DIY ~ Valentine’s Card

Valentine’s day is just over a week away, so it seems fitting to share a DIY Valentine gift so you can share chocolate love. Today I will walk you through how to make a Valentine from old chocolate bar wrappers, and how to melt and mold pieces of chocolate you may have lying around intoContinue reading “DIY ~ Valentine’s Card”

My Chocolate Story

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”

Chocolate Basics ~ Desserts

I’m sure you often have a sweet treat after a meal, as a snack, or while out for coffee. But do you ever stop to wonder about the chocolate that is in those desserts?

‘The term dessert can apply to many confections, such as biscuits, cookies, custards, ice creams, pastries, pies, puddings, macaroons, sweet soups, tarts, and fruit salad’ according to Wikipedia.

We all know that so many of those things can include chocolate, and that we do love and enjoy chocolate. I chose the term dessert over pastry as I think that it encompasses a broader range of items. I think chocolate is now used in so many things and really I am talking about all the things chocolate is in as a sweet treat or dessert.

Memorable Chocolate Moments from 2022

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”

Hot Chocolate III

Ah, Chocolate. Here we are at part three about hot chocolate.  The first two parts focused on making the hot chocolate simply, easily, and so that it tasted delicious. Now we are going to move on to elevating it even more by adding toppings.  Finding the right topping for your hot chocolate can make itContinue reading “Hot Chocolate III”

A Chocoholic goes to Calgary, part one ~ hot chocolate.

Exploring Calgary one hot chocolate at a time. Recent travels had me spending time in Calgary and enjoying the Calgary Hot Chocolate Festival.

Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers

Wow, hard to believe that one year ago I was getting ready to launch Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers.  Waiting to see if it would be a thing.  Nervous, anxious, but mostly super excited. What is Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers?  Simply put, it is a monthly subscription that celebrates all things chocolate through artContinue reading “Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers”

Hot Chocolate

Tips and Recipes ~ Part 1 If you follow me over on Instagram, you may know that I start each day with hot chocolate. Yep, everyday. #ChocolateForBreakfast  I’m going to share some recipes, some ideas, and some ways to get you excited to start your days with chocolate as well. Most of the world startContinue reading “Hot Chocolate”