Here Come the Holidays

I noticed something this year, and it’s not the way daylight fades earlier to darkness, or how it suddenly feels so bitterly cold. It’s not even how we’ve already seen snowflakes dancing down to earth, falling from the sky. This [...]

2022-11-20T21:28:54-05:00

National Family PJ Day

There are many things in life that I love, but donuts and pajamas are pretty close to the top of my list. (Pajamas with donuts on them - jackpot!)  One of my favorite things to see at the bakery are [...]

2022-11-12T07:44:43-05:00

Attitude of Gratitude

The colorful fall leaves against the backdrop of a bright blue sky. The crunch of leaves underfoot. The crisp smell in the air. The sound of laughter.  There’s so much to love about this season of Fall. Everywhere I look, [...]

2022-11-01T11:46:07-04:00

Pumpkin Please!

The crisp fall air just makes me want to curl up with a cozy blanket, good book, and something savory for the season. My treat of choice for fall is pumpkin. I especially love the pumpkin bread you can find [...]

2022-10-23T22:19:06-04:00

No Tricks, All Treats

There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are crunching under your feet and there’s a pumpkin on almost every stoop. Halloween is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited about this frightfully fun holiday. There’s just [...]

2022-10-17T22:11:36-04:00

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

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