning Tips

Graduation Party Planning Tips

The calendar has flipped to May (can you believe it?!), which means flowers are blooming, the days are getting longer and warmer, and summer is just around the corner. And if you have a student, it could mean that graduation is coming up...and coming up fast! Let us help! This is a big day...