Chocolate Wrap Blog

Contest Winner – and Yet Another Day in the Chocolate Factory!

OK, first things first. After gathering all the names of all the comments for the December Giveaway, I turned to my trusty sidekicks to pick a winner. And the winner is…Laura Schofield. (Laura, I’ll be sending you an e-mail shortly!) Thank you, everyone, for your great comments, suggestions, ideas, jokes and wonderful points of view! […]

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Busy, Busy, Busy – Hopefully We All Have This Problem!!!

Yikes! We’ve been so busy (thankfully) that I’ve been a bit remise about posting a blog. Huge apologies! Tis the season to be busy and I’m certainly not complaining. Hopefully, you’re busy at your work as well (unless you’re an undertaker, then I hope you’re not terribly busy, no offense.) During this time of the year, […]

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Be Warned – We’re Talking Serious Chocolate Covered Nuts and Raisins Here!

It’s Saturday and we’re working over here at the Chocolate Factory. Thankfully, the phones are ringing and people are starting to shake off the recession gloom and get in the holiday spirit. They just seem a little more upbeat and positive and that always makes for good vibes when we all feed off each others […]

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Get the Grinch Out – Even if You’re at Work!

OK. Picture it. You’re at work, you’re tired and you have a mountain of things to do. Not feeling the holiday spirit, right? I know the suggestions in the last post are not a possibility right now so here is a short list of fun websites to visit to help get the Grinch out! They’re […]

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How to Get in the Holiday Spirit (For Free)!!!

Have you spent all your money on your holiday shopping and now you’re too broke to do anything else? Well, there are lots of FREE (or nearly free) ways to get in the holiday spirit, no matter what holiday you celebrate. 1) Visit the Free Tours in your own backyard – I don’t know exactly […]

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What? Win Chocolate Again? Yup! It’s the December Chocolate Blog Giveaway

It’s December. You’ve had all weekend to either sleep off the turkey coma or rest from your 4am shopping jaunt. Hey, whatever makes you happy, right? Well, due to the overwhelming response to last month’s giveaway, we’re having another giveaway for December. The idea is the same – just comment on any December blog entry […]

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas to Replace Those Tired Old Standbys

Each year at Christmas, I really look forward to my stocking. It’s always been a favorite part of the day for me when we look in and see what Santa left us. For a few years my parents Santa decided to stop doing stockings at my house and I had to stage my own protest […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

One of the best Thanksgiving movies I know isn’t really a movie but everyone knows it – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. When this show comes on, all ages stop to watch, myself included. One of my favorite parts (besides Snoopy sparring with the folding chair and the ping pong table) is Linus’ speech at the […]

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Tasting Session at Epcot – Follow Up

The chocolate classes at Epcot went really well and were a lot of fun (what’s not fun at Epcot?). It was amazing that when I arrived more than an hour prior to the start of the class, there already was a line of 75+ people waiting to get in (and only the first 45 got seats, […]

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Today in the Chocolate Factory…

I apologize but today, I am a woman of few words. Phones are ringing, chocolate is flowing and holiday music is beginning to play in my head. I find myself singing carols at my desk, much to the dismay of my co-workers (not sure if it's the carols or my singing making them grown, probably […]

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