Chocolate Wrap Blog

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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Cookbook and Chocolate Giveaway Winners… Oh, and Winter’s Here!

So, the first ever Chocolate Blog Giveaway is complete and winners have been drawn. Thanks so much to everyone for your comments. I wish I had enough cookbooks and stuff to give to everyone but since you all seemed to be really into it, I’ll do another giveaway in December. Watch for it! Each comment […]

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LCC’s Chocolate Version of the Gingerbread House

  We hosted a chocolate sculpting demo this past weekend and the feature was how to make a gingerbread house out of chocolate. And as expected, resident artist and chocolate sculptor Emily Walton Jones continued to amaze and impress attendees with her ability to make amazing things out of chocolate. At her demos, she usually […]

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My Wish List – Chocolate Body Scrub and a Big Box of Truffles!

I’ve found yet another potential item for my holiday shopping list. Yes, it has to do with chocolate. And yes, it has to do with this home spa treatment kick I’ve been on. It’s just that when it comes to holiday gifts for my friends, I feel they should be an indulgent treat, not something […]

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Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows – Recipe and Cheater Tip!

I know, I know. Stop talking about Hot Chocolate but please, indulge me yet again. I want to share this recipe we have on our website that you can make to pair with your Hot Chocolate. It’s a recipe for homemade marshmallows and while it’s not a lot of work, it might be a little […]

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