Chocolate Wrap Blog

New Years Resolutions made easy (and fun!)

Happy New Year! It’s the last day of the year and I never know how I’m going to feel about it. Did I accomplish enough this year ? (never) Will next year be better? (Oh please please please!) Was this year really that bad? (It had it’s moments.) What do I hope to have happen […]

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Health Benefits of Chocolate

A chocolate bar a day keeps the doctors away! Research Reveals: Chocolate May Be Good for You Recently studies on chocolate have been published that illustrate the many health benefits it provides. For nearly half a decade chocolate lovers have been told to avoid this treat, but as we further our research on the everyday […]

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Joy to the World!

Did you find yourself losing the spirit of the Season but getting caught up in the frustration and stress this year? I certainly hope not. In my rush to make things perfect for the holidays, I have to say, I didn’t feel the holiday low that often hits without warning. I didn’t find myself yelling […]

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It’s beginning to look (and sound) a lot like…

On a cold, 20-degree day here in Vermont there is nothing better than hot chocolate. And, although it was my day off from work (Sat), I came to LCC to take advantage of a free hot chocolate tasting and to hear a great group of local amateur musicians,The Hinesburg Brass Ensemble, perform holiday carols. Being […]

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Go ahead – bite my head off!

I have a chocolate Santa but I’m not sure which part to eat first. If he were an Easter Bunny, it’d be a no-brainer. Ears. Definitely the ears. If it were a peanut butter cup, I’d eat the edges first and then go for the peanutty middle. If it were a Five Star Bar, I’d […]

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This week just gets better!

OK. Second very exciting thing to happen this week. We are finally offering our Belgian chocolate pistoles online.  For those who don’t know, pistoles are chocolate chips. (Until I started working here, I didn’t know that.) Anyway, in the past, we’ve only offered the pistoles in our stores but people kept writing and asking about […]

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A Chocolate Adventure

After much planning, training and detail-wrangling, it’s finally finished and ready to go. And we’re so excited. What are we excited about? I’m glad you asked! We are starting an exciting weekly program with our partners at Smugglers’ Notch Ski Resort. It’s called “A Chocolate Adventure” and it’s a one-hour program on chocolate, focusing on […]

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Knee Deep in Hanukkah!

First it was chocolate pumpkins for Halloween. Then it was chocolate turkeys for Thanksgiving. Now, it’s chocolate coins for Hannukah. I’m constantly surrounded by a sea of thematic chocolates. I guess it’s just that time of year. Don’t misunderstand me. I’m not complaining. I’m just sensing a pattern.  The pumpkins were fun because they just […]

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Goodbye Halloween – Helloooooooo Thanksgiving!

Well I must say, Halloween was fun but Thanksgiving is on its way and I’m excited. Who can deny this wonderful holiday of food, friends and family. I LOVE taking a break from school (and work!) to travel home for the long weekend.  There is nothing better than going home to a house filled with […]

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Trick or Treat

It’s Halloween. Can you imagine how crazy it can get at a chocolate factory on Halloween? Not to mention that word has gotten out in my neighborhood where I work so I’m sure I’ll have just a few more trick or treaters at my door tonight. That’s OK. I love to see the costumes. Speaking […]

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