It was getting to be lunchtime and we were hungry, so we started wandering to the other side of town, where Sheila told me there was a really awesome candy store. I am just so glad we went to Salem this month because I was just blown away at all the statues and stuff.
Russell finds it odd that I (some of my friends and his daughter) are interested in macabre, creepy, skull/skeleton things and cemeteries. While I am terrified of scary movies, this stuff doesn't bother me at all. So needless to say, he was more than happy to stay home and happy I had a friend to go up there with!
We did stop in a gift shop where we both picked up some cute things. They had a whole wall of skull things for sale. It was so funny when I showed Russell this picture after I got home. He literally jumped a mile in his chair and turned away saying, 'get that away from me!'
This was funny.
We got to this block and could smell delicious food and decided to go have a meal. I loved how they painted the windows! It's the Witch's Brew Cafe' and it was packed inside.
I had an incredible cheeseburger and Sheila had a tuna melt that looked delicious too.
Next stop was Ye Olde Pepper Company for candy. It's the oldest candy company in the country, started in 1806.
It was jam packed inside because it's super tiny. But they sell all the old candies. Original pixy stix, cinnamon red hots, tons and tons of chocolate candies that are made right there.
Inside the shop.
Too bad I've never liked it. I did, however, get the most amazing caramel corn I have ever had in my life, pixie stix and cinnamon hearts.
This whole 'Lobster Dinner' is made of candy. Including the lobster.
I hope you're enjoying this extensive tour of Salem...there's more to come!