What Are You Getting at Maisie Jane’s for Mother’s Day?

Inspired Chef Basket

I know I’m going to be tempted by the beautiful scarves, jewelry and wonderful array of gifts for Mother’s Day at Maisie Jane’s gift shop this year. And I’m sure my mother would love any of the wonderfully scented hand lotions, cosmetics, soaps and other toiletries available right now. She might even go ga-ga over […]

Posted on May 4th, 2019

Treats for Your Easter Basket

Family Fun Gift Basket #2

What’s in your Easter basket? I’ll tell you what’s in mine: treats from Maisie Jane’s! Almond candies are naturally egg-shaped. That makes them traditional for Easter in places like Portugal where amêndoas de Páscoa (Portuguese Easter almonds) are exchanged by practically everyone! Amêndoas are pretty much the same as the many chocolate almond treats we […]

Posted on April 16th, 2019

Almond Farming is a Family Affair

Hurtado Family

Did you know that according to the 2012 USDA Agricultural Census, there are around 6,800 almond farms in California? Almost 75% of those farms are just 100 acres or less—most are under 50 acres. And even though California produces 100% of the U.S. almond supply and more than 70% of the almonds produced worldwide, 91% […]

Posted on April 4th, 2019

It’s California Arbor Day

Almond Grove in Bloom

We’re celebrating trees on the blog today! We celebrate Arbor Day in California on March 7th in honor of horticulturist Luther Burbank’s birthday. Did you know that Luther Burbank got his start in the field when he chose the almond as the rootstock to fulfill a commission from an investor who wanted to cash in […]

Posted on March 7th, 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

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

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

Celebrate the Holidays with Local Products at Maisie Jane’s!

From the Heartland Gift Box

Happy Holidays from Maisie Jane’s! Can you believe we’ve been a local Chico business for 25 years? The devastating Camp Fire that happened right here in Butte County is deeply on our minds as many of our employees and friends have lost their homes. We’re extremely grateful that our farm and staff are safe and […]

Posted on November 28th, 2018

We Need a Little Christmas Now

Christmas at Maisie Jane's

  Remember the scene in the film and musical “Auntie Mame” when Mame has lost her job and all her money in the stock market crash? It wasn’t even Thanksgiving yet but she got everyone in her household to deck the halls early and sang the now traditional song “We Need a Little Christmas.” Never […]

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Family Fun Gift Basket For Chico Locals in Time for Thanksgiving

Family Fun Gift Basket

Calling all Chico Locals! Order our Family Fun Basket #1 by Nov. 20th and you’ll get 15% off and will be able to pick it up in our gift shop in time for Thanksgiving! This is truly one of our very favorite gift baskets. It’s filled with a wonderful assortment of Maisie Jane’s treats! You’ll […]

Posted on November 19th, 2018