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Where does the time go?

Posted on: February 21, 2017
Tags: Monthly News, Events, Cincinnati, tradition, Weddings
As far as looking at the past goes, I have no sense of time and not the best memory. Carol Lanner, one of our treasured staff members is retiring at the end of February after having worked here for 26 years. That actually seems impossible to me. I remember read more …

Afternoon Tea w/ Alice In Wonderland

Posted on: July 18, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
Nothing has made me happier as a business owner than developing great relationships in our community. A very treasured one that we have today is with The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, now in its new home on Red Bank Road.  A few years read more …

Camping

Posted on: June 22, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati
June 6, 2016 Babcock State Park, West Virginia  I am sitting in a cabin in the woods West Virginia. My husband is reading the paper over in the corner because I started a BIG fire in the fireplace . There was a bit of a chill here in the read more …

Hello Frankie!

Posted on: June 13, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, torte, Cincinnati
It’s time to bring back our delicious chocolate peanut butter torte. Rich chocolate cake is layered with a light & fluffy peanut butter filling. We ice it in our fabulous peanut butter buttercream, enrobe it in a deep chocolate glaze, and finish it read more …

Midnight Gourmet

Posted on: June 2, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati
I have a good friend named Lorna who lives in the country. She invited my husband and me to a pot luck dinner party last Saturday. I haven’t been to a pot luck for a long time and I desperately wanted to make something that wasn’t a dessert, read more …

Cafe Open Friday Saturday Nights

Posted on: May 28, 2016
Tags: Events, cafe, midwest, Cincinnati
I guess I was never good at saying no. In fact, when I was a young woman it was part of my philosophy to say yes. The world was so wondrously appealing and I was a willing participant. So it shouldn’t surprise me that I have embraced another unknown. read more …

Confessions of a Bakery Tourist

Posted on: April 12, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati
Whenever and wherever I travel I am compelled to seek out pastry shops and bakeries. We will be on our way to a play or museum and if I pass a bakery, I will turn to my husband and say, “I will just be a minute.”. Then I will run over to take a read more …

The UnBirthday

Posted on: April 5, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition
There were many reasons to celebrate. My sister Maureen had sold her house, my 91 year old Mother had been released from the hospital after 4 months and had moved back to her apartment, and it was Maureen’s birthday. I had sent out email invitations to read more …

Thank You!!

Posted on: March 31, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
On Wednesday, March 30th, CityBeat Magazine put on an event that celebrates who their readers have chosen for their favorites throughout the city. They have been doing it for many years. Like thousands of other Cincinnatians, I had saved their yearly Best Of read more …

Joy of Cooking

Posted on: March 10, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, cafe, midwest, Cincinnati
I was interviewing a few prospective chefs last week for the Cafe. One of the questions I wanted them to answer was what chef or cookbook they wrap their cooking philosophy around? Who's culinary wisdom do they respect? What cookbook do they always fall back read more …

Befriending Artists

Posted on: March 1, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, Cincinnati
Befriending artists has been one of the greatest joys of my life. As I headed off to Columbus College of Art and Design right out of my all girl, Catholic high school, full of suburban prejudices and innocence, it didn’t take me but a minute to feel read more …

"Master Baker"

Posted on: February 19, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, scones, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
You may wonder who Iain Traughton is. The fourth year we were in business he came knocking at our humble door over on McMillan Avenue and wondered if we needed any help. He was all of 18, freshly arrived from Manchester, England with a smile and confidence read more …

Poetry Reading Feb 22 in our Cafe

Posted on: February 16, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
I have two long time friends,one of whom is an artist and one who is a poet. They are Elizabeth and Robert Murphy. They have created a printing enterprise called Dos Madres Press out of their love for poets and poetry from their home in Loveland,Ohio. A few read more …

Something New

Posted on: February 11, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, Cincinnati
This is a shot of Angela Hurtte, our award winning cookie decorator, who posed for me before giving a live demonstration of some of her techniques at the Retail Bakers Association Conference held on January 31st. Anytime you do something for a long time, read more …

What stories are made of

Posted on: January 26, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati
Visiting My Mom in the hospital ….. Julia Child and Lou    I was visiting my 92 year old Mother in the hospital today. My sister and I sat by her bed talking about my German Grandfather who was a fireman for the New York City Fire Department read more …

I Love January!!!

