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    Book Clubs to Baby Showers: 10 Occasions That Are The Perfect Setting For a Blind Candy Tasting!

    We're always tasting and sampling candy from around the globe. Now we want to bring some of that fun to you with our Blind Candy Tasting Package.

     

    10 Occasions That Are The Perfect Setting For a Blind Candy Tasting!

     Slumber Parties: First popcorn, then candy! Transform an ordinary slumber party into a sugar-fueled adventure! Grab your blind candy-tasting kit, stay up late, share laughs, and discover new candy flavours with your closest pals. Great for adults and kids alike.

     Family Game Nights: Take your game nights to the next level by introducing a blind candy-tasting challenge. It'll keep everyone on their toes as they strategize and try to guess the flavours throughout ten rounds.

     Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties or Rehearsal Dinners: Before saying "I do," kick off the pre-wedding festivities with a blind candy-tasting. It's a fun way for the bride or groom and their crew to enjoy some sweet (and boozy) treats while creating unforgettable memories before one of the most memorable days!

     Baby Showers: Delight expectant parents and their guests with an entertaining blind candy-tasting experience during a baby shower. Take it up a notch by incorporating this into other arranged games, adding a sugary twist to an already special day.

    Staff Team Building: Build friendship and teamwork among colleagues by hosting a blind candy tasting as part of an office team-building activity. It's a lighthearted way to engage employees and encourage collaboration.

     Book Club: Enhance book club gatherings with a blind candy-tasting session. It provides a unique opportunity for members to socialize, share their thoughts on books, and indulge in delectable candies.

     Bridal Showers: Create a fun and interactive activity for the bride-to-be and her friends by incorporating a blind candy tasting into the bridal shower. It's a unique way to bring everyone together and add some sweetness to the event.

     Birthday Parties: Add an exciting twist to birthday celebrations by organizing a blind candy tasting. Guests can enjoy the surprise element while indulging in delicious candies. We even have a kids' version with no spicy or liquor-infused flavours!

     Girls' Night In: Elevate a girls' night by incorporating a blind candy-tasting activity. It offers a fun and interactive experience for friends to bond, laugh, and enjoy while sampling various candies. Sweatpants and face-masks are highly encouraged.

     Office Meeting: Spice up a stagnant meeting with a blind candy-tasting challenge that will have your coworkers participating! It's a great way to alleviate stress, foster a fun work environment, and satisfy everyone's sweet tooth. You'll have time after to chat about actual work!

     

    Each Blind Candy Tasting Package Includes

    • Ten Tasting CandyGrams - numbered 1-10, containing one type of candy per box. (10 to 20 candies in each). These are the testing candy. Guests will open one box at a time and pass it around to try the candy.
    • Sample Candy Bags - with one or two of the ten candy types in each bag for your guests to take home!
    • Candy Score Cards - everyone can write notes, make guesses, and rate the candies.
    • Blind Candy Tasting Answer Sheet - This sheet will come sealed in an envelope until after the tasting, so there is no cheating. Your sheet will reveal each candy's flavours, names, and fun facts!
    • One Regular Rainbow CandyGram¬†- to be awarded to the guest who made the¬†most¬†correct guesses

    Remember, the key is to have fun, let loose, and enjoy the delicious surprises our blind candy-tasting package brings to these events. So go ahead and savour the sweetness in every moment!

    Could you see yourself incorporating a blind candy tasting into your next event?

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

    Trick or Treating may still be off the table for some of you 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!

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    Behind the Scenes of Valentine's Day Candy

    Valentine's Day is over and we wanted to share a few STATS from our candy sales! We love seeing all the candy that exchanges hands, spreading the love in YYC! 

    Didn't get enough candy this holiday? We have a steady supply ready to make its way into your hands or someone you love! Who says giving candy is just for Valentine's Day? 

     

     

    5 Sweet Date Night Ideas

     

    A list that doesn’t include dinner and a movie.

     

    Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year. Which means, most people have the whole day off to hang out with their loved one(s) and celebrate. So, we thought why not do something more fun than just a dinner and a movie?

    There are so many SWEET ideas we wanted to share with you!

     

     

    1. Fondue (Cheese & Chocolate anyone?)

    Fondue is such a social activity! Which is why it is fun on Valentine‚Äôs Day! Instead of chatting over a boring meal ‚Äď make it a little more exciting with fondue! Turn a date night into an exciting activity, or bring your kids who will love it too!

    Get a fondue set at a local store to try it at home. Or visit Laurier Lounge here in YYC!

     

    1. Tobogganing & Hot Chocolate

    It is still the winter season and there are so many fun activities to enjoy! Valentines day is the perfect time to grab your partner, friends or your kids for a fun day of tobogganing. 

    Then, when you‚Äôre all tired and cold, go back home for some delicious hot chocolate. A perfect addition to this plan ‚Äď grab some Sugar Cube candy of course!

     

    1. Games Night 

    Who says Valentine’s Day has to be only a partner activity? Maybe have a few couple’s or a few girlfriends over to celebrate! Have some games and Valentines themed cocktails ready (along with a candy overdose of course).

    Maybe ‚Äď play a few games with a love theme involved!

     

    1. Make dinner/ Lunch/ Brunch in

    Make dinner together instead of going out! There is something about putting in the work, and bonding over the process that makes it taste SO much better! 

    Maybe even get your little ones, or a friend to help you bake some cookies for dessert!

     

    1. Paint Night

    ¬†If you haven‚Äôt been to one of these nights yet ‚Äď you are missing out! It is a great bonding experience! Drink wine and get creative with paint night!

    You can either get supplies to do it at home or check out Paint Nite ‚Äď where you can find one going on near you!

     

    These are only a few sweet and memorable ideas to make Valentine’s Day 2016 the best one yet! If you have any other ideas to do at home, or in the Calgary area please share them with us!

    And, remember - to grab your Sugar Cube candy, for that extra sweetness! Check our our Valentine's Day 2016 collection here!