A little seed was planted in our Original Murdick's Fudge heads this past summer as we started musing about how to create a totally autumn sweet treat. That seed would be the crispy, crunchy texture-y pumpkin seed! Our new straight-out-of-the-patch Pumpkin Seed Brittle will make one of its fall debuts Oct. 3 at Michigan’s treasured Greenfield Village, when the historic Dearborn gem throws … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Stirs Up A Pumpkin-Pleasin’ Partnership With A Michigan Treasure — Historic Greenfield Village!
Guest Post by Brenda Horton Very few of you who will read this know Gracie Irish, and I have to admit I don’t know her either – at least I’ve never met her face to face. But, as a mother, I know Gracie as if she was my own child. Shimmering on the surface of every parent’s heart is a fear so terrible we can scarcely speak of it. It can come at us like some horrible monster at any moment of … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s ‘Block Out Cancer’ Fundraiser Continues Through Sept. 27. P.S. Gracie Says ‘Thanks!’
Original Murdick’s Fudge is proud to be a partner in raising funds and awareness for the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital's "Block Out Cancer" campaign. We're stirring up much-needed fundraising support with our corporate matching sponsor program and sweetening the pot, which means we'll match donations given during Sept. 21-27 through this special LINK. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott … [Read more...] about We Are Pouring Our Hearts Into Our Sept. 21-27 ‘Block Out Cancer’ Fundraising Campaign. Please Join Us!
A picture tells a thousands words. Our Original Murdick's Fudge team knows that for sure. Just look at artist Noel Skiba’s special Mackinac Island Harbor painting that graces our exclusive five-slice summer gift boxes. To continue our colorful fudge box tradition, we need your help to decide which of Noel's two newest Mackinac Island paintings to use for our next box. See the details below … [Read more...] about Which Potential Mackinac Fudge Box Painting Do You Prefer? Tell Us And Win Free Fudge!
The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival will be going full steam ahead beginning Friday, Aug. 21 and running through Sunday, Aug. 23. Our gang at Original Murdick’s Fudge has a kettle-full of fun in store for visitors and also fudge lovers who can’t make it to the island. “Our fudge family is celebrating the sweet treat with a brand-new flavor, a limited-edition fudge pizza, fudge give-aways and a … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Mackinac Fudge Festival With Give-Aways, New Peanut-y Flavor And Special-Edition Beer & Pizza
We think our all-natural Original Murdick's Fudge is pretty darn good, and so do, of course, our returning and loyal customers. We recently had the good fortune to meet professional food writer/cookbook author Erin Byers Murray and asked her to weigh in (opinions, mind you, not scales and pounds!) with her thoughts and insights on our Mackinac Island fudge flavors. You’ll find her descriptions … [Read more...] about Renowned Food Writer Samples Our Mackinac Fudge; Here’s The Dish On Her Assessment
It’s good to be different. In fact, for Original Murdick's Fudge on Mackinac Island, it’s downright delicious to be different. One of the things people tell us over and over again is how they appreciate that we don’t use additives in our sweet treats. All flavors of Murdick's famous Mackinac Island fudge are handmade with all-natural and gluten-free ingredients, many of them come to us from … [Read more...] about Less Is More: We Skip The Additives To Create Mackinac Island’s Famous All-Natural Fudge
They’re here! We introduced our first-ever drawstring sling bags, good for toting all you need during your Mackinac Island getaway. Whether you sling it on your back, let it dangle from your shoulder or toss it into your bike basket, be sure to stuff the Original Murdick's Fudge drawstring bags with island essentials — suntan lotion, water, sunglasses, a sweatshirt for when those island breezes … [Read more...] about Pack Up Some Fun With These New Original Murdick’s Fudge Drawstring Bags Featuring Island Graphics
Michigan Native Promotes Mackinac Island By Dale Buss in Forbes Magazine One of the things Michiganders like best about the “Pure Michigan” television and radio ads voiced by Tim Allen— and surely a quality that also attracts targeted out-of-staters — is that he seems to mean it. That’s because he does. The affable actor and favorite son of Michigan has been the mellifluous voice of … [Read more...] about Forbes Magazine: Tim Allen & ‘Pure Michigan’ Ad Campaign Prosper Together For The Past Decade
We've sweetened up the pages of Metro Detroit Bride Magazine with this feature on Original Murdick's Fudge SweetBar options. Take a look − our SweetBar story appears on page 47. Brides, grooms, parents and event planners will discover lots of wonderful ideas for their next party or special occasion inside this inspiring magazine. For more details on the Original Murdick's Fudge of … [Read more...] about Detroit Bride Magazine Features Great Ideas On How To Sweeten Your Event With Original Murdick’s ‘SweetBar’ Offerings
