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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Countdown To Christmas Chocolate Giveaway!

We know how stressful it can be in the run up to Christmas, with turkeys to prepare, trees to decorate and credit cards to max out! So, make yourself a nice cuppa, shut the kids and the tinsel out for a moment, and enjoy some chocolate on us!

With the very appropriate slogan ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ emblazoned across the front, this pair of milk and dark chocolate bars will hopefully give you that energy boost to wrap another pressie!

The bar opens up like a mini-book and inside is the tale of how that iconic slogan began. Something interesting to read whilst you’re having some me time!

**As an extra, we’re going to throw in a BRAND NEW DESIGN! Our personalised Keep Calm bar comes in three vibrant colours, and can be personalised with the recipients name and special message!**

To win our ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ chocolate pack, simply FOLLOW us on Twitter or LIKE us on Facebook, and fill in the blank with a slogan that’s apt for you! 

‘Keep Calm and …….’

It could be something like ‘Keep Calm and Eat Chocolate’ or ‘Keep Calm and Keep Reading!’. Anything you like, let your imagination run wild!

We’ll pick the best post or tweet at the end of the week (Mid-dayThursday 1st December 2011) to be our winning entry!

Good Luck!

 
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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Chocolate, Competitions

 

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Countdown To Christmas Gift Bundle Giveaway!

It’s creeping up on us fast, and with only 33 days left until Santa comes, you need a fabulous gift that will look perfect under your tree!

So, we’re giving away a fantastic ‘Social Media Gift Bundle’ to one lucky winner in this weeks competition.

A personalised Facebook Like bar and pocket-sized hardback ‘Tweets and Status Updates’ book makes an ideal gift for a social media fanatic! They’ll never be stuck for something to say again.

All you have to do to win is follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, and tell us your best status update! It can be funny, thoughtful, Christmassy or crazy! 

Twitter followers will have to make it in the 140 character limit, and Facebookers will need it to be no longer than one or two short sentences. It has to fit on the front of the bar remember!

We’ll pick our favourite by Friday 25th November 2011.

So, what are you waiting for? Get creative, and you could be the winner of this weeks brilliant prize!

** The rules are that you have to be a friend of The Chocolate Library on Facebook or a follower on Twitter to be able to win.

 

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Top 10 Gifts – Gifts for Women at Christmas!

Need something special for a mum, auntie, sister or daughter?

We’ve compiled the best of the best from The Chocolate Library, to make present buying a little easier this year!

Love You Mum Personalised Xmas Chocolate Bar

Your gorgeous Mum needs to know how much she’s loved at Xmas, and what better way to show her than with this yummy Belgian chocolate bar?

Personalise it with a message that will make her feel warm inside on those chilly Winter days!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Fabulous Woman Gift Bundle

We all know a fabulous woman, and we guarantee they’ll adore this chocolate and book gift bundle.

With the award winning ‘How to Be a Woman’ by journalist Caitlin Moran and an ‘F is for Fabulous’ chocolate bar, available in milk or dark chocolate, all that’s missing is a bubble bath!

Product Details: Price £11.99. Author Caitlin Moran. Dimensions 21.3 x 13.5 x 2.8 cm; Page Count 320. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Cat Lovers Gift Bundle

Being dubbed a ‘Cat Lady’ isn’t necessarily a bad thing! This brilliant bundle has a gorgeous pink ‘Cat Lover’ chocolate bar and the hilarious ‘Devious Book For Cats’, which is bound to make her chuckle!

The chocolate bar can be personalised too. This is a fab gift for any lady who loves her cats, and is proud of it!

Product Details: Price £14.99. Authors Fluffy and Bonkers. Dimensions 19.4 x 12.8 x 1.8 cm; Page Count 208. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Best Grandma Personalised Xmas Chocolate Bar

Sometimes it’s difficult to express how we feel to the people we love, so why not say it with chocolate? This beautifully designed Christmas chocolate bar is available in milk or dark chocolate of the highest quality.

The best part? You can write a message on the back telling your Grandma just how wonderful she is.  She’ll definitely appreciate the sentiment and, of course, the delicious chocolate as a Boxing Day treat!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

S is for Shopaholic Chocolate Bar

Maybe your Girlfriend maxes out the credit card monthly? Or your daughter can’t wait till pay-day to hit the shops? This bar is perfect for poking fun at their retail obsession.

From the alphabet range, this bar can be personalised on the back with a cheeky little message. The perfect stocking filler.

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Evil Plans and Stuff Notebook

A great gift for a student, or just someone who likes nothing more than whiling away the hours people watching and taking notes.

Designed by the quirky and fantastic Really Good company, this notebook looks and feels gorgeous, and is ready to be filled with some (not so) evil plans!

Product Details: Price £6.99.By Really Good. Dimensions 175 x 145mm. 96 pages.

To buy this Notebook from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Girly Chocolate Gift Pack

Every woman loves chocolate, and that’s a fact. So what could be better than a bar of the stuff? Three bars, that’s what!

This cheeky girly gift pack includes three bars of milk chocolate with funny slogans: ‘I’m Totally Naked Under Here’, ‘You’re Worth It’ and ‘Diet Chocolate’.

