TwosaParty-contest-17          DoLy’s Delectables is a little slice of deliciousness in downtown Long Beach. The owners Julie Do and Son Ly were hard at work, when we stopped by their bakery located at 245 East Broadway in Long Beach. Their doors have been open for business for about 4.5 years and feature Vienoisseries (laminated pastries) such as croissants and puff pastries, assorted muffins, scones, bread pudding, french macarons, cookies, cupcakes, eclairs, cream puffs, creme brulees, tarts, and many more!

TwosaParty-contest-35DoLy’s Delectables owners Julie and Son.

I asked Julie, what keeps their customers coming back for more? ” We love sweets, and being able to share with others what we can make brings us so much pride and excitement. We make our products in-house with fine ingredients, which makes them unique. It’s not everyday where you can grab yourself a homemade croissant (unless you come to our store everyday!) A hot cup of coffee and a warm buttery croissant in the morning will start your day off in the right direction!”

TwosaParty-contest-39Beautiful French Macarons $1.50 ea.

TwosaParty-contest-23I am still craving the Toasted Almond Macaron!!!

TwosaParty-contest-32OMG! Each one of these were as amazing as the next!

Almond Croissant ($3), Pain au Chocolat aka Chocolate Croissant ($3.00) Butter Croissants ($2.50)

You can find more information about DoLy’s Delectables:, Facebook & Instagram as DoLy’s Delectables, (562)435-9400

They offer lunch items as well!

Photo’s Courtesy of Kristina Lee Photography



SWEET AND SAUCY SHOP :Our Local Long Beach Sweet Spot for some Easter treats!


We are so happy to feature a Long Beach Local Sweet Spot, Sweet And Saucy Shop! You can’t open up a Martha Stewart Magazine or look for wedding inspiration on a popular wedding blog, without seeing this now iconic bakery. The bakery first opened it’s doors 5 years ago Long Beach and is now located at 3722 Atlantic Ave, LB CA 90807 and another location in Newport Beach at 7922 East Coast Hiway, Newport Coast 92657.   I have used many of their wonderful desserts for my clients and their gorgeous cakes for some of our photo shoots. We are so glad they were nominated by our followers for the sweets spotlight!

Sweet and Saucy Shop specialize in custom wedding cakes, birthday & specialty cakes. They offer desserts tables & everyday desserts like cupcakes, cake pops, french macarons & assorted mini desserts – shot glasses, etc.

What everyone is crazy about: mini birthday cake and candy bar cupcakes, red velvet cake pops and salted caramel french macarons.

Thank You, Melody and Courtney!


Specialty Decorated Cookies are some of some of the sweets on the menu at Sweet and Saucy Shop!



Known for their French Macaron’s, how can you not fall in love with these egg shaped lovelies decorated with speckles and glitter!


We love a mini and these take the cake , cupcake that is! Candy Bar, S’mores or Birthday Cake Mini Cupcakes.



Last but not least, The Cake Pop! I popped my cake pop cherry at Sweet and Saucy Shop years ago.  Your looking at the mouthwatering Funfetti, Strawberry and Red Velvet Cake Pop.

Get your Sweet and Saucy on at LB – 3722 Atlantic Ave, LB CA 90807 OR NB – 7922 East Coast Highway, Newport Coast 92657 , instagram – sweetnsaucyshop, LB phone number – 562.595.1100 NB phone number 949.715.0920

Amazing Photo’s: Kristina Lee Photography


Meet “Parchment” a cookie company. Local Long Beach Sweet Spot!

FullSizeRender-13 copy 7            Linzy Kearbey, from Parchment Cookies, started her cookie company in the Spring of 2012. How perfect that we are spotlighting her as a, Local Long Beach Sweet Spot while Spring is in full swing ( uh! Summer?)  Linzy’s background is in the fashion industry and she would bring her sugar cookies to work for her coworkers to enjoy. One of her friends was so impressed with how unique and delicious the cookies were, she talked her into turning her hobby into a business.  Linzy is a self taught decorator and what sets her apart from other decorative sugar cookie designers is a butter cream frosting combined with a sugar cookie that is not overly sweet.  While the company’s focus is on cookies, they specialize in decorative sugar cookies. Parchment does not have their own storefront but you can find them in local Long Beach spots like Portfolio Coffee House, Berlin Bistro, Lord Windsor Roasters and The Flea Espresso Bar.


Bunny Sugar Cookies decorated with butter cream start at $15.00 per dz. Hop on over to one of the local Long Beach spots that carries Parchment cookies!


Brown Butter Caramel Cashew Cookie $20.00 per doz. Say that 5 times fast and your mouth will be watering for one of these!!!


Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie $20.00 per dz. I die for anything with salt and chocolate, then add peanut butter! What! What!

We are so happy to meet Linzy and all her sweetness!

Here is how you can order your own because we are not sharing!

Parchment  IG: Parchment  FB: Parchment  (714) 743-7815

Amazing Photos: Kristina Lee Photography



FullSizeRender-13 copy 6           Our second “Local Long Beach Sweet Spot” is lovesome We met lovesome at an event showcasing her artisanal chocolates, Nicole had just started her business in her home kitchen in Long Beach. She has stepped up her game and added a whole exciting lineup of sweets and services. lovesome is a cottage-food enterprise headquartered in Long Beach, CA. With Nicole Elise Moore serving as Chocolatier and Sweets Styling Director, her partner Benita Abraham proudly wears the hat of Blissful Baker and Dessert Maker Extraordinaire. Together, this playful duo currently satisfy the sweet cravings of customers throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

On their menu: Artisanal dark chocolate confections, truffles, cupcakes, specialty cookies, and cakes for all occasions (weddings, birthdays, etc). We also offer sweet styling services, including beautifully designed dessert tables for any event of any size, intimate or grand.

