At times, candy can seem like an art form. Swirling colors, patterns, and textures combine to create little nuggets of sugary joy. At its best, candy is impossible to resist – igniting a craving in even the sourest souls. At its worst, candy is still pretty darn good. When you start with something as universally adored as sugar, it’s hard to make the end result anything less than delightful. Read More

On hot days like these, a great escape from the weather is a thrilling trip to the movies. Kicking back in the air conditioning and getting lost in a film is one of life’s simple pleasures. Going to see a movie is also an excellent excuse to mindlessly munch on your favorite snacks! Read More

Love it or hate it, the kazoo is here to stay. The wholesome little kazoo buzzed its first tune to the free world at the Georgia State Fair of 1852, but legend says it was invented by a man named Alabama Vest of Macon, Georgia sometime in the 1840s. After its debut at the Georgia Fair, the kazoo kicked around for a bit before getting mass marketed in 1912, and the rest is history! Read More

It’s getting hot enough here in the states for everyone to start wishing they had their own private island. If you close your eyes tight enough, the sound of passing cars might transform into waves lapping at the sand. What’s that? A police siren? No! That’s a tropical bird, calling to its flock. Don’t you feel the ocean breeze? Warm and wet like..oh, that’s just your dog. Read More

In the wake of fireworks and 4th of July festivities, everyone’s feeling that patriotic tingle in their tummies. There’s nothing more American than barbecue and apple pie, but what about candy? In this post, we’re rounding up some of our favorite American made candies, so you can celebrate July with all things USA! Read More

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

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

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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