Monday, February 1, 2021

Chocolate Heart Valentine's Day Giveaway

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MBE partnered with Sugar Plum Chocolates for this review & giveaway

Valentine's Day Traditions

Besides hearts and valentines, what's the thing that most often comes to mind when you think about Valentine's Day? That's right: Chocolate. But have you ever wondered about the history of chocolate for Valentine's Day and how that delicious confection first came to be associated with the Day of Hearts? More generally, how chocolate grew into such a strong symbol of love year-round? Though this holiday has its roots in the 1300s, here's a fun fact: It wasn't until the Victorian era in the 1840s that giving chocolate in decorated gift boxes came into vogue.

Valentines Day Chocolate Heart

Modern Chocolate Heart Pizza Gift Box

Fast forward a few centuries to 2021. Leading the pack of companies bringing this sweet treat to the masses in new and untraditional ways this Valentine's Day is family-owned chocolate boutique Sugar Plum Chocolates. What sets Sugar Plum apart from other online shops is their wide selection of beautifully packaged and unique hand-made chocolate items made in the USA which are available for shipping domestically as well as abroad. 

Why give a traditional simple heart-shaped box of chocolate candy? Instead surprise someone special and show how much you love them with a fun, oversized Sugar Plum's Chocolate Heart Pizza ($40). 

Equally perfect for both romantic and galentine recipients, this beautiful, yummy gift boxed giant chocolate confection comes with a wood mallet (to break the candy into delicious bite-size pieces) turning this present into a broken heart for Valentine's Day that will make them smile. Simply tie a red satin ribbon in a bow to the hammer, as I have done for a personal touch, to make this even more memorable.

Sugar Plum Chocolate Heart Pizza

  • Handmade in the USA by a family-owned chocolatier
  • Measures a generous 9" L x 9" W x 3" H 
  • Weighs 12 ounces, so there's plenty for sharing
  • Features milk chocolate, candies, potato chips and other ingredients
  • Comes gift boxed with wood hammer
  • Available year-round shipping to the US $75+ orders (free shipping)
  • For Valentine's Day U.S. delivery, order by 2 pm EST on 2/8 (Standard Shipping), 2/11 (2-day Shipping), or 2/12 (Overnight Delivery)
  • Also available for international shipping, call customer service 800-447-8427 for timing and rates 

By the way, this Chocolate Heart Pizza is available year-round from Sugar Plum, not just for February 14th.  That's a good thing, because I can think of so many other occasions when sending a gift of love like this would be so appreciated, just to cheer someone special up, or even as a gift to yourself.

Valentine Chocolate Gifts Sugar Plum

Other Sugar Plum Valentine Gift Ideas

The Sugar Plum Chocolate Pizza gift set is of course fun and delicious. But, I'm also loving this imaginative wine bottle shaped box filled with 12 Sugar Plum Truffles. The handcrafted Wine Truffle Box Assortment ($35) varieties include milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate as well as exotic flavors like Lemon Meringue, Strawberry Cheesecake, and Kaluha-White Russian, to name a few of the choices. Another of my personal picks for Valentine's Day is the brand's 4-pack of pretty pink 3.5 ounce delectable Strawberry Cheesecake Chocolate Bars, totaling 1 pound of pretty pink, creamy and luscious sweetness.

Even if you're still set on giving a heart shaped box of something sweet, Sugar Plum has you covered with some unexpected chocolate surprises. Check out their seasonal pretty heart box options filled with your choice of festive decorated chocolate sandwich cookies, colorfully wrapped truffles, chocolate-covered almond toffee, or chocolate-coated peanut butter crackers. 

With so many original Valentine sweet choices under $40 each, you're probably going to want to order multiple gifts and maybe even one for yours truly.

With all this delicious talk about chocolate, I think it's time for another MBE giveaway. Don't you agree? Read on to learn how you can enter for your chance to win the Sugar Plum Chocolate Pizza gift box featured in this review. There are lots of opportunities to win this, so keep entering our giveaway contest often through Valentine's Day.


Sugar Plum Chocolate Pizza
Valentine Gift Box 

Exclusive MBE Giveaway

Valentine Chocolate Heart Giveaway

How to Enter MBE's Giveaway

Thanks to Sugar Plum Chocolates, ONE (1) lucky MBE giveaway participant will win the brand's Sugar Plum Chocolate Pizza Gift Box. To enter this exclusive candy giveaway Mommy Blog Expert is hosting, visit this MBE Instagram post. Contest is open to US residents only and qualifying winner will be selected at random. Hurry, this giveaway ends February 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST. This contest is not affiliated with Instagram in any way. Sugar Plum Chocolates is providing the prize and is responsible for delivery to winner. 

Sugar Plum Chocolates

About Sugar Plum Chocolates

Founded in 1995 by entrepreneur Frann Edley (now joined by her son Neil), Sugar Plum Chocolates has been in business in Pennsylvania for more than 25 years. Featured in Woman's Day magazine and on The Food Network, among other media, Sugar Plum focuses on providing quality, modern and creative chocolate products backed by an old-fashioned commitment to customer service. In addition to the wide collection of stock items, both seasonal and year-round favorites consumers can buy direct online, you can also call 570-288-0559 to inquire about the brand's customized sweets and made to order gift baskets. To keep up on everything new, follow Sugar Plum on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.

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