RUTLEDGE – Grainger County resident Lisa Hill is offering Somethin’ Sweet for customers this Valentine’s Day.
The idea for Hill’s business Somethin’ Sweet was formed approximately 22 years ago after attending a free candy making class at Sugarbaker’s Supplies in Knoxville. She said she fell in love with making candy like molded chocolates. She then took a cake decorating class at Sugarbaker’s Supplies which she said she enjoyed.
Hill said shortly after taking the classes, she began having children and business was put on hold. Now, Hill’s oldest two children have graduated high school, while her youngest son is a sophomore. She said she believed she now had the opportunity to get her business running. She officially opened Somethin’ Sweet for business at the Hometown Businesses of Grainger County A Christmas to Remember event Saturday, November 7.
She named her business Somethin’ Sweet because as a child her favorite uncle would ask for “a little something sweet” after Sunday dinner.
A variety of sweets are available at the business, including chocolate covered strawberries, hot cocoa bombs in round and heart shapes and custom designed mints. She said when Easter arrives cakesicles, which are cake pops shaped like a popsicle, chocolate peanut butter eggs, dipped Oreos and pretzel candies will be available for purchase. All candies can be customized for any event or occasion. Prices vary for each item.
Hill has been a resident of Grainger County since 1994, a year before marrying her husband John. She currently teaches at Grainger High School.
Anyone who would like more information about Somethin’ Sweet can call (865) 368-6831 or visit her Facebook page at Lisa Hill. Somethin’ Sweet plans to be at the Hometown Businesses of Grainger County spring small business expo Saturday, April 24.