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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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With Mother’s Day soon upon us, Sunday, May 11th, Mix N Match Bake Shop thought if might be fun to share a few facts about that special day. The American version of Mother’s Day was create by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. No matter how Mother’s Day was started, it is always nice to take special time to celebrate the women in your life that give so much.
Here at Mix-N-Match Bake Shop, we offer a wide variety of gourmet treats that would be sure to take Mom’s breath away!
Cupcake Bouquet – Beautiful, elegant & edible! Cupcake bouquets allow you to give Mom the gift of beautiful cupcakes decorated like lovely flowers. These flowers won’t last forever but a Mother’s love will last a life time.
Cake Pop Bouquet – These little gems are sure to make Mom’s smile light up the room. A yummy cake with a scrumptious candy coating make for a stunning bouquet that Mom is sure to love! Designs can come in a wide range of combinations to suit any style.
Home-Made Flowers – Here at Mix-N-Match Bake Shop, we love anything DIY and Mother’s Day offers a wonderful chance to get crafty! These beautiful flowers look great and the kid’s can help make Mom’s special day even more memorable. Stop by The Mother Huddle for full details on this kid-friendly DIY!
Handprint Apron – As bakers, Mama and I love a good apron, and what better way to help Mom in the kitchen then with a handprinted apron? This cute Do-It-Yourself is great to get the younger kiddos involved and doesn’t cost much. You can even do this project on a tote bag for Mom to show off about town! Stop by little page turners for more information on this great craft project.
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!
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.