Note to Self:

by | Jan 28, 2011 | Field Trips, Just for Fun | 10 comments

The next time you go on a field trip to an Artisan Chocolate Factory, it might be a good idea to turn any backwards signs around BEFORE giving all of your children a sample. . . Oops!  


  1. Shalon

    Oh no!

  2. Karina

    An expensive and fiery oops!

  3. Jessica Gordon

    Well, at least the samples were free… Though most definitely fiery, to say the least!

  4. Laurie

    Why would anyone do that to chocolate?! I can imagine the reaction.

  5. Robina

    wow. my son calss any carbonated beverage "spicy," so I can't imagine what that would do to him. Do you have the Curious George and The Chocolate Factory book, I'm sure you do. It would be so cute with your adventure. What a fun treat.

  6. Unknown


    (but what a fun field trip!)

  7. Anonymous

    OH NO!!! That place is great though. Did you get a sample of the chocolate covered bacon? lol

  8. Jessica Gordon

    No… I didn't try the chocolate covered bacon. Yuck! Why would anyone want to ruin perfectly good chocolate?? lol!

    Robina ~ We actually don't have that book. I will have to check it out from the library. Thank you for the suggestion!

  9. Anonymous

    Jessica, I stumbled on your excellent blog and I am thankful that I did. You're inspiring. Do you happen to have a comprehensive list of field trips that you take throughout the year? I have a 5 yr old, 2 yr old and 1 yr old and am looking for interesting educational places to go … thanks!

  10. Jessica Gordon

    Steph ~ I really don't have a list of any kind, for field trips. Some of the field trips we take are planned through our homeschool group, some I look into after studying a certain topic, and the rest are unplanned and somewhat coincidental – like our field trips last Friday.

    The options probably vary greatly, depending on where you live, but I did a quick google search to see if I could find a list of ideas to get you started. This website has 40 possible places to consider, and here is a link to find Factory Tours in the USA. I hope that helps!


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