Joanna Gaines Opens Up a Cupcake Shop, Makes All of Our Dreams Come True

Joanna Gaines bakery

At some point in recent years, cupcakes became all the rage. If you haven't noticed, just stop and look all around you -- there are cupcake shops (not general bakeries but entire shops dedicated to cupcakes), reality shows for cupcakes, and cupcake ATMs. Basically it's cupcakes FTW! So, while this news may shock you -- it shouldn't. But, since Joanna Gaines has opened up her very own cupcake shop, Magnolia Flour in Waco, Texas, she's had visitors from all over come in for some of her baked goods ... and, of course, in a halfhearted attempt to meet Gaines as well.


And why wouldn't they want to? She's a household name. She single-handedly put the word "shiplap" in our cultural vocabulary. Between her spot on HGTV for the reality show Fixer Upper, her blog (where you can find tasty recipes), and her most recent venture into the world of cupcakes, Gaines might not just be the next cake boss (as Delish speculated) but just a damn boss, in general.  

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She's managed to start multiple businesses, including the highly successful Magnolia Market, and she gets to do this side by side with her husband, Chip. Pretty badass, if you ask me. 

However, the real inspiration lies in her determination to accomplish her goals and make her dreams come true by any means necessary.

She revealed in an Instagram post that it was a childhood dream come true to open a bakery, which, aside from being super sweet, is all kinds of inspiring: 

From a young age I loved spending time in the kitchen with my family, and dreamed of owning my own bakery. ... [T]his dream will come alive at the Silos, and I can't wait to share it with you. The vision behind The Bakery is that you feel my family's love for baking and experience an unexpected grouping of fresh baked pastries, breads and sweets. 

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But, what's more is how successful the bakery has become in just a short time frame. Sure, the celebrity appeal probably has something to do with it, or maybe it's simply because she puts her heart and soul into those cupcakes. Whatever the case may be, we can't wait to see what Joanna's next venture is.

Hopefully, it's that cooking show that she's been saying she wants.

Our team made this cute video in honor of the bakery reveal today and to celebrate this sweet place opening soon!! @letterfolkco

A video posted by Joanna Stevens Gaines (@joannagaines) on

But in the meantime, we're adopting this as a motto -- we believe in miracles too. Hopefully that means there'll be a plate of banana pudding cupcakes under my pillow when I wake up in the morning. 


Image via Joannagaines/Instagram

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