i want candy

Thursday, 25 April 2013

when the wonderful charlie of yankee pop asked if i would be interested in sampling some of their freshly imported treats, i just about laughed in response. i mean, what kind of question is that?! being a fully fledged member of both the sweet tooth alliance and a female in their 20's (just), how could i say no to that? i warned him that if he was making false claims about this offer that i would hunt him down and kill him. and then this arrived (albeit 2 weeks later, no thanks to the wonder that is royal mail)..



and that's the day i died.

died and went to a chocolatey, refined sugar-filled heaven. i haven't had taffy since i was on holiday in the states over 10 years ago. when i was trying to explain taffy to boyfriend, the best comparison i could come up with was "it's like stripes". for the record: taffy is nothing like maoam. so i devoured the strawberry taffy while he was prepping dinner; i'd finished the entire thing by the time he was done. i then started on the banana - then i was bus-ted.

i was like an actual child in a sweet shop.

if you're a fan of candy like i am, and don't have the luxury of an overpriced olde fashioned candy store nearby, you can now buy american sweets from yankee pop here in the uk - they'll deliver all your favourite treats (just about) everywhere inside the uk, and have a massssssive range of retro soda too! a+w root floats anyone?! if loving american candy is wrong, i don't wanna be right.

thank you yankee pop! god bless america.

10 comments:

  1. I've never tried pop tarts before, but have always wanted to! In Australia they are so over-priced even though you can get them basically anywhere now. I honestly think I actually would have died should a package like this arrive at my doorstep! xx

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    1. you've never WHAT? sunae.. girl.. you're missing out!

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  2. I love this! I did a swap a few years ago with a girl in london and she sent me the BIGGEST bar of cadbury chocolate I had ever seen and I sent her a bunch of american candy. It's so easy to forget that it's not sold in other countries.

    And I devoured that chocolate in record time!

    Sarah // Bring More Yarn

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    1. see, i'm from australia, and our cadbury choc is diff to cadbury in the UK so i always get mum to send me aussie sweets too! it's just funny what you're used to and then having something new and amazing that can be found easily elsewhere!

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  3. its so funny to read this bc i live in the us and we have these poptarts and candies in every market... for so cheap!

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  4. Just found your blog via The Dusty Attic (as a fellow Versatile Blogger Award nominee :) ) and I am loving what I've read so far - mostly for the pictures of Pop Tarts; I'm not going to lie.

    Looking forward to reading more of your blog!

    Katie x

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