Shimmery Candy Is Sweet and Sassy!

Shimmery Candy Is Sweet and Sassy!

New Product Alert!  Sweet City Candy is now carrying sweets with a certain shimmery quality to it that will really make your candy buffet POP!  We’re proud to introduce shimmery Gumballs and Sixlets to our ever expanding product line, just in time for the festive fall season of parties and holidays to get underway.  Here’s a look at what’s new: Sixlets you can now buy with a shimmery glow in.

Firetruck and Fireman Themed Party!

Firetruck and Fireman Themed Party!

Oh me, oh my – sorry folks for the late summer hiatus on blogging.  We’re back now and ready to discuss all the latest party trends, photos, candy and themes that will bring us into the festive and party-rich fall and winter seasons.  Can you believe how close fall is upon us? Let’s begin by looking at these amazing party photos from Stephanie from Spaceships & Laser Beams via Kara’s.

Totally Awesome 1980s Party!

Totally Awesome 1980s Party!

Take a look at this totally awesome 80′s party from Kara’s Party Ideas!  The theming of this party is great – just look at those Cabbage Patch Cake Pops, am I right?  And the Tetris-shaped Rice Crispie Treats?  Rad! They uses some super cool candy in this party too, but we have some other suggestions to sweeten things up.  Here’s what we recommend: Nerds Pop Rocks Candy Necklaces Rock Candy.

Beat the Heat with Homemade Popsicles!

Beat the Heat with Homemade Popsicles!

Almost nothing can bring refreshment on a hot summer day like a yummy, delicious homemade popsicle.  Popsicles and super easy to make, especially if you have one of the fancy-schamncy machines, like a Zoku Quick Pop Maker  that freezes pops in literally minutes so you don’t have to wait hours and hours for your frozen treats in the freezer.  Take a look: Now, you can make your homemade popsicles super healthy.

Product Highlight: Toasted Coconut Marshmallows!

Product Highlight: Toasted Coconut Marshmallows!

Anyone who is a coconut fan or a marshmallow fan (or if you’re like me – a huge fan of both), you MUST try out these delicious Toasted Coconut Marshmallows from Cavalier.  With yummy, crunchy toasted coconut on the outside and sweet creamy marshmallow on the inside, this 5.5 lb bag won’t last long.  Click on the link above to see details for ordering. And just think of all the.

Push-Up Pop Pencils!

Push-Up Pop Pencils!

I love, love LOVE this back-to-school treat from Bakerella!  What a perfectly sweet way to send your kids back to school with these adorably delicious Pencil shaped Push-Up Pops.  Take a look at these photos! For the recipe and more step-by-step photos, click here to get to Bakerella’s website – you won’t regret it! Photo credits: All photos are from Bakerella.com 

Howdy, Ombre (Best Dessert Photos from Around the Web)

Howdy, Ombre (Best Dessert Photos from Around the Web)

This “Ombre” dessert and fashion fad just isn’t going to go away any time soon – and thank goodness for that!  I absolutely LOVE the ombre image – a single color gradient getting darker or lighter.  It’s a gorgeous feast for the eyes and tummy, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Ombre inspired dessert images from around the web for your viewing pleasure. Also – if you’re planning.

Almonds, Almonds Everywhere!

Almonds, Almonds Everywhere!

According to the Almond Board of California, consumers are most likely to be introduced to almonds through confectioners!  Hurrah for us, because we get to help people enjoy one of the yummiest and healthiest snacks around.  Almonds have some major health benefits that make it a worthwhile snacking option.  Here are just a few of those benefits: Good for brain: Almond is a source of many nutrients which help in development.