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Ideas To Create a Simple But Beautiful Valentine's Day Chocolate Bar

Valentine’s Day is just days away now, so if you haven’t decided on those treats, I’ve come up with a few treat suggestions to create a cute chocolate bar that everyone will enjoy. Flowers are always a beautiful way to dress up a table and add a bit of femininity. I prefer tons of them, but keeping it simple, one large vase or a few smaller vases of flowers will dress up a table very nicely. Chocolate is always a favorite for Valentine’s Day. One of my sons doesn’t like chocolate so we always have white chocolate options on our dessert table as well. Cake, petite fours, and an all time favorite, cupcakes, make beautiful and simple additions to a...

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Valentine Chocolate Raspberry Mascarpone Cupcakes

Playing around with some ideas for delish Valentine’s Day treats sparked a little creativity with chocolate cake. A friend of mine was talking about her incredible raspberry bars, but because raspberries are out of season in Maryland, she used strawberries. (You can check it out here.) So it gave me an idea to create these chocolate cupcakes and add a raspberry filling, but I couldn’t just stop there. It had to be raspberry mascarpone because simply raspberry filling would have just been to basic right?   While at the store, what do I find? Raspberries of course. But since I’d already determined in my mind that I’d be using an alternative, I decided to stick with the plan. However, if...

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Chocolate Chai Recipe That Will Win Your Heart

Hey friends! It's National Hot Tea Day and that makes a perfect opportunity to combine some Valentine's Day inspo with some warm and delicious tea. And I have a Chocolate Chair Recipe That Will Win Your Heart!   Let me just say that this recipe is not for the person who doesn't enjoy a chocolaty treat. So if you're not down with the rich and creamy chocolaty type of drink, this may not be for you. On the other hand, if you like drinks like cocoa, Mexican hot chocolate and the like, you'll love the richness of this. It's absolutely delectable.  Also, it's tea. So while you do have some creamy texture to it, it also gives a different element with...

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This Week's Popular Pick - Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcake Candle

Here’s a little something new. Each week, we’ll be highlighting one of our décor pieces or candle novelty items to share with you. We’ll share some special things about them and give you some ideas on what our customers are using them for. This week’s highlighted and most popular candle is our Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcake Candle. These candles are about 5 ounces each and have a burn time of up to 35 hours. They’re like pillars, so they don’t melt down into a pool of wax, but rather burn down like a typical pillar candle. You'll find that these cupcakes are more like your votive candles, but with more burn time and a much more delicious appearance. We've found that...

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