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Cheer Me Up! Gourmet Marshmallows!

When I think about camping, one thing always comes to mind: Roasted marshmallows and S’Mores! Even non-campers can appreciate the taste of a perfectly toasted marshmallow! 

At Cheer Me Up! Marina Kornblum creates handmade gourmet marshmallows of all kinds. Scrolling through her website will make your mouth water, as photos of flavours like espresso, chocolate truffle and apple pie marshmallows appear on the screen.

Marina began the business in November 2020 and operates as a "one woman show". From marketing to baking to design, she does it all. Not only that, but she has accomplished this during a lock-down while caring for and homeschooling her 3 kids! The kids are her taste testers, and she tells us, "The first layer of quality control is my kids. If there flavours that they don't like - they most likely will be the adult's favourite flavours"

I have to say that the S'MORES KITS she made for our June boxes were my FAVOURITE items we have included yet! These colourful boxes contained 8 handmade marshmallows, homemade graham crackers, and the CUTEST little jars of dark and white chocolate curls. I LOVED THEM! 

Of course, I had to share with my kids, who also thought they were the best things ever. We roasted some over the fire, and ate some as is. I think that cooking them in the over for a minute or so would probably yield the best gooeyness, but they are epic no matter which way you eat them. 

Order some of these incredible gourmet marshmallows, s'mores boxes and other treats at

Be sure to follow Cheer Me Up on Instagram at @cheerMeUp.Ottawa