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Candy shop

Candy shop has the name from the American saying like kids in a candy shop, in the United Kingdom we would refer to it as an old sweet shop where they sell old fashioned sweets.  You would remember these from your childhood, the days when you used to go to school and pop into the old sweet shop on the corner of the street where the American saying would be candy shop.  It would be full of old style glass jars full to the brim with old fashioned sweets where you could buy your favourite quarter of sweets and the famous 10p mix up.  So remember when you hear the saying kids in a candy shop you will know where the saying has come from.  If you are a lover old fashioned sweets then take a look at Sweet Heaven’s vast selection and receive free UK delivery today.

Buy sweets online

If you have been searching for one of those traditional sweet shops that used to be on the corner of every road and you cannot find one for love nor money, then rather than searching around day after day why not buy sweets online!  It can be a simple process and quite cost effective if you find the right supplier Sweet Heaven offer a free delivery service so that you can buy sweets online without having a large delivery cost involved and we have a large selection to choose from that you will remember from your school days and also a good gift selection so that you can send some to your friends or relatives on special occasions so take a look at our large selection today.  We have old fashioned sweets from era’s such as 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s, so it will be a nostalgic treat for anyone who would like to bring back some memories of the good old days to simply treat yourself or to send that special gift to someone that you know.  Try Sweet Heaven today and you will be impressed with the service that is provided and do not forget it is free UK delivery.

Wedding budget

When you are planning a wedding you will have a budget in mind, most people nowadays have to work to a budget because of the economic climate we are currently experiencing so you will have to plan where you are having the wedding, the amount of guest you are going to invite, whether it will be a white wedding or a registry office and what you are going to use for your wedding favours.  A common theme nowadays is to have a retro style wedding where you can use old fashioned sweets as a centre piece and you can have an old style pick and mix where you can fill the centre table with large old fashioned glass jars and fill them with retro sweets put a pile of white old style paper bags on the tables and simply let people help themselves.  This way you can have your wedding on a budget as this will not cost you the earth.  Sweet Heaven a large selection of wedding favours to choose from, from the traditional flavours which most weddings have to the retro style sweets that you could have for your pick and mix.  So give Sweet Heaven a try today and you will receive free UK delivery and should you need any assistance with your order, please do not hesitate to either call us or contact us by email and we will be able to be of assistance to you. 

Retro sweet hamper

Have you ever received a retro sweet hamper full of goodies that would transport you back through to your childhood, there would be lots of old fashioned sweets inside such as black jacks, fruit salads, refreshers, acid drops toffee chewing nuts, Basseti hard liquorice sticks, catherine wheels, anglo bubblies, strawberry bon bons, foam bananas and many more.  To be given a retro sweet hamper is such a pleasure and they come in many sizes you can get small wicker hampers through to a mega ultimate wicker hamper which is full to the brim with old fashioned sweets from eras such as 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s.  Take a look at Sweet Heaven’s large selection of retro sweet hampers and either treat yourself or a friend or family member to one of these hampers and you will sure

Retro hampers

Retro hampers are a great way to say thank you or for any occasion such as birthdays, valentines, Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Halloween and Christmas.  When people receive a retro hamper they are in heaven, there are old fashioned sweets in there that they have not seen for a long time and they will really appreciate the gift.  Retro hampers once all the contents have been shared around and eaten you can use the wicker hamper time and time again for such occasions such as camping or simply going out to the park on a nice summers day for a picnic.  If you have been so lucky as to receive a hamper you could hold a small party with the contents or simply have a few friends around and enjoy all of the old fashioned sweets and chocolate that is on offer.  Sweet Heaven have a great selection of retro hampers to choose from and if you take a look on our website you can choose from a small hamper through to a large which is called an ultimate and then you get the mega ultimate which will literally keep you going for quite sometime and you will not be needing much more confectionery this year.

