Business & Finance

Mallory's Calories; Millburn Teen has a Sweet Business in Town

bf7b5993a50d1409e8e5_e6db0de0be3e063bd3ed_060216-it-mallory-13455319.jpg
e93d7d59d6b6cd52de3d_215fb8c3d51a9104d61b_IMG_0692.JPG
3e77fb372dc0bd2f1772_febe45c176367ebbb212_IMG_0703.JPG
da95bd074a43ead9ce16_8648fc9d93997c0ec7b1_IMG_0715.JPG
bf7b5993a50d1409e8e5_e6db0de0be3e063bd3ed_060216-it-mallory-13455319.jpg

MILLBURN, NJ - With the holiday season approaching, Millburn residents may be looking for a special treat for their families. MHS Junior Mallory Podell believes she holds the secret ingredient to a sweet and tasty experience. Podell is the owner and operator of Mallory’s Calories, a small cupcake business she runs out of her kitchen; she prides herself in baking custom cupcakes in many flavors.

It all started in January of 2015. Podell was looking for a hobby as a freshman in MHS. She began to surf the internet in search for her niche, and began to avidly watch baking videos on YouTube. Inspired by what she saw, she decided to give baking a try. She eventually trained herself to the point where she was able to publicize and sell her cupcakes to the Millburn/Short Hills residents.

The town quickly embraced the custom products, calling upon Podell during graduations, birthdays, and any special occasion. She has grown her business through word of mouth, Workmom, Instagram, and Facebook.

Sign Up for E-News

As the orders pile up, and her high school career progresses, Podell has grown busier by the “dozen”. “I just don’t stop until it’s done, and so I’m up and doing things for a really long time. Some days, I will do it over the weekend, and it is more calm. I have gotten really good at it, and really fast at baking.”

In the academic and extracurricular environment that is Millburn High School, Podell has become an inspirational figure. With each cupcake, comes a message. “I think Mallory's Calories sends the message that you can do whatever your heart desires. Not everyone has to be the stereotypical sports star. If you have a passion try and achieve it; there is no harm in trying. Don't give up.”

Of course, since Podell is a Junior, she will most likely be unable to continue with Mallory’s Calories after her 2018 graduation. She is unsure whether she will pursue a career in food or another field. However, she is certain that she will continue her passion in the kitchen. She will also undoubtedly take from her experience in Mallory’s Calories. “I have learned that patience is key Podell said. “Even if things do not turn out as planned keep trying and you will get there.”

You can follow Mallory’s Calories on Instagram at mallorys.calories, and on Facebook at Mallory’s Calories. You can also place an order by emailing Mallory Podell at malloryscalories@gmail.com

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Millburn/Short Hills

Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3258 or go ...

Millburn Police Investigate Theft by Nordstrom Employee

February 14, 2018

Press Release February 13, 2018

 

On February 6, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2009 Jaguar XKR as it exited the mall for having no front plate. The investigation led to the arrest of 50 year old Christopher Garibian of Morristown on an outstanding traffic warrant out of Morris Township. Mr. Garibian was placed under arrest, issued summonses, and released after posting ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_6bc32732b6e5b46f0b03_f28fee57f494e6f4658c_10943684_896744083691504_4506070169799302056_n

Fri, February 23, 9:00 AM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Winter Break Camp at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum ...

Education Green

Carousel_image_8429e76bd8adfbc48ca8_0dac551c96548b6313da_met_orchestra

Fri, February 23, 12:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Metropolitan Orchestra of NJ Duet at Millburn ...

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_4f8324cc0a175d48b73e_bbc4a05ee6841cf55043_martamcdowell-photo-by-marco-ricca

Sun, February 25, 2:00 PM

Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills

All the Presidents’ Gardens Talk & Book Signing ...

Home & Garden

Carousel_image_61e402c79011d14d92ba_b01211242c63812560cd_networking

Tue, February 27, 8:15 AM

Congregation Bnai Israel, Millburn

JBN Presents: Women's Networking in Millburn

Business & Finance

Own a Lakefront Townhouse from the Mid- $400s

February 22, 2018

OWN A LAKEFRONT TOWNHOME FROM THE MID-$400s

 

Mariner’s Pointe Offers Modern Townhomes with Deeded Boat Slips within

Commuting Distance of NYC

 

HOPATCONG, NJ – The opportunity to own a brand new townhome right on the shores of Lake Hopatcong is attracting buyers to Mariner’s Pointe, where homes priced from the mid $400s are moving ...

Millburn Township Announces NJLM Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition

Millburn Township Mayor Cheryl H. Burstein is proud to announce the NJLM Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition for high school juniors and seniors planning to continue their education after high school. Three state winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and their essays will be featured in the New Jersey League of Municipalities magazine. We are inviting all Millburn ...

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces the World Premiere of 'Unmasked'

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announced today the world premiere of UNMASKED, which will feature some of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most iconic work and the stories behind its creation, along with new music and memories from his extraordinary life and career, will open its ...