Hi, I’m Bethany Gist, owner and baker here at Auntie Bea’s Bakery!  I  have loved baking since I was a kid.  Growing up in a large Italian family I was always in the kitchen. My great grandfather was a baker, my grandmother was a cookie decorator and just about every other woman in my family knows her way around a mixing bowl!   It was destiny… I was to become a baker!  (and eventually I did!)

Auntie Bea’s started long before I had children of my own to bake for, I just didn’t know it yet!   I have always baked birthday treats for my family and friends.  It wasn’t long before my friends’ friends were asking me to bake for them too.  Everyone was telling me to start my own business, so I did!  Before I knew it I was getting a business license and kitchen permits!   Then came the hard part…the name…oh what to call it?  My  oh so clever and super duper smart sister-in-law came up with a name and a tag line to boot!  Auntie Bea’s Bakery, “Where the Sweet Things Are”.  Awesome, right?!  I thought so!   I’ve been baking and shipping goodies ever since!  It’s a pretty “sweet” job if I do say so myself!