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Cape & Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer Research

Are you located in Cape & Islands and part of a restaurant, bakery, café, retail shop, online bakery, chocolate shop, ice cream shop, or supermarket, and love to bake or have a dessert to offer for a good cause? Would you love to help make some desserts to support breast cancer research? Join us, get involved, and participate in our Cape & Islands Bakes event to raise money for breast cancer research.
The Cape has a 20% higher rate of breast cancer than the national average, and we want this event to grow by leaps and bounds because we have …


Opening Day!

I feel like the Red Sox at the start of a new season. The Red Sox’s are off to a good start and soon so will Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer.  Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is coming up quickly May 6-12!
So much work has been done in the off season! New volunteers and interns, veteran volunteers and interns, new participants, veteran participants and the list can go on!  We are nothing without our team, the team that gets the event together, the team of participants that truly believe in our cause and is getting ready to bake a dessert …


Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2013 Update!

We have been busy working hard on Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2013! The dates are set! May 6-12th! The restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, online bakeries, ice cream and chocolate shops are signing up!
So far we have 156 participants signed up and others we are waiting to register! We are working hard to get more participants than we did last year! Hopefully we will beat what we did last year!
So far we have 14 participating in our 50% Club. These establishments will be offering every dessert on their dessert menu and donating 50% of the sales for the week of Boston …


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!  …


Tips for the Bride & Groom! The Out of Town Guest!

I recently traveled to an wedding in Ohio and never paid much attention to the gift box left in my room until this wedding.
Here I was in Columbus, Ohio for the first time and when I got to my room not only was there a refrigerator, a gift from the mother of the bride with a sweet note but a lovely gift box from the bride and groom and many bottles of water.
So what was inside the box?  Information on Columbus and things to do.  The hotel was in such a great location, I could walk to over 127 restaurants, …


Thank you CapeCod.com!

CapeCod.com your life, your Cape and yes Boston Bakes!
Thanks CapeCod.com for the nice write up about Boston Bakes and helping us to spread the word about our event.  This year, we had more participants on the Cape than ever before. We are so grateful for the Cape’s support and hope to get more in the years to come!
Why you might ask? For many reasons, the Cape is helping us to raise money for breast cancer research.  Did you know that the Cape has a 20% higher rate of breast cancer over the national average?  So you can see why we, …


Save the Date for Boston Bakes 2012!

The week of Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2011 just flew by! So much to catch up on, so many people to thank, so many papers to file, and wonderful stories to tell!
What an incredible week I had! What incredible desserts I enjoyed for breast cancer.  How I wish Boston Bakes was longer than one week so I could enjoy all the desserts at every participating bakery, restaurant, cafe, chocolate shop and on-line bakery.  It is just impossible to do in one week in spite of all my efforts to try.  I just need more time!  I try to visit …


The ABC’s of Boston Bakes!

Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Beverly, Boston, Braintree, Brewster, Bridgewater, Brighton, Brookline, Burlington Cambridge, Centerville, Charlestown, Chestnut Hill, Concord and Cotuit are some of the communities you can start with when planning where you would like to go for this year’s Boston Bakes.
But don’t stop there because then you have to move to the towns and cities starting with D and go all the way down the alphabet to get to cities and towns that begin with W and visit them all! It is a fun journey visiting new restaurants, bakeries, cafes and chocolate shops and going back to your old favorite …


New Communities to find a Boston Bakes Participant for Boston Bakes 2011!

Boston Bakes is in over 25 new communities around the Commonwealth this year making it easier for you not to have to go too far to have a dessert and raise money for breast cancer at the same time!
The following communities and participants are joining us for the first year. We hope you will welcome them with open arms and visit them often during the week of Boston Bakes, May 2-8th and have a dessert which will make a difference in the fight against breast cancer.
We welcome:
Konditor Meister in Braintree
Chillingsworth Restaurant in Brewster
Centerville Pie Company in Centerville
The Regatta of Cotuit …


Checking out the Desserts for Boston Bakes so are we!

Time flies!  One day I think I have all the time in the world and the next minute Boston Bakes will start its 12th event in 11 days!  We have over 270 participants in over 100 communities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts!  We have surpassed the number of participants and the number of communities we are in since Boston Bakes 2010!  We are busy updating our photo gallery and finding out all the dessert details from our participants!  The desserts we are seeing are outstanding!
A big welcome back to all those who have participated in the past and a welcome …