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    Love is in the Air! Count Down to Valentine's Day with our special Valentine's Countdowns!


    Home for the Holidays: Four Locally Made Christmas Shoots to Inspire Holiday Cheer!

    We'd usually be spending this time of year busy with holiday parties and fun winter events! With all of those dreams gone out the window, we've been thinking how we can make our at home Christmas celebrations just as special as the ones we'd normally be taking part in.

    Let us take you through four mini celebrations inspired by a winter together at home! If you're looking to put a twist on old traditions, create new ones, or just want to really go for it this season, we hope these get you into the Christmas Spirit!

    Make sure to take a look at all of the local businesses mentioned in the beginning of each shoot! If you're looking for some sweet Christmas goodies from us this season, you can click HERE to check out our selection!

    Traditional with a Twist: Writing Letters to Santa and Sipping on Cotton Candy Hot Chocolates

    Candy: Sugar Cube YYC

    Clothing: Honey Dew Shop

    Party Supplies: A Little Confetti Shop

    Cookies: Black Dog Bakery

    Jewelry: Rosie Joan Jewelry

    Clothing: North Star Jerseys

    A full afternoon of winter activities lay ahead for Brittany Kolba and her family! Letters to Santa need to be sent to the post office by December 10th to get to the North Pole in time. It's also a great opportunity to have little ones write letters to Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and other friends and family who you'd normally be spending the holidays with. 

    The family is decorating cookies from Black Dog Bakery and having some extra fun hot chocolates with sprinkles, Candy Canes, and Gingerbread Cotton Candy! Once this ends, she can kick the kids outside to drop their letters in the postbox and burn off their sugar rush. 

    This fun party supplies from A Little Confetti Shop ties the whole thing together! How often can you coordinate your cookies with your plates?! 

      How would your child put a tub of our special Holiday Cotton Candy to use? Let us know in the comments! Here's our top three guesses!

      • Create a stylish hairstyle for their gingerbread people
      • Let it melt into their Hot Chocolates and stir with a Candy Cane
      • Shove a fistful into their mouth

      Merry and Bright: An Afternoon Spent Building Gingerbread Houses


      Photos & Venue: @dunfordgirls
      Styling & Balloons: @littlechicparties
      Paper items (Activity placemats, Santa Letters, Invite) & Treat boxes: @hollylovespaper
      Florals & Wreath Placeholders: @catherinalovespetals
      Table & Chairs: @mypartygenie
      Sugar cookies: @sugarbakerscookieco
      Gingerbread houses, Cakesicles & Hot Cocoa Bombs: @8cakesyyc
      Gingerbread houses & Candy: @sugarcubeyyc
      Wrapping paper & Gift Tags: @elisemareefehr
      Paper Partywares & Gold Fringe: @alittleconfettishop

      The little ones are gathered all around the table building our Gingerbread House Kits, made in collaboration with 8CakesYYC. Little Chic Parties made the space pop with a bright balloon tree and Catherina Loves Petals added some lovely floral accents. Can you spot the Joyful Santa Boots in the photo above?


      Grownups are there to lend a hand in assembly and in case anyone needed more treats to adorn their house with, we had a Candy Platter standing by with lots more sweets! 


      Click HERE to get one of our Gingerbread Kits while they're still available!

      Baby, It's Cold Outside: A Sweet Winter Picnic

      Planning & Styling: Simply T Events - @simplytevents
      Photography: Mackenzie Kelly Photography - @mackenziekellyphotography
      Custom Furniture & Rentals: Primrose Lifestyle - @primrose_lifestyle
      Venue: Primrose Lifestyle - @primrose_lifestyle
      Florist: Chic Botanicals and Events - @chicbotanicalsandevents
      Table Rentals & Decor: Simply T Events - @simplytevents
      Cake and Treats: Ginger & Spice Cakery - @gingerandspicecakery
      Calligraphy & Crafts: Bonafide by Jess - @bonafidebyjess
      Candy: The Sugar Cube - @sugarcubeyyc
      Goodie Bags: Bonafide by Jess - @bonafidebyjess, The Sugar Cube - @sugarcubeyyc, Potter & Grace - @potterandgraceco, The Baesic Stitch - @thebaesicstitch


      The weather in December might get a little frightful so we decided to bring a bit of warmth indoors. With tons of florals from Chic Botanicals and Events, candles, and lots of soft pink and white decor, Simply T Events fooled us into thinking we're in a summer paradise instead of mere feet away from the chilly winter!

       The girls are enjoying some fluffy Strawberry Cotton Candy Puffs. We sell our Cotton Candy Mini Bags in batches of 20 and up but you can grab some Cotton Candy Tubs to really please those in your home with a real sweet tooth! 

      Click HERE to try one of our limited edition Holiday flavours!


       The Land of Sweets: A Journey into The Nutcracker! 

