I have had local wedding planners say, 'Oh, I didn't even realize you did cakes in Baltimore,' and I'm like, 'We are a local shop.That's what we've always done.' My goal is to make sure people know that."Fiercely articulate and organized, Yeskey is the natural choice to promote the bakery, whose interior is reminiscent of a trip through Alice in Wonderland's looking glass with artists, architects, and engineers wielding electric saws and blowtorches to create edible art."She's really good at translating Charm City Cakes in the real world," says Goldman. We do something very strange and different, and Mary Alice is really good at translating the strangeness of what goes on in here."Geof Manthorne, who is taking over the helm of the Baltimore bakery, says Yeskey is like a secretary of state.British banks were also expanding overseas, London was the world centre for insurance and commodity markets and British capital was the leading source of foreign investment around the world; sterling soon became the standard currency used for international commercial transactions. For example, suppose an American company sells electrical equipment to a buyer in France for one million euros.
Now that the show has ended its five-year, 10-season run, there's a car seat, Diaper Genie, and baby toys littering the floor of the small room that once held cameras, electrical cords, and lights."From day one, when Duff [Goldman] bought the building, we joked that this would be the nursery," says Yeskey, who will share the space with administrative assistant Kerry Dillon and her baby (16-month-old Willow).
"Now it is."Becoming a mom for the first time isn't the only change for the 34-year-old Yeskey, who has gone from being the show's beloved commentator and office manager to the marketing director of Charm City Cakes.
By the 1860s, most industrialised countries had followed the lead of the United Kingdom and put their currency on to the gold standard.
At that point the UK was the primary exporter of manufactured goods and services and over 60% of world trade was invoiced in pound sterling.
"We're lookin' at doing a few more seasons of the show, I think, and getting more and more opportunities," said Manthorne.