Portrait of a cake artist

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

"I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream" - Vincent Van Gogh February 11, 2017 Art is an amazing thing, a passion, a feeling, and it means different things to different people, and in many different forms.  It is something that should be cultivated and nurtured in each of us, in our children, and in society as it has the innate ability to bring beauty into places, where beauty may not otherwise be found.  It is a daunting task to take someone's ideas, and transform...

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Need cake? Will Travel.

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

Friends are the family you choose October 23rd, 2016 Weddings are exciting, and even more exciting is watching those you know and love personally, get married.  My husband and I have known this couple for a number of years and they are affectionately known as a part of our D.C. family.  A small group of friends that made D.C. "home" during our brief jaunt there, before the mountains called us back.  When they announced their engagement, I announced I was "doing" their...

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Pick your Poison

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

Whiskey - The other "water" of the South August 13th, 2016 We like our whiskey here in the South.  We also like our desserts.  What better way to enjoy both than cakes made to resemble some very distinctive whiskey bottles, in honor of some very big birthdays!  We were particularly tickled to be asked to create the Troy & Son's bottle as it happened to be for the distiller herself, an Asheville local who is making her mark on the industry with her family's help.  Troy's...

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Mommy is a pastry chef.

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

Happy 4th Birthday to my first baby July 27th, 2016 To this day my mother recounts the story of the first birthday party she threw for me (it was my 4th).  It was a big deal, it was the first big birthday party she'd had for me because I finally "got it," got what a birthday was all about.  She had sketched huge pictures for myself and my friends to color, she had all sorts of games planned out (they lasted 15 minutes rather than the 45 she anticipated!), and she had the...

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SURPRISE!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

Shhhhh!  Happy 35th Anniversary Bill & Jana! July 23, 2016 Throwing a party for a couple that spend a great deal of time "doing" for others is nearly impossible, especially when you're trying to surprise them with said party.   However, with a great deal of planning, some creative misdirection, and a bunch of very enthusiastic friends and family it is possible, to pull the impossible, off!  We certainly will not claim to be experts at party planning, but there were...

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