Tag: Chocolate

Tracy and the Chocolate Factory

Tracy and the Chocolate Factory

Every so often I get an email of doom that has been sent to me along with everyone else on the planet. The latest one I received warned that we are on the verge of a severe Global Chocolate Shortage.   The alleged cause is a combination of high demand and some alienesque choco-viruses that are attacking our beloved cocoa beans.…

My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine

Being the wonderful guy that he is, my husband knows that the way to my heart is through chocolate. I’m not a snob… really any chocolate will do.  Except the kind with coconut on the inside. Or cherry goop. Or insects.   But other than that, I’m happy to be lavished with any other kind of chocolates.  This has made buying me a…

Top Ten Things to Tell Your Kids When They Discover You Ate All Their Candy

Top Ten Things to Tell Your Kids When They Discover You Ate All Their Candy

10. That was Halloween Candy. It expires after Christmas. That way you make more room for Valentine’s Candy 9. I didn’t eat it. Your brother/sister/father/babysitter/grandmother/the dog/the UPS guy/Mrs. Butterworth/The Tooth Fairy/Aliens/Bill O’Reilly ate it. 8. NO, that is not chocolate on my mouth. It’s the new brown lipstick that is very in this year. All the celebrities are wearing it.…

A Belated Visit from the Halloween Candy Fairy

A Belated Visit from the Halloween Candy Fairy

True to my word, I did not buy any Halloween candy until, literally, the day OF Halloween. Based on my past experiences of raiding the candy bags for a week before Halloween, I knew that this was a really, really smart plan. It assured that a) I would not gain five pounds in stolen Halloween candy weight and, b) there…

This is the (Chocolate) Bomb!!

This is the (Chocolate) Bomb!!

I have a confession to make. I committed Jennycide this weekend. For those of you who are not familiar with this term, Jennycide is the deliberate and complete disregard for your Jenny Craig diet. Yes, guilty as charged. The trouble actually started a week ago over Mother’s Day weekend. My parents came to town and in an effort to entertain…