gluten-free
gluten-free

The gluten free lifestyle is starting to become more and more common, with “fad” diets and the growing number of people with gluten allergies and sensitivities. Whether you have Celiacs or just prefer avoiding gluten, there are plenty of options to munch on when you want a sweet snack.  Read More

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OTC_Flavor_Banana

To every generation there is born that one person who loves banana flavored candy. It’s an acquired taste, in a similar vein to the select few black licorice lovers. But never fear! Banana fans won’t be left out here at Old Time Candy. In this post, we do a roundup of the best candy banana has to offer. Read More

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polaroid

The times, they are a-changin’. Transitions are always ripe for excitement, whether it’s a big move, a new job, or a just a haircut! As we shift from spring to summer this June, there’s no better time to look back at the past to get a glimpse of what was going on during this unique time of year. In this post, we look back at the month of June throughout another tumultuous time – the 1970s! Read More

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tiddledy

Many of us will have the unfortunate duty of getting the person who needs nothing, wants nothing, and has everything a gift. These people can be bosses you haven’t quite connected with, distant cousins, and parents who are trying to be “easy” but are actually driving you up the wall. Read More

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double-lollies3-wrapped_2

Summer Traditions

Everyone has summer traditions. As the season winds to a close I’m remembering some of my favorite summertime treats. When I was young my family would spend our summers in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, at our little cabin on Elbow Lake. Read More

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hersheys_kisses

Summer might be coming to an end, but there’s still time to make this summer a little sweeter. We’ve gathered some of the best places to go if you have a roaming sweet tooth. From theme parks dedicated to candy to factory tours that show you how your favorites are made, there’s something for everybody. So get your bags packed, but make sure to leave room for a bag or two of your favorite treats. Read More

Candy on Ice Cream
Candy on Ice Cream

Summer is here! What better way to cool off from a hot day than a scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor? Or rolled on the sides of a cookie ice cream sandwich? Or swirled in a milkshake? Or even on top of frozen yogurt? Whew. Talk about a treat! We picked out 15 toppings you should have handy in case of a sundae emergency. Whether it’s for a party, a quick snack for the kids, or a sweet summer treat for yourself, we know you deserve it. The real trick is not eating them before they get to the ice cream.

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