Elise Strachan, My Cupcake Addiction
Elise Strachan has become a household name in the world of sweets, attracting the attention and hearts of millions with her YouTube channel My Cupcake Addiction. Australian born, with an impressive background as a trained pastry chef, Elise’s engaging personality has her living the motto that “Life is Sweet.”
This animated mother of two shares her passion for everything from how to bake it, craft it and style it up to create the ultimate festive occasion, with time, kid-friendly & money saving tips along the way. An avid traveler, Elise also shares her adventures of discovering the world’s most delectable desserts and showing her fans the must-go places to get them. Elise shares her most sensational and delicious dessert recipes and innovative entertaining tips in her new cookbook Sweet! Celebrations out this October. You too can throw the perfect party!
Jay Qualls, The Frosted Affair
Jay has become one of the most sought after wedding cake designers and premiere sugar artist in the country. He is know for his sophisticated, elegant, and classic wedding cake designs. He has starred on TLC's hit television show Cake Boss, The Next Great Baker as well as a "cheftestant" on season 2 of ABC's hit show The Taste, and recently on Cutthroat Kitchen on Food Network!
He has designed wedding cakes and special occasion cakes for country music celebrity artists like Martina McBride, Jo Dee Massina, Sara Evans, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, Hillary Scott-Lady Antebellum and Patrick Carney from the Black Keys, Tyler Hubbard, Tiffany Fallon, Nicole Clawson, Hannah Curley, Reba McEntire, and Faith Hill just to name a few.
He was featured in Martha Stewart Weddings in the winter 15th Anniversary issue. Less than 10 designers have been invited to collaborate with Martha Stewart Weddings in the history of the magazine.
Ms. Candy Blog
Ms. Candy Blog is “where candy is always in vogue”, a personality driven candy vlog with a focus on candy as it translates to fashion and beauty. Her award nominated YouTube channel is part of the World of Wonder network, having received a contract in less than a week of posting a review of the RuPaul candy bar.
Additionally, she was awarded a contract with Periscope’s first talent network, Lifestream Productions, and placed on 3 top Periscoper lists after her first week on the live-streaming platform. She currently live streams on 4 platforms simultaneously and is a regular guest on Facebook Live’s first variety show, The JennyQ Show, Wednesday nights at 9 pm EST. Ms. Candy Blog has worked for such brands as Google/YouTube, Yahoo!, J.P. Morgan and Citysearch. As a candy persona, she has partnered with such top brands as Hershey’s, Lindt, HSN, Epix, It’Sugar, Sour Patch Kids, Just Born (Peeps/Mike & Ike), Jelly Belly, Torie & Howard, Adams & Brooks (Whirly Pop) and Dorval Trading Company (Sour Power).