Payton’s Pick: today is the 'Sweetest Day’ to serve up some treats!

Published: Oct. 17, 2020 at 8:12 AM CDT
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(WAFF) - Get your sweet tooth ready because today is the "Sweetest Day!” Yes, that’s a real day -- celebrated on the third Saturday in October.

It started in 1921 when candy manufacturers wanted to put smiles on people’s faces and gave out 20-thousand boxes of candy to orphans and the elderly.

Since then, it’s become a day to care for those you love by offering up something sweet! So, if you needed an excuse to bake some treats today... this is it.

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