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Candy Store?

Postby Three Little Birds on Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:54 pm

Has anyone been to the candy store on West Saanich road near Wilkinson? Sweetest Things? I love it there!
Are there any other Candy stores in town that you like going to?
I like finding "treasures" for my kids Easter basket, other than the mainstream ready made baskets sold in stores.
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby mommytwothree on Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:37 pm

Sweet delights just moved from Hillside Mall to Oak Bay. I haven't been to the new location but look forward to it.
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby 4MyLittleMonkey on Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:01 pm

I always enjoy popping into the Old English Sweet Shop when I'm in the area downtown. And I would also second Sweet Delights. Candy Cures at Uptown is really neat and fun, but definitely a different kind of "treasure", as most is bulk, but still some really fun candy in there! :D

P.S. I didn't know about Sweetest Things, so thanks for posting! ;-)
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Three Little Birds on Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:10 pm

Sweet delights is one I'll check out, thanks, candy cures isn't the right kind of treasure store :D
Sweetest Things is in the Emporium that has Georgies cafe, Urban Oasis and now a tea place too... I think they have only been open a few months.
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Shawna C. on Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:33 pm

I love going to the Udder Guys in Cowichan Bay in the summer. Not only do they have the best homemade icecream, they have a huge selection of retro candy..Tons that I remember from my childhood and then tons that I have never heard of. It's a really cool place.

http://www.udderguysicecream.com/find.htm
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby guest on Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:50 am

I LOVE the English sweet shop on Yates !!

(& candy cures is no longer in uptown, didn't think it would last) unless they've moved, :-k
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Three Little Birds on Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:33 am

Candy Cures is gone? I went to the cupcake store last week and they were still there, and I made a comment out loud to a friend "they never have the 'thing' I want"
I LOVE the English shop on Yates, but really try to avoid going downtown because of no parking/pay parking etc.
I will for sure check out Udder guys, Ive heard good things from other friends about it. Sounds like a trip to the Rock cod cafe and then a candy store for a special day trip. lol and then maybe a hike up Mt Tzouhalem with the kids leading the way.
Sweetest Things is run by a mom with a little boy the same age as my daughter, and she was really good about ordering in a special candy from my childhood. Something a relative had brought me from England "Sherbet fountain". She has also started carrying toys so it can be a one stop party gift shop.
I just like to hunt down fun special thing to give as gifts, or add to an Egg hunt.
Its not local but... Coombs Market has to be my favorite place to hunt for treasures.
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Siobhanta on Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:36 pm

We've been to Sweetest Things a few times, and really like it, the lady who runs it was super helpful and very friendly. It's about time to go back! ;)
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby guest on Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:30 am

I definitely lookEd in the wrong window! Candy cures is still there! Sorry!
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby 4MyLittleMonkey on Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:38 pm

Was just in Sidney today checking out the Lego exhibit at the Sidney Museum and happened across a cute candy store out there, very similar to Sweet Delights (and probably similar to Sweetest Things??) called Lolly Gobble! :lol: Here's their website: http://www.lollygobblesweets.com/index.html They're on 3rd St, same street as Starbucks, all the good consignment & thrift stores, AND there's an Ooh La La cupcakes right beside them!! Both were such a pleasant surprise to me!! Clearly, I had not been out to Sidney for a while!! :o :lol:
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Siobhanta on Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:41 pm

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Re: Candy Store?

Postby 4MyLittleMonkey on Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:47 pm

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Re: Candy Store?

Postby Three Little Birds on Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:15 am

I think they heard us, did anyone see todays Groupon... Candy store Groupon woohooo.
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Re: Candy Store?

Postby mamamoss on Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:55 am

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