Charles Phoenix to host doughnut exchange and holiday party Sunday

Charles Phoenix Doughnut ExchangeOK, so this is the first time we’ve heard of a doughnut exchange happening here in the Inland Empire, or anywhere else, for that matter.

But that’s what’s scheduled to take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday (December 8) at the Wigwam Motel2728 W. Foothill Blvd., San Bernardino.

Such an event could only be the product of the fertile mind of our pal, Ontario native Charles Phoenix, who is hosting the event.

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My Delight Cupcakery to celebrate fourth anniversary on Sunday

My Delight Cupcakery Fourth AnniversaryIt feels like forever since My Delight Cupcakery threw a party!

The bakery will celebrate its fourth anniversary from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday (December 8).

As is tradition, the first 400 party goers will receive a free mini cupcake.

As is also tradition, there will be a food truck, which in this case is the White Rabbit truck.

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Farrell’s announces Black Friday deals

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour just announced its Black Friday deals, which include bonus gift cards and a free sundae when you purchase a $25 gift card.

Guests who purchase $25 in gift cards on Friday (November 29) will receive two bonus $5 gift cards (valid January 2 through July 2, 2014, not valid on merchandise, candy store purchases, or alcohol), a $35 total value.

Not only that, but anyone who purchases a gift card on Friday will receive a free sundae coupon…a perfect way to reward yourself a long day of standing in the checkout line.

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You can help My Delight Cupcakery build Thanksgiving baskets for the hungry

MyDelightThanksgivingToday (November 12), Ontario’s My Delight Cupcakery began collecting items to fill Thanksgiving baskets for donation to Foothill Family Shelter.

The bakery will post different items on its Facebook page through Friday (November 15).

Customers who bring in any of the items listed for that day will get 25% off their in-store purchase.

For example, those who brought in canned green beans, boxed potatoes and/or stuffing today got the discount.

For more information, click here.

My Delight Cupcakery is at 1520 N. Mountain Ave., Suite B-108.

Eat a sundae at Farrell’s, help fight childhood cancer

HappyDishesFighting childhood cancer has never been so sweet!

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour
restaurants have teamed up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a delicious fundraiser.

Through the end of September, stop by any Farrell’s location and order one of two special sundaes — both created by a group of young cancer survivors — and Farrell’s will donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of your dessert to the organization.

The funds will be used to support the group’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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Farrell’s to celebrate 50th anniversary with sundaes at 1963 prices

Farrells50Brace yourself for a severe case of happyitis!

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Friday (September 13), but the gifts are going to its guests that day.

Farrell’s will be serving up four of its original sundaes at their original 1963 prices, with the purchase of an adult entrée.

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Cupcake Wars-winning baker comes to Redlands Market Night

desiMarketNightIn the Redlands area tonight?

Debuting at Redlands Market Night tonight (August 29) is [desi]gn Cakes and Cupcakes, a multi-award winning (including Cupcake Wars and a double-winner at the I.E. Cupcake Fair).

The bakery will be selling Apple Bacon Harvest, Salted Caramel, S’mores and Carrot Cake cupcakes from 6 to 9 p.m.

For updates, “Like” ‘em on Facebook or follow ‘em on Twitter.

Auntie Anne’s helping raise funds to fight childhood cancer

AuntieAnnesALSFAuntie Anne’s is hoping to raise half a million dollars to help fight childhood cancer, and they need your help to do it.

Through October 15, the pretzel purveyor is selling lemon icons for $1, each of which contains a kid-friendly lemon joke and $1 off the purchaser’s next pretzel and drink.

Proceeds from the sales will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand, an organization which raises funds to help find a cure for childhood cancer.

But the fun doesn’t end there.

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Claremont Pie Festival and Village Fair happening today

Do you like pie?

Annika Corbin, owner of I Like Pie, and the Claremont Chamber Village Marketing Group have cooked up the Claremont Pie Festival and Village Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (August 3).

Events, including an apron parade and contest, and pie baking and eating contests, will take place in various locations (Village Square Public Plaza, Claremont Depot, the Packing House) throughout the Village.

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Open shop at [desi]gn cakes & cupcakes Thursday night

design cakes and cupcakes open shopOur friends at the Cupcake Wars-winning (and double I.E. Cupcake Fair award-winning) bakery [desi]gn cakes & cupcakes will be hosting another of their delicious open shop events Thursday night (July 11).

The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at their commercial bakery, 12207 Central Ave., Chino.

The bakery will be selling salted caramel, carrot cake and S’mores cupcakes, along with lemon macaroons and chocolate pecan cookies.

For more information, visit the bakery’s Facebook page.