      Photos and Styling: Emelbe Design

      Decorations: A Little Confetti Shop

      Baked Goods: Blue Eyed Baker

      Sweets: The Sugar Cube


      One of your Christmas traditions may have been to go see The Nutcracker Ballet. While we can't watch it in person this year, there's lots of options for you to stream it from your living room! Why not make it feel more like a night out than a family movie night with a Nutcracker inspired dinner?

      Caitie from Blue Eyed Baker made some delicious treats for the table and we made the table even sweeter with some Baby CandyGrams and Hammonds Candy Canes. Who needs popcorn when you have these goodies?!

      To really make us feel like we're in the Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy, A Little Confetti Shop set the scene with golds, whites and pinks to make us feel like we're in a little wonderland! We love how this turned out and we hope this could inspire a mini "night out" to the theatre for you and your family!



      Holiday "Activity" Gifts

      As we've all been staying home more than usual, we're running out of ideas of how to keep entertained (especially the children!). With the cold weather settling in, we will be spending much more time indoors this season. Just in time, we've come up with some sweet activity gifts that you can do together as a family!

      Scroll through to see our full list!

      Advent Calendars

      Our Advent Calendars come with enough candy to share with the entire family, making it a perfect item to pair with other family activities. Combine our candy Advent Calendar with another group activity like watching a TV Christmas Special, reading a story, or doing arts and crafts. 

      Click here to order an Advent Calendar before November 30th!

      DIY Gingerbread House Kits

      A SWEET collaboration between The Sugar Cube and 8 Cakes, these kits come complete with premade gingerbread house pieces to put together, icing (just add water), sprinkles, and lots of candy to decorate. You can share one kit between two kids or grab a couple and have a competition!

      We also have gluten free and vegan options available for those with different dietary needs! 

      Click here to grab your Gingerbread Kit! Available for order until December 18th!


      Sweet Elf on the Shelf Ideas Kit

      Want to sweeten up your yearly tradition? Always wanted to join in on the fun but running low on creativity? Here's the perfect item to kickstart your adventures with Elf on the Shelf! We give you 10 sweet treats with prompts on how to stage them PLUS 15 more of our favourite ideas for things your Elf could get up to each day in December leading up to Christmas!

      *Elf not included

      Click here to get in on the fun with our Elf on the Shelf Sweet Treat Package. 

      Spread the Cheer

      Teach your children the importance of thinking of others this winter! Have them write a sweet note to go along with each of the 20 bags. Then have them surprise neighbours, family, friends, or community workers with a delicious treat and note. This is a great opportunity to reinforce that this is a season for giving!

      Click here to order the Spread The Cheer Package.

      Join the Candy Club!

      A family activity that you can keep looking forward to every month! When you join the Candy Club, you get a box of candy every month packed with the latest and greatest sweet treats. Try new candies like spicy mangoes and rootbeer bottles while also getting your favourite goodies.

      PLUS, each box comes with its own secret theme: can you figure out what it is each month? 

      Click here to join the Candy Club!

      Kids Quarantine Christmas Activity Kit

      This box set has a bunch of activities to keep your kids entertained every weekend until Christmas. Full product details coming soon!

      Click here to join our email list and be the first to know when new products are released!


      What activities do you enjoy doing with your family during the holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

      Stocking Stuffer Ideas!

      Struggling with what to add to your kids stockings besides socks and bubble bath? Our Candy Bags and Baby CandyGrams are perfect small options for adding to stockings, but we have lots more options on our store! Scroll through for five fun things that they'll actually love!

      Cotton Candy Tubs

      Most events where you'd normally find cotton candy this year have been cancelled, leaving the cotton candy lovers in your life yearning for a taste. We have all sorts of flavours to celebrate the season like Gingerbread and Peppermint or classics like Blue Raspberry, Strawberry, and Caramel Apple. Please note: Cotton Candy Tubs have a short shelf life. Therefore, if you're ordering for Christmas, your entire order will be deferred until December 21st for delivery! 

      Order Holiday Cotton Candy Tubs Here!

      Order Regular Cotton Candy Tubs Here!


      Whirly Pops!

      The perfect treat to add onto any order! We have Whirly Pops in colours from blue to pink to red, adding a little whimsy to any stocking!



      Enjoy your favourite candies... in Candy Cane Form! We have limited edition candy cane packs available in Jelly Belly, Warhead, Swedish Fish, Sour Patch, Sweetarts, and Jolly Rancher.

      Buy 2 boxes and get the 3rd for 50% OFF using code CANDYCANE50 at checkout!

      Click here to see our Candy Cane Box Selection


      Or opt for our Gourmet Hammonds Candy Canes... available in Cherry, Wintergreen, Fruit Punch, and Caramel Apple. Buy 3 and get the fourth free! No promo code needed - simply add 4 Candy Canes to your cart! 

