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A Farewell (for now)

This has been a tough week for me. I have been operating my at-home bakery business under an exemption from┬áthe New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets as a “home processor” since April 2006. After I attested that I … Continue reading

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Why Cakes?

I’m writing this blog to help inspire you. Perhaps you are already a good baker and just want to learn some decorating tips. Or, maybe you like to buy cakes for parties but know that sometime down the road when you have more time you’ll enjoy trying things out on your own. For others, this might be eye candy – a fun read to see what an independent baker is up to. Wherever you are in your life, I hope that you find it fun and useful and I look forward to sharing my ideas and techniques with you! Continue reading

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About Emoticakes

My name is Amy Dawson, sole proprietor of Emoticakes. I started making cakes as a creative outlet when my children were very young. Six years later I continue to enjoy the creative opportunity, and love all the connections I’ve made with my customers. Continue reading

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