Available to order online and and seasonally at Devynn’s Garden in Sunset and Seal Beach.

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Mini Cupcakes: Honey Orange Chai, Lavender and Peanut Butter & Jelly . Each one was amazing, my husband almost arm wrestled me for my Peanut Butter & Jelly. Mini Cupcakes: $18.00 a dozen

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Dark Chocolate Truffle Cups: Creme de Menthe Martini, Whiskey Bacon Caramallow, Foster’s Banana & Rum, Grand Marnier, Cardamon & Fig, Peanut Butter & Boubon Jelly.  $30.00 a dozen. Alcohol and Chocolate, What!!!!!



Tea Cookies: Salted Caramel Chai, Earl Grey, Jasmine Green Tea. $21.00 a dozen. The heart shape is darling and the Earl Grey warmed my heart!

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Dark Chocolate Bark: Toasted Almond Orange Cranberry, French Lavender Sugar, Sea Salt Almond, Spicy Pecan & Fig, Candied Walnut Pear, Cafe Mocha Almond, Chile Sea Salt Orange Cranberry, Salted Pretzel Caramel.  $15.00 per 6oz. You can’t go wrong with any of these flavors!

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Cookie Bar: Pecan Turtle $21.00 per dozen. Melted in my mouth!!!

Best selling flavors:
Mini cupcakes: Lavender, Peanut Butter & Jelly (filled), Lemon Blueberry (filled), Maple Bacon
Dark Chocolate Bark: Sea Salt Blueberry, Sea Salt Almond, Cafe Mocha Almond, Salted Pretzel Caramel, Spicy Pecan & Fig, Chile Sea Salt Orange Cranberry, French Lavender Sugar
Dark Chocolate Truffle Cups: Grand Marnier, Cardamom & Fig, Peanut Butter & Bourbon Jelly, Whiskey Bacon Caramallow, Foster’s Banana Rum
Specialty Cookies: Pecan Turtle, Salted Caramel Chai tea cookie, Earl Grey tea cookie    FB: lovesome   IG: lovesomenicole or lovesomeus
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logo                 We are so thrilled to start our introduction of some local Long Beach sweet spots, with Twice Baked Baking Company. Twice Baked Baking Co. is family owned, with three generations of the family baking away in the kitchen. Everything they make is gluten free and delicious! Their original plan was to open a regular bakery, when one of the family members was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. They converted old family recipes to new gluten free ones. When the business first opened in 2013, they were strictly wholesale. In 2014 they moved into a retail space at 8185 E. Wardlow Rd. Long Beach, Ca. 90808. Everything they bake is gluten free. Dairy free, nut free and vegan options are available as well. The dessert cases are filled with an assortment of tasty treats like cupcakes, cheesecakes, cookies, brownies, coffee cakes and bundt cakes. Baked breads and pizza crust as well as seasonal holiday items are on their menu. Custom celebration and wedding cakes are available by special order.





This Mint Swirl Cheesecake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.  2-4 small servings for $12.00. YUM!


These Coconut Cupcakes, Chocolate Brownies and Lavender Citrus Biscotti  are all $3.00 ea. I just might start having cravings for the Lavender Citrus Biscotti!


Lemon Heaven Bundt Cake $5.25, Pecan Crumble Coffee Cake $4.75, Apricot Coconut Walnut Rugelach $4.00, Chocolate Chip Cookie $3.00. Do I have to pick?

You don’t have to have gluten issues to enjoy everything that Twice Baked Baking Company has to offer! Please visit their website for the full menu and pricing.

Thank You, Dahlia! The treats and you were wonderful!   Insta: @twicebakedbakingco  Facebook: Twice Baked Baking Company

(562) 343-9715


KristinaLeePhotography-botanicalgardens-115We love the fact that spring is here. Flowers are blooming and our garden is full of butterflies, birds and bees! It’s time to dust off that outdoor furniture and bring the party to the garden. We did this celebration for The South Coast Botanic Gardens and couldn’t help bringing the garden to the table!

Mini Sprinkled Donuts and Beignets with a spring colored assortment of candy for the guests. Remember when being outside to consider the elements when selecting your desserts and candy.




KristinaLeePhotography-botanicalgardens-121Thank you to the always amazing Kristina Lee Photography for making our sweets look to beautiful!



portos logoWe had a meeting in Downey, that means a visit to Porto’s! If you are going to Porto’s for the first time prepare to be amazed by the crowds of others there for the sweet experience. But don’t worry the staff is very welcoming and knowledgeable! Chris was my bakery helper today and was precious! George spoke to me about what they offer for mini desserts (always working) The customer service here is amazing! Porto’s Cuban roots are reflected in some of their menu options. For those of you that don’t know, I am a obsessed with pie! Empanadas, Hand Pies, Mini Pies, Mini Tarts, sweet or savory….take me to a whole new level of happiness! I had the most delicious “Chorizo Hand Pie” at Porto’s. The crust was perfection, the chorizo filling was just amazing!IMG_3038The Guava and Cheese Strudel is one of my favorites but I tried some new treats on this visit. Pictured: Elephant Ear (which I refer to as the heart pastry since childhood) Coconut Strudel, Bread Pudding and Dulce De Leche Kiss  Porto’s has 3 locations: Downey, Glendale, and Burbank. Please read the history behind Porto’s