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MinionBuffet

Minions Candy Buffet

This candy buffet was inspired by those yellow faced men with funny accents….Minions!

Minions are a huge hit with adults and kids alike. Their silly language and unique voices make way for the ultimate of belly laughs.

We decided on the yellow and blue theme and added some fun tidbits like party sequins, Minion props, hats, balloons, and toys. Make your very own by following our tips on creating a themed candy buffet like this one!

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THE JARS

An important aspect for a flamboyant Candy Buffet is the jars you will be using.

As you can see, we chose large jars and decided to keep the tops off  some of them. We do this to accentuate the goods inside of the jar.

By choosing different sizes like tall, short, and long you are able to create dimension, and a bit of variety within your buffet.

We also used plastic sand pales to introduce a splash of color into the candy holders. Fun!

You can buy these types of glass jars at any craft store, such as Michaels . You can save a little money by looking at a place like Big Lots . Smaller budget and more time, try flea markets and consignment stores, they often a great place find jars for your candy buffet.

Don’t forget to check out your local Dollar Store for awesome deals. The blue and yellow plastic buckets were only $1 each. STEAL!

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THE CANDY

Our selection of candy was an array of blue and yellow treats to go along with the Minion theme.

We chose an assortment from small pieces of chocolate to large chunky pieces of Rock Candy pops. The variations go as far as your imagination!

Our shop has a limitless collection of colorful candy and they are arranged nicely for you in a COLOR category. Feel free to click on the links if you would like to use the same types of candy for your buffet

Here are the candies we decided to use for this project:

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Blue Raspberry Rock Candy Sticks

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Lemon Rock Candy Stick

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Mighty Mango Gummi Bears

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Blue Raspberry Gummi Bears

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Pina Colada Jelly Belly

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Blueberry Jelly Belly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yellow Chocolate Gems

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Royal Blue Chocolate Gems

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Pineapple Malt Balls

 

 

 

 

 

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Navy Blue Malt Balls

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Black Cherry Splash Pops

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Banana Salt Water Taffy

 

 

 

 

 

We ran to Party City and grabbed a slew of Minion inspired decorations. Everything was less than $5 each so you can say we are pretty thrifty in my opinion.

By placing the banner in the background it gave the buffet a fun, party time look. A minion hat was used as a replacement for the glass jar top. (See, this is where imagination comes in). We also had a neat balloon that we set in the cylinder shaped jar and filled with blue and yellow malt balls, this made the jar itself look like one of the little minions! There are also a few bouncy minion balls that you can place into your theme for added fun. You can’t forget to sprinkle some bright, colorful sequins onto the table so your guests can add a sparkle to their eye while admiring your buffet!

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Final Quick Tip: Use your left over candy for To-Go favors for your guests! These bright yellow favor boxes are only $1 at Party City. OH SO nifty!

 

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There you have it!  All the makings for a perfect Minion Candy Buffet. We hope your family and friends enjoy eating it as much as you enjoy making it!

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Get Bamboozled By Bean Boozled!

For months, people all over the world have been posting videos of them doing the “Bean Boozled Challenge.”  So our first question was, “What the heck is this madness?”

It’s a game that leaves your taste buds either hating you or loving you, depending on your luck.  You spin the spinner and grab whatever color jelly bean it lands on. The trick is each colored bean could be one of two flavors: one that tastes awesome or one that makes you want to barf!  Actually, I think that’s one of the choices… But you don’t know which flavor you’ll get because they look EXACTLY alike and don’t have a smell.  So you’re only option is to taste it and find out!

We at Bulk Candy Store decided to do a little research on this game to see what all of the fuss was about.  So we took three kids; gave them napkins, plates and water; and handed them the Bean Boozled Challenge! We recorded them and made it into a hilarious video. Their taste buds, your entertainment!  Check it out!

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Rock Candy Centerpieces

My daughter’s Bat Mitzvah was last week. If you’ve been to one of these, you have probably seen that the décor is usually based on a theme.  When given a choice, a lot of kids will pick crazy themes for their parties. I got lucky; my daughter simply wanted “lights everywhere”. Of course, I wanted to make sure we packed in a good dose of candy in there. Continue reading

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The New Bulk Candy Store – Cash & Carry

 

January 1, 2013 was a big day for us at Bulk Candy Store. It was the day we moved from our 6000 sq. ft. warehouse into our new 17000 sq. ft. cash and carry candy retail space. We were super excited – now we were more than an online retailer – our local customers could now walk in to our warehouse, peruse the candies and shop to their hearts content. Continue reading

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Win Free Candy – Our first Giveaway!

 

On February, 9th 2013 Bulk Candy Store will be opening their new cash and carry warehouse to the public. Since our customers live all over the world, some of you will not be able to attend the Guaranteed to be fabulous event. We do not want to exclude anyone, we would like to give all candy lovers an opportunity to join in on the festivities and win some free candy. Continue reading

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Love and Peppermint Candy Cane

 

The Christmas holidays are oversad and you have several pounds of left over candy canes. What to do, what to do? Valentine’s day is around the corner and since it’s another ‘red and white’ holiday, we can up cycle our left over candy canes in to crafty valentine’s creations. I scoured the corners of the internet and found a few ideas. I will share some of my favs. Continue reading

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Wax Bottles Candy

 

Remember when you were a kid and you had those cool little wax bottles with juice in them? Of course you do! And did you know that you can still get them? Bet ya’ didn’t! Well, they’ve been around for a while and they are still as much fun as they were back then. Here’s some information about this classic candy treat Continue reading

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The Candy Gift Basket Project

 

It has been a super busy month here at Bulk Candy Store. It seems like all our friends and families have October birthdays and naturally, since we are candy retailers, they all get gifts of candies and fun foods. I have become every ones favorite relative, after all, who doesn’t like candy! Continue reading