Valentine’s Day – How it started

  St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, includes remnants of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. Have you ever wondered about who Saint Valentine was, or how he started this romantic ritual? One legend tells us that Valentine was a priest who lived in Rome during the third century. Roman Emperor Claudius II […]

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, […]

Rock Candy

Some people call it rock sugar, some call it sugar swizzle sticks, and 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 […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Candy Craft

Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day was first publicly celebrated in Boston in 1737?  It’s celebrated on March 17th around the world. To help you celebrate, I have come up with a few quick and easy family friendly treats you can make with the kids.