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The Complete List of Baked Goods Packaging Supplies from A-Z

The Complete List of Baked Goods Packaging Supplies from A-Z

Are you stumped when it comes to finding the perfect baked goods packaging? Are you looking for creative new packaging ideas?  In this highly requested topic, I’ve gathered the best solutions for all types of baked goods packaging!  I’m even sharing all the links so…

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in Your Home Bakery Business

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in Your Home Bakery Business

Do you ever find yourself worrying that you’re not good enough to start or run a successful home-based bakery? Do thoughts of self-doubt hold you back? You might be surprised how many home-based bakers experience these feelings and allow their thinking to hold them back…

Does Your Home Bakery Need a Website

Does Your Home Bakery Need a Website

If you are in the process of growing your home bakery, then you might be wondering if you need a website to get started. A business website can be one of the most powerful tools to market your bakery. It can help you to attract…

3 Simple Steps to a Profitable Bakery Menu

3 Simple Steps to a Profitable Bakery Menu

Ready to increase profits on your bakery menu? In this post, I’m sharing my insider tips for changes you can make to your bakery menu to increase your profits and sales.  Sound complicated? Don’t worry, I’m breaking it down into three simple steps that anyone…

The Easy Way to Plan a Bakery Holiday Calendar

The Easy Way to Plan a Bakery Holiday Calendar

Have you ever found yourself without a plan for what to sell in your bakery for the holidays? Holidays can be the busiest time of the year for bakeries, that’s why it’s so important to have a seasonal bakery calendar for exactly which holidays you…

3 Reasons Why Your Home Bakery Business Needs an Email List

3 Reasons Why Your Home Bakery Business Needs an Email List

An email list in your home bakery business is the best way to connect with past customers and get repeat sales! This post will answer all of your questions about why you need an email list for your home baking business and how to get…

The Complete Guide to Home Bakery Pop Up Shops

The Complete Guide to Home Bakery Pop Up Shops

Pop-up shops are the perfect way to make extra money and attract new customers to your home bakery business. Check out this step-by-step guide and learn how to get started with pop-up shops today! How to get your home bakery ready for a pop-up shop…

Why Square is the Best POS for Your Home Bakery

Why Square is the Best POS for Your Home Bakery

Is the process of taking payments from your customers feeling a bit out of control?  Are you all over the place with how you collect payments? Don’t worry friends, I’ve got you covered with all the details for getting your customer payments under control!  Square…

Cottage Food vs. Commercial Kitchen: Which Is Better For You?

Cottage Food vs. Commercial Kitchen: Which Is Better For You?

Are wondering about the difference between cottage foods and commercial kitchens? Are you running out of space in your home-based bakery kitchen? Or maybe you have a product that can’t be prepared in a home kitchen because of your state cottage food regulations? Let’s take…

The Best Kitchen Pantry Storage Tips for Bakers

The Best Kitchen Pantry Storage Tips for Bakers

No matter what size your pantry is, we can all use a little more space and organization. I find that it makes it baking so much easier when you can see what you have! Check out these amazing pantry organization tips to get all your…

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”…