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Wedding Sweet Buffet

We are getting more and more enquiries nowadays from people who want to have a wedding sweet buffet at their wedding.  As the call for retro sweets has really come back this year due to people wanting something a little bit different at their weddings and a wedding sweet buffet is the ideal opportunity to add a nice little twist to your big day and really get all of your guests inter active and talking about your centre piece which would be crammed full of all the best retro sweets that we could find.  An idea would be to have your very own pick and mix style wedding sweet buffet which is so simple to create you would simply have a lot of white paper bags which old fashioned sweets used to be dispensed in from the local sweet shop on the corner and place them on the tables and everyone would simply help themselves to the buffet and it would bring back so many fond memories of days gone by from sweet shops that have long since disappeared.  If you are thinking of creating your very own wedding sweet buffet then talk to the staff at Sweet Heaven and we can help you plan your big day every step of the way by the helping you to establish which retro sweets come from which eras ie 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s.  So as people are helping themselves to the pick and mix they will be aware of what era the sweets were from and everyone on the day will surely have a lot to talk about wen all of the fond memories come flooding back.  So do not hesitate to give Sweet Heaven a call or simply drop us an email letting us know of your requirements and the amount of guests you will have on the day and we will help you every step of the way to plan your wedding sweet buffet and if you let us know how many guests will be coming we will be able to calculate the amount of old fashioned sweets that you will be needing.

Mother’s day gift ideas

With Mother’s day fast approaching you may be struggling for gift ideas with a difference, I am sure that she has got  most things already and you may have been out to the shops visiting all of the different boutiques around the shopping centres and not come up with any new ideas so why not give her a present with a difference this year.  Why not give her a retro sweet gift from Sweet Heaven.  We have a whole section dedicated to Mother’s day gift ideas which will put a big smile on mum’s face when she sees some of the retro sweets on offer because most of these she will remember from her childhood and the gift will take her right back to her school days.  It is not the run of the mill box of chocolates we put bespoke old fashioned gifts together that range from small gift bags through to nostalgic gift boxes of the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s, right through to large wicker hampers that are packed full of true old fashioned sweets that many a person would remember from their school days.  So this year buy something unique and different and get it personalised with a message to your mother and delivered direct to her door within the UK free of charge.

Mother’s day gifts

As we approach Mother’s day I always wonder what I could buy differently for my mum for that special Mothers day gifts from the bouquet of flowers that I know she will love, but that she will also not be surprised to receive. However,  with Sweet Heaven’s vast choice of sweets from old fashioned hampers to retro cubes finally I can move away from the flowers and get her a gift delivered directly to her door and that will both take her by surprise and make her face light up with a big smile when she opens up her black gift box of sweets all wrapped in vibrant pink tissue paper where she will notice a delicate smell of sweets that will remind her of her school days when she used to buy these sweets from either the school tuck shop or from the corner sweet shop, she never has lost her sweet tooth so I know these will go down a storm.  However, don’t go by my ideas for your Mothers day gifts check out Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop for many more ideas for Mothers day, from wicker hampers to boxes, to cubes, to glass bottles to gift bags all full of your mum’s favourite sweets, colours.  You can even choose your sweets by the era that is relevant to your mother ie sweets from the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s,90′s and the list goes on!

Valentine gift ideas

Are you already thinking of Valentine gift ideas for your loved ones?  Trying to think of something different, but thoughtful, what about a gift of retro sweets, full of colour, flavours and smells and guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face.   It doesnt have to be a retro gift box, maybe a wicker hamper, or bespoke your a gift box full of your loved ones favourite old fashioned sweets, or maybe give them a selection of sweets from their era such as sweets from the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s or the noughties!  Whatever gift you choose be it mixed full of retro sweets, or full of red or pink sweets filled with sweets shaped of hearts, here at Sweet Heaven we have something for everyone and every budget, added into that Sweet Heaven online will deliver direct to the delivery address anywhere in the UK free of charge, what a way for your valentine gift idea to be received.

