As the Chocolate Swirls; the Maureen's Sweet Shoppe Blog

Don't Shop Big Box Dot Coms this Mother's Day.

Posted by Maureen Basile, CGD and Gifting Expert on Apr 28th 2020

By now, we are all aware of the plight of the small business.  Bottom line, the struggle is real.  Most Mom and Pop businesses have been cut off from aid.  The money has not gone where … read more

A Whole New World

Posted by Maureen Basile on Mar 29th 2020

I'm sitting here updating the website for Easter and I am wondering what our life will be like after the Coronavirus Pandemic.  I am extremely grateful I had this website built for me by an amazi … read more

What's the deal with favors?

Posted by Maureen Basile, CGD and Gifting Expert on May 18th 2019

Party Favors are a key part of any event, even corporate events.  First of all, it's a way to show your appreciation for the people who have come to your event.  They've come to celebrate yo … read more

Why won't my chocolate melt?

Posted by Maureen Basile on Apr 26th 2019

Have you ever had that moment when you are melting your chocolate and it suddenly hardens up?  What do you do?  Likely, you try to add some liquid and hope for the best.  But, you disco … read more

Why isn't your candy setting?

Posted by Maureen Basile on Mar 19th 2019

This is a question we get several times a week.  Many people like to make toffee or fudge at home and can't get it to set properly.  90% of the time it's because their thermometer is not pro … read more
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