If you are a long-time follower of my blog, you know that Ms. Myra brings me a box of Christopher Elbow each year on Christmas Eve.  I do all I can to hide them from the kids and make them last until Valentine’s Day when I sometimes receive a box from Better Half.  In case […]

If you haven’t had the chance to experience Christopher Elbow‘s chocolates, let me assure you that these lovelies taste as good as they look!  Here’s what I scored in this box (clockwise from the left):  rosemary, vanilla bean, coffee, Venezuelan spice, Bananas Foster, passion fruit caramel, Earl Grey, Ghana dark chocolate ganache and (center) fleur […]

Christopher Elbow‘s Bananas Foster chocolate tastes just like the dessert — bananas and brown sugar flambeed with rum.  Hear from Christopher and see how they are made here. Bananas Foster Photo #1   Bananas Foster Photo #2 Bananas Foster Photo #3   On Today’s Date in the Past: What’s Black and White with a Touch […]

“Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” ~ Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump Forrest has profoundly sound advice, especially for such a “slow-witted and naive, but good-hearted” character.  Yes, you never know what you’re going to get when you open a box of Christopher Elbow […]

Around this time of year, it’s not unusual for a woodpecker to land on the gutters and attack the house to the point that it feels like the entire place is shaking.  This shot is a bit grainy — because I had to take it from indoors, through glass, fully zooming out on my really, […]