Good day, fudge lovers! So we kinda had a feeling that our new holiday White Chocolate Candy Cane fudge was destined for greatness the second it was poured out of the kettle. It was then that one of our team members suggested that not only is this fudge great as is, but oh-what-fun it would be to try it in a Christmas-y cookie recipe. So our elves put on their tasseled tinkering caps and … [Read more...] about Give It A Try! Add Our Festive Holiday Peppermint Twist Flavor To This Cookie Recipe. It’s A Winner!
There are so many wonderful things to love about Michigan, including Original Murdick's Fudge on Mackinac Island, says WJR-AM radio personality Frank Beckmann. In this recent radio interview with WJR-AM, our Bobby Benser, Jr., shares that it's the third season to re-open our Mackinac Island fudge shop for December and make fresh holiday treats that can be delivered by FedEx all over the nation. … [Read more...] about WJR’s Frank Beckmann Chats With Bobby Benser About Cold Mackinac Winters And Hot Holiday Gift Ideas
Mackinac Island shines far and wide now that the Main Street Christmas tree's lights have been turned on. The annual community Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, which took place last night (Dec. 2) just steps from our Original Murdick's Fudge shop (yes, we took a few minutes off from making our Mackinac Island fudge to watch the street light up!), drew folks from throughout the island … [Read more...] about The Switch Has Been Thrown On Mackinac Island and Main Street’s Christmas Tree Now Glows With Holiday Cheer
"Well they’ve got a new dance ... it goes like this … Yeah, the name of the dance is Peppermint Twist." Remember that song? That’s exactly what we at Original Murdick's Fudge are singing and dancing to this season as we twist around our marble-top fudge tables creating our new Sweet Holidays fudge flavor — White Chocolate Candy Cane. Oh, do our fudge elves love our new Candy Cane fudge, and … [Read more...] about New Twist On An Old Favorite — White Chocolate Mingles With Peppermint In Our Holiday Candy Cane Fudge
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
Original Murdick's Fudge elves are closing their Sweet Holiday online shopping cart early so they can process all orders in time for Christmas delivery by FedEx — and so they have time to enjoy a little family-time merriment! They'll stop accepting online orders at NOON on Thursday, Dec. 17, instead of midnight. So don't delay. Place your orders now for one of our seven holiday gift boxes. See … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Original Murdick’s Fudge Holiday Gift Box Orders NOW Close At Noon Thursday, Dec. 17!
We’re running the streets … of Greenfield Village in metro Detroit, that is. Our Original Murdick's team will be shuffling back and forth the next three weekends from our six Mackinac Island fudge posts at The Henry Ford’s iconic old-fashioned village, where all things are decked for the holiday season. Our new Greenfield Village Holiday Nights partnership is as fitting as nuts in fudge, as the … [Read more...] about To All Mackinac Fudge Lovers, A Good Night … At Greenfield Village’s Holiday Nights Event!
Oh, Christmas tree ... Oh, Christmas tree! Our Original Murdick's Fudge team cherishes our Mackinac Island community Christmas tree and all it stands for. That said, we commissioned a Michigan company this season to design a limited-edition holiday ornament that showcases the island's colorful tree and snow-covered Main Street (and yes, our white clapboard Main Street shop is tucked amid the … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Murdick’s Fudge Holiday Ornament Dazzles With Mackinac Island Christmas Tree And Snow Scene
It’s time for "Mack Friday" holiday deals here in our Mackinac Island fudge kitchen. Yeah, we don’t want to really refer to our deals-n-steals day as uh, "Black" Friday, because well, we’re so darn colorful in our Main Street sweets emporium. Original Murdick's Fudge is, in fact, taking the Black out of Black Friday and whipping up discounts on our 12 holiday fudge gift-box flavors that wow … [Read more...] about It’s Almost Murdick’s ‘Mack Friday’ (And Cyber Monday), And Boy Do We Have Some Sweet Deals To Share
We're in the holiday spirit big-time here in our Original Murdick’s Fudge candy kitchen on Mackinac Island. And we're kicking off a new holiday gift-giving season with a stocking full of goodies, including Pumpkin Spice Fudge, Holiday Cranberry Fudge and Pumpkin Seed Brittle! These new flavors, available in our six holiday gift boxes and custom orders, are sure to wow your family and guests … [Read more...] about We’re Cooking Up A Stocking Full Of New Holiday Flavors That Includes Cranberries, Pumpkin, Spices And More!
