This past week, we received an email from someone that wanted to know where we purchased our life-sized cacao trees that are in our boutique. Many people have asked about them and I am always tickled to share my trees’ story. I made the cacao trees that grow at 805 Pearl Street! You see, one […]
Are We There Yet…?
Madame Chocolat’s Blog: My Beloved Chocophiles, It is the the day before Valentine’s Day and all through the shop… still the sounds of scrubbing, painting, drilling, sanding and hammering can be heard… but we’re getting there! We are sooooooo close!… but, unfortunately, we will not be open on Valentine’s Day – waaaaahhhh! When I signed the […]
Robb the Builder…
Madame Chocolat’s Blog: My Beloved Chocophiles, The build-out of the shop is coming along nicely! Things are moving fast now and we are even talking “final inspections” this coming week!!! Can you even imagine? We are trying like the dickens to be open by the 14th and the way things are going, we just might […]
Enrobing a Delivery Van in Chocolate…?
Madame Chocolat’s Blog: My Beloved Chocophiles, So, just how does one go about enrobing a delivery van in chocolate? Mmmm….? As a new business owner, I have had to make a whole lot of difficult decisions on where to spend my advertising $$s. Of course, I want my delivery van to serve in her functional capacity delivering chocolate deliciousness […]
Wing, Prayer, Business Plan and SCORE!
Madame Chocolat’s Blog: My Beloved Chocophiles, Mmmmm… I never realized opening a real-life brick and mortar chocolate shop had so little to do with chocolate… My webmasters, Dave and Matt @ Green Chair Marketing Group (yes! A shameless plug for them, I must admit), have encouraged me to share with you some of my experiences […]