Lori Soard, B.A.E.
Lori Soard has a B.S, in English and Education with a major in English and holds a PhD in Journalism and Creative Writing. She has more than 17 years of experience as a freelance writer, editor, web designer, and business consultant. Her work has been published in Woman's World and various newspapers in locations like Greenfield, Indianapolis, Abilene, and online for publications owned by the New York Times and USA Today.
In high school, Lori worked for a local bakery. When she graduated, she began taking a series of Wilton cake decorating classes from beginner to advanced. This led to her opening a cake decorating business called Lori's Cakery. Her specialty was wedding cakes, but she also created other special occasion cakes.
Over the years, Lori has kept up with new techniques and trends, such as fondant cakes, airbrushing, images on cakes, and cupcake designs. Today, she still makes the occasional wedding cake as a gift to family or friends and frequently makes special occasion cakes. Her favorite task is creating unique cupcakes and cupcake towers for all occasions.
In her spare time, she grows organic fruit and vegetables and enjoys raised bed and container gardening.