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My Standing Desk and Treadmill Office Set Up

My Standing Desk and Treadmill Office Set Up

When I tell people that I spend 80-85%% of my time on the computer, most people are surprised. “I thought you had a bakery?” “Don’t you decorate cookies all day?” I don’t own a bakery (but we do sell all kinds of awesome supplies and merch in our shop, please check it...

10 Travel Essentials for 3-weeks in Europe

10 Travel Essentials for 3-weeks in Europe

In my twenties, I worked for biotech firms, and I had the privilege of enjoying travel as a part of work. Through these experiences, I met a lot of people from various cultures, all walks of life and each with stories that amazed and moved me. Traveling and exposure...

5 Things I Wish I did Differently When I Started my Business

5 Things I Wish I did Differently When I Started my Business

I started my first ecommerce "venture" when I was 11 - selling counterfeit k-pop bookmarks on Soompi forums (do not recommend doing this today), using free internet hours from the AOL discs that I gathered from my friends/family. I tied up the phone line a lot and my...

Recipe: Meringue Pops

Recipe: Meringue Pops

Last week, I visited the team at Bakers Bodegga Express. They are located in socal and sell all kinds of baking supplies to bakeries and the general public. I sat down with Manny and Phil to talk about my journey as a small business owner and a little bit of my life....

The Butt Cushion that Changed My Life

The Butt Cushion that Changed My Life

.. dead serious. This is the story of how a butt cushion changed my life. If you work a desk job OR decorate your cookies sitting down like me, you might be familiar with lower back and/or hip discomfort. And that’s just one part of it, you probably have repetitive...

How to Organize your Cookie Cutters

How to Organize your Cookie Cutters

I've been decorating cookies since 2011, and you can imagine that my collection of tools and cutters has grown over time. A few years ago, I finally decided to organize my cutters so that it'd be easier to find a shape. Please learn from my experience, and think about...

The Sugar Art Product Overview

The Sugar Art Product Overview

This post is long overdue, but better late than never, right? I'll be providing an overview of The Sugar Art products that we carry in our store. Watch the video embedded in this blog post to get some visuals of use cases: To summarize the video.... The Sugar Art...

Recipe: Easy Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies

Recipe: Easy Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies

My friend Wendy texted me the other day and asked for a linzer cookie recipe.. which resulted in me thinking about how I don't have a recipe posted for cookie-press friendly cookies. I know, they're not the same cookie. But that's just how my brain worked. So here we...

Introducing: My Custom Bakes

Introducing: My Custom Bakes

Hi there! Lisa here, owner of Borderlands Bakery. In my ten years of cookie decorating, I spent 5 of them taking on custom orders for decorated sugar cookies and french macarons. Having lived that custom-order life and after talking with thousands of other bakers, we...

How to Freeze Cut Out Cookies at Various Stages

How to Freeze Cut Out Cookies at Various Stages

I see all of you getting ready for the holiday cookie season and one of the most commonly asked question right now is: Can you freeze cookies? The short answer is: HECK YES. But there are some important factors to consider, so let's dig in. Most cutout cookies can be...