Toledo According To…Chantel Cox

. August 1, 2018.
Chantel Cox.
Chantel Cox.

Years lived in Toledo: 25.
Occupation: Owner of Glass City Cupcakes
My story, in one sentence: Life is too short to not do what you LOVE.

Most people know me for: Amazing cupcakes.

A Cookie Monster cupcake.

A Cookie Monster cupcake.

The street I drive on/walk on most often is: Collingwood… I live in the Old West End.

The best time I ever had in Toledo: I took a glass blowing class at the museum, I loved it!

If I could change one thing about Toledo: There would never be another pothole.

If I knew I could get away with it, I would: I would kidnap all of the fur babies from the Toledo Zoo.

The best view in Toledo: Fleetwoods at Hensville.

If I could apologize to anyone: I would apologize to the guy I yelled at for taking my parking space yesterday at the mall.

My ideal day would look like, from morning to night: I would sleep, it’s my favorite! I feel like I don’t get enough sleep.

The thing I truly need to let go of: Party in the Park. I miss it. It was a lot of fun.

The reason I am most proud of myself right now: For turning my dream into a reality.

What makes me truly feel alive: Attending Calvary Church, I love it!

The hardest decision I have made in the past year: To quit my job and open the bakery.

When I was in High School, I probably would have been described as: Shy and artistic.

Hunter or gatherer: Hunter.

If you could have a drink with any person or character—fictional, real, living or past—who would it be, what would you drink, and why? My grandpa, Bernie LaClair, I hear he was quite the character.

My favorite local people to follow on social media are: Event Prep, Maddie and Bella, Toledo Wedding Guide.mad

What I’m listening to: Right now it’s The Wicked soundtrack. I just saw the musical at the Stranahan Theatre.

On a typical day, I wear: Comfy clothes.