Made of Sugar and Spice in downtown McKinney changes owners, readies to launch new programs

Eric Varney (top left) and Ana Arteaga (top center) are the team running Made of Sugar and Spice in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Made of Sugar and Spice)
Eric Varney (top left) and Ana Arteaga (top center) are the team running Made of Sugar and Spice in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Made of Sugar and Spice)

Eric Varney (top left) and Ana Arteaga (top center) are the team running Made of Sugar and Spice in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Made of Sugar and Spice)

Eric Varney purchased Made of Sugar and Spice on June 5 and has assumed ownership of the business. The party and event venue offers a place for girls to celebrate their birthdays while making it easy for parents to plan. On its website, the business says it lives by the motto, “You bring the cake and we do the rest.”

“We are not a franchise and are proud to celebrate only one birthday at a time, offering the flexibility and personal attention necessary to make each soiree exceptionally yours,” Varney said in an email.


Varney has installed Ana Arteaga as the new general manager, and the team will be launching Daddy/Daughter Days and memberships with Made of Sugar and Spice in the coming weeks and months.

The business is located at 207 N. Kentucky St., McKinney. www.madeofsugarandspice.com
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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