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On a really particular FGFB…

Beforehand, on FGFB….

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It is the vacations: Christmas is simply a few brief weeks away, homes and streets are embellished, and there is a festive spirit within the air. This time of 12 months at all times jogs my memory of being a child… Christmas is unquestionably a youngsters’s vacation… and fortuitously (or begrudgingly) a few of us by no means develop up.

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Till we’ve to.

Issues change: mates come and go, kin go away, vital others pack a bag and depart in the midst of the evening like we cannot discover (you may be again Karen!)… and generally it may be very exhausting. And worse than all of these issues:

My favourite donuts are going extinct!

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Now, these should not some little powdered numbers you get on the 7-11 once you cease for fuel on a protracted drive. Oh nay nay. These donuts are a STAPLE of not solely my childhood, however the area that I grew up in.

cue the Marvel Years theme tune…

Leavitt’s Nation Bakery… household owned and operated for 44 years. Sadly, will probably be closing their doorways for good on February twenty ninth, 2020. It is a devastating blow to the inhabitants of my residence city of Conway, NH… and everybody else who was in-the-know when visiting city. All of my pilgrimages again residence by no means felt full till I obtained a Leavitt’s donut (or a dozen).

Even to today, Leavitt’s Bakery is the one place I do know the place a dozen donuts is below $10. Certain, possibly Dunkin’ Donuts is shut in value, however not in high quality, or dimension, or the love fried proper in. And I imply unconditional love… not the fickle love of a dishonest hussy named Karen.

Anyway, after I was residing and dealing in Conway, I might cease by each Saturday morning and get a dozen for me and my coworkers (particularly that one piece of ass who appeared like she’d by no means even smelled a carb in her life… she cherished donuts).

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House of so many candy treats, it might be not possible to listing all of them and never depart somebody’s favourite out. Pies, desserts, fritters, and naturally espresso and donuts. These confections have been on this inexperienced earth longer than the author of this text; and are equally as doughy and candy. I do not even assume the aesthetic has modified in 40 years.

All I can say is that I am going to sorely miss these candy, chewy and caky (when they need to be) home made donuts. They have been as a lot part of my life as something has. They’re excellent. I’ve tried donuts throughout, in all places I’ve traveled (see the FGFB assessment of NYC the place I visited an artisan-hipster place referred to as Dough, or in Chicago the place I had an ice cream sandwich made with 2 glazed donuts)… nothing compares to Leavitt’s Donuts… not even those my mom made within the fry daddy for me as a wee one.

And if that image and my phrases aren’t compelling sufficient, dig this, I posted a goodbye to Leavitt’s Bakery by myself Instagram/ Fb, and obtained extra engagement, feedback, reactions and attain than another put up I’ve ever created. My very own easy tribute to an area household and their sugary items to the world sparked a revolution of affection and candy unhappiness for the lack of one thing so terrific. I simply want I may’ve completed extra.

The Leavitt’s have completed rather a lot for the neighborhood, past their family-owned enterprise. They’ve touched so many individuals. And everybody who’s tasted their items is a life-long fan. Commenters acknowledged they drive over an hour only for Leavitt’s merchandise. Everyone seems to be saying the exhausting goodbye to a very particular enterprise that will probably be missed greater than they will ever know. And as a lot as I admit they deserve their retirement, it is heartbreaking that there is not a younger relative to take the reigns and preserve this one among a form little store in enterprise.

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  These donuts get 5 stars, an A++, 10/10  

Leavitt’s Nation Bakery

564 White Mountain Hwy

Conway, NH 03818

Please, if you’re of their space, cease by and pay your respects to the top of an period. And do your self an actual favor and buy 30,000 energy value of baked items. You will not remorse it. And all I can say to the Leavitt’s is that this…

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