Make 'Their Sweet Shop' a Reality!

Make 'Their Sweet Shop' a Reality!

From Katie Reimer

Katie and Tamara are fundraising to make their dream of opening Their Sweet Shop--a small batch, handcrafted bakery-- a reality!

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Update #5

8 days ago

Wow! We are only $28 from reaching 75% of our goal! You are all amazing!! Stay tuned for an exciting update from us this week!!

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The Folks Behind Their Sweet Shop: 

Katie & Tamara became co-workers at Knead Doughnuts in the summer of 2020, in the middle of a pandemic, and through masked faces they quickly learned they had a lot in common: a love for true crime podcasts, doggos, musicals, 2000's pop punk, and most importantly, they both really loved baking for their friends and family.  Along with the passion they have for producing high quality, locally sourced, and *delicious* desserts, the two of them have over 23 years of experience in food service together! 

Katie was born and raised in Michigan and has been working in restaurants since she was 14.  She has a 2 year old son, Emmett, who can oftentimes be found on a stool beside her in the kitchen mixing and scooping cookies. She also likes to experiment with vegan recipes for her vegan step-son, Keiran, to eat! Her favorite cookie is a soft oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. 

Tamara was born in Santiago, Chile and moved to Colorado when she was a kid. She had her own successful small business in Colorado, called Valenz Chilean Cuisine, which brought small town, homemade flavor from Chile to the table. Tamara is a parent to 2 dogs, a cat, and an always growing (pun intended) number of plants. Her favorite cookie is a snickerdoodle. 

The Dream of Their Sweet Shop:

Katie and Tamara created the idea of Their Sweet Shop together in the spring of 2021.  They dream of providing Rhode Island with a queer and minority owned small batch bakery.  They dream of producing hand crafted, locally sourced, approachable, and consistently delicious cookies, cupcakes, cakes, brownies, bars, cookie dough, extracts, and more. They dream of pop-up events with other locally owned small businesses, farmer's markets, custom orders, and catering. They dream of the smile on your face when you take your first bite. 

How YOU Can Help:

Starting a bakery business is a labor of love and start up costs, especially in Rhode Island where there are zero cottage kitchen laws that allow the making and selling out of your home legal.  The costs of food licensing, business licensing, renting hours in a commissary kitchen, and the fees for storage add up quickly.  Your donation, or even the sharing of their campaign, Their Sweet Shop is one step closer to becoming a reality for Katie, Tamara, and YOU! 

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Katie Reimer posted a new update:
8 days ago

Update #6

Wow! We are only $28 from reaching 75% of our goal! You are all amazing!! Stay tuned for an exciting update from us this week!!

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Katie Reimer posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #5

Thank yo;u, thank you to everyone who is still donating!!! We are less than $400 away from 75% of our goal!! We are so inspired by your support! Don't forget to reserve your free cookies for Father's Day at our Dexter Park pop-up! Orders close tonight so don't wait any longer! Head to www.theirsweetshop.com to reserve your treats!

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Katie Reimer posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #4

Hi everyone!

We want to thank you for the outpouring encouragement and support the past couple of days!! To show our thanks, we are doing a cookie giveaway. No catch, no rules, just free cookies.

We will have 3 flavors available: Peanut Butter M&M, Old Fashioned Oatmeal, and Orange Creamsicle. All flavors will be available either baked or as dough to take and bake.

Pre-orders are open NOW at www.theirsweetshop.com
Orders will be available for pick up from 12-3p at Dexter Park in Providence, RI on Sunday 6/20 (Father's Day!). Local delivery will also be available.

Donations will be welcomed but not required! Any money donated will continue to go towards our start up costs and allow us to provide you more snacks more often. Share with a friend and spread the word!

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Katie Reimer posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #3

Halfway to our goal in TWO days! We are getting blown away by the support and encouragement from everyone. We're currently only $950 away from hitting 3/4 of our goal! Let's do this!!!!!! We'll see you soon. Love, Katie and Tamara

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Katie Reimer posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #1

Y'ALL! We hit over 25% of our goal on DAY ONE!!!! Your support is everything to us! We are only $570 away from HALF OF OUR GOAL already. Please keep spreading the word and we'll see you soon. Love, Katie & Tamara

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