Back to School: Sweets, Treats & Transitions

Yellow buses are lumbering down the street, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils and just-opened crayons permeates the air, and families everywhere are preparing for the scheduled routine of school days.  It’s back to school time!  This is a time [...]

2022-08-17T22:40:43-04:00

40 Years in Business: Recipe for Success

This summer, Ashley’s Pastries celebrated a big milestone - 40 years in business!  It really doesn’t seem possible that it’s been four decades since we opened the doors of our bakery shop on Park Avenue in Oakwood. Back then, when [...]

2022-08-08T20:50:03-04:00

Star Spangled Celebrations

Time to break out the red, white and blue! We are just a few days away from celebrating the 4th of July, and you can certainly see that here at the bakery.  Our cases are filled with patriotic pastries and [...]

2022-06-29T23:19:54-04:00

Summer Bucket List

Does it feel like June is slipping away? Does it feel like you have a lot left to do to celebrate the season? 4th of July is coming up quick (just a week away!) and this holiday often feels like [...]

2022-06-26T22:09:04-04:00

Happy Father’s Day

This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day, and as the day approaches, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the role dads play in our lives.  There’s a quote I recently found about fathers. It said “Dad: A son’s first [...]

2022-06-14T23:06:50-04:00

May, Oh My!

May, oh my! What a busy, busy month. If you’re a parent or teacher (or both!), you know exactly what I’m talking about. One look at the calendar and it might be hard to find an empty square to squeeze [...]

2022-05-26T09:59:51-04:00

Hoppy Easter

Today is Good Friday, which means we are just days away from Easter. Did the holiday creep up on you? Or have you been ready? Life is busy these days for all of us, and if you’re feeling a little [...]

2022-04-15T10:45:58-04:00

The First Four: March Madness

It’s here, folks. Tomorrow is Selection Sunday, and we all know what that means: March Madness has arrived!  Soon we’ll be filling out our brackets and hoping our teams can make it to the big dance.  Of course, we’ll have [...]

2022-03-11T14:11:08-05:00

Our Lenten Journey

Ash Wednesday kicked off the Lenten season, and now we begin our journey of preparation as we wait for Easter.  Here at the bakery, we are busy preparing our special treats for the season. This is the time of the [...]

2022-03-05T16:05:12-05:00

Celebrate the Super Bowl

Who Dey! And hello, friends! We know it’s been a while since we posted a blog, but the first few weeks of 2022 have been busy. We’ve traveled, took some time off, and have been caught up in the rush [...]

2022-02-06T21:39:55-05:00