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

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

The Lion's Share Fund

Posted by Maureen Basile on Mar 15th 2019

Sometimes the big boys get it right.  We at Maureen's Sweet Shoppe love giving to causes we care about.  Animal causes would be our number one soft spot.  Well, today, I read an industr … read more