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The New Year and Hard Decisions

Jan 16th, 2016 by Gemma | Comments Off on The New Year and Hard Decisions

The New Year brought with it a lot of thought, along with some long hard conversations. We’ll be honest, trying to manage becoming a family and balancing that with running a business has been hard. And right now the business isn’t performing well enough to justify all the craziness that that balancing act is causing! […]

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Hurricane Alice

Jul 9th, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on Hurricane Alice

  Most of you are probably aware that we’ve been baking up a new addition to the Curious family. Well, time passes (as it is wont to do) and Hurricane Alice has blown in and changed our lives forever. We are going to be taking a short time away from the business entirely as we adjust to the newest […]

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A Short Hiatus

Jun 15th, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on A Short Hiatus

Back when we announced that we were expecting I had every intention of baking and being at the markets right up until the very end. While I’ve been slowing things down a little as we get close to my due date this weekend showed me that I need to practice some more self-care than I […]

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Pickled Beets

May 21st, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on Pickled Beets

  Pickled beets are delicious! Hey, don’t give me that look… I’m not talking about the canned variety that live out their lives in grocery store purgatory, red and flat flavored, tasting as much of the can as the beets. I’m talking about homemade pickled beets here, jarred alongside red onion and rosemary in tasty tarragon […]

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Station Identification

Feb 19th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on Station Identification

I feel it’s good to post a reminder now and again of who we are, what we do, and where we can be found. So, here we go: We are Curious Confections LLC, a small Cottage Bakery in Austin, TX. We are built upon the finest traditions of English and European pastry and patisserie, with a […]

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Nut, Fruit and Seed Bar

Jun 24th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Nut, Fruit and Seed Bar

In the search for not-too-bad for us snacks I looked at making my own granola bars. I wanted something that would give us a nice boost during that mid-meal lull and keep us going, but that also wouldn’t be too bad calorie and nutritious content wise. I searched and searched and ended up using this […]

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Musings On Customers, Satisfaction And Small Business.

Feb 18th, 2013 by Michael | Comments Off on Musings On Customers, Satisfaction And Small Business.

Herein lies a philosophical and inwardly thoughtful post. Please bear with me and we may both end up someplace illuminated at the end. Then again, maybe not. *grins* I have had these thoughts marching through my head for a while now, and I’m trying very hard to pull them into a cohesive post. I will endeavor […]

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Thank You

Feb 13th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Thank You

Ash Wednesday is here and the last few King Cakes are trickling out of the door leaving me with something to say…   Thank You.   Really, thank you. It has been a tremendous King Cake season, much better than I had hoped for way back at the start of the season. We tripled the […]

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New Menu

Feb 6th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on New Menu

After prodding and poking my tech guy (also known as my husband) repeatedly, we can finally unveil our new menu. You can follow this link right here to go and admire how pretty it is now *grins* or if you look under that big logo at the top of the page there’s a tab there. […]

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