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15 of the Strangest Candies We Were Obsessed With As Kids

First introduced in the ‘30s, Choward’s Violet Mints are one of the more unique retro candies we uncovered. Unlike some of their overly saccharine cousins, these hard square candies have a distinct floral aroma and flavor. ($.89, oldtimecandy.com)

One more day to be a "square"

Can you say….I AM TIRED?!?! Yesterday was a day of intense but productive shopping and we are loaded to the max and heading to Durham today….We had a blast together and YEP (I sneaked some goodies in my IKEA cart for me) I have told John that we are going to be playing “Adult …

York's Continental Square, likely in the late '20s or early '30s. (Trolleys stopped running in 1939.) Most of the buildings shown are still standing.

The Transfer House holds a great deal of sentimental value to the people of Decatur Illinois. Built in 1895, on Lincoln Square, the Transfer House sat in the center of the original town. It served as a shelter for those waiting to board street cars and later buses. Transfer House has been much more to the citizens of Decatur than just protection from the cold. Reminds us of a time when those crazy trolley parties were the rage and young people lined up to ride the new electric street cars.

Children's Birthday Blast Board: Children's gifts, activity baskets, care packages, cookie bouquets, singing plush, party baskets and more! This board covers six categories on my page.