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The Ultimate Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

The Ultimate Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

Consider this your complete guide to make-ahead baking! Here I include all my freezing & thawing tips and how-to’s, plus my favorite baked goods to freeze. Baking is a favorite pastime of many people. Whether you dabble in it for fun, or you are a…

A Step by step guide for planning the perfect home bakery dessert menu

A Step by step guide for planning the perfect home bakery dessert menu

Planning the perfect menu for your home bakery is no easy task. Before you add your favorite dessert or pastry to your menu, you need to decide how your new bakeshop will profit, and stay organized as you design your menu. Let’s get started with…

The Secret to a Successful Home Bakery Business

The Secret to a Successful Home Bakery Business

The best way to grow your home bakery business is to fill your baking schedule with prepaid orders. If you’re ready to learn how to do this then keep reading because I’ll show you what successful home bakers are doing to have more profit and…

Do I Need an LLC to be a Legal Home-Bakery?

Do I Need an LLC to be a Legal Home-Bakery?

 If you are just getting started learning about how to have a legal home bakery, you’ve probably wondered if you need to form an LLC. In this post, I’ll answer some frequently asked questions and share my personal experience with forming an LLC for my…

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Bakery Business Plan

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Bakery Business Plan

  Are you ready to get all those bakery ideas out of your head and onto paper but you don’t know where to start? You’re going to want to read this full post because I’m breaking down the process in an easy step-by-step tutorial that…

Naming a Bakery Business: The Biggest Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Naming a Bakery Business: The Biggest Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Are you stuck on choosing a bakery name and it feels like all the good names are taken already? Today on the blog I’m sharing my strategies for naming a baking business as well as a very big mistake I made with my own bakery. Read…

Print Your Own Home Bakery Labels

Print Your Own Home Bakery Labels

Everything you need to know about home bakery labels Would you like to learn how you can follow your state rules for home bakery labels and print your own labels at home? Today I’m sharing a video tutorial for how you can use free online…

5 ideas for starting a bakery from home in 2021

5 ideas for starting a bakery from home in 2021

Are you considering starting a bakery from your home? Gathering ideas and information can be so overwhelming. That’s why you’re going to love this list of 5 ideas that actually work! These systems are tested and proven successful by home bakers who are making money…

Top Three Tips for Designing a Bakery Logo

Top Three Tips for Designing a Bakery Logo

Are you planning a bakery and ready to design your bakery logo? Maybe you‘re hesitant to choose a theme because of so many bakery logos looking the same, or you wonder what style of bakery logo will be best for your baking business? Today  I’m…

Baker Shares Her Farmer’s Market Experience: Here’s What She Didn’t Expect

Baker Shares Her Farmer’s Market Experience: Here’s What She Didn’t Expect

How did a family farm that relied on the weekly farmers’ market pivot its business to continue to sell baked goods during the pandemic? If you are a baker or a farmer’s market vendor, looking for ways to adapt your business to the “new normal”…

5 Things Every Cottage Baker Needs in Their Home Bakery Kitchen

5 Things Every Cottage Baker Needs in Their Home Bakery Kitchen

You’ve made the decision to start your own baking business, but how do you get your home bakery kitchen set up for success? I’m sharing my best tips and top pics for supplies to help get you the organization, storage, and efficiency you need to…

Bakery Buisness Blog

Bakery Buisness Blog

Follow my baking business blog where I share helpful and essential tips you need to create a bakery that thrives. Be sure to check out my getting started page for my beginner’s essential three step startup guide.

Should You Make an E-commerce Website for Your  Baking Business?

Should You Make an E-commerce Website for Your Baking Business?

Do you need a website for your baking business but don’t have a big budget for a web designer? Would you like to learn how to create a free and easy website that allows your customers to order online, and choose to pick up or…

The Complete Guide to Selling Baked Goods at the Farmers Market

The Complete Guide to Selling Baked Goods at the Farmers Market

If you’re ready to learn about selling baked goods at the farmer’s market, you’re in the right place! In this complete guide,  I’ll be covering everything you need to know about getting started selling baked goods at the farmer’s market. I’ll cover how to start…

Complete List of Instagram Captions for Your Bakery

Complete List of Instagram Captions for Your Bakery

Are you a baker, blogger, or foodie who struggles to come up with interesting Instagram captions for your bakery posts? Are you looking for more engagement when you share the pictures of your baked goods? You’ll want to keep reading because I am sharing my…

Wedding Cake Business Made Easy

Wedding Cake Business Made Easy

Are you looking to grow your wedding cake business? Do you wish there was an easier way to keep track of deposits and payments made on your cake orders? I’m going to share with you how the features of Square Payment Processing have dramatically helped…

How to Grow Your Local Following on Social Media

How to Grow Your Local Following on Social Media

  If you are a cottage baker then you probably know how hard it can be to grow your local following on social media. Your success and your confidence can take a big hit if you don’t have enough customers for your next pop up…

Photographing Baked Goods With Your Smartphone

Photographing Baked Goods With Your Smartphone

Have you been photographing your baked goods for your website or social media but are not satisfied with the results? Maybe you can’t or don’t want to invest in expensive equipment right now? I am going to show you how to drastically improve the quality…

Bakery Bookkeeping Software: FreshBooks Review

Bakery Bookkeeping Software: FreshBooks Review

Does This Bakery Bookkeeping Software Really Do What A Bakery Owner Needs? In today’s post, I am reviewing FreshBooks accounting software to see if it is a good fit for the bakery bookkeeping needs of home bakers, cake decorators, and bakery start-ups. Just so you…

Market Research: The One Thing Every Baker Should Do Before Starting A Bakery Business.

Market Research: The One Thing Every Baker Should Do Before Starting A Bakery Business.

Do you have a burning desire to open a bakery? Are you wondering if there are people out there who will buy your creations? Are you unsure of how much money you could potentially make if you took the plunge and followed your dream? If…