Chocolate Frugality

At end of the 19th century, poet and journalist A.B. Patterson was on assignment in Southern Africa for the Boer War and had been given a commemorative tin of chocolate as a modest morale booster. That tin has been discovered with the chocolate intact. The commemorative tins were quite the collectors item at the time, […]


Lockdowns and social distancing means entertaining oneself at home. A great way to do that is with chocolate. Chocolate producer Koko Black knows this and have just the thing. Hampers range from $99 up to a not quite as sweet $299. This looks to be a fine way to entertain yourself while at home.