Saved dollars helped start Lucky One Baking in Menomonee Falls

Kristine M. Kierzek

Haley Tushaus began saving her singles while working in the service industry. Every one-dollar bill went into a jar, and at the end of the year she’d deposit them all. It all went into his business, and even inspired the name.

After a little more than a year of baking at home and taking custom cookie, cake and dessert orders from friends and family, she officially moved into a commercial kitchen space and opened Lucky One Baking Co. N88-W16624 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls.

Tushaus, who studied baking and pastry at Waukesha County Technical College, creates all her sugar cookie shapes and colors custom for each customer. Orders range from one dozen on up, and typically at least a two-week notice is required. To order, go to

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