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SHB turns 3! Celebrating with a trip down memory lane 💖

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SHB turns 3! Celebrating with a trip down memory lane 💖

It was three years ago this month that I shook things up and launched a business. This dream was born in me long before that, though. When I was a little girl, I played bakery at my Grandmom’s house. I called myself “Betty Crocker” as I baked cakes and decorated them with fake flowers I found around the house. That wasn’t enough for me, because I also pretended to run the bakery. My Grandmom gave me receipt paper and old invoice forms and I wrote orders.  I loved pretending to run the business just as much as I enjoyed making the cake. My Grandmom...

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Spring Bucket List

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Spring Bucket List

Hi friends, Happy Spring! Is it just me, or can Florida weather feel hot as blazes or like winter?! Maybe that's dramatic, but I HATE the cold weather. Whether it feels like it or not, Spring is here! Over here at the bake, we wanna make this season FULL of fun and pretty things. We've put together a seasonal bucket list & thought we could share some of the ideas with you! So here goes... All White Cookie Collection I am SUCH a sucker for white on white. It's how I've decorated my home and it's the color of my clothes...

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Celebrate the Unexpected 🥰

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Celebrate the Unexpected 🥰

There are lots of mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day and for good reason. It can seem forced and expected and overall, like just a cheesy holiday. So in the spirit of switching it up, it is fun to think of someone unexpected in your life that you can celebrate. This celebration is nothing major, just a note or a coffee or even a Cookie Carton to arrive at their door. We may try to do this at Christmas but often there are so many people to give to that it feels overwhelming. Who is one person that you can acknowledge simply...

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A Few January Thoughts

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A Few January Thoughts

     Greetings from the survivors of #ABakeryChristmas2019! 😂 Y'all, things were wild. Nights were late. But the laughs and creativity were flowing for sure! In all seriousness, we are SO grateful for your support and considered it an absolute privilege to bake for you as you shared with your families during the holidays. Creating cookies that are equal parts beautiful and yummy is a daily joy for us. We are so glad to be a part of this College Park community! So glad, in fact, that I decided to buy my first house right here. Hello, home ownership! It's...

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SHB is Turning Two (& You're Invited to the Party!)

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SHB is Turning Two (& You're Invited to the Party!)

  Friends, come celebrate with us! We're having a birthday party on Thursday, August 1 & YOU are invited! It’s you who have believed in me and encouraged this business to grow. For that I am so grateful! Two years ago, I was working full time as a nurse at night and building my business during the day. I was working this side hustle ‘til August 1, 2017 when I received the licenses & permits to validate this dream as a legitimate business (yay!) Later that month, I walked out of the hospital for the last time & will never forget the joy...

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