Easter: A Tisket A Tasket A Local Boston Basket

I love Easter.  Well, we don’t celebrate Easter but I love the memory of Easter brunches in Toronto.  We used to go fairly often to my parents’ friend’s place; they were like family to us.  We would drive a good hour to get there and when we did we were rewarded with a table of…

Easter Treats: Shop Local for your Easter Basket

Here are just a few of my favourite spots to shop for Easter sweets and treats. Let’s start with Boston’s oldest chocolatier Phillips Candy House.  I recently sampled their chocolate dipped peeps and even though I’m not a Peep person, I loved the taste.  Each row of Peeps is dipped in a  different type of…

Spring Eggs: Passover or Easter The Chicken Doesn’t Care

Eggs are a symbolic part of both Passover and Easter.  As a lover of anything crafty and fun, of course I had to adopt the practice of decorating eggs.  I can do without the bunny (that’s just totally confusing- I mean where does a bunny even get eggs?) I can skip all the sugar too…