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Friday, February 27, 2015

I Have An Announcement!

I've been secretly working on some sweet stuff.
It's been on my mind for years and before moving to 
our Sweet Home Alabama,
 there was no probability at that time.
Well, lo and behold,
Laws change.
GOOD things happen!

The French Pressed Home has a bun in the oven!

We will soon be opening 
The FPH Bakery!

I just certified as a 
Cottage Food Operation
meaning I can make and sell baked goods from 
our beautiful French Country kitchen!
It will be a great way for us to see if it's a fit 
for our family and to see where it will take us.

I will be baking to order and customers will
pick up from our home or we will deliver,
depending on each situation.

I cannot sell online nor ship but I can advertise
my baked goods and mention where we will be selling
(markets and events).

I am really excited because honestly, I've been down
in the dumps for a while about reinventing myself
after we moved. It's funny how things just don't fall 
into place until they are meant to.

I am working on a new logo and plan to
have a separate site for the FPH Bakery because I still
want to keep up on the house stuff on this site.
Regardless, it will all link together.

My main stays for my Bakery will be party and bundt cakes,
 naked wedding cakes, which are simple, rustic, beautiful cakes,  
gourmet cupcakes and other pastries, cookies and breads.

Big sis, twin one and two will also become their own 
Entrepreneurs, selling fresh eggs in a few months.

So, here's to new adventures and sweet things!


  1. I am soooooo thrilled for you Amber! This is truly wonderful news! Dreams do come true! And selling those wonderful fresh eggs in a few months is so exciting too! Wish we were neighbors. So grateful I met you here in California before you moved. XOX Maryjane

    1. Thank you SO much Maryjane! I too, am glad we got to meet face to face before we moved. I'll be back {to visit}! Although I'm not a huge fan of our modern technology, I am grateful for it for the friendships I have retained and the new ones. There are a few modifications we'll be making to the kitchen just to make it easier for me when I work. Hubby will be building me a very large SS island {SS top with old, vintage chunky legs) and a few other minor things. Of course, I will record as we go! Give your hens a few meal worms for me and for you, a big hug!

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    1. And delicious they are. Those mini's are a mouth full of delight! :)

  3. CONGRATS Amber!!!! This sounds very exciting.


  4. This is great news Amber! If only I were closer so I could enjoy your baking! Praying your venture is a success!


  5. Congratulations Amber - this is exciting and great news. I am so HAPPY for you and wishing you the best and much success - wish I lived closer - I would want to be your first customer!
    May God Bless you and your Family and your new Business,
    Blessings, Erin.

    1. Thanks so much Erin! I will reserve my first order ticket for you. :) xo I appreciate your support.

  6. Whooo Hoooo, Amber. Good for you! I am excited FOR you . My grandgirls did great with a cookie business at the farmer's market here. It has been a wonderful experience for the whole family. I am sure it will be great for you and your family, too. xo Diana

    1. Thank you Diana! We're looking forward to where this little venture takes us. :)

  7. Wow! How exciting! I love that you have so many creative ideas and the courage to make your dreams come true. Your baked good look and sound amazing. Best wishes with it all and keep us posted! :) ~julie

    1. Thanks Julie! Although I still have aspirations of being an Innkeeper, I will enjoy my time in the kitchen with the most delicious thing... dessert! :) Our Cottage Bakery will be a great beginning of who knows what. This is what He put before us so we shall follow.

  8. You go, girl!!!!
    Congrats on your new venture!!! When you need some gluten free recipes, let me know! I have some amazing yummies you could sell. You would probably need a gluten free cooking day in your kitchen though. You need to only use gluten free ingredients in a kitchen on that day of baking. I got to bake some muffins now!!!!

    1. Thanks Betsy! I may take you up on your gluten free recipes sometime. :)

  9. Hi Amber,

    Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada. I am very happy for you that you can sell your baked goods, and they look delectable. I hope that this will help to pick you up, I understand down feelings. You have a lovely blog. :)

    1. Nice to meet you Linda and thanks for stopping by! Baking yummy treats is definitely a picker upper for me. I'm getting good response from our little town so far! They're waiting patiently. :)

  10. Do you know how excited I am for you right now!!!
    Very - so much excited for you Amber. That is got to be away that I can get your sweet things HERE!

    1. Thank you Rita! Well, when I come visit and if you let me borrow your kitchen, I will make you sweets. I'll make sure it's a time when TVM is happening!

  11. I'm so excited for you! And hungry for cupcakes...lots of cupcakes! Pink velvet and vanilla buttercream...get in my belly! :)


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