HOLD YOUR HORSES! Original Murdick’s Fudge is over-the-pumpkin-top excited to announce that we’ll be staying open for a good part of November as we ramp up our Mackinac Island kitchen for a ferryful of Thanksgiving treats! “This is the first time that we’ll be open in November,” says Original Murdick's Fudge of Mackinac Island owner Bobby Benser. “And we’re super excited about our Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Newsflash: Murdick’s Fudge On Mackinac Island Will Stay Open This Month To Make Sweet Treats For Thanksgiving
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
The holiday season is in full tilt here at Original Murdick's Fudge. Today, our "elves" are preparing a “basket” for the “Get & Give Holiday Basket” Women’s Holiday Mixer at The Community House in Birmingham, Mich., and a Sampler Gift Box for Cranbrook's Holiday Tables event in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. With regard to the "Get & Give" program, while we’re reminded of how thankful we are … [Read more...] about We’re Preparing Delish Giveaways For Cranbrook House Holiday Tables & The Community House’s Special Get & Give Event
Our horses come … and our horses go. That makes us happy … and sad. They’re part of our seasonal ritual … and the romantic fabric of Mackinac Island. Our beauties arrive on the ferries in shifts every spring and parade off every October. It’s part of what makes our slice of Pure Michigan paradise so special. And that’s what reporter Louise Knott Ahern wanted to capture in her … [Read more...] about Out & About: “Horses Of Mackinac” Focuses On A Reporter’s Desire To Tell Their Story From Behind The Camera’s Lens
We "gotta" have art here at Original Murdick's Fudge, and there's no place on earth more inspiring for artists than on idyllic Mackinac Island, where we have three fudge shops. We and area artists feel we're the luckiest folks in the world, thanks to expansive Great Lakes waters, West Michigan sunsets, a vibrant boating scene, postcard-perfect horse-drawn carriages and blooms upon blooms, … [Read more...] about We’ve Set Sail This Summer With A Painting Of Mackinac Island Harbor On Our New Fudge Box
Frigid Northern Michigan weather continues to threaten the movement of Mackinac Island ferries. Arnold Line captains and passengers have been reporting about the rough conditions along the route to and from Mackinac Island and St. Ignace for the past several days. Wicked winter temperatures often in the single digits, high winds blowing ice into both harbors, and clogged passageways are … [Read more...] about Straits of Mackinac Weather Forces Shop To Close Holiday Sales Early
Great things come in small — and big — packages! We’ve created new gift boxes this year that are 100 percent all-natural holiday! Recipients receive their treats in a classic brown box with our “new old-fashioned” logo, complete with a classic horse carriage silhouette. When you open the box, you first break a special seal (shaped like a gift tag but also reminiscent of a classic ferry … [Read more...] about Our Gift Box ‘Experience’ Treats You To Pure Michigan Tradition With Tasty Treats, Custom Note Cards And More
We’ve said this before during the past week: The Original Murdick’s Fudge Mackinac Island Main Street shop is busier than Santa’s workshop! In fact, our list of destination cities for our fudge orders to date sounds like Santa’s Dec. 24 travel itinerary. Lucky people in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Arkansas, Tennessee, California, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Utah, Texas, Minnesota, Louisiana, … [Read more...] about Our Holiday Fudge Orders List Is Beginning To Look A Lot Like Santa’s Dec. 24 Itinerary
An avalanche of comments is pouring on to our Facebook page like a deluge of sugar being poured into our super-huge copper kettles. Sweet thoughts aplenty! Thank you, fudge lovers, for participating in our Original Murdick’s Fudge “12 Days of Christmas” giveaway contest. Every day, we are giving away a five-slice gift box brimming with a variety of fudge flavors. Hundreds of you have liked … [Read more...] about We’re Overwhelmed By All Of The Great Fudge Memories Posted To Our Facebook Page