365 Chocolate Squares – A Chocolate Journey

A year long chocolate journey with 365 squares of chocolate. A bite every day for a year. Follow along as I create art from the wrappers of chocolate I eat.

Hot Chocolate – A Morning Ritual

Hot Chocolate, Drinking Chocolate & Sipping Chocolate My morning ritual includes starting the day with some form of chocolate, usually a mug of hot chocolate. I like slow starts to my days and taking the time to prepare and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate is how I choose to begin my day.  I amContinue reading “Hot Chocolate – A Morning Ritual”

A Silver Cacao Pod

The story of how I came to design a line of chocolate inspired jewellery. Cacao pods and cacao beans for all to wear in sterling silver, bronze, patinaed bronze(brown colour), and gold by special order. Unique ways to show your love of chocolate, and a perfect gift for chocoholics.

DesBarres Chocolate

Living in Ontario, I am lucky. There are a lot of bean to bar chocolate makers nearby. This is very handy since I am a chocoholic. Sometimes nearby is twenty minutes away. Sometimes it is a few hours away. Luckily, sometimes makers from a few hours away are in Ottawa. I love that the packagingContinue reading “DesBarres Chocolate”

A match made in Canada

So Canada eh? Let’s begin with a truly Canadian post… Maple & Chocolate on Canada Day It just tastes so good! Maple used instead of cane sugar adds an interesting and truly Canadian flavour to the chocolate. Maple syrup isn’t the easiest thing to make. It takes 40 buckets of sap from the tree toContinue reading “A match made in Canada”