Penguin Poop Candy: One of a kind.
Written by Marv Parker

Academy of Sciences Offers New Candy Sensation!

  Well, of course, it’s a logical product for such a popular attraction at the A of S in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. It’s also one of those “see it to believe it” items. I’ve seen it, but haven’t tried it yet. If you visit the Park anytime soon, visit the gift shop and [...]

November 1, 2011 0
July Fourth Candy
Written by jeff savage

Fourth of July Party Candy Idea

Found these red, white and blue foil wrapped bubblegum pieces over at Designed2BSweet. 100 pieces for $6.60 seems like a pretty good deal. Coins say USA and are perfect for patriotic treat bags as party favors at the 4th of July.  Get your order in now to make sure you have them for July Fourth [...]

June 23, 2011 0
Written by Marv Parker

Father’s Day Gift Idea #1

Candy you ate as a kid®… Wax Lips, Candy Cigarettes, Sugar Daddies, Candy Buttons on paper tape, Kits, Wax Syrup Bottles, Now and Laters, BB Bats and many more fresh candies from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s… still available after all these years!

June 14, 2011 0
Photo: Coracao Confections
Written by Marv Parker

New Vanilla Syrup sounds good and yummy!

Found this on my Facebook page…. good news for people looking for ways to work with their diabetes or blood sugar irregularities. Coracao Confections Announcing our *NEW* product VANILLA SYRUP!! An amazing liquid syrup sweetener made from coconut sugar and real vanilla bean. Awesome *low-glycemic* substitute for agave and maple syrup! Available NOW at all [...]

May 19, 2011 0
Valentine's gift before
Written by Marv Parker

Valentine’s Day and Gifts Gone But Not Forgotten

This is what I found waiting for me on Valentine’s Day before dinner: a gift wrapped box of See’s toffee, featuring both milk chocolate toffee and dark chocolate toffee. What a treat! The Valentine’s cards were special too, one on the left I made for my sweetie.

March 4, 2011 0
Unique Christmas gifts
Written by Marv Parker

Unique Ghirardelli Chocolate Christmas Gifts

My wife Kay has come up with a fun and delicious ideas for gifts for her co-workers. Costco fortunately has bags of Ghirardelli chocolates for sale, individually wrapped and perfect for giving. She shopped for some antique or unusual candy dishes, made distribution (4 flavors), and then wrapped them in festive wrap. Not too difficult [...]

December 16, 2010 0
Written by Marv Parker

Thanksgiving Candy Choices

So, is there an official Thanksgiving candy?   Not sure, but I do know that there are a lot of retro candy bars to enjoy. Relive those childhood moments of joy!! What fun to discover once again the candy you loved as a kid. And Thankfully, there are many that are still around to enjoy, for [...]

November 22, 2010 0
licorice vines
Written by Marv Parker

Licorice Can Be A Healthy Snack, It’s True!

Searching for a healthy munchy, you say? A snack you can feel guilt free about eating? Sounds a little too good to be true, I hear you saying, but actually, for licorice lovers anyway, it’s true. Read on. Natural Vines premium licorice offers strawberry and black licorice, all natural bite-size pieces with no trans or [...]

October 11, 2010 0