Christmas retro sweets free delivery

The best way to receive your christmas retro sweets is by free delivery courtesey of Sweet Heaven.  Why not check out Sweet Heaven’s website to see the largest selection of retro sweets in the UK by any online sweet shop.  If you are struggling what to buy family and friends this Christmas why not a Christmas Hamper, or a Christmas retro box filling?  These are filled with all the old favourites that everyone remembers from their childhoods.  Why not put a smile on families faces by choosing sweets from the era your parents were born in ie sweets from the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s 70′s, 80′s, 90′s all guaranteed to put a smile on anyone faces and it doesnt cost a fortune.  So receive free delivery today for your Christmas retro sweets order and buy something different this year.

Christmas sweets and gifts

Are you looking for some different Christmas sweets and gifts this year?  Can you find anything unique to buy or have you been searching and not found anything yet?  Well for some unique Christmas sweets and gifts you should try Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop. We have a large variety of different old fashioned sweets and gifts to choose from and we are offer free UK delivery with them all.  We have got sweets from all different decades so if you were a child of the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s or 90′s then we have something for you so take a look today and make this Christmas a special one.

1950's sweets

If you have any family or friends born in the 1950′s and you are unsure as to what to buy them for any occassions such as birthdays, Christmas etc why not look at buying them a gift of traditional sweets from the era in which they were born!  Here at Sweet Heaven we have gifts to cover each era right from the 1940′s through to the 70′s, 80′s and 90′s.  Wait til you see your loved ones face or friends face as their faces light up in delight, not only will it keep them busy munching on the sweets they will also while a way time reminicing over days gone by.  The other beauty of ordering your sweets online from Sweet Heaven, we will deliver them free to anywhere in the UK.

Old school sweet hampers

Old school sweet hampers are a great idea for so many reasons and so many different occassions.  They are a great idea for corporate gifts, birthdays, Christmas or even just a simple thank you to someone, whatever the occassion they are guaranteed to bring a smile to the receipients face!   They will sit and remince with their friends and colleagues over times gone by and marvel at all the different memories that the sweet hamper will conjure up for them and their friends, it will probably end up being the focus of their day, whether they were borne in the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s , 80′s, 90′s one hamper suits all!  Especially the free delivery that Sweet Heaven gives on all orders within the UK,

Sweets of the noughties

What sweets do you think will define the noughties ?  Will it be things such as toxic waste which is a very sour candy that children  love or will it be mega sour boiled sweets with flavours such as apple, lemon, cherry which they also seem to love.  To me I think the noughties sweets are better known as what old fashioned sweets people are remembering from years gone by such as 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s 90′s, there is nothing really that would stand out and be remembered as the real classic sweets of the past, though we still have many years to go for this to be put to the test.  If you know of any classic sweets from the noughties that should go down in history please contact Sweet Heaven.

Old Sweet Names

There are many old sweet names that people can relate to,names that bring back memories.If i said to you spanish gold you would almost certainly remember it those long strands of coconut which is know called sweet coconut tobacco.Another old sweet name is sherbet  fountain these were very popular in the 70,s long pieces of liquorice in a paper packet full of the softest sherbet you have ever tasted and the end of the packets always got sticky and eventually broke away,they have however altered this know by putting a plastic end on,love it or hate it the contents are stil the same,other old sweet names like refreshers,fruit salads,black jacks,mojos,and candy bracelets have stood the test of time and are stronger than ever today.

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Sweet Boxes

When you are given a sweet box you never quite know whats inside there are normally all sorts of delights that await you such as your favourite old fashioned sweets from your childhood,if one of these sweet boxes was to arrive as a present it is even better as the surprise is overpowering.

Sweet boxes come in all sorts of shapes and sizes with different contents such as a 50s nostalgia box,60s,70s,and 80s old fashioned sweets box,depending on wich era you are from theres something for everyone,why not make someones day today take a look at sweet heavens selection and get free delivery when you order today.

Types of sweets

There are so many different types of sweets to choose from these days that its hard to know where to start with all your good old favourites to choose from, let alone trying anything new!  With traditional sweets dating back over all the different eras 30′s, 40′s 50′s 60′s, 70′s 80′s, 90′s and now the noughties.  These old fashioned sweets or what some call retro sweets never loose their appeal across the generations, sweets transcend generations.  Everyone has a sweet tooth for some form of a sweet even if its just the occassional mint – do you know of one single person who never eats sweets?  There is something to tickle everyones taste buds.  Check out the Sweet Heaven website to see hundreds of different types of sweets to see what I mean!

