Darlene Ann Mattas

Executive advisor, staff editing & proofreading.

Darlene Ann Mattas loves to read in her spare time.  She has proofread several books by Anne Shiever and other authors.  She loves inspirational books and poetry.  You can find her reading children’s books to her grandchildren when she is not baking cinnamon rolls or kolaches.

Darlene has been a quit artist for many years creating one-of-a kind quilt designs and hand-painted items.  She has won numerous awards for her painting on cloth as well as 1st Place with quilt design and originality at the Kansas State Fair.  She also won awards for her cake decorating designs.

Darlene has been a cake baker for over 50 years until her arthritis slowed her down.  Her wedding cakes have been known for the wonderful taste, quality, and beautiful design.  She has made bridal cakes, wedding cakes, groom’s cakes, childrens cakes of all forms and amazing sheet cakes.  Brides have said, “We kept our top cakes for over a year in the freezer.  We were shocked and amazed that it tasted as great as on our wedding day!”  “Nobody else can make a cake like Darlene.”  Her daughters still seek her hidden secret!

Darlene has since retired on the family farm, except for still baking kolaches, holska, and cinnamon rolls which she sells to her family, friends, and life-long customers.  Her kolaches have been sent to numerous states.   People rave that she is the #1 Kolache maker in the state of Kansas.

Darlene is the Executive Advisor and Consultant for her daughter’s magazine site.

Darlene Mattas had a severe stroke on the right side of the brain on July 26, 2011!  She is now handicapped AND resides at the Golden Living Center in Wilson, KS.  Keep her in your prayers.

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