Posted on: January 7, 2016
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition, birthday
I love January. The grey skies and cold weather appeal to me. I want to turn on the oven and look at cookbooks sitting at my kitchen table. It is also my birthday month, which I share with my brother and my son. Peter, my brother, was born two days and three read more …

12 Days of BonBonerie Christmas

Posted on: December 18, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Cincinnati, Christmas
You know how sometimes you can't get an idea out of your head? Well, this happened to one of our employees, Erin Powell. She was thinking of the 12 days of Christmas and had a fun inspiration. We think it's a cute rendition. 12 empty cases11 cakes to write read more …

Why Fezziwig?

Posted on: December 15, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, Christmas
This post comes to you from our very own Kayla Moore. Kayla is attending UC and a sweet young lady that works on the counter in our bakery. We thought it would be a great fit to ask her to feature one of our new products this holiday. It's called Mrs. read more …

One of my Favorite things...

Posted on: December 9, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, Christmas, cookies, tradition
One of my favorite things.   I love the images of mice at Christmas. Perhaps it’s the Nutcracker, or memories of holiday Tom and Jerry cartoons, or the sweetest mice who helped Cinderella get dressed or Snow White do her chores. In these read more …

It's a Beautiful Thing

A lot emotions swirl around us this month. Sometimes as customers are waiting in line and I am restocking the shelves, I have heard some lament the season with all the pressure it brings, while others just thrive in the flurry. It’s funny what we read more …

Chocolate Mousse is Back!!

Posted on: October 19, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition, holidays

Chocolate mousse is back on the menu!. We make our mousse with a very classic recipe. Only 6  ingredients, you quickly become are aware of the star of the show ……the chocolate dish it sits in completes the chocolate lover’s idea of perfection.

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Month of Love

Posted on: October 5, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, torte, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition, holidays
Birthday monthsIf you are born in September or October, you don’t have to go far to find someone else who shares your birthday. Over the years we have noticed a pattern and came to a few conclusions.Who doesn’t feel a sense of warmth and affection read more …

Yelp Event

Posted on: September 25, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, cafe, midwest, torte, birthdays, Cincinnati, classes
Our Yelp elites got a once in a lifetime opportunity to go behind the scenes at THE one and only The Bonbonerie to see how they make their legendary Opera Cream Cake from start to finish. Check out all the five star reviews read more …

Best and most Fun Assistant

Posted on: September 23, 2015
Tags: Holiday, midwest, torte, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition
My niece turned 40 today. I can remember everything about her birth and childhood. She is my older sister’s first child and the first baby I really ever met. I was crazy about her and tried to get my sister to let her spend as much time as possible with read more …

Great Surprise

Posted on: September 16, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, Art
There are only two times when someone wrote a poem for me. The first was when I was a clerk at a wonderful shop called Tawana Imports on Ludlow Avenue in Clifton. It was owned by a most interesting couple, Mr. and Mrs. Bickler. Mrs. Bickler’s previous read more …

A Secret Garden

Posted on: September 8, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Events, fall, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
The Playhouse in the Park is presenting A Secret Garden. On Sunday we presented an Afternoon Tea experience that preceded the matinee. We will continue to offer afternoon tea before all the future Saturday and Sunday matinees through its entire run.It's read more …

Worth The Effort

Posted on: September 2, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Events, august, midwest, Cincinnati, Weddings, Art
I have a girlfriend from college. We were only roommates for a year, but we remained friends since. She and her husband are artists and have lived a most creative life. He was a glass blower, she a printmaker and later worked in collage. They moved to house read more …

Coney Island??

Posted on: August 18, 2015
Tags: august, cafe, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, tradition
Today Erin Powell, one of our service people at the counter , had a customer  inquire if there was a story behind the Coney Island heart cookie. She had ordered many dozen of them for a party she was throwing. It made me smile to think that someone was read more …

You may faint...

