Make Almond Thandai for the Holi Festival

Thandai

In just two days it will be Holi Festival time—the festival of love and color celebrated many places in the world but particularly in India and Nepal. It’s a Hindu religious festival that has become popular with many non-Hindu people because it is just so joyous and fun! In fact, that’s the point. It celebrates […]

Posted on March 19th, 2019

Almond Cookies for Chinese New Year

Chinese Almond Cookies

Gong hei fat choy! Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year of the Earth Pig which in Chinese astrology symbolizes a year of good fortune—especially in terms of friendship and financial rewards! Well, that’s worth celebrating and a traditional Chinese New Year celebration wouldn’t be complete without almond cookies. Almond Cookies also symbolize good luck […]

Posted on February 5th, 2019

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for a Local Sweetheart (or One Far Away)

Maisie Jane's parents celebrating

Valentine’s Day is usually a day we imagine we’ll be celebrating together with someone we love. You plan a romantic dinner, pick up some flowers and maybe a last minute gift on the way to their door. But if you like to plan ahead or your loved one is currently living far away, it’s not […]

Posted on January 31st, 2019

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a Cup of Glögg (Recipe)

Glögg

In many cultures, Christmas Eve is the traditional time to celebrate the holiday, gathered around the tree and opening gifts with family and friends. And what better way to warm up the celebration than with another Christmas Eve tradition—a hot cup of glögg! Pronounced glue-gh in Sweden, where the tradition is thought to have originated, the […]

Posted on December 24th, 2018

Dark Chocolate Almond Cookies (Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipe)

Chocolate Almond Cookies

It’s cookie baking season! Could it really be holiday time without homemade cookies? But what about the gluten-free people and vegans on your list? Well, have no fear, Maisie Jane’s is here! Today’s recipe is sure to satisfy the chocolate lovers in your family but it uses almond flour instead of wheat so it is […]

Posted on December 20th, 2018

On the Twelve Days of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me (Gift Baskets!)

Family Fun Gift Basket #4

On the twelve days of Christmas my true love gave to me . . . yes, I know that’s not quite how the song goes. But I wanted to remind you that just because the deadline for sending a gift basket has passed, it is not too late to extend the holiday spirit to the people […]

Posted on December 18th, 2018

Time is Ticking: Don’t Forget to Place Your Order

Santa Claus Bringing Gifts

“Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane. Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeers pulling on the reins” . . . and this year he’s bringing treats from Maisie Jane’s! But we’re running out of time to have things shipped in time for Christmas. So go to our online store […]

Posted on December 13th, 2018

Maisie Jane’s Chocolate December Sale

Chocolate Almond Polka Dot Gift Bags

Can you imagine the holiday season without chocolate? I can’t! That’s why I’m excited to announce Maisie Jane’s Chocolate December Sale! 15% off all your favorite chocolate nuts, now through December 31st. But get them NOW because you’re going to want these in holiday stockings and heaped around the house for holiday parties and snacking. What’s […]

Posted on December 11th, 2018

Gifts for People Who Love to Cook

Natalia Sofia's Italian Dinner

Do you have people on your list who just love to cook? Get them a gift they’ll absolutely love at Maisie Jane’s! All of our beautiful gift baskets are filled with treats that any food lover will enjoy. But some are especially designed with chefs or people who appreciate just good old-fashioned home-cooking in mind. […]

Posted on December 6th, 2018

What Will You Bring to the Holiday Party?

Peppermint Ice Cream Pie

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when people are hustling and bustling, buying gifts for friends and family near and far. And then the holiday party season will begin! It’s not too early to plan for one—either your own or what you will bring to someone else’s. I never like to arrive empty-handed. […]

Posted on December 4th, 2018