Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Chocolate By the Sea

"And I would eat them in a boat!
And I would eat them with a goat!
And I will eat them in the rain.
And in the dark.
And on a train.
And in a car.
And in a tree!

They are so good - so good you see!

So, I will eat them in a box.
And I will eat them with a fox.
And I will eat them in a house. 
And I will eat them with a mouse. 

And I will eat them here and there!
I will eat them ANYWHERE!"

- Dr. Seuss

Athough it can't be directly proven, Dr. Seuss was inspired to wrote this poem after his first bite of Guylian Chocolates. He ultimately decided to insert 'Green Eggs and Ham' to make the poem more acceptable and appealing to children...

...but everyone who knows, knows that this poem is, and always was, about Chocolate.

Guylian Chocolate

Artisanal Belgian Chocolates
When Corrinne invited me to review Guylian Belgian Chocolates, I salivated at the opportunity. The word Chocolate, and all it denotes is a deal maker. It is a pronoun, a power word, an action figure. When you say "Chocolate", I say "how high".

I keep Chocolate in bulk: Peters, Callebaut, Guittard, Ghiradelli, and Milk, Dark and White. In fact, one entire shelf in my pantry is dedicated to Chocolate. 10 pound bricks of Chocolate, Chocolate chips, melting Chocolate, liquid Chocolate, and yes even Hershey's Chocolate for summer campfires. 

Needless to say, I know Chocolate; Guylian Chocolate's do not disappoint.

Guylian Chocolates are decadent seashell shaped chocolates with each shell composed of the perfect blend of marbled dark, milk and white chocolate. I'm not ashamed to admit that I ate the entire package that was sent to me in under two days. I savored each delicious mouthful and hardly shared with my husband - I couldn't get enough.

I recommend consuming these chocolates everyday in large quantities.

And now... you can win Guylian Chocolates of your very own! 
This giveaway includes:
A Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolate Box comprised of 22 delicious chocolates.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog 
indicating why you would like to win. 
Deadline to enter is Friday, October 28, 2011 at midnight. 
Winner notified by email - so make sure I can reach you.

16 Sweet Talkers:

Anonymous said...

my doctor says I can't eat chocolate.....I say that I need a new doctor. Please, please, please, pick me!!!

Anonymous said...

well, it would have helped if I'd given you my contact info for the post above,,,


Kristi said...

Love your blog!! These are adorable, and I bet they taste amazing!! I want to win them for no other reason than this: Pure, unadulterated, BLISS :)


jengd said...

I've never tried Guylian Chocolates and would DEFINITELY like to!

Anonymous said...

I adore chocolate in nearly any form and would love to try these!

j_wilson04 at yahoo dot com

Kris said...

I would like to win because it's CHOCOLATE! I'm a big chocoholic, but I've never heard of these. Just to show you how much I <3 chocolate - last night I started feeling like I had this darn stomach bug that's been going around my house - I made some fudge and was fine after a few bites! :D


Anonymous said...

I think I should win because I have vomited in 2 chocolate factories, and these are the only shelf standard chocolates I LOVE but I'm a student and can't afford such luxuries and am feeling a little deprived. I'm also a lifesaver and my favorite animal is a seahorse and i also love starfish so I think I should win for that reason also :) haha
ashley.gallagher@live.com.au (ps yes I am an Aussie fan if that means I can't win... )

Mary Corbet said...

Oh, who wouldn't want to win! I love chocolate (my greatest weakness!), but I rarely can eat it. If I succumb and allow myself to, I always make sure it's gooooood chocolate - otherwise, it seems as if I'm wasting the indulgence. I've seen these chocolates before - love the sea-scape theme! - but never actually tried them. I bet the box smells so good when it's first opened.....

Thanks for the opportunity! Love your blog!

mary (at) needlenthread (dot) com

Tracy Lawson said...

I so love chocolate, it's afterall a girl's best friend, and that's no lie!!!!!

There is a guy where I work and he makes these fabulous, to die for, chocolate cakes and he uses belgian chocolate in them. Oh my goodness, honestly it is the most absolutely to die for thing on the planet! Anyway, happy Friday!!!!

The Family of Lindsey said...

You know me as Linz, but it's actually spelled Guylian and just pronounced "Lindsey."

I like chocolate. I like fun. I like you.

Leslie Mingo said...

Please pick me! I love chocolate. You can reach me on FB if I win!

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