Joy The Baker Wins Best 2014 Sweets & Baking Food Blog

Joy The Baker Wins Best 2014 Sweets & Baking Food Blog

Faith Durand
Feb 14, 2014
(Image credit: Joy The Baker)
(Image credit: Joy The Baker)

is our 2014 Favorite Sweets & Baking Winner!

(Image credit: Andrea Sparicio)

Thank you to everyone who voted on our 10 finalists in the Sweets & Baking Blog category. Five of the finalists were chosen by you through nomination count, and the other five were chosen by our judges.

Congrats to the winner and make sure to check out ALL the great blogs mentioned in The Homies this year!

See Winners in All the Categories

Home Design Categories

The Finalists

Notes from the Judges

A few select quotes from the judges on their picks:

Nothing in the House: A Pie Blog: A lot of talk about pies focuses on Grandma’s favorite recipe or a pie that won a blue ribbon at some county or state fair. It’s about the past. In her prettily photographed and smartly written Nothing in the House, Emily Hilliard gives us lots of brilliant ideas, both sweet and savory, like Chocolate Orange Pie with Mascarpone Cream and Buffalo Chicken Fried Pies, that nod to the past but prove that the pie category has lots of room to grow.

Eat The Love: I can't get enough! Featuring Irvin Lin's hilariously self-deprecating wit, drop-dead-gorgeous photographs, and decadent recipes, this blog never fails to stimulate my appetite and tickle my funny bone. I don't often indulge in sweet treats, but Eat The Love always feeds my cravings for brilliant writing and insanely great recipes.

All of the Nominees

The Homies at a Glance


  • Week 1 - Nomination: Nominate your favorite home design and cooking blogs from Friday, February 14 - Friday, February 21 (until midnight EST). Nominations are approved manually by the editors.
  • Week 2 - Voting: Vote on the ten finalists in each category Saturday, February 22 - Wednesday, Feb. 26 (until midnight EST).
  • Winners' Weekend: Winners will be announced Friday February 28.


  • How are finalists determined? The top five most nominated blogs in each category will become five of the ten finalists.The other five finalists in each category be chosen from the nominees by our editors and a panel of judges.
  • Can I nominate more than one blog? Yes! Nominate as many blogs as you like. The main goal here is to discover and share blogs we love.
  • Can someone be a finalist in more than one category? Nope. They can be nominated in all categories, but they'll only be eligible for finalist status in the category where they received the most nominations.
  • Why wasn't my nomination approved yet? We manually approve each nomination, and we do this on a rolling basis as quickly as we can.

Get Nominating!

Remember to nominate blogs in the category where you think they fit best. They'll show up here after we've approved the nomination. Also, past winners are not eligible on this go-round.

Before you nominate a blog, scan the list and see if they're already here. If they are, click the +1 button to register your nomination.

The Homies 2014

Read more about The Homies and see all past winners!

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