Candy for a Cause: Help Stop Hunger in our Community

October is World Action Hunger month, and we are teaming up with the Central Wisconsin Communication Action Food Pantry from October 17 - October 26 to help stock the shelves and raise funds for our local Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton food pantry! 

Mother's Day Gift Guide: 5 Meaningful and Affordable Ideas for Mom

Mother's Day is coming up quick, but there's still time to do something special for mom to show her how much you care and appreciate everything she does. 

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Indulgence

Chocolate: The Sweetest Indulgence of All

“He showed the words ‘chocolate cake’ to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. ‘Guilt’ was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: ‘celebration’.
 Michael PollanIn Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

Hand Crafted Chocolate Box

The world of chocolate is ripe with emotion… seduction, joy, pleasure, resistance are just a few sensations it evokes. Despite being one of the most popular delicacies of all time, it is also one of the first things that come to mind when one is following a strict diet, undergoing a breakup or feeling the burden of a stressful day. Yet chocolate is no more inherently guilt-inducing than the word ‘yes’; in fact, a plethora of studies have revealed it to harbor a host of health benefits: everything from lowering our cholesterol to promoting heart health. So why is it that the world sometimes seems to conspire against such an innocent little treat? In this post we highlight a few reasons why the gift of chocolate lies beyond intellectual analysis, scientific probing or philosophical reasoning. Chocolate is, quite simply, a universal good.

Health Benefits of Chocolate

The Health Benefits of Chocolate

Debates have taken place over the years about the health implications of eating chocolate, but research shows that good quality fudge and other chocolate confectionary that contain natural ingredients may be beneficial to our health, when eaten in moderation. Candy producers are now increasingly becoming aware of the importance of only using pure ingredients rather than artificial preservatives to produce quality chocolate and customers are finding that their treats can now be healthier than ever. Chocolate, consumed in moderation, can actually reduce heart disease and affect mental disorders, studies are claiming.

 

Chocolate Smooches

 

 

 

 

All Dressed Up for the Holidays

The Swiss Maid elves have been busy preparing for the Holiday season, and one of the things they've been creating are "designer" Chocolate High Heel Shoes.  Our expert cocoa cobblers have hand crafted these masterpieces of edible glamor embellished with tinted and white chocolate, sprinkles, and "diamond" rock  Read more....  

Chocolate High Heels