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Archive for January, 2012

Super Bowl Sunday!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

 

Are you ready for some football?!  When you think of this high energy, all-American sport, what foods instantly come to mind? Chili, hot wings, and seven layer dips, right? No one pays much attention to the most important part of this game…..the sweets!

I have the perfect defense for your confection cravings. Since February 5th is the day all you sports fanatics have been waiting for, stop by to indulge yourself in the love of the game with one of our football themed cupcakes celebrating both teams. NE Patriot fans can enjoy gray buttercream surrounded by blue and red sprinkles, while NY Giant fans cheer on their team with blue buttercream dressed with red and blue sprinkles. Both topped with a football candy, these classic-sized cupcakes are available in both vanilla and chocolate cake, topped with vanilla buttercream and cost only $3. These are available on the day before and Super Bowl Sunday in our case.  And if you want them in originals ($3.50) or minis ($2.00), we can create any of the cupcakes you want with just 24 hours notice.

Are you hosting or attending a party? Don’t sit on the sidelines with those old boring desserts, be the star quarterback at your Super Bowl 46 celebration with some Sweet! cupcakes. Just in case you’d like to add some additional flair to your Super Bowl spectacular, tack on our hamburger cupcakes for the perfect accent, only $4.50 each.  These fun cupcakes are 2 slices of yellow cake with a sliver of chocolate cake in the center which is layered with tomato, lettuce, mustard, and cheese all in vanilla buttercream with a bit of chocolate icing nestled under the burger.  It is a hand held hamburger cupcake without the wrapper for a whopper of a Super Bowl Fan!  But if you really want to dazzle partygoers add a pizza perfect center piece ($55.00) to spotlight your New England and New York cupcakes!  With 24 hours advance notice, you will feel confident that these colorful, festive treats will score the winning touchdown of the night.

Whether you’re cheering for the Patriots or the Giants, Sweet! By Holly’s scrumptious Super Bowl inspired cupcakes are sure to make a lasting impression at your football bash. Get ready to tackle the food competition by placing your order today.

xoxo Miss Holly

 

Vote for Miss Holly to win the Cupcake Crown

Monday, January 30th, 2012

There can only be one winner for the Cupcake Crown! Miss Holly would love to win the grand prize, a $2500 Wyndham gift certificate, which she will donate to Make-A-Wish Foundation, to help them fulfill Wishes for kids with life threatening illnesses.

Will you please vote, and get everybody you know to vote, also? What a wonderful way to help wish kids!

Click here to vote: http://www.celebrations.com/cupcakecrown/2012/cupcake/romance-in-portofino

Vote once per day starting January 30th through February 12th.

FSCJ Legacy Society Donor Wall of Recognition Event

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Display at the Florida State College at Jacksonville Legacy Society Donor Wall of Recognition Event.

Our goal at SweetByHolly is not only to spread the joy of sweets, we are also proactively involved within the communities in which our 2 shops reside in, Jacksonville and Orlando.

This week our sweeties were out displaying our cupcakes for a wonderful cause! The Florida State College Foundation in Jacksonville held an event to unveil their new Donor Wall of Recognition!

Thank you to Anthony Sutton for making this wonderful event come together! Mr. Sutton wrote a nice message on our Facebook wall to extend his appreciation to the Sweet staff.

Holly, thank you for providing a great and delicious product at last nights unveiling. Florida State College Foundation unveiled it’s new Donor Wall of Recognition and Sweet by Holly was on hand to provide their delicious cupcakes. The “Sweetie” (their term for their caterer) that Holly sent to me was extremly professional. Her name was Katylin and she did a magnificant job articulating the product, and more importantly was very professional to all my guest. Thank you again Katylin and Holly. I highly recommend Sweet by Holly for any event. By far the best cupcakes I have ever had.

Display at the Florida State College at Jacksonville Legacy Society Donor Wall of Recognition Event. SweetByHolly Cupcakes

Display at the Florida State College at Jacksonville Legacy Society Donor Wall of Recognition Event. SweetByHolly Cupcakes

Miss Holly will be keynote speaker at Women Who Lead Conference

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Miss Holly has been chosen to be the keynote speaker for the 2012 Women Who Lead program on Wednesday March 7, 2012 at Florida International University in Miami.

