The girls have been really blessed by our local media! They have been named two of the most interesting people of 2009 by Cincy Magazine! (scroll to the fifth feature on the page) and have enjoyed clipping out lots of newspaper articles. After visits to tv and radio stations, Amy exclaimed “Next I want to see the internet!” If anyone can arrange a tour let us know!

“Saucepans and Superheroes” blog, July 2014

Great post on Bake Me Home from the blog Saucepans and Superheroes!

Family Circle Magazine, July 2014

Family Circle magazine features the Cookie Girls in their June 2014 issue!

Forest Hills Journal covers the new Bake Me Home kitchen, September 2013


FamilyFun Magazine, May 2013

Here is a feature on Bake Me Home from FamilyFun Magazine in the May 2013 edition. We were one of their four $5000 “FamilyFun/Disney Friends for Change 2013 Volunteer Award Winners.”

FamilyFun May2013

Family Friendly Cincinnati covers our Boutique, April 2013

Here is an article from Family Friendly Cincinnati about our upcoming 5th Annual Boutique!

Fox 19 TV coverage of our new home, 2013

Bake Me Home’s new home as reported here in neighborhood coverage of the Anderson/ Mt. Washington area of Cincinnati by Fox 19.

Cincinnati Enquirer writes about our new home, 2013

Here is an article about Bake Me Home’s new home in the online version of the Cincinnati Enquirer!

“Blogunteer” blog, March 2013

Here is a Bake Me Home profile from a blog that profiles volunteers and non-profits…Blogunteer!

Centennial, Inc. blog, March 2013

Here is a great article from Centennial, Inc., a local Cincinnati recruitment firm, talking about the origins of Bake Me Home, and the upcoming 2013 Boutique!

Her Cincinnati Magazine, June 2012

The story of Bake Me Home, as featured in Her Cincinnati Magazine, June 2012.

Cincy Magazine, 2012

Article from Cincy Magazine on this 90 year old volunteer organization, with ties to Bake Me Home!

Go Orange for No Kid Hungry Essay Contest Winner: Emma, 2012

Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is bringing innovative solutions to ending childhood hunger. Students under the age of 21 were encouraged to submit a written response to the following question: “Why is ending childhood hunger in America important to you?”  Three winners, in two age categories, under 15 and 15 and over, were selected.  Featured here is Emma’s essay, which won third place in the under 15 category!

“The List” television feature, 2012

It seems our Cookie Girls and Bake Me Home are everywhere, and now they have landed in a segment on the nationally syndicated TV news magazine “The List”! Click this link to watch their appearance.

Upbeat Brain blog, 2012

That’s the title of a very “warm” story on Dr. Mike’s October 3rd blog, which you can read here.  We’re so grateful that he captured the heart of what we strive to do every day through Bake Me Home. Feel free to post your own comments on the blog.

Amy’s Table on Q102, July 2012

Amy and Emma talk with our friend Amy Tobin about Bake It Forward, our youth summer service program.  (Note: this interview has since been removed from Q102’s website.)

Boutique, April 2012

Photographer Holly Burkholder donated her time and talent to photograph our 4th Annual Bake Me Home Boutique at Coldstream Country Club on April 21, 2012.  View her beautiful photos HERE!

The Fox19 Morning Show, April 2012

Amy and Emma joined Amy Tobin on The Fox19 Morning Show to give a little preview of one of the delicious appetizers they are making at our Boutique.

Amy’s Table on Q102, April 2012

Emma took the microphone solo (and did a great job!) in an interview with Amy Tobin, while our Amy was under the weather. Click HERE to listen to the show (then scroll down to April 15 and select “Emma Bushman”) and learn about our mission and our Boutique fundraiser.

Magnified Giving Grant, September 2011

Bake Me Home was honored to be the recipient of a $1000 Magnified Giving Grant from Seton High School.  This money was used to purchase a new printer that allowed us to greater expand our Family Portrait Program.  Read about the Magnified Giving Program here: magnified giving.

Fox 19 Morning Show, August 2011

Amy and Emma had a great time visiting the Fox 19 Morning Show gang again with our friend Tony Lawson, Director of the Duke Energy Children’s Museum.  Click HERE to see their segment and learn about the Difference Maker Awards, and the role Bake Me Home will play in them this year.

The Caroline Challenge, August 2011

We were blessed to have Caroline Keating include us in her 52 weeks of challenges!  Click HERE for her story and video about volunteering with Bake Me Home.

Enquirer covers Sodexo Grant, July 2011

You can read the story about our Sodexo grant from the Cincinnati Enquirer HERE.

