New Kids: New Businesses in Toledo

Jera’s Heavenly Sweet

If you’re looking for a sweet treat in Toledo, Jera’s Heavenly Sweet is, well, divine. Since their grand opening last September, they’ve been serving up delicious cookies, pies, brownies, cupcakes, breakfast pastries, dinner rolls, cakes, breads and cheesecakes. Now located at 3059 W. Bancroft St., just east of Secor Rd., Jera’s Heavenly Sweet makes exceptional custom baked goods. Visit and to read about their story, menu and specials! —TV


Insomnia Cookies now in Toledo!

Who doesn’t love a warm, fresh baked cookie (even at midnight)? Insomnia Cookies’ new Toledo location is what we night owls have been jonesing for. Open until 1am Sunday-Wednesday and 3am Thursday-Saturday,  Insomnia Cookies is located at 1440 Secor Rd. next to The University of Toledo’s Barnes & Noble. To view their menu or to order online, visit —TV

Be Well at Wixey

The Wixey Center for Wellness, a meditation studio in Maumee, founded and directed by Rachel Wixey, provides secular teachings & meditation classes designed to serve all races, cultures, gender identities, religions, non-religions and communities of people. New clients can book a free thirty-minute consultation at, to work one-on-one with Rachel to establish mindfulness meditation practices. Private bookings for the Personal Wellness Plan sessions are also available and address specific goals related to overall health. The Wixey Center For Wellness is located at 6546 Weatherfield Ct, Building E5

Maumee, 419-725-9499. —AV

Here’s the story

Storied is a Toledo-based video production company recently founded by Joni Johnson. Capturing anecdotes and interviews of families and loved ones, Storied provides a digital heirloom through autobiographical documentaries of elders, children and families. The recorded and professionally edited videos can memorialize an elder with a captivating story to tell, a graduating high school senior reflecting on the educational experience or capture the essence of the whole family on video! Learn about pricing and details at After scheduling an interview, an extensive list of sample questions will be provided as food for thought. or 419-601-9163. —AV