We had the good fortune of connecting with Airiel French and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Airiel, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
Stay Peachy Sweets was started shortly after my son’s first birthday. I wanted his birthday to be so special and something he looked forward to every year. I decided to try making his cake and cookies myself for his party and quickly fell down the cookie making rabbit hole. Now I not only make cookies for his birthday every year, but cookies for people all over DFW for all kinds of occasions.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Something I pride myself on with my cookies is the time I put into decorating each one. I could be taking on huge orders and just focusing on quantity but instead I try to make sure each cookie has unique details and matches the theme that customer picks perfectly. I may accept less orders than others but that because I want to make sure I put in the time each set deserves and make cookies that I am truly proud of.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’m a homebody so this is hard! But my favorite burger in the metroplex is the Grease Monkey in Arlington. I think the Fort Worth Zoo is always worth a visit and Six flags is also super fun if you’re into roller coasters. The Dallas Aquarium is also a must visit if it’s too hot for outdoor activities.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My son. I wouldn’t have started Stay Peachy Sweets without him. He is special needs, pre verbal, and an extremely picky eater. Most kids love cake, ice creams, and candy but he (usually) doest’t like those things. He is always so excited to have any extra cookies I make and is the best hype man without even saying a word.

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Jordan Mitchell Photography

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