The Sweet Carte was happy to be a part of the Blessed to be a Blessing Awareness Event at Village Green Park in Millbrook on October 6th. The event was meant to highlight people and organizations available to help with domestic violence situations, mental illnesses, parenting, and a variety of other resources available to help the community. It was enlightening and beneficial to many. When the people of a community are aware of what they have access to, they are more likely to put those resources to use. Kudos to Kim Smith for organizing a great event!
I also had a great time at the Fall Festival at the R.H. Kirkpatrick Agricultural Arena in Autaugaville held on October 30th. I thank Marquis Forge and MRaine Industries/Eleven86 Real Artesian Water for the invitation. I was able to see some old friends, meet new ones and watch the kids have fun! They loved the Ghost and Jack-o-Lantern Cake Balls---and so did the adults! I will always strive to be a positive influence on the town where I grew up, and hopefully be a person that the community is proud to call a native daughter.
The Easter Cupcake Makeup was the latest in The Sweet Carte's signature holiday event series for children. As always, the kids were a joy to guide and interact with while we created cute Easter-themed cupcakes for them to enjoy. I'm thrilled to share my passion and open up the minds of children and their parents to what I consider a creative and artistic passion. Like The Sweet Carte on Facebook and follow @thesweetcarte on Instagram for the latest cake and dessert designs!
Exciting things are happening at The Sweet Carte! This first year in business has been great; and I am looking forward to what 2017 has in store. I invite everyone to view The Sweet Carte's article in the December issue of Elmore County Living magazine. The online version can be found by following the link below; hard copies of the magazine are available at the Millbrook Chamber of Commerce, Millbrook City Hall and several other Millbrook business locations.
Our Christmas version of the Holiday Cupcake Make-up was absolutely great! Thank you to all the parents and children that came to the bakery to create cupcakes. Keep your eyes and ears open to the website & our social media outlets as we are already preparing for our next one & other upcoming events!
I am very thankful for things are that happening to help build the bakery! I invite everyone to get a glimpse of The Sweet Carte's story as featured online by InCity Magazine. You can find it at http://incity-mag.com/small-business-feature-sweet-carte/
The bakery's first Holiday Cupcake Make-up was great! Thank you to everyone that came by so that their children could participate. We look forward to the next one!
The Sweet Carte's ribbon cutting was held on March 19, 2016. It went very well, and I was extremely happy to have so many of my family, friends and clients to attend and visit the bake shop throughout the entire weekend! Those of you who were not able to make it still graced me with your warm thoughts through calls, texts, messages, emails and even video calls. I am excited about this new journey, and I ask that you all continue to order custom desserts and come in on weekends to get some great desserts to make your days a little sweeter! Love and appreciate you all!
I am expecting 2016 to be a great year for The Sweet Carte! There are some huge undertakings in the works; and hopefully an official announcement will be coming soon! I am so excited and thankful for the many blessings that have been, are being and will be received! I'm looking forward to working hard on more wonderful cake designs this coming year. Keep your eyes open, you might miss something...
Spring is upon us & it is my favorite season. For me, it symbolizes a time for a refreshing attitude, cleaning house (literally and figuratively), giving life to new ideas and revitalizing any long term situations that need a boost. Be hesitant to entertain thoughts of those who may think they know what's best for your situation when they have never been in that situation; only you walk your walk and understand the emotions and challenges of your circumstances and the gifts to be received from traversing faithfully through those circumstances. Be slow to take offense; have a bright attitude; give encouragement to them so that they may take a look at themselves and move any walls they have built that block their potential gifts. You may be used as a vehicle for their blessing; because truly, some of my best blessings have come through others. Personally, Spring 2015 is a time to enjoy the new swing in my walk and be positive about all that comes my way. Sweet Cheers to Spring
Today is National Chocolate Cake Day, so of course that deserves a post. I don't have to say much, just take a look at these great desserts and let your mind wander & mouth water. For all of you on your diet regimens, I feel for you today. For those of you who are not, bake one or buy one--just enjoy a decadent Chocolate Cake!