Chocolate Wrap Blog

Chocolates for Mom: The Sweetest Gift

Sending Mother’s Day Chocolate is the sweetest way to show someone you care.  Mother’s Day is May 13th and to help you celebrate, we’re selecting a winner for our Spring Selection Gift Box every day until May 8th!   This all-natural chocolate gift box is filled with gourmet truffles, chocolate creams, chocolate caramels, peanut butter cups and more and […]

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Do you know the Easter Bunny?

Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we know the Easter Bunny has many personalities. Everyone recognizes that big, white bunny that sneaks around hiding eggs – but why? And how? It all started way back in the 13th Century in Germany, when people celebrated the beginning of spring by honoring the goddess Eostra. Eostra symbolized fertility, […]

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The Hunt is On.

Cars are honking.  No, not in a bad, “I’m so annoyed” kind of way (this is Vermont after all). These honks sound happy.   Yes, even honks can have personality.  Ok, so why are all these cars honking so much?  I’ll give you one guess.  The Easter Bunny! Everyone loves the Easter Bunny.  He dances. He […]

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Be quick as a bunny!

Our stores have everything you need to fill your Easter basket—chocolate bunnies, cream-filled eggs, all-natural jelly beans and even chocolate carrots! Stop by one of our three retail stores and be sure to say hello to the LCC Bunny! LCC Retail Stores 750 Pine StreetBurlington, VT Monday-Saturday 9-6pm Sunday 12-5pm802-864-1807 65 Church StreetBurlington, VTMonday-Thursday 10-7pmFriday-Saturday […]

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Third Annual Howard Center Curling Challenge

It’s that time of year again.  No, not Easter.  Not spring skiing.  Not mud season, (although all those things are happening now too.)  It’s the Third Annual Howard Center Curling Challenge!  You may remember the LCC team won the tournament the first year.  Yes, we won the whole thing.  We have a picture of the […]

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A Visit to a Sugar Shack

Vermont is known for its beautiful four seasons. However, there are lots of other seasons mixed in there that really tell the story of life in Vermont:  ski season, hunting season, hiking season, boating season and mud season to name a few.  Sugaring season though, perhaps more than any other, really captures the essence of […]

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A Party with a Conscience!

The real Mardi Gras in New Orleans may be over, but we’re just gearing up here in Vermont.  This Saturday is the 17th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Burlington. Here are six reasons why we think it’s one of the best events of the year! 1.    It’s the largest carnivale celebration in […]

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It is award season!

OK, we’re not about to win an Oscar or an Emmy (although our good friend Grace Potter’s duet with Kenny Chesney was up for a Grammy) but I digress.   We did, however, win the Bride’s Choice Award.  For the third year in a row!  We’re usually pretty modest, but since this award is based on […]

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A (Valentine’s) Day in the Life of Retail

Valentine’s Day – a day of love, romance, roses, and (most importantly) chocolate. For the retail staff at Lake Champlain Chocolates, it’s also one of the busiest days of the year! Unlike many of the other “Chocolate Holidays” that have a long busy season (Halloween, Hanukkah, Christmas), most of our customers do their Valentine’s Day […]

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Personalized Heart Throbs

Are you dreading pouring through Valentine’s Day cards filled with cliché sayings?   Dread no more. Our personalized heart throbs have come to the rescue!  Emily Jones, recently featured in a cover story about her talents, has been decorating chocolate hearts for the past few days with corny, sweet and classic Valentine’s Day messages.  Let’s see […]

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