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Today, May 1st, 2014, is Mix-N-Match Bake Shop’s first official day being open. Mama and I are so excited and honored to be apart of the Jackson, Michigan Small Business community. Our hopes for the bakery is that it will grow and be welcomed into Michigan with open arms. We consider it a blessing that we have gotten this far and our Bake Shop is finally open. With each order we receive, we are thankful that you have allowed us to be a part of your most special moments in your life. Mama and I look forward to create beautiful treats that are Mixed with Love & Matched to You!
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Have you ever heard of a gourmet Oreo? We recently just discovered this lovely treat here at Mix-N-Match Bake Shop and we wanted to see what all of you thought of this idea. Are gourmet Oreos a trend that will fade away as time goes on or are they here to stay?
Incase you haven’t heard of these little wonders let us pretty much sum them up for you. A gourmet Oreo is a Oreo cookie dipped in either white, milk, or dark chocolate and topped with different garnishes such as sprinkles, fresh fruit or piped icing. They can be quite elegant and we have seen some gourmet Oreos that were down right stunning! You can even get them on a stick, much like a cake pop. We’re thinking they could be a great addition to any events dessert table. We might just be a little pro-gourmet Oreo! What do you think about this wonderful concoction? Here a few splendid designs we have come across. Please follow the link below each image for more information.
A wedding that embodies an instant sense of chic and welcomes a beautiful simplicity can be found in a black & white color palate. No more worrying about pops of purple or shades of green, this lovely wedding theme brings forth a whole new scale of fabulous! From the Bride’s dress, to wedding guests favors, to your wedding cake and everything in-between, this lovely theme goes a long way.
Below are some of Mix-N-Match Bake Shop’s favorite Black & White theme ideas for your upcoming big day. If you’re planning a black & white themed wedding, we’d love to hear from you and see how your putting your personal touches onto this chic them!
The Wedding Cake – The focal point for your wedding reception that will draw eyes from across the room. The black & white color theme offers a very elegant breath of fresh air to your guest. Simple, yet it can offer a grand statement and set the tone for the room.
Wedding Favors – Cake Pops can offer a wide variety of designs for you to create the most beautiful and elegant designs for your guests wedding favors. Mix-N-Match Bake Shop created these Bride & Groom Cake Pops in all white to welcome a chic element for our client. No matter what your color theme or overall theme for your wedding day, we’d be happy to help you celebrate in style!
Flowers – Your wedding flowers can be one of the most important part to help set the mood for your wedding(next to your wedding cake, of course). Black & White flowers come in a wide variety of designs, this bouquet just happened to be one of our favorites. You can even make them sparkle with small gems or small amounts of glitter. Perhaps you want to have a little wild side and add a few feathers to your bridal bouquet?
Dessert Table – Beyond being named one of the top trends for 2014 weddings (Wedding Cake Trends 2014), dessert tables offer a wonderful way to tie in your black & white theme within your wedding reception. With an endless possibility as to what goodies can be offered to your guest, you have a chance to become very creative with your dessert table. How about white chocolate covered pretzels? Or a black & white mini cupcake? A black & white, Bride & Groom cake pop set? Lovely white mints? The list could go on forever!
Baby Showers are finally getting a fresh new take with fun creative ideas for all types of inspiration. Gone are the days when men are banned and we can all celebrate together! Check out these top Baby Shower Trends for 2014 that are becoming a hit with hip Moms-to-be.
With more men taking part in wedding planning, there is also a cross-over of men partaking in baby showers. Coed showers man-friendly foods and beer-filled baby bottles are bringing the guys in droves. Guys are even participating in the games! TheBump.com sys men can play games like Dirty Diaper Hoops, where they can compete to see who can toss the most rolled up diapers through a hoop.
We’re Going to the Woods
While little, yellow baby ducks will always be a classic for a baby shower, now-a-days, the animal of choice are woodland creatures. These cute little creatures have included owls, moose, deer, and squirrels. Great for nature loving Mama’s who want to share it with their little bundle of joy! This trend is even being carried over into baby nurseries.
Mini-Foods for Mom-to-Be
Hip Mom’s are falling in love with everything mini! Even more so with brunch buffets with mini-foods that can offer up modern menus for their guests. Hosts are looking for just about anything on a stick that offers less mess and have the goods to impress.
Boy or Girl?
Gender reveal baby showers where Mom and Dad fill everyone in on their baby’s sex is at an all-time high. Some parents are asking the doctor to write down the baby’s sex on a note card in a sealed envelope. They then hand that envelope to the baker, who then makes a cake that’s gender neutral on the outside and either pink or blue on the inside. Guests of the baby shower then make predictions before the big reveal and when Mom and Day cut the cake, everyone finds out what their expecting.
Are you getting ready to walk across that stage to grab hold of your diploma? Whether you’re stepping into the world straight from High School or from College, it’s a time to be celebrated. Mix N Match Bake Shop offers a wide variety of goodies to help you plan for your big Grad Party. From good eats to decoration ideas, there’s something in this blog to help everyone plan their big day. (You can even change all of these ideas up a bit to fit any celebration.)
Here are some of Mix N Match Bake Shop’s favorite ideas…
Hang A Banner – Use tape to spell out a special message to your Grad, and use colorful sticky notes to allow others to wish them well.
Photo Wall – Relive your favorite memories with your Grad with a photo wall in the shape of their graduation year.
Graduation Cupcakes – An upside down cupcake can make for a fabulous graduation cap! Mix N Match Bake Shop has a wide variety of flavors to choose from your Graduation Cupcakes.
Fun Cupcake Toppers – A pretty cupcake topper can go a long way in making any event a little more festive. We’d be happy to help your get your desserts ready to stand out for all to see!
These are just a few ideas we found to be a bit fun. There’s tons more out there and Mix N Match Bake Shop wants to help you celebrate your Graduation with all the edible goodies we can. Congratulations Class of 2014! The tassel is worth the hassle.
Folks always seem to be on the fence with cake pops. Most of the time you either like them or you just don’t. We, at Mix N Match Bake Shop, happen to adore them!
A cake pop is a dense ball of cake, generally coated with chocolate or some other kind of sweet shell. They also are placed on a type of lollipop stick. Cake pops offer the fun and versatility of a lollipop, with the scrumptiousness of cake, but maintains a look of sophistication. They also can be topped with a variety of decorations such as sprinkles, fondant designs, sugar crystals and much more!
With so many types of occasions to celebrate, cake pops can be made to fit right in. It can be a wonderful treat for Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, weddings, baby showers, bridal showers, holiday parties and any other celebration that you want to chow down on some delicious treats. A great personal treat, cake pops also make for lovely favors for your guest. These lovely treats can even be made into edible bouquets that can be used for unique center pieces for your wedding reception.