Local shop that closed while business boomed is back in a new location

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – Reese Emry, her husband and their two children moved 2,000 miles to Waco from their home in Washington state to open Linen & Cake, a small shop that attracted a big following, then closed the store just as business was booming and moved back to Washington so she could spend more time with her two young children.

Now, two years later, amid the pandemic, they’ve moved back and Linen & Cake is reopening in a new location.

“I still kind of believe it’s not even happening,” Emry said.

The vintage and home décor store opened in the summer of 2018 on Austin Avenue after Reese and Bret Emry traveled to Waco for Magnolia’s annual Silobration and decided they wanted to move to Waco from Washington.

They made the move and within a month opened Linen & Cake.

Reese, who has always been a stay-at-home mom but also is an incredible artist, dreamed big for her small shop next door to Cultivate 7Twelve.

Her dreams came true as her online…

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