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Get your Turtle cupcakes this Saturday!

Cupcake Comeback for Canines

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Posted: August 24, 2015

What’s more fun than a weekend cupcake event? “Wag-wag…Why nothing!” says Turtle the dog. A puppy mill survivor, the cute as button pint-sized pouch, has a cupcake named in his honor. Sweet Retreat sponsored a cupcake fundraiser for Turtle when he was sick and need financial help. His tail to recovery is a long one, and many dog-loving thoughtful folks helped along the way. Now Turtle is turning two. He’s better. One look at his deep dark puppy eyes and […]

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Taste of Edina Serving Up More Food & Fun Than Ever

Taste of Edina Serving Up More Food & Fun Than Ever

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Posted: May 12, 2014

Like clockwork every year, the Taste of Edina gets bigger and better. More vendors, more food and more people come each time. The people part is what really makes this event fun for me. While the Taste of Edina grows every year, it is still small enough to permit direct interaction with chefs, restaurant owners and their staff. I learn so much chatting with the food pros about their art. Food, Glorious Food Samples The chance to sample food from […]

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Cocoa & Fig Open in Edina

Cocoa & Fig Open in Edina

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Posted: October 21, 2013

Edina has more cake than ever. Cocoa & Fig opened a store in the Yorkdale Shoppes by Southdale in mid-October. The new location is a sister to the original retail outlet at Gaviidae Common in downtown Minneapolis. The Edina shop and catering center features a top-quality, made from scratch, dessert selection that goes beyond cake. It’s like being a kid in the sweet factory showroom. Decadent desserts, rainbows of pastels and glittery touches adorn every turn similar to a fashion-forward […]

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Cupcake Fundraiser for Franco

Cupcake Fundraiser for Franco

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Posted: March 27, 2013

Cupcakes of Kindness Kindness to animals runs deep for some people. When Robin Johnson heard about the plight of Franco the pit bull, she put her 50th and France cupcake shop into action. “I just had to do something,” said Johnson who has a few rescue dogs of her own. A Friday Fundraiser for Franco Sweet Retreat Cupcake Boutique is holding a fundraiser on Friday, March 29, for Franco. On this special day, a cupcake dedicated to the dog will […]

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The Last Days of Snacking

The Last Days of Snacking

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Posted: December 28, 2012

Just a few more days remain in 2012 to enjoy fancy holiday foods. As the year winds down, the focus on food gears up. The strained, distant rewards of dieting will quickly replace the comforts provided by a generous spread of Christmas treats. Variations of sugarplums are still scattered throughout the house. Now where is that last stash of candy? With any luck, a few more chocolaty gems will be left in the box. A few homemade cornflake cookies are […]

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Edina Area Cupcake Bakeries and Boutiques

Edina Area Cupcake Bakeries and Boutiques

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Posted: November 11, 2012

Cupcakes Make Fun Treats for Every Occasion Cupcakes are all the rage. The selection of cupcakes has never been greater in and around Edina, Minnesota. Bakeries and boutiques offer everything from traditional red velvet topped with a casual dollop of cream cheese frosting to elegant seasonally inspired flavors adorned with perfectly formed caps of Italian buttercream. Edina is the land of cake and cupcakes are no exception. From royal-themed wedding cake centerpieces to sweet snacks on the fly, cupcakes are […]

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