Forest Hills School District, June 2011

The girls’ school district, Forest Hills, did a nice write up about the the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP HUNGER Award.  Read their article HERE.

Adventures of Me, June 2011

Nisha, a blogger in South Africa with an amazing and inspiring story of her own featured the girls in her “Kid of the Week” section.

Girls win National Scholarship from Sodexo, June 2011

Amy and Emma were thrilled to be named Sodexo Foundation’s Stephen J Brady STOP Hunger 2011 Scholars.  Click HERE to watch the girls’ Sodexo video.

Kids Are Heroes, May 2011

So another daughter asked her parent to help her get started with a charity, and ta-dah, KIDS ARE HEROES was born!  Check out their website at to see how this amazing Daddy-Daughter Duo are helping inspire other kids to make a difference in the world.  They picked Amy and Emma as two of their heroes for May.  Read about them HERE.

Cookies with Superpowers! May 2011

Cincy Chic included us in some nice coverage about how not all heroes (or sheroes!) wear capes!  You can even throw on an apron to make a difference in your community.  Read about our Cookies with Superpowers HERE.

Amy Tobin at Boutique, April 2011

What a treat to have our friend, Chef Amy Tobin, join us at our Bake Me Home Boutique at Coldstream Country Club.  She and Grover delighted our guests with delicious (and adorable!) desserts with a little help from Amy and Emma!

ISPYCINCY, April 2011

ISPYCINCY took a peak at our Boutique!  Click HERE to see what they thought!

Channel 9 WCPO promotes Boutique, April 2011

Our local station, Channel 9 WCPO, gave us a nice plug for our 3rd Annual Bake Me Home Boutique.  You can check out the girls’ brief interview HERE.

Fox 19 Morning Show, April 2011

Amy and Emma had a fantastic time with Chef Amy Tobin on the Fox 19 Morning Show!  The three made flower fruit kabobs and talked about our upcoming Bake Me Home Boutique.

“Amy’s Table” on Q102, April 2011

Amy, Emma and Alison had a wonderful time visting with Amy Tobin again on her Q102 radio show, Amy’s Table, to talk about our mission and upcoming Boutique. To listen to the show click HERE and scroll to the April 5 segment.

National Peanut Butter Month on Fox 19, November 2010

Amy and Emma were thrilled to be invited back on the Fox 19 Morning Show Xtra by Frank Marzullo to help him celebrate National Peanut Butter Month.  They brought along a special batch of Bake Me Home PEANUT BUTTER Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (just add 1/4 cup peanut butter to our original recipe, yum!).

Difference Maker Awards, October 2010

Amy and Emma were very honored to receive  Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Awards.  They were recognized, along with 4 others, for making a difference in the lives of children in their community.  Read about all of the honorees here.

In the photo L-R: Tonya Matthews, Ph.D., Vice President of museums, Cincinnati Museum Center; Valerie Krugh, Ph.D, Director of the Student Enterprise Program (StEP) at the UC Economics Center for Education and Research; Robin Ewing, Co-Founder of the Cincinnati BEARS; Amy Bushman, Bake Me Home; Emma Bushman, Bake Me Home; Paul Naberhaus, Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund (CISE); Marcia Anderson, president, Women’s Alliance, Inc.; Frank Marzullo, FOX19 Morning News and Meteorologist.  Photo Credit: Taren Frazier

Difference Maker Awards Nomination, October 2010

2010 difference maker nominationAmy and Emma have been nominated for a Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Award!

Bake Me BACK Home Interviews, August 2010

Alison, Amy and Emma were thrilled to talk about our Bake Me BACK Home Project with Military Spouse Tara Crooks on her show “Tara’s TALE” on www.military.comClick here for their interview from August 2010.  They were also fortunate to be guests on Army Wife Talk Radio that same month.  Click here for a link to that night’s show.

Y-Press, June 2010

Y-Press, a nonprofit youth-media organization, recognized Amy & Emma with this article on their website.

Cookie Girls in the Cincinnati Enquirer, June 2010

Bake Me Home was honored to be included in a special “GOOD NEWS” section of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Read our article here.

“Amy’s Table” on Q102, June 2010

We had a great time visiting with Amy Tobin on her Q102 radio show, “Amy’s Table.” (Note: this interview has since been removed from Q102’s website.)

Cincy Chic Magazine, May 2010

Cincy Chic, an online magazine for the women of Cincinnati, featured mother-daughter co-workers. Emma, Amy, and Alison can be found in the third vignette in this article.