Amid the frosting and frills, one may forget that cupcakes are business – serious business. A company cannot withstand years of losses, a dwindling cash supply, and diminishing demand without change. Such was the case of Crumbs Bake Shop. In July of this year, it closed its doors. As a consumer, I knew there were plenty of places remaining in the saturated cupcake marketplace.… Continue reading Is Crumbs Worth Another Try?
It’s Girl Scout Cookie season. The special time of year that brings out manic behavior even in the best of us. People transform into junkies hoarding boxes for their cookie fix. Friends become eager suppliers because they’re scout parents. Personally, I stepped away from the madness a couple of years ago. Don’t get me wrong.… Continue reading The Girl Scout Cookie Cupcake Exception
Friends, if you’ve heard of Crumbs Bake Shop, you probably think gourmet cupcakes, and you would be correct. However, did you know they offer brownies too? As a longtime customer of Crumbs, I first beheld one of their brownies a couple of years ago. It was German Chocolate. It called to me and proved to… Continue reading The Beckoning Brownie