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Powder Springs Cupcake Shop to Celebrate 1st Anniversary

Lily Torte will offer free samples, raffles and special deals on Saturday in recognition of being open for a year.

The owners of will host a celebration on Saturday in recognition of their first year being open in downtown Powder Springs. 

“It’s been a challenge,” said Lindsey Hazard, who with her cousin, Erin-Renee Sierra. “They say the first year (for a new business) is the most challenging year, just like with a marriage. But we’re still open and we’re getting busier every day.”

Scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shop’s Marietta Street location across from , the celebration will feature free samples, raffle prizes and special deals.

Hazard said that running a new business while she raises three children and Sierra raises two is no easy feat. It was also hard to overcome the loss in foot traffic caused by the downtown closings of the , and . 

But the custom orders are thriving, she said, and she and her cousin look forward to continuing to serve sweet treats to the community well into the future.

“We’re really blessed,” Hazard said.

What's your favorite Lily Torte cupcake? Tell us in the comments.

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Nichelle Fox August 04, 2012 at 05:22 AM
I'm glad you're downtown and realize that it can be disheartening with other new businesses around are closing. Happy you're still there and giving me my sweet stuff.
Chris Wizner August 04, 2012 at 12:21 PM
Congratulations and Thank you for being part of our City.
Jay August 04, 2012 at 06:08 PM
What a great place you have.
Ra Barr August 04, 2012 at 06:11 PM
Happy first anniversary!! Hope you have many more!!!

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