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Plastic Straws in our Oceans. Make The Switch to Paper Straws.

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Plastic Straws in our Oceans.  Make The Switch to Paper Straws.

Take the Challenge!!  Make The Switch!!  Change from plastic straws to paper!! If you’re an eco-friendly consumer, encourage restaurants, businesses and even peers to use only paper straws. Paper drinking straws are a sustainable alternative solution to harmful plastic straws. Made in the USA with 30 percent more material than other paper straw brands, paper straws help reduce plastic pollution by decomposing in just 45-60 days. The paper straws offer a variety of themes with more than 200 designs fit for any occasion.  White is the most popular paper straw. Use COUPON CODE:  MAKETHESWITCH to get 50% off your order....

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Your Online Candy Purchases

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Your Online Candy Purchases

So you want to purchase candy online? Here are a few helpful items to consider.  Time of year.  Hard candy VS chocolate.  When ordering your candy online, please, PLEASE go to the websites shipping information page!  It will save you time and disappointment. First, let talk about what season it is.  If you place your candy order during the colder months, you should be OK.  But keep in mind when it is warm, not hot, but warm out, you will need to Express ship or make SURE the company ships with ice/cold packs. Hard candy ships well, but it too...

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It's In The Bag ~ Or So You Think.

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It's In The Bag ~ Or So You Think.

So you want to add take home boxes or bags?  That IS the question. Providing take home boxes or bags on your candy buffet table is a fantastic idea.  Plus, your guests will want to take some home. Well, here's the deal-E-O.  There are two types:  boxes or bags. Boxes:  #1 Gable boxes. They come in packs of 12, per pack.  They are shipped to you flat and you have to fold them to make boxes.  Great, fine and they are cute.  BUT, put a scoop of Jelly Belly Jelly Beans in then and WHAM, what do you hear all...

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It's Not Grandma's Scoop Any More.

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It's Not Grandma's Scoop Any More.

So you want to purchase Candy Buffet Scoops. Back in the day there was a scoop and only one scoop.  It was a 5 ounce aluminum scoop. You remember them, they were in all the candy bins, grain bins, bulk bins at the grocery store.  Well, Dorothy, it's 2017 and things have changed! Today, there are all types of candy scoops, metal, wood, plastic, acrylic, white, colors, mini, short handles, long handles, they are all here.  Clear is nice, but add some spice!  or colors!!  Add a ribbon on the handle to match your theme or event colors.    ...

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Why Is Everyone Obsessed With Mini's? I Will Tell You Why.

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Why Is Everyone Obsessed With Mini's?  I Will Tell You Why.

Mini this mini that.  Mini or toy dogs, little houses, mini food..... What is going on with all the tiny / mini stuff?  Here is the answer.  Because they are cute, damn cute.  Plus, if you are having an event, mini gifts are cost effective!  Period. So many to choose from and not enough time.  Mini shot mason jars, mini candy bars with personalized labels, mini test tubes, mini paint pails, mini cocktail shakers, mini candy dispensers, mini scoops.....they are just so darn-tootin' cute.  Fill with candy, bath salts, nuts, seeds and so much more.        They are...

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