On October 3, 1963, amid the horrendous carnage of the Civil War, President Lincoln issued and signed a proclamation making the final Thursday, every year, a day of “Thanksgiving and Praise.” Below is the text of that proclamation: Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The… Read more »
HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES RETAIL STORES WILL BE OPEN THEIR FULL REGULAR HOURS ON THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING; OUR EASTON STORE WILL BE OPEN FROM 8 AM TO 3 PM ON THANKSGIVING DAY
Are you still looking for a wonderful gift for a person or people hosting Thanksgiving dinner that you will attend this year? If so, please remember that the Hilliards Chocolates stores in Easton (on Rte. 138) and Hanover (Rte. 123) will be open their regular Wednesday hours tomorrow (Easton: 9 am to 9 pm;… Read more »
Hilliards Chocolates — a leading maker of fine chocolates and specialty candies south of Boston — is always “in season.” That is, in addition to our delicious chocolates and candies available throughout the year, as the days and weeks and months change, so do our selections of specialty confections, which are hand crafted from ingredients… Read more »
LOOKING FOR A NICE HOSTESS/HOST GIFT FOR THANKSGIVING? OUR THANKSGIVING DECORATED PEPPERMINT CREAMS ARE AN EXCELLENT CHOICE
Will you be visiting friends or family for Thanksgiving dinner this year? If so, and you are looking for a host/hostess gift, Hilliards Chocolates — a leading maker of fine chocolates and specialty candies south of Boston — has a suggestion. Our delicious homemade peppermint creams are surely to be much appreciated by host and… Read more »
ON VETERANS DAY, HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES REMEMBERS AND HONORS THE “CANDY BOMBERS” OF THE BERLIN AIRLIFT
Twenty-five years ago this past Sunday, the Berlin Wall began to fall … physically. Yet, for sure, the demise of the wall – which had been erected in late summer 1961 – had been in motion for years, with the inextinguishable human desire for, and quest to achieve, freedom and self determination as enervating… Read more »
It is our custom at Hilliards Chocolates — a leading maker of fine chocolate and specialty candy south of Boston — to be on the lookout for … and share … interesting, fun, and appealing stories involving confections. So, accordingly, and appropriately, we point to a story that has spread across the nation this past week. It… Read more »
Yes, it is big day today in America. For today … the first Tuesday in November … as always … is a day in which elections for Congressional office seats are contested throughout land. But this year, in that election day is November 4, means that this sacred exercise in democracy coincides with another event… Read more »
Hilliards Chocolates wishes everyone a happy, healthy, and safe Halloween — one with plenty of treats. Sweet costume!
If you are still looking for special treats to give out tomorrow afternoon and evening,we suggest Hilliards Chocolates Jack-O-Lantern and Ghost Candy Apples. They are delicious – and they are much appreciated by little witches, ghouls, princesses, ghosts, demons, monsters, martians, warlocks … and others.
Today, Hilliards Chocolates — a leading maker of fine chocolates and specialty candies south of Boston — highlights another of our special and delicious Halloween treats Our Jack-O-Lantern Pop is made from our own homemade milk chocolate and adorned with candy eyes and a candy nose. It is also decorated with a ribbon. Please click… Read more »