A New Start – and a Happy Ending Too: A Pop Up Coming to My Sister’s Store This Friday

by Lacey Eibert Keigley


If you love cake as much as we love cake, this article is going to take you to a happy place.



A Happy Ending, more like it.

In fact, Happy Endings is the name of the pop up coming to My Sister’s Store during this Friday night’s TR Town & Art Crawl.



Dana Goos is a baker extraordinaire and she’s bringing her delicious skills to Main Street this Friday night during the crawl.

Hopefully, we’ll get to have Happy Endings visit with more pop up shops in the future too.

The new location is a great little spot for other pop ups too – we’re looking forward to seeing who uses the available space in the newly renovated area.



Happy Endings sells cake by the slice (or by the entire cake, if you’re feeling wild – or hosting a party, either one).  She also sells artisan cookies beautifully decorated.




“I love cake and since the time I was little, it’s always been my favorite dessert,” Dana shares.  She actually started baking in high school and leaned into what was a natural talent for her.  “I bake because it brings me joy and I get to love people through my baking,” she smiles.

The opportunity to serve her cakes in Travelers Rest at the art crawl came right to her doorstep, so to speak.



Brian Hardyman, right next door at Greer Real Estate, is a friend Dana’s (and a fan of her desserts) and invited her to join them in the newly renovated space for this Friday night event.  There are a lot of changes happening inside that lovely old fashioned building on the corner and Happy Endings seems to be just the right fit for their first pop up.  “You can listen to the Friday Night Jamboree and have dessert and coffee with your friends,” Brian says.

It’s an offering the space hasn’t had before and it’s a welcome change – because when doesn’t coffee and cake and music combine together perfectly?  Speaking of coffee, it’s local Leopard Forest coffee too.  (Which we all know is delicious.)



Dana has been decorating cakes and baking for more than seventeen years.  Her two daughters are now grown and she’s been spending more time baking.  “My husband says he’s the luckiest guy in town to have an amazing front row seat to this world,” she laughs.



Not only does Dana bake, she also teaches cake decorating classes at The Cook’s Station in Greenville.  (We’re crossing our fingers that she’ll eventually teach classes in TR one day too.)

Come on out this Friday night – word on the street is she’s sharing free samples too.  Have a slice of cake, enjoy a cup of coffee and see the positive changes inside My Sister’s Store as you enjoy the TR Town and Art Crawl.

And talk to Brian about the possibilities of your pop up shop using the same darling space.




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