Tag Archives: candy craft

A Gift for Dad

 

Last week my son asked me to help him to create a candy bouquet Father’s Day gift for his dad. Excellent idea! I thought. My first idea was to do a black and white themed bouquet.  I selected a simple glass bottle to use as a vase. I stuffed it with black shredded paper, next I arranged three black and white swirl lollipops in the vase and I finished the arrangement with an over sized white bow. Continue reading

Candy Jars Under $6.00

So, you have decided to forgo the professional party planner and you are going to create a candy buffet all by your lonesome. Great, you and I are of like minds. But, the price of candy jars can be upwards of $30.00. This is quite reasonable if you are using them on multiple occasions, but, if this is a onetime project you may not want to pay that much per jar. Continue reading

Bunny Trail Mix

Spring Time Candy Craft – Bunny Trail Mix

Bunny Trail Mix

Last week, one of our pint sizes candy fans stopped by Bulk Candy Store to spend her last day of  spring break with us. In order to keep her occupied and to prevent a candy overdose, we decided to make some bunny trail mix using our favorite candies. Continue reading

Rock Candy

Some people call it rock sugar, some call it sugar swizzle sticks others call it crystallized sugar. Here at the Bulk Candy Store, we call it Rock Candy.  It is made by a process called crystallization. The crystals are formed by allowing a supersaturated solution of sugar and water to crystallize onto a surface suitable for crystal nucleation, such as a string or stick.  The process takes about 6 to 7 days to produce the crystals. Continue reading

The Leap Year Question

Gummy Frogs

“If a person is born on February 29th, can they only celebrate their birthday every 4 years?” This was a question from my niece as we put together the Leap Year goodie bags they will be using in their pre K. class as a teaching aid. “Great question, I guess they could celebrate on February 28th or March 1st…” I don’t think she heard my response; she was too busy eating concentrating on our project. Continue reading