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.
Here’s a blast from the past – who remembers Ice Cubes? These yummy little treats are made by Alberts and come in a box with 100 pieces of candy in them (at least, when you buy them from us, that is how they come). Ice Cubes have been around since the 1930s and are special because they are made with partially hydrogenated coconut oil, which melts quite a bit faster.
Here’s a throwback to the olden days – Fun Dip! I remember every summer going to my grandparent’s house and walking down to the local “dime store” and buying Lik-m-Aid Fun Dip with my sister and cousins and eating them on the play ground. I basically only got this candy at my grandparent’s house because there was pretty much no way my mom was going to let me eat a.
Do you ever have a difficult time buying a gift for someone’s 50th birthday? There are the usual gifts – spa vouchers, mani-pedi gift certificates, flowers, photo frames, books, etc. But none of them are as fun or nostalgic as giving someone a collection of retro candies from their past. Many people believe these candies are no longer in production, but they’re mistaken. At SweetCityCandy.com, you can get amazing Old.