Let's talk about energy and a product that you might turn to if you wanted a good boost during your day, particularly if you are engaged in a lot of physical activities. When I think Gatorade I think sports, I think intense workouts. Why? Because since 1969 multiple sports organizations have used Gatorade for their athletes and the company has used that fact to promote their products. (1) In
Assorted Cacao Gems, DAGOBA
Today is World Chocolate Day! I'm revealing the Cacao Gems from DAGOBA because of their program that works with female cocoa farmers around the world called Inspired Chocolate Empowering Women. The Cacao Gems come in three flavors in this box -- Milk Chocolate Ginger Lime, Dark Chocolate Lavender Blueberry, and Picante Chocolate. We'll look at each in turn but first
It was too hot and humid where I live so we had an indoor picnic and I made my family these. The Wilton Sugar Sprinkles and Jimmies are part of a Wilton Cupcake Decorating Kit. It is took hot to make cupcakes right now but the sprinkles and jimmies have multiple uses, don't you think? The sprinkles and jimmies you see in the photos below were sent to me for free from Wilton via the Amazon Vine
Let's start off July with chocolate related recalls.... I wish we didn't have to but I want all of you to be safe. Check the links, check your own countries recalls if you don't live in the USA, and check your pantries and homes.
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Honey Mama's Oregon Peppermint Cacao-Nectar Bar
Honey Mama's Issues Allergy Alert on Oregon Peppermint Cacao-Nectar Bar
Trio of Crunchetti from Brockmann's Chocolates
Tomorrow, July 1st, is Canada Day, that nation marks the day that the UK government passed The Canada Act which freed their former colony for the necessity to have the motherland consulted on any Constitutional changes. This is one of 5 statutory holidays in Canada. In honor of all of our readers from Canada, today we are going to look at three
July = National Ice Cream Month -- It is HOT and HUMID where I live and my family always wants ice cream. How about yours?
July 1 = Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day -- What is the most creative ice cream flavor you've been brave enough to try?
July 3 = National Chocolate Wafer Day
July 5 = National Graham Cracker Day -- So many different flavors of graham crackers now but what is the history of
Father and Daughter, Norbert & Kathrin
Today I want to introduce you all to Kathrin Brockmann of Brockmann's Chocolate. We're going to learn about the history of the company and her role in it. On Saturday, we're see some of their products in honor of Canada Day.
Kathrin, your family has a history in the candy and chocolate business that goes back to Germany. Would you share a bit of your
On three occasions last year I had a Friday Freebie from Kroger for Jell-O Simply Good Instant Pudding Mix. I got their two chocolate flavors and for kicks the vanilla bean, too. I had a feature article that had to be done on National Parfait day in 2017 so I waited to share this creation until today, a few days before National Pudding Day on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. These were simple to make and
I've featured some DAGOBA chocolate a few years back through the Amazon Vine program but today we're going to look at two bars that came directly from DAGOBA. These feature new branding designs and flavors that I was unfamiliar with before these arrived. I had one of our specialists help me out with these bars because he is a super raspberry fan which is important for one of the bars. The bars
Savory, Chocolatey Marshmallow Trail Mix
I was selected recently to get a few free products and coupons for other products in order to create a "Trail Mix" from MyMagazine network where I am a member. I can't share everything I get through that program with all of you simply because not everything I get through them is chocolate or cocoa. One of the coupons was for Kroger chocolate chips so