Phillip Ashley Rix is a talented Memphis-based chocolatier, and owner of Phillip Ashley Chocolates. The passion behind his exquisite artistry is evident in each meticulously handcrafted chocolate. Once donned the “Real Life Willy Wonka” by FORBES magazine, this expert chocolatier’s imagination knows no limits. Each season he debuts a new batch of whismsical flavors and designs that would excite the most discerning of chocolate lovers.
This season newest flavors made their first appearance in late June, and I was honored to get the opportunity to taste. Included as a part of his Signature Collection, I got to sample some of his best sellers as well as some new to the scene. As an added bonus, I also received box of his limited edition Galaxy Collections.
Mother's Day will be gracing us with its presence in just a few days, and if you're like me, finding the perfect gift for your favorite lady can seem like a daunting task. This year, I thought deeply about my mother and the pieces of her life that are important to her: from her home which she cherishes as a personal oasis to her super sweet tooth and her reserved sense of style. The possibilities seemed endless, but as I perused the web I stumbled upon a few gifts that stood out!
As you embark on your personal gift giving expedition, this year's "Mother's Day Gift Guide" may help point you toward a gem that embodies the essence of your mother (or mother figures),