the temperature at which sweets happen

Month: January 2011

In A Rut

In A Rut

Lately I feel like I have a surplus of energy! Maybe after working 67 hours a week, consecutively week after week, having an extra 27 hours makes a normal 40 hour work week suddenly feel so unproductive! Gabriel and I talked about having this pie […]

Man’s Best Friend(s)

Man’s Best Friend(s)

Though we are several months behind, and it is a bit belated to finally blog about Tipsy’s birthday, I just can’t leave her out. For Gabriel and I, our little doggies are our children. Regardless of how things change in our lives – no one, […]

12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas

My 12 days of Christmas were spent buried under 30 inches of snow. Literally. Working for an airline whose hub and major routes fall between Boston, New York City, and the entire Northeast, JetBlue Airways, we felt the literal effects of snowpocalypse/snowicane/snOMG; call it what you want, it was 30 inches of snow in 30 hours.

The result for me, and many of my fellow crewmembers, was 12 days straight without a break. Specifically for me, it meant clocking 67 hours last week alone, and beginning this week by begging a friend to cover an hour for me so I could attend my new nephews blessing Sunday morning. I could/would go on, but you get the point.

Though it was exhausting, I can honestly it was not only rewarding but highly enjoyable. I recently moved from the Reservations department to the Social Media Strategy/Real Time Recovery team. Our team is small but mighty. 16 smart, witty, and fun people who spend a lot of time laughing, eating and tweeting. Yes, a huge majority of our efforts this week were responding to hundreds of tweets an hour from customers looking for any way out of the powder.

So with that: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Stay safe during Snowmageddon, and in taking a break from my normal blog posts I thought I’d share some pictures from my families’ chocolate making extravaganza. Heaven knows I haven’t had time to bake anything to post.


Together we made over 770 chocolates, not including Fudge, English Toffee and Turtles. Our chocolate flavors included strawberry, coconut, brown sugar, pumpkin, lemon, orange pecan, chocolate, caramel vanilla, peanut butter, peppermint, and more.

To learn how to make your own chocolates, and host a chocolate party of your own visit my easy how to, two part series.

One year ago: Piece of Cake, Cashew Crunch Butter Cake