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May 18 2018

Send Dad a Letterbox Treat!

Oh June! The month that marks the long-awaited entrance into summer – sun, BBQs and holidays all lie ahead. But, lest we forget, Sunday 17th June is also Father's Day. If you’re looking for some unique and fun card ideas for your Dad, we’ve got some pretty sweet personalised card suggestions for a Father’s Day card that's sure to be a winner.

Our Letterbox Treats are an innovative way of sending a special, personalised message, but with that extra addition of something delicious. Our range of classic and retro sweets are the perfect treats for hungry dads – so here are four yummy card ideas that are guaranteed to be a hit with your old man!

World's Best Dad Sweet Card

To show your appreciation for a Dad who goes above and beyond, this touching personalised card idea is sure to pull at the heartstrings. Fill it with our delightful Fizzy Mix and your Dad will bubble over with sweet-induced happiness – a lovely Father’s Day present!

For a Groovy Dad Sweet Card

This card idea is for those who have heard all about Dad’s disco days and laughed at old pictures of very questionable flares. To indulge your Dad this Father’s Day, might we suggest this personalised cheeky card with our classic Retro Mix of sweets. These vintage treats are bound to both tingle the taste buds and awake a wave of nostalgia.

You're the Best - Father's Day Sweets

If you’re looking for bespoke card ideas you can send from the kids, nothing could be sweeter than this custom Father’s Day card idea - it’s perfect paired with our tasty Jelly Mix, if there’s one thing that both Dads and children understand, it is the joy of gobbling up sweeties… (we just hope Dad is willing to share!)

Dad You're Amazing Sweet Card

For the dad who is full of wisdom and advice, this lovely card idea lets him know just how much you look up to him– plus, if devout vegetarianism is just one of his admirable traits, why not select our scrumptious Gelatine Free sweeties, too! A perfect personalised treat for your Dad.

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If our Father’s Day card ideas have sparked your creativity, you can always make your own! For whatever you want to say this Father’s Day, make sure you make it extra special with one of our yummy letterbox treats! There’s really no better way to treat your Dad.

See Also: Father’s Day Sweets

May 10 2018

Stock up on nostalgic sweets with Sweets in the City!

Nostalgic Sweets

Nostalgia - that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you think about the past - can come from all sorts of different places. It could be a catch-up with an old friend, a film you once saw in the cinema, a song you haven't heard for years...

...or it could be a jar of the sweets you used to eat when you were little! Sweets in the City have a range of nostalgic sweets that are sure to send you back down memory lane.

Jar of nostalgic sweets

Our Retro Classic jar is filled to the brim with all the nostalgic sweets you remember from the school playground, including...

Nostalgic Flying Saucer Sweets

Flying Saucers

Can you think of a sweet more nostalgic than flying saucers? The mere sight of these colourful sherbet-filled treats is enough to take you straight back to the school tuck shop! Flying saucers are consistently ranked among the UK's favourite sweets, and it's not hard to see why.

Did you know? Flying saucer sweets are Belgian. They were created by an Antwerp-based company that originally sold communion wafers.

Nostalgic Sweets - Love Hearts

Love Hearts

First sold in 1954, Love Hearts have been an enduringly popular treat for generation after generation of British sweet lovers. The little message on each sweet makes them almost as fun to share as they are to eat - they might even take you back to your very first crush!

Did you know? Love Hearts have always moved with the times. When text messaging first took the world by storm, messages like 'luv u' and 'how r u' started appearing in packets of Love Hearts. Nowadays, your pack of Love Hearts may well contain a few sweets with emojis on them!

Black Jacks and Fruit Salad Sweets

Fruit Salads & Black Jacks

Sweets don't come much more nostalgic than this! Black Jacks have been around for nearly 100 years now, and while both Black Jacks and Fruit Salads are yummy on their own, we happen to think they're best when they're mixed together. It's a nostalgic match made in sweet heaven!

Did you know? An original Black Jack wrapper from the 1920s is on display at the V&A Museum of Childhood in London.

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All of these nostalgic sweets - and more besides! - can be found in our best-selling Retro Classic selection, available in the following sizes:

You can also buy your favourite sweets (nostalgic and otherwise!) in bulk on our Pick & Mix page. Be sure to have a browse - we've got loads of other nostalgic sweeties to choose from!

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