GNAW Handcrafted Chocolate #Review

GNAW Handcrafted Chocolate Review: May 2020 #Gifted

In early 2010 Matt and Teri left their ‘adulting’ jobs at decided to open a super sweet shop in Norfolk.

The duo decided that they wanted to mix things up a bit and after some serious chocolate alchemy the GNAW brand was born.

From a few small Norfolk stockists the GNAW brand is now stocked on three continents…impressive stuff!

The team of Squirrels over at GNAW HQ have been busy making sure that you can enjoy a ethically sourced chocolate wrapped in fully compostable packaging.

Handcrafted in ‘Gnawfolk’ their super yummy quality chocolate can be delivered direct to your door.

Lovely large bars are created in flavours such as Raspberry crisp, Gojo Berry & Cashew, Toasted Coconut and Dark chocolate.

The perfect chocolatey sweet treat to indulge in at home or gift, via post, to family, friends and loved ones.

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Chocolate & Love Vegan Box, Bars and Recycled Tote Bag #Review

Chocolate & Love Vegan Box, Bars and Recycled Tote Bag Review: May 2020 #Gifted

Birgitte Hovmand and Richard O’Connor, loved up couple and founders Chocolate & Love have exactly what you need chocolate, chocolate, and lots of love with more chocolate.

Their premium organic Fairtrade chocolate bars are the perfect indulgent treat to gift to family, friends, loved ones or a gift from you to you to enjoy some self-care and you time.

Vegan flavours in their beautifully boxed Vegan selection include Pomegranate, Orange, Rich Dark and Panama there is something to suit every palette.  You can also add on additional bars such as the marvellous Mint crisp.

Why not present them in a beautifully recycled tote bag, that has been made from recycled cotton and recycled plastic bottles, so that you are helping our planet in the process too.

The tote measuring 41cm (H) x 44cam (W) is perfect for yoga and carrying your fresh fruit and veggies from the shops.

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Gifting During The Covid-19 Lockdown #Review

Gifting During The Covid-19 Lockdown Review: May 2020 #Gifted

Due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak lockdown and with social distancing in place it is not always possible to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones.

Stay safe and Stay at home, but still celebrate by gifting with deliveries direct to the lucky recipient’s door.

Fruity Gift

Get Well Soon, Happy Birthday, I Love You, Happy Anniversary or simply a treat from you to you are all occasions to still celebrate and it is nice to be able to send a gorgeous gift to surprise the lucky recipient.

Making life much easier are the fabulous Fruity Gift brand who make a range of bespoke fruit hampers, fabulous fine chocolates and additional add on gifts such as teddy bears and balloons.

Make your lovely gifting celebrations a quality occasion.

Hoogly Tea

Hoogly tea a British brand with a Nordic twist, founded by tea enthusiast Tina, is about the #Hygge’ way of life.  Hyggelig (Hoogly) is the adjective of Hygge meaning combines feelings of warmth, cosiness and well-being.

Hoogly tea bags are hand blended and packed in the UK, ethically sourced, Fairtrade and their fully biodegradable pyramids have no plastic and are made from plant extract, so they are soil association certified.

Hoogly Teas, Hot chocolate, mugs and books are the perfect pressie to gift.

Prestige Flowers

Prestige Flowers have made gorgeous gifting easy which is perfect for families.  Offering UK delivery and to ensure safety they have a contactless delivery system in place now is the time to send a smile and give someone special a lovely surprise.

Pretty in perfect pink, this beautiful bunched bouquet of Rose’s and Lily’s along with a cute cuddly teddy and mini box of chocolate truffles is the perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, get well soon or simply to say I love/appreciate you.

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Mallow and Marsh #Review

Mallow and Marsh Review: June 2017

Mouth-watering Mallow and Marsh was launched off hard work and just £250! Exciting, exploding, exquisite tasting yumminess is what this brilliant brand are about. Their creative culinary creations have been invented through many dedicated hours of experimenting with unique and interesting flavour combinations. Introducing a range of innovative, light, creamy lushness, these Marsh mellows are not just your standard munchies.

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Gobstoppers Manchester Arndale Chocolate, Chips & Candy #Review

Gobstoppers Manchester Arndale Chocolate, Chips & Candy Review: May 2017

We rocked up to the Manchester Arndale Gobstoppers store and walked through the entrance feeling like a kid in a candy store. Warmly welcomed by the team Liv, Scott and Lorene, who represented the brand with passion and enthusiasm. Gobstoppers is great fun for young and old alike. You will have a blast in your very own version of Willy Wonka’s wonderful world of pure imagination. Packed to the rafters with sweet and savoury treats direct from the USA, let loose and let your imagination run wild, as you work your way around the giant candy canes to discover your all your favs from their extensive range. They even have a slush puppy machine – awesome!

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Bubble Club #Review

Bubble Club Review: March 2017

Jon Hulme and John Burke, the founders of the amazing revolutionary Bubble Club, that launched in 2016, became firm friends while studying at business school in Madrid. The business gurus behind the already successful craft gin club, continue to see many successes and highlights in their business ventures such as opening offices up in Soho London and securing investment from drinks enthusiast and entrepreneur Sarah Willingham on the BBC’s Dragons Den show – impressive stuff!


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Bill’s Restaurant Manchester #Review

Bill’s Restaurant Manchester Review: March 2017

Bill Collison both driven and inspired by his Dads love for fresh home grown produce, started out in a small space that his dad showed him, which was no bigger than a shed, just off the high street in Lewes in East Sussex. Since he has never looked back, but it has not all been plain sailing. Rapid success and growth meant the need to acquire new premises, but tragedy struck in 2000 with the heavy floods wiping out Bill’s shop. Starting from scratch, Bill remained positive and this time added a café. Now, Bills business is booming and the core focus is not all about ringing tills, but is driven by a love for fresh produce and a customer focused service.

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Creative Nature Organic Chia & Cacao Chocolate Chip Brownie Mix #Review

Creative Nature Organic Chocolate Brownie Mix Review: February 2017

Natural and Organic Awards Europe 2016 Finalist for best new special diet product and shortlisted in 2016 for the Best of Organic Markets Awards, this brilliant brownie bake mix stands out from the crowd. 100% natural, organic, vegan and raw ingredients such as Organic Cacao powder, Chia seeds and Dairy Free Chocolate Chips make up this heavenly mix. CEO/Owner Julianne Ponan herself has a nut allergy so worked endless evenings to create a nut free formula that is also gluten free, soya free, dairy and wheat free – what is not to like!

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It’s Official, I L❤️ve all my Followers, Fellow Bloggers and Brand Collaborations ❤️


final-copy-loveLets continue to enjoy the Blogging journey. Lets take the flight of a lifetime and together take our blogs to new heights.  I love all my followers, fellow bloggers and the brands that I collaborate with.  Thank you for all your support.  Enjoy the chocolate cake and cocktail 🙂

Happy Valentines Day.

Melanie xx