Product Details: Price: £9.99.  Available in milk or dark Belgian chocolate. Bar weight 100g; Dimensions 8.5cm x 16.5cm; This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy a gift for a girly girl who loves chocolate, CLICK HERE.

Book Lovers Gift Bundle: Alice in Wonderland 

Whether its a mum, daughter, auntie or granny, the story of Alice in Wonderland has captured the hearts of women everywhere. If they love the tale, then this gift bundle is the perfect present.

As well as a unique book lover’s quote chocolate bar that you can personalise, this bundle includes a gorgeous, special cloth-bound edition of the classic book, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. This is something that the recipient can keep forever, and pass down through the generations.

Product Details: Price: £19.99. Publisher: Penguin. Cover Design: Coralie Bickford-Smith. Author: Lewis Carroll. Dimensions 129 x 198mm. 448 pages. Bar weight 100g; Dimensions 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy the Relationship Aid Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Family Member Personalised Chocolate Bars

Need a gift for a Mummy, Grandmother, Little Sister or Great Auntie? It can be really difficult to get a gift with specific family roles on the front, so The Chocolate Library have fixed that for you!

Beautifully designed bars in a range of names that can be personalised on the back to make this gift really unique and special. If you don’t see what you need here, they’ll even design one especially for you!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy a Female Family Chocolate Bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Rate That Wine Notepad

What better way to spend an evening that sipping a glass of wine or two? This quirky notepad means that the different wines can be noted and rated – just incase the memory is a little fuzzy the next day!

A brilliant stocking filler for an expert wine quaffer.

Product Details: Price £5.95. Dimensions 15.2 x 21.9cm; Page Count 60.

To buy Rate That Wine Notepad from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

 

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‘Go Away..’ Mugs Now In Stock at The Chocolate Library!

Cup of tea, anyone?

Three gorgeous china mugs that say exactly what you’re thinking!

One for the reader, the Tweeter and the Teacher, these fab mugs are brilliant presents for men and women alike, and ensure some peace and quiet at those crucial moments!

These mugs are perfect Christmas gifts, and go perfectly with one of our personalised chocolate bars or one of our hand-picked books. Tea, chocolate and a good read…sheer Festive perfection!

To buy one of our NEW ‘Go Away…’ Mugs, CLICK HERE.

 

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Top 10 Xmas Gifts for Men

Men are difficult to buy for at Christmas time, so we’ve compiled a list for you to take your pick from when getting those Xmas gifts this year!

From Dads to Grandads, Brothers to Uncles and Godfathers to nephews, we’ve got it covered at The Chocolate Library.

We’ll even throw in a little extra 10% discount when you enter the code TWIT10 at the checkout!

Love You Dad Personalised Xmas Chocolate Bar

Perfect for Dads at Christmas, this gorgeous bar can be personalised for a really special gift.

Write whatever you like on the back and tell your Dad how much he means to you at Christmas, and every other day of the year. You can also choose from milk or dark Belgian chocolate to go inside!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Social Media Gift Bundle

If the first thing your brother does when he wakes up is check his Facebook or Twitter on his phone, then this is the perfect Christmas gift for him!

The pocket sized book from legendary American company Knock Knock accompanied by a cool Facebook ‘Like’ bar makes a fantastically unique gift that he’ll love. Make sure his status updates never get boring!

Product Details: Price £10.99. Dimensions 8.9cm x 14.6cm; Page Count 112. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Brain Box Gift Bundle

If your dad or grandad loves nothing more than trawling through the Sunday papers for the crossword or puzzle section, then this gift is just the ticket. Pocket Posh Brain Games will keep the mind active, with 100 puzzles in varying difficulties for them to solve.

It’s not only a fantastic puzzle book, but it looks great too! Team that with a delicious milk or dark Belgian chocolate bar and you’ve got a winning gift that’ll keep him occupied after that massive turkey dinner!

Product Details: Price £10.99. Author The Puzzle Society. Dimensions 14.9 x 10.6 x 1.3 cm; Page Count 128. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Best Grandad Personalised Xmas Chocolate Bar

Sometimes it’s difficult to express how we feel to the people we love, so why not say it with chocolate? This beautifully designed Christmas chocolate bar is available in milk or dark chocolate of the highest quality.

The best part? You can write a message on the back telling your Gramps just how wonderful he is.  He’ll definitely appreciate the sentiment and, of course, the delicious chocolate as a Boxing Day treat!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

S is for Superhero Chocolate Bar

Is your boyfriend or hubby your superhero? Let them know you think so with this gorgeous chocolate bar from The Chocolate Library’s Alphabet Chocolate Range.

Whether he’s saved you from a life of lonely misery, or just because he wears his underpants over his trousers sometimes, this is a great gift to pop in his stocking. You can personalise the back of the bar too!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy this bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

1970’s Style Laptop Notebook

If your Dad or other half is never without their laptop, get them some backup in the ofrm of this hilarious 1970’s laptop notebook.

