Welcome to the New Sweet City Candy!

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Do you notice anything different about us? Hmmmm???? That’s right, we got a makeover!  We’ve been working on if for, oh, about a year now. It’s been a big week, to say the least, and our blog is not the only new thing about the Sweet City Candy brand. Our logo is also new: And, the biggest change of all – have you been to our Store Website? If you.

It’s Ice Cream Party Time!

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Summer is almost underway, and in many parts of the country (and world) weather-wise it’s already here!  That means in addition to getting ready for your fabulous summer BBQs (ideas here and here), you are also probably planning some ice cream parties for your kids.  And hey, adults like ice cream too, so plan a ice cream social with Bailey’s Irish Cream, Amaretto and Chocolate Liquors for after the kiddos.

Outta The Park Awesome Baseball Party!

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Little League is in full swing, and you know what that means?  Baseball birthday parties are totally trending for young boys.  Plus the MLB season is underway and we’re about to enter the dog days of summer where the only national sports league to be in play is baseball.  So let’s take a look at these amazing baseball party photos from our friends at Hostess with the Mostess, and scroll.

Really Awesome Rainbow Party!

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Rainbow parties are all the rage for the under-5 crowd.  They’re so much fun for both boys and girls, and super easy to pull off.  You can go all-out (like in these party pics), or keep it simple and low key – no matter what level of extravagance you choose, this theme will always be a winner. There are some really easy ways to set up an amazing candy buffet.

It’s Bar-B-Que Time!

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Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, and you know what that means?  Summer Bar-B-Que season is officially here!  Of all the many wonderful things to love about spring/summer time, one of my most favorite is the outdoor BBQ.  Whether you have a cozy balcony (like me), a pleasant patio or deck, or a huge massive colossal yard with a pool and trampoline and basketball court – everyone enjoys a good.

DIY Gumball Garland!

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I love how simple and fun this DIY Gumball Garland is!  What a great, crafty idea for older kids to do at a birthday party, or for you to do in advance to add to your party decor! Our friends at One Charming Party came up with this and posted very detailed instructions on their website here. If you’re looking for gumballs to make this yourself, then look no further.

It’s Patriotic Picnic Time!

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We’ve got loads of patriotic holidays coming up, namely Memorial Day and the 4th of July.  But you can throw in Father’s Day and in a couple of months Labor Day into the mix too.  Red, White & Blue and Stars & Stripes are good decor themes for all of these wonderful days. Below is some visual inspiration for hosting your own Patriotic Picnic Party, as well as a killer.

Alice in Wonderland Candy Buffet

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Here is a delicious, creative candy buffet in a super fun and sophisticated Alice in Wonderland theme.  Our friends at Something Sweet sent these photos to us from a recent social event, The Art of Entertaining, in Lexington, KY.  Take a look! Here is a list of what was used in this buffet as well as a few additional suggestions for a really awesome Alice in Wonderland candy buffet! Gold.

Over-the-Top Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party

Over-the-Top Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party

OMG, this Beauty and the Beast birthday party is RI-DIC-U-LOUS! Take a peek: Krown Kreations & Celebrations posted these photos on Catch My Party.  Aren’t they crazy?  It’s almost a pink and yellow princess overload!  It  must have been lovely and so much fun for those little princesses.  If you’re recreating a party like this and need candy buffet ideas, here are our suggestions… Hot Pink Sixlets Bright Pink Shimmer.

Check out Some New Candy Products We’re Now Offering!

Check out Some New Candy Products We’re Now Offering!

We’re adding new candy to our website all the time, so we wanted to take a post and share with you some of the new and exciting candy that we now have in store.  Check back to this link regularly to see what’s new. Whirlybration Lollipops - Gourmet Hand-Made Lollipops. Thick rope pops with an overwrap,bow & card you can personalize. Great for celebrating any occasion. Smarties Strawberry Taffy –  Smarties.