Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Chocolate is healthy! At least some types are, so here's a little information about chocolate's health benefits and where to get that healthy stuff in Canton.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Chocolate is a staple of Valentine's Day, and for good reason. It's a sinfully sweet treat, of course, but it also contains flavonoids, a type of antioxidant that has been shown to have health benefits for the very target of Cupid's arrow—the heart. But not all chocolate products are created equal: they can vary wildly in flavonoid content, fat and calories, and quality of ingredients. So how can you be sure you're expressing your love with the most healthful chocolate option? According to dietitian Gloria Tsang, many products you might find in the chocolates section of your grocery store or gift shop have much more sugar and fat than real chocolate. "It's always a good idea to stick to real chocolate rather than candies and bars with …
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
What is your favorite treat this time of year?
Only 12 more days until the ghosts, goblins and witches are knocking on the doors around Canton. As Halloween is quickly approaching, have you shopped for your treats to give out to the neighborhood kiddos yet? Tell us what your favorite treat is by answering the poll question below. Happy Haunting!
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Hilliards House of Candy in Cobb's Corner has everything you need to feed your sweet tooth, or your Valentine's.
Third generation in a beloved and historical area landmark, Judy Hilliard McCarthy feels fortunate to be part of the Hilliard’s heritage, and to be able to pass it on to her children. Hilliards House of Candy's own unique family recipes are a tradition here in Cobb's Corner. They are a name Canton knows and a place where families keep coming. Originally founded in 1924, the family opened an Easton shop 50 years ago and in 2003, that busy location maxed out. “It got so busy, especially during the holidays;” they knew they had to do something. Hilliard McCarthy said the family thought the Village Shoppes was such a nice area, and offered convenience for their Canton, Stoughton, and Sharon area customers. Canton welcomed Hilliards when they …
Friday, November 12, 2010
Trick or treating at all the shops on Halloween afternoon.
Clad in costumes and bearing bags to gather their treats, families and children from Canton and the surrounding towns stormed the Cobbs Corner shopping plaza Sunday, Oct. 31 for some major trick or treating. Each year, the stores in the plaza host the mini-Halloween party, allowing kids to stop by each shop to pick up some treats in a safe and fun environment. Children and adults donned costumes of every kind, painted pumpkins at the Village Toy Shop, registered for prizes, and scored a lot of sugary treats for their sweet tooths.