Posted on: July 18, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition
Tiramisu ….. People swoon over the idea. But I do believe that our tiramisu may make you faint. In Italy, it is a compliment to say something tastes exactly as it was made 100 years ago. No changes, no personal inspiration. In this instance I think read more …

JimmyJam

Posted on: July 15, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition
 What’s a jimmy jam? Sometimes I’ll get  my inspiration for desserts at The BonBonerie from  the memory of the pleasure of the simplest desserts from childhood . I used to seek out  a beautiful creation called a jim jam when read more …

Do you blame me?

Posted on: July 6, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, midwest, brunch, Cincinnati, tradition
            A month or so ago an article was written in an Eastside publication about Carol Coors. I discovered a lot about Mrs. Coors after I read that article that I did not know. To me she was simply the mother of one of read more …

Guest Baker

Posted on: June 16, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, cafe, midwest, torte, birthdays, Cincinnati, Art
Guest Chef   Today I was bustling around upstairs in the bakery. When the seasons change it is my joy and job to decorate the store. I enjoy doing it and I think it matters to create the right environment to enjoy pastries. All the work that our bakers read more …

Where did the Opera Cream come from?

Posted on: June 14, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, hours
The Opera Cream    People have often asked me where the inspiration and recipe for the opera cream cake came from. It is such an iconic part of our bakery. It’s a bit of a long story that starts with my Dad. My Dad died when he was 48 and I read more …

What is a French Macaron?

Posted on: June 11, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition
What exactly is a French Macaron you say? They are little pieces of heaven! Known to be a French staple and can be found at most Patisseries. Here, in the U.S. they continue to grow in popularity. Many bakeries in Cincinnati are now adding them to their read more …

Make a Memory

Posted on: June 1, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, brunch, Cincinnati, tradition
I romanticize about summer. Picnics were one my favorite things to think about even though as a child we hardly went on any. When visiting my grandparents in Florida, however, we actually did enjoy picnics most days that we went to the beach. It was simple read more …

Thanks Mom

Posted on: May 10, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, brunch, torte, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
I want to share with you a very beautiful thing that my mother has done for me. She not only loved beautiful dishes but she also served special meals throughout the year for family and friends on that same Bavarian china. The entire place setting was moonlike read more …

I Love Lemon!!!

Posted on: May 4, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, pies, cafe, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, tradition
Whenever someone mentions dessert and one of the words is lemon, my Mom always says the same thing, “I love lemon!”  Everyone who works at The BonBonerie can probably verify that. As a child growing up in Scarsdale New York, she told me read more …

It's Derby Time!!

Posted on: May 1, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, Cincinnati

Stop by to pick up a Racehorse pie for the Derby! Delicious, buttery and loaded with chocolate chips, pecans....and of course Bourbon!!

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Has it really been 32 years??

Posted on: April 10, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, pies, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition, Art
Did you know that April is the month of our 32nd Anniversary? So, in order to celebrate with you we will be having some special pricing for walk-in customers on the following days:Friday April 3rd all slices of cake will be $3.32.Monday April 13th all of our read more …

16 Reasons I Love Easter

Posted on: April 5, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition
It has always been my favorite holiday.   It always means spring, no matter what date it falls on. Easter egg hunts, which I have coerced my 22 year old son to still hunt for the eggs I hid when he came home from college. Coloring hard boiled eggs read more …

The Beauty & Joy of Pastries

Posted on: March 25, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, Tea Party, Art
The other day I was passing behind the counter at the bakery. A customer, who I did not know, asked me if I would be interested in what she had in a manila envelope in her hand. I said I was curious and would love to. She proceeded to reach into the envelope read more …

Join us for Tea!!

Posted on: March 23, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, brunch, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition

Join us in Celebrating Mothers, Daughters and Tea enthusiasts alike! The Cincinnati Flower Show will be hosting an English Tea on April 19th. Follow the link for more details or to reserve your spot!

 

http://cincinnatihorticulturalsociety.com/cincyflowershow/2015-event/english-garden-tea/

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Spring is almost Here!

