Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 2

Posted on May 11, 2013

I’m currently writing this post from my parents house.  Matt and I came in for the Philly Food & Wine Fest and to celebrate Mother’s Day.  This spring has been so much busier than expected so I haven’t been able to come here as much as I normally like.  Even if I’ll be working a bit, it is nice to get out of my normal routine. and have some family time.

A few weeks ago I got to meet the lovely Victoria Shafffer, a young aspiring talk show host who is even prettier in person than she is in the photos.  She is just twenty years old, but already so mature and hard working.   The day I met with her, she actually had an interview for a radio show later that day.  We had such a good time chatting for a couple of hours, but for me the highlight was having her try some Keep It Sweet Desserts samples.

Victoria Shafffer eating Keep It Sweet DessertsVictoria Shafffer eating Keep It Sweet DessertsVictoria Shafffer eating Keep It Sweet Desserts

I brought a few different treats to the meeting, but the Chocolate Chip Cookie was definitely her favorite.  Straight from Victoria: “Keep It Sweets Desserts are the best cookies I’ve ever tasted! Lauren has even managed to improve on the classic chocolate chip cookie! It’s so good that it’s worth every calorie!”  I now love her even more.   Oh, and wondering why Victoria’s name sounds familiar?  Her father just happens to be Paul Shaffer.  Most people know him from his work on Dave Letterman’s show, but I also love that he was recently the star of “PS I Love You” on How I Met Your Mother.

Victoria Shafffer and Lauren Lilling from Keep It Sweet Desserts

Finally, a snapshot of what has been happening this week:

Best last minute gifts for Mother’s Day:  Gift certificates and Cookie of the Month Club

Most popular product:  Brownies and Blondies Pack

Black and White Blondies from Keep It Sweet Desserts

Current seasonal specials: Strawberries and Cream Cookies for Mother’s Day (only available for a few more days!) and  the Gourmet Graduation Gift Basket

Strawberries and Cream Cookies from Keep It Sweet Desserts

Most popular recipe/blog post: 22 Easy Dessert Recipes that Make You Seem Like a Pro

black bottom ice cream cupcake & other easy dessert recipes

Open Keep It Sweet Desserts giveaway:  1 dozen KISD Items of your choice on Crazy for Crust

Favorite new website find:  Runnin Wild – love that some of my customers are foodie entrepreneurs as well!

Three Favorite things I pinned all week:  Monkey Bread Muffins from The Baker Chick, Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake from Brown Eyed Baker, Cinnamon Roll from What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today, and Caramelized Banana Sticky Buns from Heather Christo Cooks

Let me know what you think of this new weekly post!  Anything else you want to hear about?

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