Which came first, the bunny or the egg? | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > Well, let’s see. It is widely recognized that the Easter Bunny was introduced to the Americas by German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania during the 1700’s, and brought with them the tradition of “Osterhase” an egg-laying hare. But… there is evidence that the egg as a symbol of new life,…

Le guide essentiel pour la St-Valentin | Alena Kirby

Click here for English version > Il y en a parmi nous qui aime la Fête de l’amour, qui prennent beaucoup de plaisir à célébrer l’être cher. D’autres, par contre, trouvent difficile d’y voir autre chose qu’une fête commerciale pour vendre fleurs et chocolats. Que vous soyez à un extrême ou l’autre ou quelque part…

Your Essential Guide to Valentine’s Day | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > There are those among us who love the holiday of love, and take great pleasure in the opportunity to celebrate that special someone. Others struggle to find meaning in what can sometimes feel like an over-commercialized candy and flower fest. For either end of the spectrum, and all…

“Forget love, I’d rather fall in chocolate” | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > There are few foods that incite as much mystery and desire as chocolate. No modern trend, chocolate consumption dates back to early Mesoamerican culture. Aztec King Montezuma is recorded as introducing the beverage to Europeans in year 1519, and although it was first regarded as too bitter, once it was…

Stuff your stockings with Godiva! | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > Stocking stuffers are certainly the home stretch of holiday shopping. Sure socks, tangerines, and lottery tickets come in handy, but if you’re looking for a guaranteed smile Christmas morning,  a little chocolate goes a long way – and no one does chocolate like Godiva! The four piece box The foil wrapped…

Remplissez vos bas avec Godiva!| Alena Kirby

Click here for English version > Les bas de Noel sont assurément un sprint vers le fil d’arrivée. Certainement les bas, les tangerines et le billet de loterie sont utiles, mais si vous cherchez à plaire….un petit chocolat-rien de mieux que Godiva!! Le boîte 4 morceaux   Le Père Noel La barre de chocolat – saveurs à…

Let us Give Thanks… for Chocolate! | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version Française > Sometimes I my job is challenging. Like right now, in the name of research, I am obliged to sample a  selection of Godiva’s new truffles. Sigh. First, I must sample three classic truffles that have been revamped. Traditonal, – yum, Crème Brulée – double yum and Cappuccino – wow. And If that wasn’t hard…

Chocolat, que nous vous aimons! | Alena Kirby

Click here for English version> Parfois, mon travail est exigeant. Comme maintenant où je dois, au nom de la recherche, goûter un assortiment des nouvelles truffes Godiva. Soupir!…. D’abord, je dois goûter trois truffes classiques qui ont été améliorées: la Traditionnelle – miam!;  la Crème brûlée – miam-miam!;  la Cappucino – re-miam-miam! Et comme si…

Why you should be eating more chocolate. | ALENA KIRBY

Veuillez cliquez ici pour version française. As if you needed a reason, we’ve done a bit research and found a bunch of reasons why chocolate is good for you.  Let’s celebrate!  Godiva anyone? Click here to read a great post from Women’s Health magazine: 9 Health Benefits of Chocolate.  Reduced stress is a given but…