Posted on: March 19, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, Art

Our master decorator ,Debra, is putting the finishing touches on a spring party cake. Doesn't spring give us the most beautiful flowers and whimsical bugs?
Imagine a smaller version as a centerpiece for a christening or shower.

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St. Patrick's Day Memories

Posted on: March 17, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, holidays
My Mother taught first and second grade at St. Vivians School for 26 years. My father died when she was only 47.The other teachers and administrators were like sisters to her. Every year on Saint Patricks Day, she would put on a great celebration for them at read more …

The Sampler

Posted on: March 11, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition, Art
Many Years ago, I was walking in my grandparents neighborhood in Florida and found a hand-stitched sampler that was discarded in the trash. The sentiment stitched into the cloth was just exactly how I have always felt about having a cup of tea with a friend. read more …

The Art of Food

Posted on: March 1, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition, Art Show
The idea of the Art of Food Event at The Carnegie Arts Center in Covington started in the mind of Bill Seitz about 10 years ago. I had never met Bill,who was the director of the arts center at that time. He called me at the BonBonerie and asked if he might read more …

Up to something??

Posted on: February 26, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, brunch, afternoon tea, Cincinnati
Jess, Mandy and Dee Dee are up to something new in our cafe. They have come up with some fantastic items for our menu. Beginning with a house made veggie burger on our brioche bun. Try their new delicate split pea soup or maybe you would enjoy one of our new read more …

Cookies for Your Loved Ones

Posted on: February 3, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, cookies

Did you know that we can ship our beautiful & delicious butter cookies across the U.S.? Give us a call and we can send some to your loved ones away on business, in school or a secret admirer.

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Celebration of Optimism

Posted on: February 2, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, torte, Cincinnati
I think Valentine’s Day is a celebration of optimism. Not just for the possibility of love, but of life. I see the vague glow of pink and red coming from an aisle in my local pharmacy or grocery store and I can’t resist taking a walk over there read more …

Catalysts of fun!

Posted on: January 31, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition
My birthday is in January. This is a picture of the birthday cake one of my good friends baked for me. Almost everyone thinks that I wouldn’t want a cake for my birthday. But oh what a wonderful surprise I had when she brought in a luscious banana cake read more …

What's behind a name?

Posted on: January 29, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition, holidays
Did you ever wonder where some of the names came for some of our pastries? Well the wind cookie is one of my favorites . My Aunt Rea used to cook for St. Lawrence school in Price Hill. A function of her job was to use every part part of every bit of food. So read more …

2015 ...Anything but dull

Posted on: January 1, 2015
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition, holidays, classes
January is exciting!!.I love the idea of beginning anew as the clock strikes midnight. The cold temperature and dark skies ofCincinnatihelp me to look inward to plan for the upcoming year. As a baker and a pastry chef the cold temperatures only encourage more read more …

Holiday Hours

Posted on: December 29, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, hours, classes

New Years Eve 12/31/14 close at 4pm

New Years Day 1/1/15 CLOSED

Long winters Nap 1/1/15 through 1/7/15 CLOSED

1/8/15 reopen with normal business hours 7:30am to 5:30pm

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Gingerbread Kit

Start a new tradition! We have completed all of our gingerbread house classes. Now we have available for purchase....gingerbread house kits. It will come with a completely assembled house and a bag of icing. You will need to purchase your candy to finish off read more …

A Cookie jar full of questions...

Our present holiday season presents so many decisions each year. The usual problem solving like “What should we get for_______? (you know, fill in the blank)  What should we serve for Christmas dinner or our holiday party? Is this the year we no read more …

Give our hand a chance

Posted on: November 4, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, fall, pies, cafe, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, tradition, holidays
            This is the month when pie finally gets the center stage it deserves. I have judged many pie contests. What I learned from that experience is that making a pie is one of the best judges of the real mettle of a read more …

Bountiful Midwest

October is now part of the great extended end of year progressive party. For so many, Halloween is the best excuse for a party of the entire year. And we all know that just watching football is a reason to party. From grade school to the professionals we all read more …

