“Do you grow your own chocolate trees?” I’ve been asked this more than a few times while selling my confections at various local markets. It’s a good… Read more “Spilling The Beans On Chocolate”
Have you ever wondered how a chocolate candy with soft filling is made? How does the gooey caramel or silky curd get inside the chocolate shell? A… Read more “The Magic of Filled Chocolates”
I’ve always been a huge nature lover. It’s why I studied environmental science in college. What better way to earn a bachelor’s degree than to take a… Read more “Happy Earth Month”
Take a shopping trip almost anywhere these days and you’ll see nothing but mass-manufactured items. Commercially produced foods and housewares line the shelves, each one a carbon… Read more “Still Alive and Very Much Kicking”
What I learned after one year at the farmers’ markets
With the end of the year fast approaching, I’ve been thinking long and hard about big-picture things. Where do I want Little Dipper Confections to go? What… Read more “End of Year Announcements”
My husband told me it was meant to be. I think he’s right.
I love everything about the Fall—the drop in temperatures, the packing away of shorts and t-shirts and the unpacking of sweaters and knee socks, the fireworks show… Read more “Fall Seasonal Items Coming Soon!”
I personally think getting glimpses of pumpkins and bats on a random July day is every bit as exciting as thinking about harvest and holiday festivals during the heat of summer farmers’ market season.
Just like magic, I’ve stopped getting questions like “What do you sell?”