Au revoir Arlen, bonjour Lauren!

Hello friends! Many of you may know me as Arlen or “the girl who’s always here”. For the past four or so years, serving our devoted customers and meeting new faces has been a daily joy. I get to work with everyone from the daily coffee drinker to the excited bride to the parents who…

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Now Offering Espresso!

  It’s official!! Thanks to the awesome artisans and roasters at Joe Van Gogh, we are ready to brew some seriously delicious espresso drinks for you! Whether it’s your morning latte, your afternoon americano, or late night double shot, we’ve got you covered. Every drink on our new menu is hand-crafted with the same love and…

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Real Weddings Hot Off the Press!

We were honored to have a recent streak of our Raleigh based weddings featured in Style Me Pretty and Southern Living and we wanted to share the sweet stories and beautiful images with you here because we couldn’t be more proud! We are known throughout Raleigh for our custom cupcakes and cupcake weddings, but sometimes people…

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Decorate…then devour!

We have recently unveiled something new at the shoppe and it’s kind of the coolest thing to happen to birthday parties since…cake! Say hello the best private cupcake decorating party in Raleigh! Our Create-A-Cupcake party package is the perfect way to keep the kids entertained and let them stretch their creative muscles while leaving no…

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Cupcakes = LOVE

It’s that lovely time of year again! Our favorite holiday is upon us and we are excited to show you all the special sweet treats available! Please give us a call to place your pre-orders for any custom items, but there will also be gift items available for walk-in the week of Valentine’s Day. Check…

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This is what I’m thankful for this year…

As we look forward to tomorrow and the Thanksgiving holiday I am flooded with all the normal thoughts of thankfulness. I am grateful for my loving family and friends, for my two healthy little boys, for my warm cozy home and all the gifts I’ve been blessed with this year. I am thankful for the…

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Oh, what fun!

The holidays are just around the corner and we are preparing all of your favorite gift items from years past as well as some new ones! If you’re stuck on ideas for friends and loved ones, just browse the list below and give us a call – we will take care of all the baking…

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“Fall” in love with our new gift ideas!

The phrase, “turning over a new leaf” is never more appropriate than when fall rolls around and we begin to debut all of our new seasonal products! After a summer of light, citrusy, and fruity flavors it’s fun to play with new flavor profiles that are darker, nuttier, and spicier. Recently, we’ve had the pleasure…

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Oh, Sweet Summer!

We see a lot of birthdays around here come summertime, which means we are cranking out the cakes and cupcakes! Summertime orders are especially fun because of all the bright colors and playful themes. We’ve compiled some of our favorites below!   You’ve got to love a nautical theme:   Farm parties were a big…

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Testimonial: Rehearsal Dinner Cupcakes

We consider ourselves so lucky to be involved with our customers’ big milestones and celebrations. When we create something that makes that day extra memorable, it fills our hearts to the brim with happiness! It makes us even happier when our customers take the time to reach out to us after the event to let…

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