New Way to Celebrate

Posted on: September 24, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, fall, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, kids, Art Show
Our decorators have been inspired by handmade whistles made by Norma Seto of Milford. Many more handmade whistles are on display at the shop. What a great gift for someone. A beautiful cake and a handmade clay whistle. Each cake will be priced according to read more …

Art Show September 12th

Posted on: September 9, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, fall, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, hours, Art Show
 Cincinnati, Ohio –August 26, 2014 –  “Greetings From WonderLand,” featuring photo collages by Sharon Butler, Bill Ross and Bob Scheadler and ceramics by Norma Seto and Katie Swartz opens Friday Sept 12, 2014, with a read more …

Let's Blow in the New Year!

Posted on: September 2, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, fall, midwest, brunch, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition, Weddings
As far as I’m concerned , we might as well all put on our party hats and blow in the New Year with noisy horns  when September 1st rolls around.September makes me feel like I have a chance to try something new, to forget the past year and look read more …

Bounty of Summer

There is such a bounty of beautiful produce this year in our farmers markets. The corn is so sweet. It is almost like a dessert. We do offer another option, however, for dessert which would be a marriage of summer fruit like peaches and raspberries with a read more …

Calling all Artists!!

BONBONERIE’S        COLORING BOOK     read more …

Spots available!!

Posted on: July 7, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, kids, classes

We still have spots available for our class this month! The class will be held in our bakery on Saturday July 19th. Click the SIGN UP tab for more details and registration.

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Lazy Days of Summer

Oh the lazy days of summer! Many of us still think of the summer as a time to vacation. Even at The BonBonerie, we begin planning our staff lists to take turns to vacation as the last trays of graduation caps and diploma cookies are being finished. Our city read more …

Thank you!!

Posted on: May 23, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, cafe, midwest, Cincinnati, hours

We will  be closed on Monday May 26, 2014 in observation of Memorial Day. Thank you to all of the men and women that have served and continue to serve our country. Enjoy the time with your loved ones.

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May Days...

May hearkens so much joy in our city. It’s as if we‘ve been waiting all year for this month to have our party. The weather is usually magnificent. It is hard to imagine anywhere more dynamic and beautiful than the Midwest in May. Wildflowers read more …

Change

For a person who enjoys change, there is no better season or holiday for me than spring and Easter in theMidwest. Everything is dynamic. It almost feels like magic. You go to sleep and when you awaken you could be dusted with pale pink pear blossom petals on read more …

Go.....rilla

Posted on: March 31, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, midwest, brunch, Cincinnati
Look at one of the owners "monkeying" around at the Gorilla race this past weekend.A charity fun run with a difference. Everyone who takes part wears a full gorilla costume (included with entry fee....yours to keep)! All participants are helping to raise read more …

City Beat Event

Posted on: March 27, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, brioche, birthdays, Cincinnati, Weddings

Holly and Mary Pat accepting our award for Best Bakery, Best Desserts and Best Weddings. Holly, with a fellow customer choice, Dewey's Pizza. Did you know that all of the Dewey's locations offer our Opera Cream Torte for dessert?

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Whenever You're Feeling Good and Hungry...

Posted on: March 21, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition
Starting today....select Skyline locations will now be featuring our fine pastries and desserts!! We will be at the Oakley, Walnut Hills, Fairfax and Norwood locations. You can find favorites like our Opera Cream Cupcake, Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes and read more …

Thank You City Beat!!

Posted on: March 20, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, midwest, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, holidays, classes, Weddings

Thank You City beat for naming us ...Best Bakery, Best Wedding Cakes, and Best Dessert for 2014. We are honored with this award!! Many Thanks!!

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Cincinnati Magazine!!!

Posted on: March 7, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, cafe, midwest, torte, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition

Here is our article in Cincinnati Magazine!! They chose to feature our Opera Cream Torte...yay!! Thank you so much for 30 years of love and support!!

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We made it!!

Posted on: March 5, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, midwest, birthdays, Cincinnati, tradition

How exciting!! We just received the issue of Bake magazine....we are on the front page!! Check out the article on pages 20-24.

http://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_03_01/#/0

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St. Patrick's Day!!!

