Monthly Archives: November 2011

Seeing Stars

Earlier this year, we were contacted by a Baking for Good fan named Stefano hailing all the way from Italy. He shared with us these beautiful hand-crafted stars and told us a lovely story from his childhood, describing how his … Continue reading

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Time to Order Your Holiday Gifts!

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying a bit of time off with friends and family and lots of delicious food. I’m taking a few days off before the busy holiday season officially kicks off at our … Continue reading

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TEDxEast Talk: Entrepreneurship & Rockets

  Last Friday I had the opportunity to speak at a TEDxEast event, where I was invited to speak about whatever I wanted for five minutes. If you’re not familiar with TED, definitely check out the site and its “riveting talks … Continue reading

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Building Baking for Good

Over the past couple of years, I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to raise outside funds for Baking for Good. I started the company in 2009 with $40,000 of savings, and while I know that raising money … Continue reading

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Time to Give Thanks!

I can’t believe we’re already getting ready for Thanksgiving, but here we are. Usually I think of our cookies as being great gifts to send to friends and family that you might not see over the holiday, but this year … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipe: Goat Cheese Pizza Two Ways

In October, I spent a weekend in Boston and revisited some of my favorite spots from my college days. At dinner one night with my college roommates, I ordered an asparagus and fontina pizza. I think they may have given … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Baking & Easy Eats Magazine

If you follow me on twitter (find me here and here), you may recall that a month or so ago I was stressing over this gluten-free gingerbread house like crazy. When Easy Eats Magazine asked me if I could build a … Continue reading

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Africa Cookies for a Cause

Some of our best cookie ideas come from our customers. Last summer, I received a call from a woman who was planning her wedding and wanted to include something that would honor the couple’s heritage. She explained that they were … Continue reading

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Buy Some Damn Art

Last month, I was super intrigued when my friend Kate emailed to ask about logo cookies for the new company she was launching. Having not caught up with Kate for a few months, I didn’t know about her new company, … Continue reading

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We Want to Bake Your Holiday Gifts!

Lately, I’ve had a one-track mind. I’ve been thinking about holiday gifts nonstop. I know from seasons past that December is going to be crazy busy, but all I can think about is making this our best season ever. Yes, … Continue reading

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