Wedding favour planning

If you are planning a wedding this summer you will no doubt know what it entails and how stressful it can be and you have to plan things in great detail ie the venue, clothes, menu’s, how many guests, the wedding theme and the wedding favours but to name but a few.  Retro weddings are becoming ever more popular where people are having old fashioned sweets as their favours, people can have their very own pick  and mix style buffets where you can fill large glass jars as the centre piece of your tables with a great selection of old fashioned sweets and get some white paper bags like they had in the olden days and simply let people help themselves to the sweet buffet and that will make a great retro wedding.  This is where Sweet Heaven can help as we have helped many a person choose their retro wedding favours as we have got  a large selection of old fashioned sweets from eras such as the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s to choose from so simply let us know how many you are having and what the average age will be and we will do the rest and your wedding favours order will receive free UK delivery.

Traditional sweet hampers

Traditional sweet hampers can be purchased and used at anytime of the year, the main time that they are purchased would be Christmas, but following that people would order a lot of them in the summer as they could be used time and time again.   Wicker hampers make great presents because once you have eaten the contents you are left with a wonderful wicker hamper to use time and time again and the summer is perfect for that as you can have picnics in the park with family days out.  Sweet Heaven have a large selection of traditional sweet hampers to choose from and these start from small gift boxes, right the way through to a large wicker hamper which would be filled with lots of old fashioned sweets and retro chocolate bars which can be enjoyed anytime of the year and set to a friend or a loved one for a special occasion or simply to say thank you.  Choose one of Sweet Heaven’s traditional sweet hampers today and you will be able to leave a personal message for the recipient and you will also receive free UK delivery.

Last Easter orders

If you are thinking of when you can place your last Easter order to arrive on time for Easter, then second class would be too late now and you need to use the first class delivery service which with Royal Mail is 1-2 days or next day delivery which we would use UK Mail couriers which is next day delivery for UK mainland only.  Sweet Heaven will endeavour to get your parcels there on time this Easter, but you need to be aware of the last posting dates so that we can assist you and get all of your old fashioned sweets deliveries on time this Easter.

Retro sweets hampers

Retro sweets hampers can be given at anytime of the year as they make a fanstastic present for any ocassion such as Easter, Christmas, Mother’s day, Valentines, Father’s day, Halloween, birthdays or just to say thank you.  Retro sweets hampers are filled with all of your favourite old fashioned sweets that you would remember from your childhood.  There would be things like sherbet fountains, black jacks, fruit salads, refreshers, frys peppermint creams, walnut whips, wispas, bon bons, jelly fried eggs and many more.  Retro sweets hampers come in all shapes and sizes from a small box through to a large wicker hamper that can be used time and time again and once the contents have been eaten, which believe me will take some time, and many hours of enjoyment.  You could then use the hamper again and again for such things as fun days out with the family and the hamper would make an ideal storage space for your picnic requirements which makes the gift even more worthwhile.  So why not treat yourself, a friend or a loved one on a special occassion or simply to say thank you with one of these fantastic gifts.  Take a look at Sweet Heaven’s large selection today and receive free delivery within the UK.

Sweets of yesteryear

What would you class as sweets of yesteryear?  Would it be fruit salad chews, black jacks, sherbet fountains, refresher chews, rhubarb and custard boiled sweets or double lollies sticks, whichever of these old fashioned sweets that you would class as sweets of yesteryear would depend on what era you were born in whether that be the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s or 90′s.  Then you would be able to recognise which one would be from your era and each would have their own nostalgic meaning and how funny it is that we all have our own story associated with sweets of yesteryear as we could be standing innocently waiting for a bus one day simply day dreaming with a package of old fashioned sweets in our pocket and get one of them out and suddenly be transported back to the good old days when we would be enjoying such old fashioned sweets from days gone by.  If you want to remember and relive some of those days then visit Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop and see what we have on offer for you and I would hope that you would not be disappointed with the large selection that we have to offer so that you can simply treat yourself or a loved one to some old fashioned candies today.

Old Skool Sweets

Old skool sweets is a term which is used and spelt in different ways.  Old skool sweets are old fashioned sweets that we used to eat many years ago and people now refer to them as old skool.  Also they are known as old school sweets.  It is a different spelling but the same meaning and people of different generations will remember these old favourites that they used to have from their old sweet shop where they used to purchase a bag of their old favourite sweeties.  It was a great pastime in something that was in our daily lives and we did not have to think about and would enjoy day after day and now 20 or 30 years on people are finding these retro favourites in online sweet shops that are springing up and remembering what is now called old skool sweets.  Come and check out what Sweet Heaven has to offer and see if we have any of your old favourites that you would remember.  We have  a large selection to choose from and don’t forget it is free UK delivery.

