Today, Cheryl Day is here to share a little bit about her bakery, Back in the Day! We're smitten with her charming space!"Hi! My name is Cheryl Day and I own Back in the Day Bakery with my husband Griff; it's a neighborhood bakeshop in Savannah, Georgia. Our specialty is handcrafted American scratch baking and I think it is the best job in the world.
Along with being a baker I am also an author of cookbooks. "The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook" with Artisan Books is about our tried and true recipes and how we enjoy living a handmade life. We were named Amazon's along with Food and Wine Magazines top 25 cookbooks of 2012. Such an honor! I am currently working on our second book."
"I rise early at 3:30 a.m. and head into the bakery for my favorite time of day. Early morning is quiet time and I am in the baking zone. I start making breakfast pastries followed by other sweet treats like cupcakes, cookies and pies. Once our doors open, the hustle and bustle is in full swing and the bakery smells amazing. When you walk in the door you can't help but smile at our marshmallow chandelier and I love seeing all the smiling faces that graciously come visit to support what we do. My day is filled with timers, questions, telephones and meeting guests who come from near and far to visit our little bake shop."
"I love to repurpose vintage treasures to organize my tools. My kitchen has an industrial vibe so I take every opportunity to repurpose something old in a new way. I love the juxtaposition of industrial and pretty things too. I rarely use things for what they are intended. For example, my beautiful hand painted tape dispenser holds my shiny tape measure spool, the old mattress spring acts as my inspiration board, pie plates hold outgoing mail, recipe box holds birthday cards, an old metal shop display is my bookshelf."
"People often ask me if I have always had a love for vintage items and the answer is YES! I like to describe my personal style as vintage bling. I love beautiful, glitzy, girly things. I love the history attached to something old from clothing to furniture. I always try to imagine the stories they might tell."
Thank you for stopping by to share your lovely space with us, Cheryl! You can find more about Back in the Day Bakery over on their site and be sure to check out their fun cookbook! xo.
This place looks so incredibly cool! I would love to go there! The website is so cute as well!!
Love the marshmallow chandelier! So cute!
Yay!! Back in the Day is just around the corner from my house. Their Saturday morning cinnamon rolls are the best!
My hometown! They have the best brownies in the entire world!
This is a really cool space! I love the marshmallow chandelier, and the mattress springs used as an inspiration board- that is brilliant;)
What a charming bakery! I love it, it’s perfect 🙂
This place is absolutely adorable. Perfect place for us vintage gals to go 🙂
Crazy gorgeous photos. Makes me miss New York… reminds me of my neighborhood bakery in Chelsea. 🙂
Oh I LOVE THIS!! This will have to be A MUST when we are visiting next year!! Such a perfect shop for such a Perfect town! 🙂
Very timely post! my husband & I will be in Savannah next month & we’ll be sure to find this delicious looking shop! I think it’s close to our hotel on Bay Street which is even better. Thanks!
Oh my god. Forget the baked treats. Look at her flower crown and her smile 🙂 No don’t forget the baked treats. i’m sure they’re delish. xx
Those cupcakes look delicious ! 🙂
she has a really really good cookbook!!! her recipes are amazing. I really want to stop by her bakery one day!!
If I ever go to Georgia, I am SO going to visit them! What an amazing little space they have!
What a cute bakery! I wish we had bakeries like this here in Aus, but I’ve never come across any!
That is the prettiest, gorgeous-est bakery I’ve seen!!!
Love the shelves of beautiful dishes and other goodies. Those and Cheryl’s book would be equally as tempting to me as the adorable cupcakes!
It looks incredible 🙂
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When you go , you have to try the grilled pimento sandwich and the bacon onion jam….it’s life changing! Thanks Cheryl, we had a wonderful visit there with our mutual friend Brandon Branch! We will be back.
Oh my Goodness!!!! I loved that place. I used to live in Savannah and one of my classmates introduce me to the bakery. I am so glad to see it again on your blog. They have a very cute shop and I love their lavender cookies. Awesome!!!
I want to live there. All those cupcakes and everything looks so sweet and vintage. So much love.