Back in December 2011 I posted my review on this adorable children's book. Then in Jan. I received an email asking if I wanted to participate in this book's blog tour. So I asked if the author would write a guest article to appear on my blog on Feb. 14th. I hope you enjoy this article and then you run out and buy the book and surprise your child after he/she gets home from school with the book and some chocolate (what else is there?)
Love Affair with Chocolate
by Melanie Milburn
My name is Melanie and I am a chocoholic! Please do not judge me. I know I am not alone. I could give up chocolate but that would make me a quitter and my mamma did not raise a quitter. I tried to start a support group for chocoholics…..but I just could not get anyone to join. Do you know why? Because… NO ONE WANTS TO QUIT!
I have never met a chocolate that I did not like. Smooth and creamy centers, chewy, gooey centers, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, chocolates with sweet surprises where you are not sure what you are enjoying, and of course, my favorites, the chocolates with nuts in them. Forrest Gump’s mother really was right. Life really is a lot like a box of chocolates. You never know for sure what you are going to get and in my case, it really doesn’t matter. It’s all gooood!
So on this Valentine’s Day, embrace the chocolate without regret or guilt! It is a gift from God that I do not intend to return or ever exchange. It is always the right color and the right size. As long as I do not hear a loud beeping sound when I back up, like you hear on heavy equipment, I will do my best to help the economy with daily chocolate purchases. Enjoy all the chocolate you can ….while you can. You can always buy a larger pair of jeans, but you can never replace the sweet friendship of a good piece of CHOCOLATE!
About the author: Melanie Milburn is Director of New Horizons Preschool in Durango, Colorado, where she has been teaching for 18 years. She has been writing songs for over 20 years and has produced two CDs for children. Melanie recently transformed one of her songs into a book titled, “I Love You More Than Chocolate”. The book comes with a CD of Melanie singing the book and children love being able to listen to the CD while turning the pages of the book. To learn more about Melanie and her book go to her website, www.melaniemilburn.com
Be Sure to check out the blog tour schedule there are some blogs that are hosting the tour with a giveaway, but you better act quick because today is last day of the tour. I don't know how long the giveaways will run. click here to see the tour schedule.