Travel Iowa: 

"We did it, Iowa. With your help, we created a map of the state's greatest places to buy cookies. In honor of #NationalCookieDay, we suggest you treat yourself with a box of your favorite! Check out our story for even more Iowa favorites":


"Bake yourself free: How this Iowan found a sweet new life after divorce."

"I was baking all night and my kitchen was a mess, but our tireless efforts to make this adventure a success benefitted our mental, emotional, physical and spiritural health."


"I Had Lunch at a Car Dealership" One Minute Marketer Blog, March 2019:


Chicago Tribune article by Mike Conklin, June 23, 2004:

"Everyone likes a good bakery, but in this Mississippi River town, where good times otherwise appear to have drifted downstream, the busy Ivy Bake Shoppe is more than a friendly gathering spot to drink coffee and sample region-famous blackberry scones." -Chicago Tribune


Time Magazine included The Ivy Bake Shoppe & Cafe in an article about river towns in January, 2000, written by Steve Lopez. The following link is a related article from the Ft. Madison Daily Democrat, July 2000:

." . .at the sinfully addictive Ivy Bake Shoppe, where Martha Wolf and Susan Welch Saunders' blackberry scones make the sorry impostors at a certain ubiquitous coffee-house chain taste like clay pigeons. . ." -Time magazine


MILLENNIUM TOFFEE BARS (Blog) June 28, 2013 (Review & Recipe): 


Green Light Bookstore, Ivy Bake Shoppe Cookbook (Review)