Thankful to Be Family Farming!

Hurtado Family

At Maisie Jane’s, farming is definitely a family affair—we’ve been at it for four generations!  And as we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving, we can’t help but be thankful to be family farming together. What’s great about family farming? Where do I begin?!! According to a United States Department of Agriculture study and a variety of […]

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

Order Maisie Jane’s Gift Baskets Online and Pick Them Up at the Store

I couldn’t resist posting our latest TV ad. We’re so happy with how it came out! Isn’t Lilia adorable jumping out of the shipping box? And our country store looks so beautiful. . . which brings me to the main reason for this post. Did you know that if you live in or near Chico, […]

Posted on November 19th, 2017

Vegetarian Nut Loaf for a Delicious Alternative to the Thanksgiving Turkey (Recipe)

Vintage Vegetarian Thanksgiving Card

How many of you have vegetarian family and friends coming over for Thanksgiving? No turkey? What will you serve? Well, if you like nuts, that’s easy! Vegetarian Nut Loaf is such a classic recipe for the holidays, you could call it a tradition. My first introduction to Nut Loaf didn’t feel holiday-worthy at all. It […]

Posted on November 16th, 2017

Nuts Were Enjoyed at the First Thanksgiving

Vintage Thanksgiving Card

I can hardly imagine a Thanksgiving without nuts. Big bowls of walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and beechnuts to crack with nutcrackers were always present at our holiday table, a tradition that dates back to the earliest records of the holiday feast. In 1779, Juliana Smith described their celebration in a letter to her cousin Betsey. The […]

Posted on November 14th, 2017

Maisie Jane’s November Sale — 15% off Valley Sampler Gift Baskets

Hooray! We’re headed into the merriest time of the year and to celebrate— and make your Thanksgiving especially festive—one of our MOST popular gift baskets, the Valley Sampler, is on sale for 15% off until November 22nd. The Valley Sampler Gift Basket is a wonderful gift to bring to a holiday celebration! It is a […]

Posted on November 6th, 2017

Gift Baskets and Rounds for Thanksgiving—Buy Online from Maisie Jane’s!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. In this author’s family, the holiday includes getting together with family and friends and everyone contributes something to the Thanksgiving feast. Of course, homemade goodies are most common. But some of us live so far away from home that we just can’t participate unless we send a basket of […]

Posted on November 3rd, 2017