The Perfect Event For a Candy Buffet

The Perfect Event For a Candy Buffet

Any special event is truly an excuse for a delicious candy buffet. Sometimes called candy stations, these spreads help you set a beautiful focal point for your next event.  Not only are candy buffets impressive, but they’re also interactive. They let your guests build their desert to their liking and help make sure everyone gets…

Making a Candy Buffet? Here’s How You Can Save Money

Making a Candy Buffet? Here’s How You Can Save Money

Candy buffets are all the rage. These tasty buffets are crowd-pleasers for all ages, from weddings to birthday parties and every event in between.  But planning a candy buffet can be tricky, and keeping your costs down can be difficult unless you plan well ahead of time. Luckily, we know all the best tips and…

How Can Sweets and Sugar Make You Happy?

How Can Sweets and Sugar Make You Happy?

If there’s one thing virtually every culture has in common, it’s a love of sweets. No matter the age, location, or demographic, sweets are one thing that brings people together. As it turns out, science has even proven that sweets can make you happier!  Although you may have heard that sweet treats should be eaten…

How to Choose Sweets for Your Sweets Buffet

How to Choose Sweets for Your Sweets Buffet

Sweets buffets are all the rage these days. From weddings to birthdays and anniversaries, any special event is the perfect excuse to break out mounds of delicious sweets.  Putting together the perfect sweets buffet takes a little thought and planning, and you can’t just pour any old sweets into a dish and call it done….

Your Complete Guide in Making Your Own Sweets Buffet

Your Complete Guide in Making Your Own Sweets Buffet

Having a “sweet tooth” is a saying we’ve all heard. Many people have used it since it first originated in the Middle Ages. It’s become such a popular way of saying that you’re craving something sweet to eat that nobody even thinks twice when they hear it anymore. One thing you may find yourself thinking…

How Long Do Jelly Beans Last?

How Long Do Jelly Beans Last?

We all need some extra dose of happiness, and that’s where the world of jelly beans can help. When you open a bag, these colourful sweets will make your day. There’s a wide array of flavours that you can choose from, so you can get exactly the one you want. There are many various types…

Sweets 101: History and Origins of Our Favourite Sweets

Sweets 101: History and Origins of Our Favourite Sweets

We all love our sweets and we all have our favourites —  whether it’s chocolate, fruity, mint, or sour, there’s something for everyone. But have you ever wondered how our favourite treats came about? Believe it or not, sweet treats are an ancient part of our culture, dating back to 6000 B.C. As far back…

The Sweet History of Cotton Candy

The Sweet History of Cotton Candy

When you dive into the history of sweets, there’s a lot to find. Each type of sweet has its own story. Cotton candy is no different. Cotton candy was invented about 120 years ago, and it has evolved from just a tiny town delicacy to gaining worldwide popularity. Many people have great memories from their…

Do Sweets Expire, and How Long Can They Last?

Do Sweets Expire, and How Long Can They Last?

Your sweet tooth beckons with a yearning for sugar. So you go into your fridge for some sweets that have been sitting there for a little while. It’s not uncommon for someone to consume an entire bag of sweets in one sitting. You only live once, so why not take advantage of the finer aspects…

How are Lollipops Made?

How are Lollipops Made?

The sweet taste of a lollipop can take one back to childhood days in an instant. You find lollipops in Easter baskets, Christmas stockings, and even the dentist’s office. This sweet treat even makes an appearance in most major events such as birthday parties, baby showers, and even weddings. Lollipops have touched every corner of…

Why Do We Like to Eat Sweets When Stressed?

Why Do We Like to Eat Sweets When Stressed?

It happens all the time. You have a bad day at work, or an argument with a friend or significant other. So, what do you do? You go straight for the chocolate, ice cream, or whatever your sweet of choice is. But have you ever asked yourself why? The way in which sweets can relieve…

Sour Sweets – What Makes Them Sour?

Sour Sweets – What Makes Them Sour?

There are an enormous number of candy enthusiasts who flock to the mouth-puckering flavour of sour sweets. This sweet type has a vast variety, making it a classic for people who love a mild tartness or the intense taste of the sourest sweet. But have you ever wondered why sour sweets have a sour taste?…

How Marshmallows are Made

How Marshmallows are Made

There’s something so irresistible about a soft, squishy marshmallow. Biting into one is like biting into a piece of small, sticky cloud! Have you ever wondered how these delightful, pillow-soft treats are made? And what exactly are they made from?  Read on to find out a little about the history of marshmallows, how marshmallows are…

Why Do Some People Have a Sweet Tooth?

Why Do Some People Have a Sweet Tooth?

Do you have a sweet tooth? Some people seem to love sweets more than others, though we’d argue that everyone loves them at least some of the time. Have you ever wondered why some people seem to crave sweet things more often than others? While there may not be a literal ‘sweet tooth’ inside your…

What You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Cotton Candy

What You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Cotton Candy

Cotton candy, also known as candy floss, or in some parts of the world as fairy floss, is a spun sugar confection that is known and loved worldwide. If you’ve ever been to a fair or a local outdoor festival, you’ve probably had some warm, fresh cotton candy. There is nothing quite like it.  Like…

Lollipop History And Fun Facts

Lollipop History And Fun Facts

We all love to savor a good sweet treat. Who doesn’t love the anticipation of unwrapping a lollipop?  Lollipops are a special treat that allow you to savor, lasting longer than most other candies on the shelf. And not only are lollipops long lasting, but they have a million flavors to choose from and are…

Interesting Facts About Gummies

Interesting Facts About Gummies

More than likely, your favorite candy as an adult is the same candy you loved as a kid. Many things change as we age, but our love of sweets and that little devil on our shoulder known as a sweet tooth never really goes away. The best part about sweets is the fact that they…

Most Popular Pick and Mix Sweets

Most Popular Pick and Mix Sweets

Walking into your favourite sweet shop is a delight. The different colours and flavours are at your fingertips to look over while discovering new sweets to add to your favourites list. However, sometimes it can be challenging to get to the shops, or the sweets store may not be open. This can make it challenging…

Surprising Health Benefits of Sweets

Surprising Health Benefits of Sweets

While a handful of sweets might seem like a foreboding health nightmare, there’s little need to feel guilt about the occasional sweet. On the contrary, there are some surprising benefits of eating sweets.  Whether you’re thinking about boosts to energy or lowering levels of stress, sweets can help get you and your body through stressful…

6 Sweets-inspired Game Ideas

6 Sweets-inspired Game Ideas

Planning games and activities can be a chore. Of course, you want to have the best birthday party or get-together, but how do you know what to do?  Well, your first thought is food. Of course, everyone loves snacks and sweets, but how do you incorporate sweets into a fun, engaging activity for everyone to…

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