Meet Taylor Criddle Founder & Owner of TAYsty Treats

Taylor Criddle is a native Houstonian and Junior Mechanical Engineering major at Prairie View A&M University. She is the owner and founder of the baking company TAYsty Treats specializing in cakes, cupcakes, cookies, cake balls, cheesecake and pretty much anything else you can bake.  Growing up Taylor always liked baking, but it wasn’t until High School that she started selling her TAYsty Treats. She took a break once arriving in PV  as a freshman, but fortunately for us, she recently reunited with her love for baking and started back selling again this semester, because it’s simple what she loves to do. One day, besides being a mechanical engineer at Lockheed Martin, Taylor plans to own a little shop as one of her ” hustles on the side” and “something to call [her] own.”  Taylor shares her baking creativity at the baby shower and wedding cake cuttings, as well as other special orders. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @ taysty_treats to stay up to date to her latest treats, and offers, and now as always ow here are 10  questions with Campus Lately to get to know the Taylor Criddle behind the TAYsty Treats!

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nterviewer: What quote do you live by?

Taylor Criddle: Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.


Interviewer: You’re a new addition to the crayon box what color would you be and why?

Taylor Criddle: Sparkly blue because I like to shine and blue is my favorite color. It’s the best color.


Interviewer: What’s your favorite flavor of Starburst?                                                               

Taylor Criddle: Honestly, I like the yellow ones that are my favorite ones I don’t know what people have against them.


Interviewer: What’s the most interesting thing about you we wouldn’t learn from your resume 

Taylor Criddle: That I bake, and I like to try new things


Interviewer: When you were a kid what did you want to be growing up

Taylor Criddle: I wanted to be a veterinarian until I found out you have to work with spiders


Interviewer: How do you find inspiration?

Taylor Criddle:  Well, To be completely honest before I quit my job it was the people I worked with. They had been in the same positions for years and really just stuck with it. I know it sounds weird but it really motivated me to see them come to work everyday and still do the same things so great. 


Interviewer: What do you admire most about your parents?

Taylor Criddle: That they’re hardworking and always push forward and keep going.


Interviewer: What’s your favorite book?

Taylor Criddle: The book thief.


Interviewer: If you could be any animal what would you be and why?

Taylor Criddle: I would be a cheetah because they’re fast and quick thinkers.


Interviewer: If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go?

Taylor Criddle: Italy, because Italian food is my favorite, so I wanna try real Italian food.

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Rachel is a 21 year old Management Major at Prairie View A&M University and aspires to one day own her own event planning company. Rachel has a passion for community involvement and uses blogging as an outlet to voice her opinions and inform the public about topics pertaining to religion, relationships, health, beauty, fitness, music, and other "trending topics" from an open and relatable perspective. She just recently started her own website called "Don't Forget The A", a blog and a brand that encourages individuality, confidence and healthy living as well as focusing on the importance of living to make a difference through giving back and leaving a legacy. She plans to earn her Masters in Public Administration to help her advance her career in community engagement and event planning.


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