Archive for 'Promotion' Category

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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The Texas Baker’s Bill… Last Gasp!

May 25th, 2011 by Michael | Comments Off on The Texas Baker’s Bill… Last Gasp!

After fearing the Cottage Food Bill was dead in the House, turns out it’s still gasping for air!  It has actually passed the House, and is in the Senate as bill # SB 81, and has apparently gone round and round a few times already for amendments.  The unfortunate part is that we have less […]

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The Texas Baker’s Bill… Progress!

Apr 27th, 2011 by Michael | Comments Off on The Texas Baker’s Bill… Progress!

Texas House of Representatives Bill #HB2084 (cottage foods, raw milk availability at a wider range of venues, Farmer’s Market support, etc) has been voted out of committee and is on its way to the House to (hopefully) be voted on.  Previously there were two bills supporting a Cottage Food industry in Texas — HB1139 and […]

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The Texas Baker’s Bill… A Further Call To Arms!

Apr 11th, 2011 by Michael | Comments Off on The Texas Baker’s Bill… A Further Call To Arms!

Well, the Cottage Food Bill is getting the runaround in the Texas Legislature again this year (flashback to 2009), and time is rapidly running out.  The process is rife with shenanigans and stalling tactics, and it looks like its getting parked in limbo again.  This is no good, and should not be allowed to happen […]

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The Baker’s Bill

Feb 7th, 2011 by Michael | 2

I’d like to take a different direction for today’s post and talk about something important to us and many others that we know, and in fact, important to many who don’t even know it’s significance to them.  Yet. This year a determined group of folks and a few politicians are making a second attempt to […]

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Friday Spotlight – Full English

Oct 8th, 2010 by Michael | 2

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a business or person we respect and admire… shamefully too long.  We believe in the power of the pioneering spirit of creative folks.  We applaud anyone who can take a talent, skill, or product, make it marketable, and try to make a living from it — heck, we […]

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Martin Whitmore, Illustrator

Apr 22nd, 2009 by Michael | Comments Off on Martin Whitmore, Illustrator

We at Curious Confections believe in the power of the pioneering spirit of creative individuals.  We admire anyone who can take a talent, skill, or product, make it marketable, and try to make a living from it.  Heck, we are those people.  As such we’ve got a good habit of trying to support and promote […]

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BonBonBar

Feb 11th, 2009 by Gemma | Comments Off on BonBonBar

A while back, I came across a blog, it belonged to a girl who was in the final stages of a Baking and Pastry program at the Culinary Institute of America called Sweet Napa since it was in the Napa Valley in California that she was studying. Since I’ve been following her she graduated from […]

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