Old fashioned sweets for weddings

Alot of people choose to put favours on the wedding tables these days and as budgets are ever more important and stretched what better way to do this than purchasing old fashioned sweets for weddings.  You can theme your tables easily with sweets whether going for a certain colour in sweets ie  pinks, purples or reds to match your colour theme or say selecting a certain era and decorating your table with the reto sweets for that era ie 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s.  Maybe its not favours you are looking to do, but just want to use sweets for other ideas, maybe a glass vase that would both weight your ballons down but add a splash of colour and difference to your table, or supplying sweets around the foyer area etc.

60's sweets

The 60′s are synonomous with so many things good and exciting things – most of which were associated with Britain – the swinging sixties being the most evident in the UK with us leading the way with fashion, music, and the lifting of many tabboos that still existed from Victorian times.  Life was moving at a fast pace that touched most peoples lives, by the end of the decade most homes would have electricity for the first time and TV’s, man walked and the moon and the earliest concept of a “supermarket” hit the streets which changed peoples shopping all of these things are still with us know. Lucikily the one thing that did survive future decades was the corner shop and old fashioned traditional sweet shop”  Thank Goodness.  Life without the traditional sweet shop would have been unimaginable!   How many childrens books feaure the litle sweet shop in them, they are as much a part of British life as what the British pub is!  With the advent of the web sweets have become just as popular online.  Sweet Heaven started its life as a traditional sweet shop and then quickly expanded into selling sweets online with demand in British old fashioned sweets being increadibly high and continues to grow each day.  the popularity of 60′s sweets sweets is repeated for each era 50′s, 70′s, 80′s, and 90′s alike are all popular with our customers, it will be interesting to see what sweets will make the era of the noughties!  Maybe Sweet Heaven’s new Customer Forum where our customers can leave feedback so ou forum will also help us see what the favourite sweets of the noughties may start to look like.  My guess that many of the favourites that we have seen every decade will still feature such as refreshers, drumsticks,  fruit salads, white mice, flying saucers and the list goes on.  If you want to have your say on what you think will be the sweets that will define or be remembered in the noughties decade log onto Sweet Heavens Forum where we would love to hear from you.

Wedding Sweets

Wedding sweets are perfect as wedding favours for your tables, they bring fun and colour to any table and allow you to colour co-ordinate with our chosen colour scheme for your wedding. It maybe you have a theme to your wedding that you can accentuate by the clever use of sweets, ie a retro theme from the 60′s, 70′s, 80′s or 90′s and decorate your tables accordingly. Wedding sweets are great too if you have children present, put buckets filled with sweets on your tables for the children to hand out to guests while waiting for the wedding party to arrive and watch guests laugh as the children sneak away sweets while they think no-one is watching them!

Traditional Online Retro Sweets

The best thing about retro sweets nowadays is that you can order them wherever you are online. These sweets can be delivered the next day to your door by these traditional online suppliers. Old fashioned sweets have a big place in our hearts and minds with every generation being able to depict their era by what sweets were popular at that time be it sweets from the 50′s, 60′s, 70′s or 80′s and even in the noughties children will have their own era! Sweets are not only something you can indulge in yourself when you have cravings but you can also put a smile on someones face for any occassion. For the best traditional online retro sweets visit sweet heaven’s online shop and get free delivery within the UK.

Sweets From The 70s

I am never quite sure if I should class myself as a 70′s sweet person or an 80′s sweet person when I look back as alot of sweets transcend each generation each decade, the best ones always remain popular to this day. Isnt it great we can define decades not just by events and music but by sweets and whenever people talk about their old favourites for some reason it always makes them smile.

70's Sweets

Are you a 70′s kid? Then we have something just for you! We have recently introduced to our site a ‘Born in the 70s’ Nostalgia gift box. Now you can enjoy all your favourite childhood sweets! An ideal gift or simply treat yourself!

70's Sweets

For all you 70′s kids, we have created something just for you - a ‘Born in the 70′s’ Nostalgia box! Now you can enjoy all your old favourites! A great gift or just to treat yourself