Whoop(s)ie! This blog needs a new name!

My quest to start a whoopie pie stand of my very own in a Chicago farmers market.

Whoopie! A Review! Sweet Mandy B’s

When tossing around potential whoopie pie stand names among friends and family, I really like to push my personal favorite: Whoopie!  Pies! (said with all of the intensity one can … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

The History of the Whoopie Pie

I was somewhat mistaken in my assumption that everyone knew what I whoopie pie was. I thought they were a classic American dessert currently enjoying a revival, but maybe they’re … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

On Frustration and Creativity

After receiving a fantastically encouraging e-mail from a friend who is also starting a small business and hearing things like “$4,000 isn’t really that much to figure out if this … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Kitchen Chicago & Williams Sonoma Artisan Market

I am alive and well, I swear.  I have just been doing a lot of soul searching/question posing/doubting lately. It’s coming down to crunch time; I’ll need to get my … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

‘RoonReview: Slurping Turtle

Well, a month is a long-enough break from blogging, right?  I’m back and slightly fatter better than ever after the holidays!  And not only am I better, but my kitchen … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

7 Peppermint Desserts We Love in Chicago

Here it is: The reason for the serious deficit in updates recently. I had to research, people!  And oh, did I research.  But it was so worth it for so … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

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