Category Archives: Blog

Building a Business

Building a home based business takes hard work, determination and time.  I’d like to share some of the keys to success that I’ve learned. 1.  FOLLOW YOUR PASSION Find a product or company that you adore.  Then you will enjoy what you do and inspire others to become passionate about your product.  We don’t always …

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Fudge for Sale!

Lots of fun planned for the summer and so many places to find us! We will be at the Chesterville Farmers’ Market on May the 31st from 9am until 2pm. We will be at the Long Sault Farmers’ Market most Fridays starting June 6th from 2pm until 6pm. We will be at Art on the Waterfront …

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Health Benefits of Chocolate

I currently don’t sell a chocolate that fits in this category, but keep posted as new products become available.  I’m a big advocate of healthy living (with chocolate and fudge as a periodic indulgence – but oh, what a treat!) I like this article article by Sunwarrior and have decided to re-post it here in …

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University of Ottawa

Today we’re selling at the University of Ottawa in Unicentre near the auditorium.  We’ll  be set up from 9am until 4pm. It’s been a great year at the University.  I’ve enjoyed meeting the students and the staff.  This is the highlight of my day.  We also see more and more people coming in from the …

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Word is Spreading

Thanks Jayda for spreading the word about where to find our fudge!  We sell at the University of Ottawa with their Farmers’ Market.  Keep posted for our next visit to the university! Visit Jayda’s blog here   http://ottawaswardrobe.blogspot.ca/2014/02/uottawa-farmers-market.html

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Growing a Family Business

  The most important thing I’ve had to keep in mind this year is that this business is a family business.  I started a home based business this year with my kids selling homemade fudges and chocolates.  It was a year of learning and this year will be a year of adjustments.  We made business …

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Main St. Farmers’ Market

Find us this Saturday and every Saturday through October 26th at the Main Farmers’ Market on the grounds of St. Paul’s University, Ottawa (223 Main St.) from 9am to 2pm.  See you there! Check out the link here http://www.mainfarmersmarket.org/.

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History of Chocolate and Easter

Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  This Holy Day follows the season of Lent, which is accompanied by a 40 day fast.  This fast used to be strictly observed, with no sweets, meat, eggs, dairy or animal fats consumed during this time.  So Easter was celebrated …

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