Category: Austin Area

HB 970 Needs a Vote! Call the Lt. Gov!

HB 970 – the updated cottage food law for Texas – was unanimously voted out of Senate committee this morning. The full text of it is here. Next it moves to a Senate vote, but only if Lt. Governor Dewhurst picks it to be voted upon. The Texas Baker’s Bill folks provided this information on…
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May 14, 2013 0

Austin Bakes for West

Just got an email via Bake a Wish that there will be a bake sale to benefit West, TX hosted by Austin Bakes. Details and a sign-up form to bake or volunteer can be found here.


April 26, 2013 0

Groupon Deal and Deadlines

Our cake show has a fabulous Groupon deal that just started, but has limited quantities. So grab it while you can and tell a friend! Also remember that the deadline to enter a cake, pre-register for a class, or get discounted online general admission tickets is February 15. So sign up now to avoid missing…
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February 14, 2013 0

Early Bird Registration About To End

Make It Sweet’s latest newsletter is all about our cake show and the upcoming deadlines so be sure to check it out and register for the cake show here! Early bird registration ends on January 18 so sign up now to get a discount.


January 17, 2013 0

Job Posting: Crema Bakery is Looking For a Decorator

From Jessica, the owner: Crema Bakery & Cafe, a new spot opening in Southwest Austin, is looking for a baker/cake decorator with a passion for quality, creativity and great customer service. We’re looking for someone who can help elevate Crema become a destination for customers who crave delicious, scratch-made goodies, including breakfast pastries, cakes, pies,…
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January 4, 2013 0

Newsletter and Mini Classes

Our latest newsletter is here, and it features bios from some of the wonderful instructors we’re hosting as part of the 2013 That Takes the Cake! Sugar Arts Show. Sign up for Celebrity Classes here. Sign up for the newly announced Mini Classes here.


December 25, 2012 1

LeeAnn’s Cakes Going out of Business Sale

Our long-time member and good friend LeeAnn of LeeAnn’s Cakes is closing her business and selling off all of her supplies. You can call her at 512-589-5544 to set up an appointment to see what she’s got and get some great deals.


November 29, 2012 0

Celebrity Classes Posted for 2013 That Takes the Cake! Show

We’ve got some phenomenal classes lined up for the next show so grab your spots while you can! Plus there’s an Early Bird Discount of 10% until Saturday, October 26. That’s just over a week so book now and save! List and Registration Here are some photos of the cakes you’ll be making in your…
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October 19, 2012 0

Meeting Tonight, and Pie Volunteer Bakers Needed

Come one and all to our monthly meeting tonight! 7 pm at Make it Sweet. New folks always welcome. We’re very newbie-friendly, and you don’t have to have any experience decorating cakes or anything. Come by and check us out. Details here. Secondly, I heard on KUT this morning about the Texas Pie Kitchen, which…
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September 11, 2012 0

Pie Supply Sale by Fellow Austinite

A baker in our community has had to stop baking due to a severe health issue and is trying to raise funds by selling her equipment: http://piefixeseverything.blogspot.com/2012/08/kitchen-equipment-for-sale-call-if-you.html Help if you can and get a great bargain for yourself.


September 7, 2012 0