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Friday, September 14, 2012

What's Your Chocolate?

Has there ever been a more delicious blog hop? I don't think so.

I remember my first date with a chocolate bar. I was probably eight years old and I'd saved up a whole dollar. I rode my bike down to the liquor store and bought one of the GIGANTIC Hershey bars with almonds, the one with all the squares usually used for s'mores.

My mom would have fillet me if she knew I'd spent my dollar on that, so I hid behind the back fence and ate the whole thing in one sitting.



No regrets.

Chocolate has been the one constant in my life.

My daughter doesn't like chocolate. 

I've failed as a parent. 

No, wait. Glass half full time...I will eat her share.

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  1. I can picture you eating that big bar in secret. Sounds yummy. I love chocolate and need a little bit every day (some days more than a little bit). My mom is s chocoholic and has chocolate in dishes everywhere. :)

  2. Daily chocolate - GOOD. I just had a carmel chocolate cupcake. Chocolate cake with a full caramel semi-melted in the middle. Just typing this makes me want another.

    1. That sounds delicious! YUM!

      Hope that your school year is going well. Can't believe school has already been in session for a month. Can't wait to hear how your 5th graders are doing! Mine are busy and we are half way through Wonder by RJ Palacio. :)

  3. Love it! I remember my friends spending their quarters on candy while I saved up for a chocolate bar too. And in another weird coincidence, my daughter doesn't like chocolate either - except for chocolate cupcakes :)

  4. All I can say is that if your daughter doesn't like chocolate she can come live with me. I won't have to keep hiding my special treats like I do from my family if I want ONE.

  5. "I've failed as a parent." So funny! I can't believe she doesn't like chocolate. I mean, my oldest son doesn't like chocolate, either, but a girl who doesn't like chocolate? But yes, the silver lining is more for you.

    My hubby once made the mistake of leaving a giant Mr. Goodbar here in the fridge while he worked a three day shift at the fire station. He was surprised to learn it was all gone by the time he got home. Has he not learned anything?

  6. I recently needed chocolate. Not wanted, needed. You know how we get. There was no chocolate in the house and it was 3am. No chocolate syrup. No chocolate milk powder. No chocolate chips. You get where I'm going. I left a nasty note on the counter- These things need to be in the house at all times. You will not eat the last of these and not replace them. Then I made the list. It's gone pretty well so far. It's hell being the only female in a house full of males!


  7. Too bad you had to enjoy your chocolate bar in secret. It sounds like it was delicious, though!

  8. I've always loved breaking the chocolate into squares or rectangles.

    I've met a few people who don't like or don't eat chocolate. I'm all for eating their shares.

  9. My daughter doesn't like chocolate either! Yep, more for me. :) Thanks for joining the blog hop.

  10. Aw, cute story about your chocolate bar. :)

    I love my daily cup of hot chocolate in fall/winter. Couldn't do without it.

  11. I have a daughter who "claims" she doesn't like chocolate, but I see evidence to prove otherwise! But I did have best friend in high school that couldn't stand it and still can't, though I still check in with her occasionally to see if she's been converted!

    Your story reminded me of my own indulgent chocolate posts, the A-Z blogfest "C is for chocolate" and a Wyoming chocolatier!

  12. LoL the fact you get to eat your daughter's share of chocolate seems like a pretty strong indication that you rock as a parent ;)

    ~ Rhonda Parrish

  13. Chocolate is so fantastic. I think I need a hit today.

  14. I can go without eating choccies for weeks on end... your daughter's not alone on this one...

  15. Mmmmm chocolate and almonds! Does sound like heaven!


  16. Hogged down the whole bar in one sitting? That must be some sort of record.
    Like that "half full glass" look at the situation.
    But frankly speaking I too am not a chocolate person :-)

  17. Oh Yum! Chocolates! Who doesn't love chocolates! I love it! My guilty pleasure!

  18. "My daughter doesn't like chocolate. . .
    I've failed as a parent. " This is too, too funny! I'm still giggling.