(Vosges Chocolate Black Salt Caramel Exotic Bar, $7.50 | Vosges Chocolate Mo’s Milk Chocolate Bar, $7.50 | Perugina Dark Chocolate, $2.29 | Perugina Bittersweet Bar | Perugina Dark Chocolate w/ Almonds | Perugina Cappuccino | Perugina Milk Chocolate w/ Hazelnuts | P. Milk Chocolate w/ Almonds | P. White Chocolate Bar | Chuao Chocolatier Honeycomb Bar, $6)
It’s the season of many things this winter. Being jolly, decking the halls, getting presents, coming together with friends and family, throwing pretend snowballs in the 75 degree climate. Over the years, however, many individuals become tensed during the Holidays, being only able to focus on the stress and hectic atmosphere many shopping plazas and malls bring.
But that’s not what the holidays are all about. The true meaning of the season has been and always will be being with your loved ones and giving them love, joy, and even a gift here or there. Whether giving comes from tradition, history, spirituality, or just an inner feeling of doing good and wanting to share it with others, giving is a key role in our society.
Admittedly, it is now revolved around “stuff” and “things” that everyone wants, and companies trying to sell you everything in their catalog. But stepping away from all the corporate mumbo-jumbo, there is a way to give a few gifts here or there without breaking the bank.
How about stuffing stockings with something delicious like chocolate bars. Not just any chocolate mind you, (sorry Willy Wonka) I’m talking about sophisticated complex flavored chocolate that’s capable of pleasing the most discerning palate. Look no further than Vosges Chocolate, Perugina, and Chuao Chocolatier.
Give the gift this season that brings smiles every time. It’s cheap and easy to do, and it adds a hint of wonder to every moment.