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I have to admit that Halloween is one of my most and least favorite holidays. I love the baking and the candy, but hate (dread) the dress up part. Halloween snuck up on me this year and I scrambled to get my kids their costumes – they were going to be whatever TJ Maxx had […]

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I love Bee’s Knees, so when I found out they were coming to my ‘hood, I was pumped! Bee’s Knees took over the space that was formerly Joshua Tree, or for those of you who remember way back, Tonic. The space is awesome. I feel like it’s more open than the Fort Point location. The […]

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Follow the Honey is a great store located in Harvard Square, owned and operated by Mary Canning.  They have an amazing variety of honey and honey related products. Some of the great features of the shop are their honey on tap and their bar where you can sample a variety of types of honey! Follow […]

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  I stopped in to one of my favorite store the other day for some sweets. Cocoanuts offers delicious specialty goods from local or small batch makers. The Lil Devil ($3.30)is a take on Little Debbie Cocoa Cremes or a Hostess Ding Dong – chocolate cake with creme filling that is dipped in dark chocolate. […]

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Thursday afternoon I stopped by to see Nina from Moochie’s Macarons – she was doing a tasting of her delicious macarons at Olives and Grace in the South End. Nina debuted two new flavors this particular evening! Moochie’s macarons come in these amazing flavors: pistachio, lavender honey, toasted coconut, Belgian dark chocolate, fig preserves and […]

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Jen and Tara have been friends since they were teenagers. A few years later, they made that dream they had when they were teenagers, of opening a business together, come to fruition. Located on Parmenter Street in the North End, this cute shop is full of surprises! The carry a variety of gourmet nuts and […]

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I had the pleasure of meeting Derek and Kristin Wilson this weekend at their pop up at Olives and Grace. The Wilson’s are the minds and talent behind Broma Brownie Co. (formerly Boston Brownie Co.) Between the two of them, Derek and Kristin have almost 50 years of restaurant experience (Kristin is the pastry chef […]

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This post has been sitting in my drafts folder for some time now. I met up with my old intern and she brought me this cute little sampler pack from Cocoanuts (that’s how they first came onto my radar). Check out all the things inside below. A tasty fruit and nut bar. Taza, a local […]

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I happened to need a gift for a party we were going to, and headed over to Cocoanuts in the North End to pick up some sweets (blog post coming soon). I had the chance to chat with Tara Shea (co-owner) while I was in there, and she mentioned that Shira Melen, of Northlight Baking […]

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I stopped in to Olives and Grace on Christmas Eve (I’m catching up on posts!), I was doing some last minute shopping and figured I could pick up some stocking stuffers. Check out “The King candy bar” from Liddabit Sweets. Never heard of Liddabit? They are a small company based out of Brooklyn, and the […]

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