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What's up Cupcake?

What's in a Name?

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What's in a Name?

When I started Hello, Cupcake! I knew that I wanted the name to encompass what I offered to my customers. I knew then that I was a baker, but really loved making cupcakes! Cupcakes are the perfect dessert. They are their own pretty little package. They have so many possibilities. They are so cute. And, they are so versatile for parties. Over time, I have made many different varieties of flavors, combinations, and sizes. If you could dream up a flavor combination, or your favorite dessert, I could re-create that in the form of a cupcake. I love making cupcakes...

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Did you know the story behind “an Apple for the Teacher?”

Melanie Barrett

Did you know the story behind “an Apple for the Teacher?”

First of all, apples were not always sweet. They were bitter and sometimes even poisonous. They were, however, very popular and useful in the form of hard cider, as water was considered more dangerous to drink. However, after a movement of “anti-alcohol fervor” swept the nation in the late 19th Century, the apple seemed doomed. If it were not for some early, innovative public relations, promoting the apple as “healthy food-stuff,” it may have never recovered.  The slogan “an apple a day keeps the Doctor away,” gave a new “social respectability” to the fruit, encouraging growers to develop sweet, edible...

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Ohhh...the look!

Melanie Barrett

Ohhh...the look!

That look! It’s a beautiful thing. You know the one. You’ve made it and seen it. That “look” that tells you everything you need to know without any words (swear words aside). It lets you know that what that person just ate blew them away! It can be a combination of any or all of the following: eye rolls (especially the slower rolls when the eyeball actually get stuck in the backward position), shivers, head shaking and nodding, yum-yum sounds, closing of the eyelids, wiggling and squirming in the seat (often confused with needing to use the bathroom), tears, and,...

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Look at us!!

Alisen Barlean

Look at us!!

We are SO excited to be in our new online home! Growth comes in so many ways and we have been growing out of the seams in every aspect! Not a bad problem by any stretch of the word ;) It is really fun to have our new website that comes with a BEAUTIFUL (and easy to use!) shopping cart. We hope that you find it as easy as we do, but please, please let us know as soon as possible if there are any broken links, issues, or changes that you believe should be made to make it even...

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