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Cupcakes and Conversations

Our Team




 Melanie LeDay-Albarado, founder of Cupcakes and Conversations is the mother of 3 teenagers (Ethan, Elle, and Emma) and wife to Patrick. She is the owner of Southern Suga by Mel - a home based bakery - and cake instructor. She also works professionally in Early Childhood Education for a local University. Melanie is professionally trained in teaching positive adult/child interactions as well as trauma-based intervention. Melanie is a former girl scout troop leader, serves her community as often as possible, and adores mentoring children of all ages. She lives her life built on the foundations of faith, love, service, and great morale.




Ashley Robinson, Co founder of Cupcakes and Conversations is from Shreveport, La. She has been married for 13 years to Albert Robinson and has 3 kids Jeremiah, Hannah and Isaiah. Ashley is retired from the Army with 20 years of service. She is the owner of Ashley’s Touch Wedding and Events in which she plans, decorates, and coordinates weddings and events. Most importantly Ashley is a true servant to God and enjoys working with youth!

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