Candy A to Z: W is for (Necco) Wafers!

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Do certain candies just bring you right back to a time and place of your childhood? For whatever reason, the only time growing up that I would ever get Necco Wafers was during our annual summer trip to my grandparent’s house. They lived in a teeny-weeny farm town in the middle of nowhere and would give my sister and I $1 to share and off we went to the “dime.

Candy A to Z: V is for Violet Mint Squares from C. Howard’s!

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Today’s candy might be a new one for many of you. Lots of the candy on our A to Z list are quite common, everyday favorites, but today’s candy is a bit of a throw-back. C. Howard’s Violet Mint Squares are truly a one-of-a-kind candy. They’re little mint squares with a distinctive flowery violet flavor and have been around since the 1930s. It appears as though the packaging has been.

Product Highlight: Yardstick Bubble Gum and Other Fun Summer Gum!

Product Highlight: Yardstick Bubble Gum and Other Fun Summer Gum!

We haven’t had a product highlight in a while, but when I saw this I just had to write about it.  What a perfect fun summer treat for your kids –  Yardstick Tutti-fruiti Bubble Gum.  These delicious sticks are a full 36 inches tall and come in a really cool floor stand and you get a whopping 48 yardsticks of bubblegum in a case!  That’s a lot to chew on!.