Travel sweets

It is coming to the time of year when you may be thinking about your summer holidays and one thing that is normally over looked is that a simple thing such as travel sweets because you would need these for many reasons one of which being when your children are getting a little restless a sweet normally does the trick and keeps them quiet and takes their mind off the long journey and the eternal phrase “are we there yet”.  Travel sweets are also good for the use on an aeroplane because they help you swallow a lot when your ears start to pop due to the air pressure.  This year when you are planning your holidays think about your travel sweets from Sweet Heaven as we have a large selection to choose from such as original traditional toffee, rhubarb and custards, lemon sherbets, humbugs, bulls eyes, rosie apples, all of these are old fashioned sweets and will go down well on your travels.

Royal Wedding Party Sweets

The Royal Wedding is getting closer and closer, and everyone is getting excited for all those parties and celebrations that are sure to be happening! If you’re planning a fun party or celebration for the big day then why not stock up on some tasty retro sweets for your guests to enjoy? Sweets are the best things to have at a party as everyone loves them! Especially the good old fashioned ones which take people back to those good old fashioned sweet shop days! No matter how young or old you are, everyone has memories of their favourite sweets from years back. Sweets such as Fruit Salads, Black Jacks, Anglo Bubblys, Fizzy Cola Bottles, Foam Bananas, Pear Drops, Sherbet Lemons and more! Plus we have lots more tasty Retro Sweets, Chocolate Candy Treats and we even have a Sugar Free section. Order your retro sweets today and take advantage of our Free Standard Delivery offer! www.sweetheaven-online.co.uk

Traditional sweet shops

There once was a time when there were many traditional sweet shops scattered around and on every street corner, these have become a thing of the past and have long since disappeared.  You very rarely find one in your local shopping malls or local high street shops, traditional sweet shops used to be at the heart of the high street shops many years ago.   Nowadays as time has moved on and changed traditional sweet shops have become a thing of the past and has moved to online shopping.  People will now search on the internet to find what they are looking for rather than on the high streets where these shops used to struggle to survive due to the amount of people coming through the door and the ever changing demands on rent and living costs.  If you are looking to purchase some old fashioned sweets that you would remember from your childhood from eras such as the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s, then why not take a look at Sweet Heaven’s online sweetshop and see the large selection of old fashioned sweets that are on sale and that have been hand picked and sourced from manufacturers who used to supply all of the local traditional sweet shops and we have brought them all together for your convenience and to enjoy now and for the foreseeable future.

10p mix up

Do  you remember the good old fashioned 10p mix up?  Many years ago when we were youngsters on our way to school we would drop into our local sweet shop and buy a large paper bag full of old fashioned sweets and you could mix up all of your favourites for 10p, which was called a 10p mix up.  That bag would contain all of your favourite old fashioned sweets such as jazzies, cola cubes, refreshers, fruit salads, black jacks, flying saucers, candy necklaces, candy bracelets, mojos, toffee chewing nuts and many more.  The list would go on you would not believe how much you could buy for your 10p mix up in the good old days.  The sweet shop on the corner has long since disappeared, but our memories have not and we still have the longing for the old fashioned sweets that we used to know and love that nowadays we search on the internet to find all of our favourites.  Sweet Heaven’s online store has them all so if you have those special feelings and tastes to have all of the old favourites that you used to know and love, then why not take a look at what we have to offer and if you like what we see or remember any of your old favourites, then simply put in an order today and receive free UK del

Bag of sweets

What is the attraction with a bag of sweets, the ones like you used to get from the shop on the sweet corner, a white paper bag full of your favourite old fashioned sweets.  It brings back so many memories from your childhood when you used to visit the local sweetshop on your way to school and stand there and stare at all of the jars full of retro sweets and choose your favourites and get your favourite 10p mix up.  You could have in there ones like jazzles, pear drops, cola cubes, sherbet lemons and rosie apples.  These were among many of the favourites that you could choose from a bag of sweets on your way to school would be a special treat for you and one to be remembered.  So whether you are from era’s such as the 40′s, 50′s, 60s, 70′s, 80′s or 90′s, then you would always remember your favourite bag of sweets on your way to school and this simple treat could be spoken about for many years to come.  Why not visit Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop to see how many of the old fashioned sweets that you would remember are on sale with us and if any takes your fancy or you even feel like treating a friend or a loved one on a special occasion, then why not do so and remember it is free UK delivery.