      Click here to see Hammonds Candy Canes


      Butterbeer or Gross Soda Pack

      With our Gross Soda Pack, you get four fun sodas that you can split between stockings! Enjoy flavours like Kitty Piddle, Unicorn Barf, and Dog Drool mixed with other soda types like Butterscotch Beer and Coconut Cream Lime!

      We also have the much sought after Butterbeer available as a 4 pack as well! 

      Click here to see our Gross Soda Four Pack

      Stocking Stuffer Gift Bag

      Can't decide between all of our sweet options? Grab our Stocking Stuffer Gift Bag! Contains a candy bag, 3 delicious packaged treats, and one of our limited edition candy flavours Candy Canes.


      Click here to grab the Stocking Stuffer Gift Bag

      Celebrating Halloween During Covid! 3 Sweet Ideas for Keeping the Halloween Spirit Alive!

      Trick or Treating is off the table for this year and we know a lot of parents are wondering how to still make Halloween special. Dressing up in a costume and going door to door for candy was one of the highlights of our childhoods. We don't want our little ones to miss out on these fun events!

      A lot has already changed in our lives, but COVID doesn't mean you have to skip the fun of Halloween! Here are three sweet ideas for keeping the Halloween Spirit alive while at home!

      Read more

      Sugar Cube’s Official Guide to Christmas Candy

      Tis the season for all things sweet! Whether you’re shopping for impossible coworkers, your secret Santa, loved one, best friend or mother-in-law – we have the sweet solutions you’re looking for!

      Christmas Advent Calendars

      Countdown to Christmas Day the best way – with candy! Each box in our advent calendar is filled with 75-100grams of deliciously fresh and assorted bulk candies! This advent calendar is perfect for sharing with friends, coworkers, families or to enjoy all to yourself! All advent calendars are unique to themselves! Embrace the holiday season by chowing down on some of your favorite candies while discovering brand new favorite sweets!


      Christmas CandyGrams

      Say it with candy this year! CandyGrams are the perfect gift for Secret Santa, Hostess Gifts, or that hard to shop for person in your life! These adorable cubes come in three different festive themes!

      • Winter Wonderland - Blue and white candy.
      • Classic Christmas - Red, green and white candy. 
      • Merry & Bright - Light pink and light green candy. 

      Our Christmas CandyGrams are available in two different sizes – regular and gigantic!


      Christmas Candy Baskets

      Make this year a very a Candy Christmas by giving the ultimate gift of candy! Each candy basket is filled to the brim with an assortment of different sweets and treats! Bulk candy, classic favorites, unique finds, chocolate, and specialty soda all fill these festive baskets! Perfect for office gift exchanges, or for the whole family to enjoy on Christmas Eve!


      Holiday Cotton Candy

      You’ve already tried and fallen in love with our summer favourites such as Sour Watermelon, Pina Colada, and Cherry Cheesecake! Now we’re ready to get you just hyped over our holiday flavours!

      Peppermint, Spearmint, Eggnog, Irish Cream, Winterfresh, Gingerbread, Cinnamon Bun – just name to a couple! You won’t want to miss out on these amazing seasonal flavours!


      Gourmet Candy Canes

      Because it isn’t Christmas without Candy Canes! These little guys make for perfect for all ages as stocking stuffers or Christmas tree décor

      We highly recommend Hammond’s Candy Canes as they are definitely our favorite to enjoy! Enjoy flavours such as: Eggnog, Cherry, Mint, Wintergreen, and more!


      Candy Stocking Stuffers

      If you’re anything like us – you get overly excited to open your stocking first thing on Christmas morning. And what a better treat to find inside it then an assortment of your all-time favourite bulk candies!

      Our candy stocking stuffers come in two different sizes and the perfect item to fill up the awkward shaped bottom part of stockings! (They’re also amazing for that quick sugar boost while you’re on the go with all your holiday errands and shopping!)


      Candy Club Membership

      Avoid the lull of January by ensuring you, your friends, family or cubicle buddy can enjoy some sweet goodies even after the holidays are over! Sign up the candy lover in your life for our monthly candy subscription and you might even be able to temp them into sharing with you!


      Gummy Bear Nightlights

      Okay – are these not the cutest night lights you have ever seen? Simply squeeze their tummy and they light right up! They are battery operated and make for the perfect gift for anyone aged two and up! Choose from colours red, blue, green, purple, and pink!


      Bean Boozeled Game

      This hilarious game will engage and test your taste buds like never before! This comical game is the perfect Christmas Eve activity for your family! Spin the wheel to reveal which jelly bean to eat, however, watch out! You don't know if it will be delicious or disgusting!


      Looking for something festive that didn't make our list? Reach out to us at candy@sugarcubeyyc.com and we will do our best to satisfy all your seasonal candy needs this Christmas!!