Sure to raise a few smiles when spotted open on the train, this quirky hardback notebook is a great gift for a man with a sarcastic sense of humour. It’s a must have for every man’s desk in 2012!

Product Details: Price £6.99. Waldo Pancake. Dimensions 21 x 15 x 1.5 cm

To buy this Notebook from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Sport Addict Personalised Chocolate Bars and Gift Bundles

Is your Uncle golf crazy? Or perhaps your brother likes nothing more than bobbing around in a rickety old boat waiting for a bite? Personalise one of these great sport addict bars for them for Christmas!

They’ll love the funky design. If you’re looking for something extra, then grab a Golf Addict or Anglers Gift Bundle.

There’s even matching bars for the long suffering partners, check out the Golf Widow chocolate bar! 

Product Details: Price: Bundles, £11.99. Bars, £4.95. Dimensions 22.6 x 16.6 x 1.8 cm; Page Count 160. Chocolate bar: Available in milk or dark Belgian chocolate. Bar weight 100g; Dimensions 8.5cm x 16.5cm; This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy a gift for a sport obsessed man from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Relationship Aid Gift Bundle

There are times when subtlety is lost on the male of the species, so hit home with a bang on Christmas morning when he unwraps the Relationship Aid Gift Bundle.

Complete with nag notes and a ‘Things You Should Do To Make Me Happy’ notepad, this pack has a yummy ‘L is for Love’ personalised chocolate bar, just so he knows that it’s all light-hearted fun! Perfect as a funny gift for your significant other.

Product Details: Price: £13.99. Happy Pad: Dimensions 15.2 x 22.9cm; Page Count 60. Nag Notes: Dimensions 7.6 x 7.6cm; Page Count 100. Bar: Available in milk or dark chocolate. Bar weight 100g; Dimensions 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy the Relationship Aid Gift Bundle from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Family Member Personalised Chocolate Bars

Need a gift for a Great Uncle, Step-Dad, Nephew or Godfather? It can be really difficult to get a gift with specific family roles on the front, so The Chocolate Library have fixed that for you!

Beautifully designed bars in a range of names that can be personalised on the back to make this gift really unique and special. If you don’t see what you need here, they’ll even design one especially for you!

Product Details: Price £4.95. Bar weight:100g; dimensions: 8.5cm x 16.5cm; chocolate manufactured in Belgium. This product contains milk and soya and may contain nut traces. Suitable for vegetarians.

To buy a Male Family Chocolate Bar from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

Rate That Beer Notepad

This beer rating system in the form of a notepad would be the perfect gift to slip into his stocking this Christmas! With lots of pages (to rate lots of beers), he could even hand them out on the pub on Boxing Day!

This gift is great for men who like a laugh: Dads, Uncles, Boyfriends and Brothers.

Product Details: Price £5.95. Dimensions 15.2 x 21.9cm; Page Count 60.

To buy Rate That Beer Notepad from The Chocolate Library, CLICK HERE.

 

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Countdown To Christmas Chocolate Giveaway!

It’s now 6 WEEKS TILL CHRISTMAS! Are we beginning to get excited? 🙂

We’re giving away a fantastic set of three chocolate bars again that we know you’ll just LOVE!

‘Just to say Thank You’, ‘Just to say You’re a Star!’ and ‘World’s Greatest Chocoholic’ makes up our set this week, embossed in gorgeous vibrant shimmer colours. These are sure to spread some Christmas Cheer!

All you have to do to enter this week, is tell us who you’ll be giving one of these bars to, and why.

Maybe your Mum hides chocolate under her pillow and is worthy of our chocaholic bar? Or perhaps the Lollypop Lady at your kid’s school really deserves some recognition and gets the ‘You’re a Star’ bar?

Just post your comment on our Facebook Page, or Tweet us over at @choclibrary. Feel free to include pictures! Even though we just need one reason, you’ll be winning ALL THREE of the bars!

We’ll be announcing one lucky winner on Friday November 18th 2011 at midday. Good Luck! We can’t wait to hear your stories 😀

*** You MUST be a friend of The Chocolate Library on Facebook or Twitter to be eligible to win. Them’s the rules.

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2011 in Chocolate, Competitions

 

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20% Discount on Girly Chocolate!

If you weren’t lucky enough to win our Girly Gift chocolate bars in this weeks Countdown to Christmas Competition, then don’t worry! We’re giving you the chance to get the set of bars for yourself – with a whopping 20% discount!

Fantastic for stocking fillers, giving out to your girlfriends or as a tongue in cheek treat for your wife, these bars are versatile and fun! They come in three vibrant colours featuring cheeky slogans: Diet Chocolate, I’m Totally Naked Under Here and You’re Worth It!

To see the Girly Gift Pack, CLICK HERE.

To get the 20% discount, just add the chocolate bundle to the basket and enter discount code

GIRLY20

to the discount section. The amount will be deducted for you before you pay!

Please note that the 20% discount is only available on this Girly Gift Pack as a promotional offer, and will not be applied to any other items you enter in the basket.

THIS OFFER IS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY. THIS OFFER WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2011.

Happy Shopping! 🙂

 

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