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The Costco Connection

by Shana McNally   Cookies Made With Love IN 2004 THINGS looked grim for the Stachler family. Dad Ken and daughter Susan underwent back-to-back chemo for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Hodgkin’s disease, respectively. Mother Laura was distraught until she learned that ginger helps cancer patients fight nausea. Having grown up in the restaurant industry, baking was […]

Southern Lady Magazine (2010)

By Kathleen J. Whaley Snappy Days: After facing the same illness in back-to-back generations, a Georgia mother and daughter set their course to “give a snap…see a smile.” True-life steel magnolias Laura Stachler and Susan Carver Robbins exemplify the character of many Southern women:  Through good times and bad, do what you can, and do […]

Snappy Days

Southern Lady Magazine By Kathleen J. Whaley November / December 2010 Issue After facing the same illness in back-to-back generations, a Georgia mother and daughter set their course to “give a snap…see a smile.” True-life steel magnolias Laura Stachler and Susan Carver Robbins exemplify the character of many Southern women: Through good times and bad, […]

The Osgood File (2010)

Charles Osgood, Reporting by Mark Strassmann, CBS News Correspondent   The Osgood File. This is Charles Osgood.  There’s a secret ingredient in Susansnaps – the gourmet ginger snaps Laura Stachler started baking at home seven years ago.  Today, they bake and ship as many as 10,000 cookies a day. About the Stachlers, the cookies and […]

Auburn Magazine

By Michael Hansberry   Snaps for Cookies When life hands some people lemons, they make lemonade. When Susan Stachler Robbins (’04 Graduate) was handed a cancer diagnosis, she made cookies. Robbins, who began treatment for Hodgkin’s disease the year she graduated from Auburn university, was young, vivacious, and determined not to become a victim. Initially, […]

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Bakery to Host Fundraiser for Cancer Patients Susansnaps, the area’s only gourmet gingersnap cookie company, will host Sweets for Smiles, a fundraiser for cancer patients, Friday and Saturday at its store in Sandy Springs. All proceeds from the sale of Susansnap Spice Cake Slices ($4) and gingersnap Snack Packs ($5.50) will be donated to the […]

Atlanta INtown Paper (2010)

by Wendy Binns Companies that Care: Susansnaps Learn about Susansnaps and you’ll understand that this company was created to fight cancer with a 1-2 punch. Number one, the gingersnaps are cheerful and soothing (ginger is known as a natural stomach soother). Secondly, they raise big bucks for The Susan Carver Foundation ‘… because cancer is […]

The Sunday Paper (2010)

By Hope S. Philbrick Snap to It! Mother-Daughter Baking Team Settles into a Brick-and Mortar-Storefront Susansnaps, a gourmet ginger snap cookie company, grew from a tummy-comforting snack into a mother-daughter business that recently opened its first retail location in Sandy Springs. Laura Stachler (who previously owned Laura’s Divine Desserts) first developed Susansnaps as snacks for […]

Points North Magazine (2010)

By Anna Rhoades Give a Snap, See a Smile Mother-daughter team Laura Stachler and Susan Robbins have opened Susansnaps, a gourmet gift shop in Sandy Springs. Stachler began making ginger snap cookies in 2004 to soothe nausea, a side effect from chemotherapy, which both her daughter and husband were going through at the time for […]

Dunwoody Crier

By Carol Miemi Family Travails Sparks Susansnaps A Dunwoody mother and daughter recently turned family tragedy into triumph when they opened Susansnaps – a bakery and sweetshop they own and run together. Walk through the door of their business, and you are in pure confection. From the hand-painted walls, floors and furniture to the aroma […]