A sneak peek at the making of some hot chocolate mugs that work to protect something during packaging and are then usable as a tent card or gift tags. Celebrate all things chocolate with Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers.
Sometimes there isn’t a nearby shop that sells just chocolate. Then what? Here is a list of places you can look for fine and artisan crafted chocolate. Chocolate goes with so many things that specialty shops often stock great bars that you can add to your basket as you shop. Some of my favourite placesContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Where to find good chocolate”
Let’s talk about shopping for pastries, cakes, baked goods and other items that have chocolate in them. If you are shopping in a shop, bakery, café, or chocolate shop it is very likely that the items you are purchasing are made on the premises, and that the ingredients used are nearby. This makes it easyContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Pastries”
Got extra chocolate bar wrappers and packages? Reuse and upcycle them and make these fun, simple, creative envelopes.
These earrings were originally created as part of an Advent Calendar for Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers in 2021. They have since made their way to my shop and are a very popular item, as they are the perfect accessory to wear to any chocolate tasting, event, or festival. These were designed from a sketchContinue reading “How it’s made ~ Cacao Pod Earrings”
What is in your chocolate? Does it taste like chocolate? Do you know where it came from? Things to know about mass production chocolate.
Hi, I’m Cyndi. I am a chocoholic, living in Canada, hence the name for this blog and my business, Canadian Chocoholic. I am fond of the Dictionary.com definition of chocolate that says: chocoholic : a person who is excessively fond of chocolate. Chocolate touches all parts of my life, from my morning mug of drinking/sipping/hotContinue reading “My Chocolate Story”
I originally wrote a blog about this bean back in 2019, but work started on it in 2018 when the idea of making chocolate-themed jewellery came to me. This bean though was a tough one to get right. I like things to be perfect before I send them out into the world, and this oneContinue reading “How it’s Made ~ Cacao Bean Necklace”
2022 was a year of many things, and chocolate was often part of conversations, travel, adventures, dinners, desserts, and art. I made a Memorable Moments printable pdf that I shared for everyone over on the Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers Patreon page in case you want to print it out and put some of yourContinue reading “Memorable Chocolate Moments from 2022”
Exploring Calgary one hot chocolate at a time. Recent travels had me spending time in Calgary and enjoying the Calgary Hot Chocolate Festival.