The benefits of liquorice

The benefits of liquorice are so vast that we cannot even begin to touch on the subject in detail.  Therefore we will just give you a few pointers as to why you should enjoy one of your favourite old fashioned sweets.  Liquorice is so good for us in so many ways ie as in the benefits it has to the immune system and many other things with the way we function such as stress which none of us like to have in our lives as I think we have quite enough of that and would like to enjoy life to the full.  There are many different types of liquorice to enjoy that you can get such as liquorice sticks which are a hard liquorice and catherine wheels which you can unwind and are alot softer and have an old favourite in the middle which are well known as jelly spogs, you would know them as the pink and blue ones out of the liquorice allsorts mix.  There are also, which is a favourite of mine and that is red cherry liquorice which is alot sweeter, but has many of the same benefits, so why not go ahead and enjoy yourself.  Eat as much as you like and do not feel guilty but feel all of the benefits from eating your favourite old fashioned liquorice sweets.  So go on order today from your favourite online sweet shop Sweet Heaven you will receive free UK delivery.

Mother’s Day presents

Mother’s Day 2011 is nearly upon us and the one thing that you cannot forget to do is buy her a Mothers Day presents because your mother has spent all of her life looking after you and bringing you up and spoiling you, so this is the one day of the year when you can really look after her by getting her a nice mothers day present.  Are you stuck for ideas this year?  If so, then why not take a look at Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop and take a look at our large selection of old fashioned sweets that we have on offer and I am sure that your mother will remember a lot of them that we have in our store as we have a great selection of nostalgic sweets to choose from, these are from era’s such as the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s, so I am sure we will have something that will fit your needs.  We also have retro chocolate bars to choose from that you could always throw in with the gift as a little added extra as most mothers love chocolate.  Our gifts range from small sweet gift bags and cubes and boxes through to large wicker hampers and all of these gifts can be personalised with a message of your choice and delivered direct to the recipients door with our free delivery service in the UK.

Buy sweets online cheap

Where can you go to buy sweets online cheap?  It is no good to simply to surf the internet and look for an online sweet shop that sells cheap sweets because you would be defeating the object of trying  to buy sweets online cheap because the idea of it is to buy genuine old fashioned sweets made using all of the traditional methods that have been passed down from generations gone by using all of the old copper pans and machinery that would be used to produce the best old fashioned sweets on the market today.  Old school sweets are a big favourite with many generations for a nostalgic trip down memory lane whether it be from the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, or 90′s.  They make a great treat for yourself simply to sit and enjoy while you are watching a film in the evening in the week, or they make a great retro treat for friends or relatives on special occasions such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween parties, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, or just to say thank you.  The best way to buy sweets online cheap would be to source a reputable sweet shop and do some research to know whether their old fashioned sweets really have been made in the traditional ways and that you will be getting what you are paying for and receiving the old school sweets that you remember from your childhood.

Free retro sweets

Throughout the month of March 2011 Sweet Heaven have decided to offer free retro sweets with every sweet order made.  The purpose of this blog is to communicate this message to the general public and the offer will run until the end of March 2011.  Simply visit www.sweetheaven-online.co.uk and take a look at our large selection of retro sweets that we have on offer and you will remember alot of these old fashioned favourites from many years gone by whether you are a child of the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s right up to the noughties we really do have something for everyone.  Our old fashioned sweets are made using traditional methods and have been hand picked and sourced from manufacturers who are still using the traditional methods to bring these old fashioned favourites to you just the way you would remember them.  Here at Sweet Heaven we thought it would be a great idea for a bit of March madness just to give you that little bit of an incentive to treat yourself or your friend or a loved one to some genuine free retro sweets.  You could even have them gift wrapped and a personal message put on and delivered direct to a loved ones door, especially with such special occasions coming up like Mother’s Day and Easter.  To claim your free retro sweets you have to place an order no matter what size it is and when you have completed your order on our website simply type in the “how did you hear about us box” March 2011 free sweet offer.