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An Ode To My Father

The true intention of Father's Day has become lost in the frantic flurry of gift-giving. That's why we've turned to one of our very own, Vice President of Public Relations, Hayden Crawford, to help us remember how we should really be celebrating Father's Day.
May 17, 2022

To All the Moms Hiding in the Pantry…

In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we asked our own Social Media Manager, Emily Pair, to tell us what it's like being a mom. Her comical, sweet, and sincere reflections on motherhood are ones that are certain to resonate with countless mothers. Click inside to laugh, cry, and relate.
April 15, 2022

The North American Pecan

When most of us think “pecans,” we think of dessert. But, these little nuts have much more to offer than just the perfect crunch for our Pecan Cakes. Join us in taking a deeper look at pecans, where they come from, and their nutritional breakdown—all while discovering new ways to enjoy them.
March 31, 2022
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10 Ways to Use Your Fruitcake Tin

Recently, Collin Street posed this question to our loyal customers: "What do you do with your empty fruitcake tin?” Well, we asked and you answered. So we tallied all your answers, put them in categories, and crunched the math. Here’s our final breakdown of how our leftover tins are put to use.
March 24, 2022

Honey Bee Awareness

Honey bees need our help! And, helping starts with education. Find out how honey bees are vital to our everyday living and learn how you can help in the effort to protect these important pollinators as they face an increasing number of challenges.
March 21, 2022

The Sandy Jenkins Embezzlement Scandal

For years, the embezzlement scandal that rocked our business has been a point of shame and embarrassment. But finally, we’re ready to share our side of the story from Collin Street's perspective. Read about the nearly $17 million embezzlement scam that shook our bakery to the core.
March 7, 2022

Eight Fruitcake Fun Facts

Fruitcake is our favorite. That’s a fairly obvious statement. But, there’s nothing quite like sharing a slice of downright delicious fruitcake with friends and family. The only thing better is sharing these really fun fruitcake facts!
February 16, 2022
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Tesla Charging Stations in Texas

Learn how Collin Street Bakery scored the coveted responsibility of hosting the Tesla Supercharging Stations. Plus, discover the immense perks and benefits of stopping by our Café locations to charge.
February 2, 2022
How to Clean Up After The Great Fruitcake Toss

Clean Up After The Great Fruitcake Toss

Another Great Fruitcake Toss has come and gone. And, while the cleanup commenced, a curious question popped into our minds: “What happened with all those leftover fruitcakes?” Turns out, some pretty little PIGGIES had themselves a leftover fruitcake feast!
February 1, 2022
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The Great Fruitcake Toss

Not all fruitcakes are made equal. Some fruitcakes are just bad. And those cruddy cakes, the ones giving all fruitcakes a bad reputation, should be TOSSED. Cue, the Great Fruitcake Toss of Manitou Springs!
January 12, 2022
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