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Category Archives: Holiday
Coming in under the wire for Independence Day, I wanted to feature a fun set of patriotic candy packaging I picked up last year. Clearly designed to mark the 4th of July holiday, today I want to share a set … Continue reading
Today is Mother’s Day and I’m happy to be able to mark the holiday with a few properly-themed candy wrappers. While a lot of candy is probably given out on Mother’s Day, it is near-impossible to find any of it … Continue reading
This year, Spongebob Squarepants will be celebrating his 15th Anniversary on Nickelodeon. In fact, the very first season of Spongebob premiered on May 1st, 1999 – so we’re only a few days away from the exact anniversary date. The Spongebob … Continue reading
Easter may be a few days behind us but in all the flurry (and fluffy) of the week leading up to the holiday, I somehow forgot to cover one of my favorite new candy releases of the season. So I’d … Continue reading
Happy Easter everyone! Today I am going to cover a range of the always-classic Easter treat of marshmallow Peeps. For anyone curious about the history of the brand I would like to recommend my write-up from last year which covered … Continue reading
I grew up with Brach’s candy and as long as I can remember, it’s always been around. The brand and its products have found ways to thrive through countless changes in the confectionery world, which is a testament to how … Continue reading
For today’s entry in our Easter Week coverage, I wanted to continue our CollectingCandy.com tradition and look at the full variety of Russell Stover’s seasonal offerings. In the last year I’ve had great fun featuring Russell Stover’s Halloween Pumpkins, Christmas … Continue reading
Willy Wonka’s Nerds are one of my all-time favorites and that certainly includes their holiday releases. In recent years Easter-themed Nerds have taken on the moniker of “Hoppin’” Nerds but that wasn’t always the case. Today we’re going to look … Continue reading
Easter Week 2014: The Return of Mike and Ike Easter Treats! Plus: A Little History and a Lotta Jellybeans!
Back in the early 2000’s Just Born released a special Easter edition of their Mike and Ike candies called Mike and Ike Easter Treats. I wrote about that release here last year and always thought it was a pretty cool … Continue reading
If Halloween is the season of candy corn than Easter must certainly be the season of the jellybean. It no doubt has to do with how well the colorful confections complement the look of traditionally dyed Easter Eggs. These days, … Continue reading