PEOPLE OF INTEREST
Lives in: Stuart
Occupation: Cake artist
Education: Art is a lifelong
study, so sporadic and ongoing.
Graduated from Belmont
Academy; studied at the
University of Southwestern Louisiana and at Indian River
Hobbies: African drumming, fishing, scuba diving, gardening,
yoga, meditation, Buddhist studies
Who/what inspires you: “There are people who inspire me on
a daily basis. They struggle every day and they get out there
and do the best they can. I also like to watch kids — they inspire
me. They don’t think about how things are going to look
to other people. They’re just out there discovering and exploring.
There’s a beauty to watching people learn and try things.”
Something most people don’t know about me: “I wanted to
be a lawyer. My daddy was the sixth generation in a law firm
going father to son in Louisiana.”
TAMMY LEE BRADLEY
Glover specially crafted a bird nest cake from sugar paste to celebrate a
woman’s 60th birthday.
are made of sugar paste and are so lifelike that they look as if
they were just picked from a garden.
“I like my garden and that’s where this all started,” she
said. “The cake thing was a curiosity of mine. When I met my
instructor, Minette Rushing, and took a class from her, that’s
the first time I saw what you can do with sugar.”
To personalize the wedding cakes, Glover requests couples
bring to a consultation any meaningful object they might
want replicated on the cake. She has incorporated such items
as features on the bridal gown or wedding invitation and
certain colors or flowers that are part of the event.
Her bakery also makes cakes for birthdays, wedding showers,
baby showers and other special events that can be catered
to the client’s vision.
“We’ve done a lot of things for different events,” she said.
“We create cakes every year for a book signing that a group
of local writers do. We’ve done celebrations out at the Seminole
reservation, the 50th anniversary cake for the Florida
Oceanographic Society at the Elliott Museum and one for the
Environmental Studies Center fundraiser. I’ve worked with >>