Hi, I'm Melodie.

I'm the founder and creator of River + Birch Custom Cookies. I'm a southern girl married to my college sweetheart and I'm a stay-at-home mom to four wild and wonderful boys. I hold a Master of Physician Assistant degree (useful when you're a mom to four boys!) and a self-taught degree in baking and cookie decorating. I've always had an interest in the arts, but it has only been in the last few years that I began combining that with my love of baking.

The name River + Birch holds special meaning for me. We live on Riverbirch Lane, in a house that has welcomed a newly married couple to their first home, the birth of four precious boys, and the creation of this business. It will always be a reminder of the excitement of new beginnings.

Thank you so much for supporting River + Birch. I can't wait to create something beautiful for you.

"Happiness is baking cookies. Happiness is giving them away. And serving them, and eating them, talking about them, reading and writing about them, thinking about them, and sharing them with you."

—Maida Heatter