Bakery, Home Bakery, Resources, Retail Bakery

The Best Places to Buy Bakery Supplies

When just starting out it seems almost impossible to find out where to buy bakery supplies.  I remember when I decided to open a storefront I searched high and low before I found a few mentions of suppliers.  It was nearly impossible, almost like the supply companies didn’t want you to find them! So I… Read More The Best Places to Buy Bakery Supplies

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Order Forms for Taking Orders

Now that you’ve learned how to charge for cakes you will need a place to keep track of all those orders! I decided to make things a bit easier for those of you just starting out (or those who just want to get more organized) and created a printable order form for you. This is… Read More Order Forms for Taking Orders

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The Cheap Cake Lady

One of the most difficult things to deal with when it comes to owning your own baking business (or ANY business) is probably deciding what to charge. I’d like to do an entire post in detail on how to decide your prices and what you should be charging, but for now I want to talk about… Read More The Cheap Cake Lady

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Three Must Haves for Operating Any Business

There are three things that you absolutely, positively MUST have to operate any business. It doesn’t matter what your business may be, if you don’t have these three things you will fail. Yes, FAIL. The last thing anyone wants to do is fail. But without these three things that’s exactly what will happen. These three… Read More Three Must Haves for Operating Any Business

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Top 5 Best Things About a Home Bakery

Many home bakers are in such a hurry to get a storefront they haven’t even stopped to think of all the best things about a home bakery! Sometimes you need a little reminder that right where you are isn’t so bad.  Thoughts are if you have a storefront you will be taken more seriously, people will… Read More Top 5 Best Things About a Home Bakery

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What No One Tells You About Owning a Bakery Storefront

Most every home baker dreams of having a storefront. It’s something you start thinking about the moment you decide you’ve made it! You see the financial industry, business card, credit card, and website designer commercials showing all of the smiling business owners talking about how great it is to have a storefront. You see the… Read More What No One Tells You About Owning a Bakery Storefront

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6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery

Hey-hey home baker, I’m talking to you. Yeah, you. The one who has outgrown their kitchen and has lost all free time on the weekends. I have been right where you are. Dreaming and obsessing over all the things I would do if I had my own cute little cake shop. How I would decorate… Read More 6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery