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Icing Smiles in the Media
December 5, 2016
NBC Chicago 5’s Making a Difference segment covers Icing Smiles. Thank you Chicago and Nielsen-Massey Vanillas for the great segment! Baking a Difference: Bakers Provide Tasty Memories During Difficult Times
October 22, 2016
“That is the biggest smile I have seen on her in a long while.” – Jilian’s Mom
This is why Icing Smiles exists. To bring a smile to a child, to a family dealing with critical illness. Thank you to Jilian and her family for giving us the opportunity to be a part of this very special day! And a big thank you to Kelly Eby (Cupcakes by Kelly) for all you do for Icing Smiles! See the video here.
July 31, 2016
A Sugar Angel’s Sweet Redemption
Unless you live under a rock, you will likely recall a certain Elsa cake that went viral last year. The rather unfortunate looking cake was shared thousands of times online; universally mocked and criticized, the cake was referred to as a “Cake Wreck”, and a “Caketastrophe”. This now infamous cake solidified its place in sugar history as one of the ugliest cakes ever made. Read more here.
February 20, 2016
Cakes with a cause. TUCSON – Bakers across the country are serving up a slice of kindness for kids. Icing Smiles is a non-profit, where bakers donate their cakes to kids with life-threatening illnesses. Watch and read more here!
July 27, 2015
National Cheesecake Day is Thursday (July 30th) but we’re in the kitchen with tasty samples early! Learn how to create the sweet treat with Chef Mitchie from Icing Smiles, a nonprofit that provides custom cakes to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.. Read more here.
July 7, 2015
Yesterday the internet exploded with mockery against what looked like a bakery cake gone completely wrong. But the real story behind this much-abused creation is a sweeter tale. Read more here.
February 26, 2015
Icing Smiles brings sweetness to families going through trying times. Little Denijah Harmon was born with half a heart, and when she became too sick to go on a Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World in the fall of 2013, her family had an idea.
“We tried to bring Disney World to her room,” her aunt, Joslynn Billington, says. Read more here.