It’s not like you really need an excuse to throw a party but I figured opening a candy shop is a good one. I opened the doors to the Sweet Lydia’s retail store front on November 19th and it has been an awesome ride so far. I had no idea what to expect as far as foot traffic, sales or how all my products would be received by Downtown Lowell. I was blown away by the all the first-time-turned-regular customers, the enthusiasm of long time customers. It has been a pleasure meeting regular online, Brew’d and Lowell farmers Market customers for the first time as well as all the fabulous bakers from Kickstarter who have come in to pick up their rewards. So many of those amazing customers asked me that first week when I was having my Grand Opening. There was no way I could have organized an event while trying to get my retail legs under me and survive the crazy holiday rush at the same time.
Here are some pictures of the previous two s’more parties I’ve hosted just to get your salivary glands going.
This party was hosted at Brew’d Awakening to celebrate my 1st year in business.
This second bash was held at The Back Page to showcase new offering and business partnership with Akins Events.
I still have a ton of planning and making to do (and a bit of cleaning and organizing) before I am ready for the big party on Wednesday night. I’m sure it will all get done somehow. There are still a lot of kinks I am working out in the shop and I am sure more will come up along the way. I’ll be sampling lots of my new goodies at the party so make sure you stop by Wednesday night from 6:30-9:00pm at 160 Merrimack St in Lowell. I’ll be sure to post some pictures after the event for those of you who can’t make it.
Thanks for all of your help and support getting me to where I am today!