American Candy Bar

Every Independence Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day, my father’s family gets together to hold a big, raucous picnic. As he has five brothers and sisters and numerous nieces/ nephews, cousins, great-aunts and uncles, and pets, it can be a fairly boisterous affair. We have the usual suspects for lunch and dinner, hot dogs, hamburgers, and barbecue chicken… however, when it comes to dessert, we agree on a theme and.

Chocolate Bar Madness

Did you know you can design your own chocolate bar? has a system where you can customize your very own chocolate bar.  You start with a base of white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or a milk chocolate and white chocolate combination.  I chose milk chocolate, because I’m a sucker for milk chocolate. You can add any kinds of fruits from banana chips, blueberries, dates, mango cubes, figs, apples, and goji.