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Exquisito Chocolates’ 73% Oko Caribe Dominican Republic Dark Chocolate Bar
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This post originally appeared on March 25, 2020, in Add to Cart — the weekly newsletter for people who love shopping (almost) as much as they love eating. Subscribe now.


At-home HIIT classes, bread making, drinking wine with friends over Zoom — everyone seems to have their own way to respond to the novel coronavirus crisis, which has forced so many of us to “shelter in place” or least hunker down and work from home, at a safe yet disheartening distance from our coworkers and loved ones.

You certainly can’t shop (or drink) your way out of quarantine, and stress-scrolling through Amazon or your other go-to online stores won’t do much to stem the chaos that’s ensuing beyond your walls. But now more than ever, it’s little things that can ease the stress, up the comfort, and perhaps brighten an otherwise dark and confusing time.

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