When you’re on idyllic Mackinac Island in Michigan’s beckoning Straits of Mackinac, every day is special and worthy of a toast! But on Tuesday, June 16, Original Murdick's Fudge will be ‘toasting’ like crazy as we pour out our new super-delish National Fudge Day flavor for 2015 — Salt Toasted Coconut Double Chocolate. We’ve put this enticing combination of flavors through the … [Read more...] about We Toast National Fudge Day With A New Flavor, Online Deal And In-Store Give-Aways
When Edward Feiler, of Arizona, recently wrote to our Original Murdick's Fudge sweet consultants asking us to help run a little marriage-proposal reconnaissance at our Main Street store on Mackinac Island, we were all in! After all, we are all about romance … and sweets … and sweet romance. It all started a few weeks ago when Edward shared with us that his girlfriend of three years, Courtney … [Read more...] about A Sweet Marriage Proposal Unfolds At Murdick’s Mackinac Island Fudge Shop, Topped With A Romantic Sweet Treat
Wedding bells seem to be ringing on a regular basis this season. And Murdick's "sweets for sweethearts" have never been more plentiful or delicious. According to wedding-industry statistics, the most popular month for weddings is June. August, May, July, September and October follow June as the months in which most weddings occur, in order of popularity. And those are exactly the months that we … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Vows To Offer The Perfect Wedding Favors And SweetBar Options – Fresh From Mackinac Island
Original Murdick's Fudge loves to "do favors” for various hard-working nonprofits. We prepared 250 of our fudge favors that will sweeten a great event for Detroit’s Cristo Rey High School. As we are sweet on education, we sent a fresh mix of our Mackinac Island fudge favors that's sure to sweeten the school’s annual spring fundraiser, “Gems of Detroit,” held May 8 at Detroit’s Eastern … [Read more...] about Here At Murdick’s Fudge, We’re Sweet On Education & Health, As We ‘Favor-Up’ for Two Big Fundraising Events
Our Pink Pony Bar & Grill in the Chippewa Hotel rules as the island’s best entertainment hotspot. Hands down! And now the website Thrillist, which often recognizes all types of “best spots” around the country, puts the Pink Pony right up there as the “Most Iconic Bar in Michigan.” General Manager Brian Bailey and his Chippewa crew can take a bow for the vitality they create inside this … [Read more...] about Thrillist Website Names Mackinac Island’s Pink Pony The ‘Most Iconic Bar in Michigan’
This article appeared in the March/April 2015 issue of Hour Media's dbusiness magazine. Thank you, dbusiness, for showcasing our historic company and its Pure Michigan heritage! SWEET SALES Mackinac Island’s The Original Murdick’s Fudge has survived for 128 years by focusing on what it does best – using quality ingredients, avoiding artificial additives, and employing just the right … [Read more...] about dbusiness Magazine’s Century Club: Original Murdick’s Fudge Evolves To Thrive 100 Years And Beyond
We launch our Sweet Summer fudge-making season on Mackinac Island on May 1! Are you ready for another celebration of Pure Michigan bike rides, horses, ferries and fudge? As we prepare our Original Murdick's Fudge candy kitchens for your next visit, we asked Mackinac Island’s tourism leader about highlights from last summer and what to expect this season. We last saw Tim Hygh, executive … [Read more...] about 10 Questions With Mackinac Island’s Tourism Director About What Makes Our Pure Michigan Getaway So Special
Hurry up and get your jingle on! Our online holiday store closes at midnight tomorrow (Dec. 18), so fill up your shopping cart with delicious, all-natural Pure Michigan gift ideas delivered fresh from Mackinac Island. Original Murdick's Fudge makers Carnel and Ricardo have been working long 10-hour days since Dec. 1 handcrafting our scrumptious fudge, brittle, toffee and caramel corn. These … [Read more...] about Last Call: Give A Taste Of Mackinac To All On Your List — And Keep Some For Yourself For Entertaining Guests
A few years back, HGTV named Mackinac Island a top-10 Christmas Town. And for good reason. The sleighful of winners also includes other towns in Vermont, Colorado and Alaska. A television special on these top 10 towns portrayed Mackinac Island as it really is in the winter — full of community spirit. The narrator noted that the island seems “locked in time.” And now Impulcity also named … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island – America’s Top 10 Christmas Town – Stays True To Its Tradition
For 18 sweet days this month, the historic Original Murdick’s Fudge shop on Mackinac Island reigns as sweet-tooth central. We’re heating up our island kitchen early every morning to handcraft delicious fresh Mackinac Island fudge, toffee, brittle and caramel corn for our six new Christmas gift boxes. This is our second season of holiday fun on the island and we’re expecting it to be bigger and … [Read more...] about A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Making Sweet Holiday Treats And Christmas Gifts On Snowy Mackinac Island