Why Eating Endangered Species Chocolate is So Delicious and Good for the Animals

I just love this – chocolate for a cause! Endangered Species Chocolate is as exotic as it sounds. Their packaging is beautiful; each wrapper on their bars features a different animal with a snippet of their intriguing eyes looking right at you. I bought two bars: Gray Wolf
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Yelibelly Chocolates – Southlake, Texas

Private jets, exotic cars, artisan chocolates, and champagne with fresh raspberries – it was a little slice of heaven – Million Air Dallas’ “Wings and Wheels” event. Yeli, owner of Yelibelly Chocolates, invited me to visit her display there. So you know I was on that in a flash!
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New Orleans, LA – Part 3 – Laura’s Candies

I have two words for you when I think about Laura’s Candies – Mississippi Mud! And I don’t mean the kind we saw lots of when we took the swamp tour. Let me tell you about that first. On our last full day in New Orleans, we got up bright and early and Brian (my son-in-law) drove
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Dude, Sweet Chocolate – Dallas, Texas

Don’t you just love the name? And the store lived up to the image that came to my mind. We visited the Bishop Arts District location and found the shop just off Bishop Street, the center of all the action. It had concrete floors and industrial-looking shelving. Chocolates
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CCCP Market – Plano, Texas

Russian chocolates in Plano, Texas – who knew? I had to check it out. Since I always try to be appropriately dressed, I found the two Russian pins that were given to me by the Mayor of Moscow several years ago. I smiled as I remembered he wasn’t much taller than I am
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Russell Stover Store – Corsicana, Texas

Here we are; back in Texas after a week in the Caribbean. Driving home from Galveston to Dallas, we decided to stop at the Russell Stover factory outlet store in Corsicana. None of us really needed more chocolate; we had tons of it we were bringing home from Mexico, Grand Cayman,
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Bedre Fine Chocolates, Davis, Oklahoma

I piled on all my turquoise jewelry for the trip to the Native American-owned and operated Bedré chocolate factory in Davis, Oklahoma. My whole family went along for the ride. After we left the heavy traffic of the Dallas metroplex, we crossed the Texas-Oklahoma border and passed
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Lady Bug Chocolates, Canby,Oregon

My friend, Donna, sent me samples of Lady Bug’s beautifully hand painted truffles. There are 16 flavors and 16 different paintings; each one a little work of art. But you won’t leave these hanging around; they are meant to give pleasure not only to your eye but also
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Puddin River Chocolates, Canby, Oregon

Off the beaten path, but it’s certainly worth a stop. A little south of Portland with a population of 15,000, Canby is small town, home town to my friend Donna (who just visited me in Dallas and went on the Ft. Worth hunt for chocolate shops; my last review). Canby boasts not one
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Hot Stuff, Ft. Worth, Texas 76164

Yee ha! I just spent a fun Saturday in Ft. Worth (aka Cowtown). My friend, Donna from Oregon, has been visiting me in Dallas and had to see the Ft. Worth Stockyards before she went home. They used to be real stockyards, but now it’s a wonderful, historic tourist destination –
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