Cacao, Cocoa, and the story of what we know as Chocolate

The History of Chocolate ~From then until now~   Background of Chocolate   There are few things as polarizing and desirable in the world as beverages such as coffee, tea, alcohol, and chocolate... Yes, that's right; Chocolate is a beverage. In most of the world, it has been for longer than you've been alive, tenfold....

Thanksgiving in Our Home

Thanksgiving The food and traditions we love   “Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” – Catherine Pulsifer Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all...

Homemade Mulled Cider for the Holidays

  To Mull or not to Mull, is that even a question? Everyone has traditions they enjoy throughout the year whether they be large and nationally recognized ones or just little things that individual families have adopted over the years. One of our family traditions is making a pot of Mulled Cider at Thanksgiving and…