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.
Making drinking chocolate with a blender isn’t the usual quick and easy method I use, but on occasion it can be great for adding air and thickness to create a rich morning mug. Using a blender is the perfect way to use bars with large inclusions in them as it makes them a smaller amore drinkable hot chocolate.
Got extra chocolate bar wrappers and packages? Reuse and upcycle them and make these fun, simple, creative envelopes.
Explore different resources for tasting chocolate that will help you find and identify flavours within artisan, fine, craft, and bean to bar chocolate.
We are going to talk a bit more about purchasing chocolate. There are so many ways to buy chocolate, so many forms it can take, so many treats, desserts, and things it can be in. Today we are going to focus on buying chocolates, truffles and or bonbons. Or a box of them! These areContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates”
Hot chocolate is my favourite way to start the day, but I really like to mix up how I drink it. Some days I use a powdered mix while other days I turn on the stove and warm a pot of oat milk. It’s super cold here, so hot chocolate is a must and latelyContinue reading “Morning Mugs ~ Adding a bit of ‘sunshine’”
Tasting chocolate, mindfully, with intention. Explore different ways to engage all your senses in a chocolate tasting that lets you really experience bean to bar chocolate.
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”
Chocolate bar wrappers, or packaging, can tell us so much about the bar inside. Here are some examples of what to look for when shopping for craft chocolate, artisan chocolate and bean to bar chocolate.
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”