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Contributions by Amy Biemeck

Tanya Ngangan of Bisous Ciao Macarons

A pastry shop had been on Tanya’s radar for a long time, but it was a series of life experiences and moves all over the world that finally brought Tanya back to New York to open her charming shops devoted exclusively to French macarons. Tanya’s credentials are impressive — she holds a degree in computer […]

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Amy Atlas of Amy Atlas Events

In the world of parties and dessert tables, Amy Atlas is a force to be reckoned with. Nobody does it like Amy. Her signature style and flare for the extraordinary in matching dessert and décor have set her apart in the entertaining industry. Her website, Amy Atlas Events features her “eye candy” dessert tables, as […]

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Interview with Connie of Connie Cupcake

Connie Cupcake produces confections that are absolute works of art, most of which look too pretty to eat, like this gorgeous Seaglass Apple. Connie  is a self-taught artist and baker with an incredible vision for whimsical treats that will enchant all party-goers. If you’re lucky enough to live in the Toronto area, you can order […]

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Interview with Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes

If you’re a regular in the world of dessert blogs, then chances are “SprinkleBakes” is in your vocabulary; it’s the inspiring blog of artist and baker Heather Baird. Her book, SprinkleBakes: Desert Recipes to Inspire Your Inner Artist is out now, and it is chock-full of beautifully executed ideas to impress even your most discerning […]

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Interview with Linda Lomelino of Call Me Cupcake

                                                Linda Lomelino knows a thing or two about cake, sweets, and photography, evidenced by her gorgeous website, Call Me Cupcake, and her new cookbook, “Lomelinos Tårtor.” She also knows a thing […]

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Interview with Sarah Stewart of POP Nation

If you want a scoop of ice cream, just go to your freezer. If you want a cold, delicious, make-your-mouth-sing and wake-up-your-taste-buds experience, find a POP Nation cart. With over 80 flavors in their arsenal (yes, you read that correctly), you will not be bored. You want me to prove it? Okay: Mango Coconut with […]

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Interview with Meaghan Mountford of The Decorated Cookie

I loved having the opportunity to interview Meaghan Mountford of The Decorated Cookie. A writer at heart, Meaghan brings a decorative, artistic flair to all of her sweet creations! She has a successful (second) book out, “Sugarlicious,” and writes for other blogs like Edible Crafts and Celebrations. Read on to learn a little more about […]

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Interview with Callye of The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle

Callye’s cookies were first brought to my attention last year through a friend’s blog. I remember looking at her works of art and thinking, “Who is this lady?!” The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle is a museum of cookie art as well as an encyclopedia of how-tos for the home baker, whether a novice or a […]

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Interview with Bobbie Lloyd of Magnolia Bakery

What started as a bakery on a quiet little corner in New York City’s Greenwich Village is now somewhat iconic. Magnolia Bakery is everything we look for in a bakery: quaint, cozy, old-fashioned, and baked goods that put your Grandma to shame (sorry, Grams).  I had a chance to ask their president, Bobbie Lloyd, a […]

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Interview with Xavier Briseno of Bardot

Take one look inside a Bardot shop, and you’ll know that you’re about to embark on something special. This isn’t any ordinary ice cream bar. With flavors like Heart of Darkness, The Forbidden Fruit, The French Kiss, and a shop with a heavy European influence, you’ll feel more like you’re shopping for jewelry than ice cream. I […]

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Interview with Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine

Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine was kind enough to answer a few burning questions about his life, loves, and his beautiful magazine. This native Norwegian turned New Englander just oozes East Coast ease and charm. His talent and eye for styling food, décor, and anything else he touches makes me want to jump through […]

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Interview with Brooke of Sucre Shop

You know those party items that you see and think, “Oh gosh, those are so cute that I don’t even want to use them—I just want to look at them!” Well, Brooke’s items from Sucre Shop have that effect on me. Actually, on second thought, they’re just too cute not to use. Sucre Shop’s handmade, […]

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Interview with Ashley of IceMilk Aprons

One look at the products on the IceMilk Aprons website and I wanted to tie up my hair, strap on one of their gorgeous aprons, and bake homemade cinnamon rolls in a vintage kitchen. IceMilk is all about heritage, heirlooms, and embracing the delicious, saturated memories from home and hearth. They make it easy to do […]

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Interview with Dani Cone of High 5 Pies

The first time I drove by High 5 Pies in Seattle, I almost ran my car off the road. Floor to ceiling windows on one side of their pie shop reveal a fun, retro approach to a classic pie diner, including a custom-painted vintage-inspired espresso machine. High 5 Pies is not just a place to […]

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Interview with Tracy Benjamin of Shutterbean

Now, who doesn’t love food, photography, and pretty things? On the Shutterbean blog, you’ll find inspiring ideas for around the house, mouth-watering recipes, and gorgeous photos to inspire and capture your imagination. Tracy does life with flair, but she is totally unpretentious and completely relatable. And her Friday List? Well, I’ve come to look forward […]

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Mandie Miller of Got What It Cakes

For Mandie Miller, starting a cake business was no small feat. She is a one-woman show who creates gorgeous, custom quality cakes out of her home in Charlotte, N.C. Mandie shared a little information with me about her busy life and how she balances family and a booming business. Got What It Cakes already has […]

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