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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Sweet Factory, Plano, Texas

This one’s for the kids. My gypsy-in-training granddaughter and I went shopping at Willow Bend mall. After we found everything we wanted, we stopped by Neiman-Marcus to chat with my favorite sales associate, Hanan. We laughed and hugged, talked and tried a few sample
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Kate Weiser Chocolate, Dallas, Texas

I was eager to check out the newest chocolate shop in my home town of Dallas. I rounded up part of my family and we headed out for Kate Weiser Chocolate. My son Casey, the designated driver, maneuvered the streets of north Dallas and onto the I-635 and then I-35 freeways. I was
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Elegantly Chocolate, Carrollton, Texas

In an unassuming strip shopping mall in Carrollton lies a very well kept secret – Elegantly Chocolate. Don’t be misled by the mall and location. I entered the shop, and the first thing I saw was an impressive display case of chocolates. There were truffles, creams,
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Alethea’s Chocolates, Williamsville, New York

Hello, lover – chocolate lover, that is. If you find yourself shuffling off to Buffalo, be sure to stop in at Alethea’s. It’s in the quaint village of Williamsville, about 10 miles from downtown Buffalo, close to the Country Club of Buffalo, and on your way to
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