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Shop till You Drop and Raise Money for Breast Cancer!

Here at Bakes for Breast Cancer, one week out of the year, we raise money for breast cancer one sweet at a time with our event Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer which takes place each year during the week of Mother’s Day!  This year Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer takes place May 6-12, 2013!
We realized that many of our followers on Facebook and Twitter do not live in Massachusetts to enjoy the many sweets at restaurants, supermarkets, bakeries, ice cream and chocolate shops, and Food Trucks to name a few of the many places desserts are offered in our effort …

 

Boston Bakes is finally here!

I thought I would have the time to write a blog and tell you more about our event.  Share so much with you. It is now after 3 in the afternoon on the first day and all seems to be going well in the world of Boston Bake which kicked off today and will run until May 12!
What I am going to do is to tempt you with all the desserts, the variety of desserts you can get for Boston Bakes at a participating location or by shopping online!
Join us as we make dessert history and raise money for breast …

 

Boston Bakes is more important than ever in 2013!

The participants have signed up! The desserts are getting ready to be made! Soon we will be waiting for you to visit one of our over 300 participants or for you to shop on line and help us raise money for breast cancer one sweet at a time!  The day we are waiting for you to help us is around the corner!  The time for you to help is sooner than later!  In fact Boston Bakes will start May 3 at specific Stop and Shop locations and all other locations May 6!
The money you help us raise will benefit breast …

 

Marathon Monday!

Boston comes alive the weekend prior to the start of the Boston Marathon! The energy of the city is felt everywhere.  The long planning of the marathon is done.  The runners have trained long and hard.  They hope the weather will be perfect, not to hot and not to cold.  They hope Heartbreak Hill won’t get the best of them and that they cross the finish line with everyone cheering them.  Along the way on the sides of the road, many people will be waiting to cheer on the runners mile by mile.  It is what we do each Patriot’s …

 

Baking with a Twist

Every holiday season my family asks me to bake “my” apple pie.  I never thought it was anything spectacular because the grocery store down the street sold the same pie with neater lattice tops.  When I baked, I followed the instructions from the book in the pantry, added water to the pre-mixed dough package, and popped the dessert into the oven.  Easy as pie, as they say.  The more I made the same recipe, however, the more I deviated from the original directions.  I’d eyeball the nutmeg and leave the skin on the apples.  It became sloppier than the store-bought …

 

What a Sweet Week!

After working on Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer for almost a year, Boston Bakes is half gone and I have not gotten to enjoy all the desserts I want!  There are so many choices but not enough time!
Maybe next year selfishly I will try to make Boston Bakes longer than 7 days to give me more time to get to more restaurants, bakeries, ice cream and chocolate shops and order more on our Shop page and raise even more money for breast cancer!
One stop I did make on the first day of Boston Bakes was to Ula’s Cafe in Jamaica …

 

It’s all about Desserts!

Countdown to Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer!  Today is May 2nd!  Time is going fast and before I know it, in 5 days the 13th Annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer will be here!  May 7th is around the corner and the Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer will be here and run through Sunday, Mother’s Day May 13th at over 270 restaurants, bakeries, on-line bakeries, cafes, supermarkets, ice cream and chocolate shops in over 90 communities in Massachusetts!
Get ready check the list of participants; make your reservations at restaurants and save room for the Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer Dessert!  …

 

Shop & Raise Money for Breast Cancer

SHOP!
Before we know it Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer will be here!  Yes, it starts on May 7 and goes through May 13th! It is very easy to make a difference and help raise money for breast cancer research one sweet at a time by visiting one of the participating establishment of which there are over 270 to choose from in over 90 Massachusetts communities.
But wait!  Even if you live in Massachusetts or in any other state of the United States you can enjoy the wonderful desserts Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer has to offer by shopping and having desserts …

 

Yummy Yogurt

Soy yogurt from fatfreevegan.com
The latest trend in yogurt has been showing up everywhere over the past few years, from grocery stores to coffee shops, convenient stores and more. At first I was skeptical. The plain, sugar-free flavor of greek style yogurt was boring and bland compared to the fruity flavors of Yoplait‘s apple turnover and boston-cream-pie-delights that I was used to.
But soon enough, greek yogurt worked it’s way into my heart and is now one of my most desired snacks. Chobani is definitely my brand of choice.
Vanilla Chobani
The “fruit on the bottom” makes it all worthwhile with flavors like peach …

 

Looking for establishments for Boston Bakes 2012!

Boston Bakes has grown from our first year with 42 participants primarily in the Boston area to almost 300 participants in over 90 communities in Massachusetts twelve years later.  What started as a small event has turned into a full time project where we work hard year round.  We have a Facebook page, we tweet and of course blog!
Now we kick off our efforts for 2012! Who will participate?  What desserts will they serve?  You will have to visit our website, Facebook and follow our tweets to find out!
Know a restaurant, bakery, ice cream, chocolate shop or café in Massachusetts …