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Tracy Ford offers everything from hard ice cream to cookie bouquets at her new store, The Sugar Shack in Alexandria. (Photo by Caroline Roers)

Sweet memories at the Sugar Shack

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At 8:30 a.m. every morning, Tracy Ford steps through the door at 203 6th Avenue in Alexandria.

Walking past the hot pink colored walls, glass barrels of colorful candy and the toffee table, she heads for the kitchen and looks at the order list that extends to October.


Taking out flour, sugar, salt and baking soda from the cupboards, Ford marvels at how this simple act of making cookies resulted in her opening her candy store in Alexandria - The Sugar Shack.

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