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Art and Chocolate

There are so many ways to combine art with anything, and chocolate is no exception.  Be it making art with chocolate, chocolate bar wrappers or creating art themed around chocolate, it can be such fun. Lately I have been enthralled with cacao flowers.  Their shape, their size, did you know they are teeny tiny?  LikeContinue reading “Art and Chocolate”

A year of Advent Calendars

Advent Calendars, I handmade one a month for a year, 12 unique calendars, made with many different materials to help celebrate Advent or count down to Christmas. Great for anyone who loves chocolate no matter what special days they celebrate. Art for your home during the holiday season.

Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers

My desire is to create beauty and joy to share with others. Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers was born. My hope is to surprise you with fun things as the year passes and to always put a smile on your face as you receive Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers.

New Adventures – The Chocolate Notebook

This year I was fortunate to be asked to join the team of The Chocolate Notebook, a notebook/calendar/agenda/journal.  I had a first edition of The Chocolate Notebook and used it throughout 2020.  I was surprised and excited when Anelisa Lauri and Lauren Heineck, the minds behind the creation of The Chocolate Notebook, invited me toContinue reading “New Adventures – The Chocolate Notebook”

Chocolate Wrapper Paper Chain

Sweet and simple, this DIY paper chain is easy. I made it using chocolate bar wrappers, that are so beautiful, that I want to showcase their beauty. Feel free to get your kids involved if you want.

Chocolate Ball Ornament

This is the first of a series of several blogs about making ornaments from chocolate wrappers. These light and airy balls are lovely additions to a tree as light shines between the openings in them.

Masks for the Chocolate Lover

Handmade face masks for chocoholics and chocoholics screen printed with chocolate inspired designs. Stay safe during covid by wearing a mask. Hand sewn, hand printed, shipped worldwide.

Lilacs

It’s lilac season and I am determined to enjoy the lilacs year round. This year I made lilac almond scones, lilac sugar, lilac honey, lilac syrup and lilac bath soak. Also a soon to come lilac cacao nib scone. I love lilacs and want to enjoy them the whole year though.

DIY Chocolate Tasting

Make a DIY chocolate tasting to send in the mail to a friend. A fantastic way to share chocolate, brighten a friends day, educate someone about chocolate, and give a smile. This simple DIY chocolate tasting is easy to put together and doesn’t take much time.

Making Art…

Using the foil and paper wrappers of chocolate bars I created beautiful wall art that is unique and fun. Reusing and upcycling chocolate packaging.

Pink & Pretty

How to set up a chocolate tasting with what you have on hand. It’s almost Mother’s Day. There aren’t any last minute runs to the mall, this post helps you set up a chocolate tasting with what you have on hand to make Mom’s day special.

Chocolate Bar Foil Wrapper Art

I do not know about you, but I eat a lot of chocolate.  That means I have chocolate wrapper waste, aka packaging, lying around with no real purpose. Today’s #createwithcanadianchocoholic uses the foil from chocolate bars to create some fun usable art. Gold and silver foil wrappers are so pretty. I do tend to loveContinue reading “Chocolate Bar Foil Wrapper Art”

Recipes for creating chocolate treats!

Recently I made a special chocolate plate or chocolate tasting flight with some chocolate from a friend. Here is a look at the finished plate. The recipes can be found below for a Truffle for One, Drinking Chocolate Shot, Brownie for One, and Chocolate Ice Cream Topping. Truffle for One I made this recipe forContinue reading “Recipes for creating chocolate treats!”

2019 What a year!

I may have eaten quite a bit of chocolate. A year ago, I made a New Year’s Resolution to only purchase Canadian Chocolate.  I didn’t tell all of you about that, but I did indeed stick to that resolution.  The only time I bought other chocolate was when I was in Hawaii, and then IContinue reading “2019 What a year!”


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