Dark Chocolate Wine Truffles Recipe – Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!

Dark Chocolate Wine Truffles Recipe

We are always searching for the perfect little bite to satisfy our chocolate craving. And finally, today, just in time for Valentine's Day. we found this great dark chocolate wine truffles recipe on The California Wine Club. We particularly like this recipe because not only is it no bake, easy to make but it pairs perfectly with a a bold Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy! Continue Reading →

Top 4 Edible Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Edible Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Edible Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Thanksgiving is now just a little over two weeks away and it really is time to start thinking about all the little details to make your Thanksgiving celebration memorable. Yes, delicious food matters, but so does your presentation. Today we are focusing on edible Thanksgiving centerpieces. As much as we adore flowers, we are also very pragmatic and get ridiculously excited when we find fabulous “two-fers” or in other words, products that serve two purposes.

In this case, all four of these ideas are visually interesting and practical. Think DIY vegetable and/or fruit filled cornucopias, fruit turkey arrangements, giant chocolate turkeys, and yummy duos of caramel apple turkeys. Which would we choose? All four! Definitely the chocolate concoctions for the main table centerpieces, a brimming over vegetable cornucopia on the appetizer table, and the fruit turkey on the dessert table (such a fun way to present your healthy dessert option). Continue Reading →

Best Holiday Gifts for Business Associates & Clients

Best Holiday Gifts for Business Associates & Clients

Best Holiday Gifts for Business Associates & Clients

With the help of our friends over at CompanyHolidayGifts.com we have gathered together 20+ of our favorite holiday business gifts.  This list of the Top 20+ Business Holiday Gift Ideas Under $100.00 are organized (more or less) from least expensive to most expensive and range from sweet chocolate treats to celebratory champagne toasts to a little somethings for your golfing buddies.  There are treats for individuals, couples, and the whole family!  All the gifts have been hand selected to reflect high quality products with lovely presentation designed to impress and delight your colleagues & clients.  These are only a few of the many gifts available.  If you don't find something you like, feel free to email us and we are sure we can help you find the perfect something for your special business colleagues!

Ordering any of these Top 20+ Business Holiday Gifts  is simple –  just click on the picture or click here link to order a product! Most can still be shipped to arrive before Christmas but since this is a business gift, any time before New Year's is considered acceptable! Continue Reading →

Chocolate Ideas, Gifts, Valentine’s Day Recipes and More

Ghirardelli Chocolate Recipes and Tips

Recipes and Tips for using chocolate this Valentines Day

What goes better with Valentine's day than chocolate?

Ghiradelli Chocolate is one of our favorite things in the world and what better time to celebrate and embrace the chocoholic within us all than at Valentines day.  One of our favorite products is this Ghiradelli Chocolate Flavored Sauce.  It is so versatile and easy to use on anything from topping off a homemade treat to garnishing an elegant chocolate martini.  What says happy Valentine's day better than a homemade chocolate treat!

Here is our favorite chocolate martini recipe to get you inspired:

1 1/2 ounces chocolate liqueur
1 1/2 ounces Creme de Cacao
1/2 ounce vanilla vodka
2 1/2 ounces half-and-half
Ghiradelli's chocolate flavored sauce, for rim

Just mix all the ingredients in a chilled cocktail shaker and pour into chilled martini glass garnished with chocolate sauce.

If you are looking for a less labor intensive way to celebrate Valentine's day with chocolate check out the huge variety of Ghiradelli Valentine's Day gifts. This is one of our favorite Valentine's day chocolate gifts, it comes in an adorable red heart case and is filled with a variety of yummy individually wrapped flavors.  Also be sure to check out the Valentine's Day Heart Gift Tin

Chocolate isn't just great for one day out of the year, little chocolates are great for party favors at weddings, birthday parties, showers, and charity events.  And what hostess wouldn't love to get a nice box of chocolates as a gift for hosting a dinner party?  Basically chocolate is the perfect addition to any event on any day of the year!

 

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Celebrate the 4th with a Taste of Americana from See’s

Sees Candies | Patriotic Candy

Celebrate the 4th with a Taste of Americana from See's

Whenever we travel we always give ourselves 5 extra minutes at the airport to pick up a box or two or three of See's Candies to have on hand as little gifts of thanks as we visit friends and family.  So we were particularly excited when we received word that  See's is having a sale just in time for 4th of July celebrations.

Treat your friends, family and patriotic party guests to a star-spangled spread of summertime treats or try See's campfire favorite Marshmallow treats, a summertime sweet you don't want to miss!

Patriotic Nuts & Chews | Marshmallow Treats | Maple Cashew Brittle | Chocolate Stars

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5 of Our Favorite Mother’s Day Gifts Now 15% Off!

5 of our Favorite Mother's Day Gifts Now 15% Off

With Mother's Day just over a month away (May 12th) , it is not too early to begin thinking about choosing the perfect gift.  The more you plan ahead, the more likely you will be able to take advantage of Mother's Day sales savings!

This year our top 5 favorite gifts for mom from Giftree.com include something to help your mom pamper herself, relax, stop and smell the flowers, and of course we had to throw in a little something for the chocolate lover!

Bath & Body Invigoration | Traditional TeaTime Basket | Royal English Tea Tower | Unconditional Love Bouquet | The Ultimate Chocolate Experience

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