The Women Who Lead Conference is designed to promote awareness about the scope of women in leadership in our society today; to assist our female student leaders in developing a strategic plan for their leadership development; and to provide an opportunity for our students to network with women in the community who serve as leaders from a variety of career paths, and connect them to community resources.

For more info and registration please visit: http://women.fiu.edu/WWL.htm

Valentine’s Day Collection

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Miss Holly's Sweet By Holly Valentine's Day Collection 2012
Have you seen the musical RENT? I’m sure you’d recognize its popular song: Seasons of Love. The song essentially questions how we measure a year (Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes, to be exact) and implies that we should live it though love. For us at Sweet! By Holly, we measure love with cupcakes. In honor of this “Season of Love”, we poured our creativity and passion into batter and frosting, whipping up ideas for a never-been-done-before and intricate collection.  From our unique Salted Caramel to our always pleasing Red Velvet, these cupcakes are sure to entice all the senses and bring much happiness to every recipient on your list.  Offering 12 tempting flavors, each recipe is carefully crafted with romance and beauty in mind. Every cupcake exudes it own distinctive taste and style, and is adorned with a mouthwatering chocolate ornament. Not only will your recipient be given a delectable gift of delicious cupcakes, but they will also receive specially handcrafted chocolates!!! It’s two desserts in one, and who could ever resist that?!

Our refrigerated trucks are ready to be Cupid’s helper. Have you put your order in for our pre-assorted cupcakes?

Let’s face it, which would you rather receive: a dozen of these heavenly Cupid-kissed cupcakes with chocolates or a dozen overpriced roses? There are countless reasons why our Collection should be part of your February 14th celebrations. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred reasons, to be precise, but who’s counting?

XOXO -Miss Holly

Info about the Valentine’s Day Collection:

Available in both Orlando & Jacksonville locations
Delivery available in both locations within 25 miles of shop
Preorder today for pick up as early as January 27, 2012
Special order only, collection comes pre-assorted
Cost: $18 per dozen

Miss Holly's Sweet By Holly Valentine's Day Collection 2012

Winner Wednesday: Getting Ready for a Sweet Valentine’s Day

Thursday, January 12th, 2012


WINNER WEDNESDAY is a new contest we are running on the SweetByHolly facebook page in anticipation for the Sweet Valentine’s Day Collection!

Would you like to win a dozen mini cupcakes? Here’s what you have to do…Tell us, in 3 words, why you can’t wait for Miss Holly’s much anticipated Valentine’s Day Collection. Comment under the post each Wednesday, and also add the word “Orlando” or “Jax” next to your answer.

There will be one winner from each location and the answer with the most “likes” wins! Good luck and rally your votes! xoxo Miss Holly

Miss Holly in Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine did an incredible photo shoot and write up on Miss Holly!

Read the full article here.

Best of Jacksonville Party Jan 26

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

For the ninth year in a row, the Best of Jacksonville Party returns this winter, this time with a new location. The 2012 Best of Jacksonville Party is set for January 26, 6:30-8:30 PM, at the West Club of EverBank Field . Of course, the Party will once again highlight dozens of the city’s leading restaurants and nightspots (including SweetByHolly) serving many dishes selected as the “best” by our readers. The party also doubles as an open casting call for our annual Cover Model Search. So, not only does the event offer superb eats and drinks, it also features the best looking crowd in the city. Hope we see you there.

Tickets on sale now. Visit JacksonvilleMag.com for tickets/info or click here.

Jacksonville Winter Series Horse Show Event Jan 21

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

We are excited to be participating in a barbecue dinner benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project on Jan. 21. The event is part of the Jacksonville Winter Series Horse Show at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For advance tickets, email rindal@bellsouth.net.

Hopefully we’ll see you there!!

The White Cap Cupcake

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

White Caps Cupcakes SweetByHolly

Meet the newest cupcake for 2012! The White Cap… Chocolate cake, chocolate buttercream icing dipped in white chocolate and dusted with snowy icing sugar. Available every Monday in January for Mini Mania Monday!