Saint Patricks Day has a special meaning for our business for 2 reasons; my partner Mary Patricia Sullivan Pace was born on Saint Patricks Day and has developed a keen sense for celebrating that day ever since. Reason two relates to my memory of the St. read more …

Mommy and Me or Daddy and Me Class

Posted on: February 19, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, Cincinnati, kids, classes
March 15th at 1pm.Until now the grown ups have had all the fun. A special day out for you and your little one. (recommended ages 4-10) Roll up your sleeves and get ready to decorate cookies. This 1 ½ hour class will be lots of fun creating 12 cookie read more …

Sweets for your Sweetie!!

Posted on: February 11, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, Events, cafe, midwest, haunted house, Cincinnati, tradition, classes
Love is in the air....plenty of sweets are in our bakery. What is the perfect gift for your Valentine? Is it our rich chocolate heart cake for two, buttery cutout cookies, delicious chocolate covered strawberries? Maybe it's our famous Opera Cream Torte with read more …

Only a few spots left!!

Posted on: February 10, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, classes
Only a few spots left for our "Let's Make Flowers" class this Saturday the 15th!  A class for the decorating novice. Learn from the expert how to make 4 types of royal icing flowers. (daisy, rose, mum and a pansy) After this class you will be able to read more …

Severe Weather Forecast

Posted on: February 4, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, midwest, Cincinnati

In response to the upcoming weather forecast...we will be opening at 11 am tomorrow. We hope this will allow all of our employees and customers to arrive safe and sound. Thank you for your understanding.

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Superbowl Sunday!!

Posted on: January 30, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition

We have everything you need for your Superbowl party. Here are just a few samples of some of the goodies.

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PINKALICIOUS is coming!!!

Pinkalicious is almost here!! Opening night is with the Cincinnati Children's Theater at Taft Theater. Be sure to stop by our booth. Here are some of our latest cookie creations. You can even call ahead to stop by and pick up a pinkalicious boxed lunch for you and your little ones. Call Jessica at 513-321-3399 ext 3 for more details.

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Decorating class

Posted on: January 27, 2014
Tags: Monthly News, Events, midwest, Cincinnati, tradition
February 15, 2014 1-3pm          $40pp Let’s make Flowers  A class for the decorating novice. Learn from the expert how to make 4 types of royal icing flowers. (daisy, rose, mum and a pansy) After this read more …

New Year's Resolutions

Posted on: January 1, 2014
Tags: Holiday, cafe, midwest, torte, birthdays, afternoon tea, Cincinnati, tradition
 I actually love the new year and making new years resolutions, especially for The BonBonerie. Each year I make lists for months of what I want to accomplish here in the new  year or revisit those I didn’t have enough time to do in the read more …

There's Plenty to Love

Posted on: December 11, 2013
Tags: Monthly News, Holiday, midwest, Cincinnati, Christmas, cookies, tradition

There’s plenty to love on this holiday cookie tray. Laden with a wide selection of our handmade cookies it’s a lovely gift for or just enough for a small get together in front of the fire. $19.95 Holiday A Plenty Tray

 

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It's Here, It's Here!!

Posted on: December 1, 2013
Tags: Holiday, midwest, torte, Cincinnati, Tea Party, Christmas, cookies, gingerbread, tradition
It’s here ......It’s here.......Almost like children, we get excited about the Christmas holidays too. What do our customers want this year? Does the yule log need another mushroom? What should we do about the decoration on the Holiday Opera Cream read more …

Pie Before Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 1, 2013
Tags: Holiday, pies, midwest, torte, Cincinnati
It’s always the same. September arrives and before you know it…. it’s November. So it is true again. November is a great month. It’s shorter than others, there is a certain quiet following Halloween and we know what is just around the read more …

Fall Makes Me Smile

I just love Fall. I always have. Just seeing the color orange and golden yellow makes me happy because I know what is coming up. Fall evokes a renewed sense of community. We eat meals together; gather in places that are warm or around fires. We eat more and read more …