Here at the Original Murdick’s Fudge kitchen on beautiful Mackinac Island, we are stirring the pot in Mom's honor these days, as we create, for the first time ever, Mother’s Day Fudge Lovers Gift Boxes! Yes, you can do better than a box of chocolates from the drugstore for Mom. And yes, this may be the year to skip the flowers. Google, in fact, has reported that flowers are no longer the … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Stirs Up New And Delicious Mother’s Day Fudge Lovers Gift Boxes
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
Patti takes some time off from the fudge shops to enjoy traveling with her husband, Bruce. Guest blog post by Brenda Horton A Mackinac Island help-wanted sign changed Patti LaPine’s life. While visiting the island in 1974 with her sister from North Muskegon, Mich., they stopped to look inside the Original Murdick's Fudge store window on Main Street. There, they watched the fudge makers … [Read more...] about Patti Celebrates Her 40th Anniversary As An Original Murdick’s Fudge Employee
Bobby live! Fox 2 Detroit's The Nine morning TV show personality Kam Carman interviewed Bobby Benser today about our Sweet Summer treats and the upcoming Mackinac Island Fudge Festival on Aug. 22-23. Click HERE to watch his tasty TV2 morning show segment. "It's our 127th birthday on July 27 so we're giving away a free slice of Michigan Honey Butter fudge to the first 127 guests visiting our … [Read more...] about Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Around here, we love to find things to celebrate. With that, Happy Birthday to us! On Sunday, we turn 127 years old. Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop, which opened its doors in 1887, continues its longtime tradition handcrafting all-natural fudge the same way original Murdick's family members did more than a century ago. Today, we continue to serve up fresh, gluten-free fudge, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!
Say good night to our awesome marble fudge-making tables! Before shutting off the lights at our Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City and St. Ignace fudge shops every night, we cover these precious tables with heating blankets to ensure that our first batch of fudge each morning is poured onto marble that is just the right temperature. As for our old-fashioned, 1887 recipe that Sara … [Read more...] about Heating Blankets, Mackinac Island Weather Conditions Help Make Our Fudge So Uniquely Textured
So a man from Canada walks into our Mackinac Island fudge shop. He points to a sign in the window that says "Send Fudge Anywhere In The U.S. For Only $6." He asks our team leader Patti if that's true. She sweetly replies yes. "Then I want to be shipped to Hawaii," he says, as he whips out his wallet and shows her that his name is "Mr. Fudge." LOL Posted July 17, 2014 … [Read more...] about Only On Mackinac Island! We Love Hearing Fun Fudge Stories Like This