Category Archives: Holiday

The Curtiss Candy Company’s 1973 Halloween Sales Brochure!

Climbing out of the deep archives again for today’s entry into the Countdown, we’re going to reach back over four decades.   Taking a look at a 1973 Halloween candy sales brochure from the Curtiss Candy Company, best known for … Continue reading

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Breaker Confections 1978 Meet ‘n Treat Halloween Line Brochure!

Today I’ll be sharing an amazing piece from the late 1970’s that details a trio of treat-size Halloween offerings from Breaker Confections – Breaker being one early part of the Wonka brand family.  Make the jump to check out Breaker … Continue reading

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New for Halloween 2016: M&M’s Target-Exclusive White BOO-terscotch!!

Though M&M’s have given us a number of special edition Autumn flavors over the years, the last time we got a legitimately Halloween-themed flavor was with the introduction of Candy Corn-flavored M&M’s.  This year that changed with M&M’s White BOO-terscotch.  … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Vintage Halloween Heide Witch Wrapper!

Back in 2013, I kicked off our Countdown to Halloween with what was, at the time, my favorite vintage Halloween wrapper; one for a Brach’s Chocolate Covered Witch.  Today, that Brach’s Witch wrapper is getting some serious competition as I … Continue reading

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Kicking off our 5th Annual Countdown to Halloween with a New Banner!

We are back today after an extended hiatus to kick off our 5th annual participation in the CountdownToHalloween blogging event.  Since it’s our fifth annual countdown romp, we’ve tweaked our Halloween-themed masthead and today we’ll be sharing the details, so … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day 2016 with Patriotic M&M’s Through the Years!

It’s the 4th of July and that means that it is Independence Day for the USA.  To mark this fun summer holiday I’ve decided to look back at a number of patriotic-themed M&M’s packs released through the years.  Make the … Continue reading

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Leaf’s Easter Candy Sales Brochure For 1974!

Following the lead from yesterday’s Leaf Gravel Gum post, we’re going to point toward the upcoming holiday with a look back at a sales brochure for Leaf’s Easter candy lineup from 1974.  Make the jump to check it out!

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M&M/Mars’ 2001 Valentine’s Candy Sales Catalog!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Marking the holiday today, I will be sharing an M&M/Mars Valentine’s sales catalog from fifteen years ago.  Make the jump to check it out.

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A History of Willy Wonka’s Valentine’s Gobstopper Heartbreakers!

With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to dig into the history of a seasonal spin-off that has become a holiday classic: Willy Wonka’s (Gobstopper) Heartbreakers!  Make the jump to check it out.

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Reese’s Footballs for Superbowl Sunday 2016!

Today is the day for the great American tradition of Superbowl Sunday!  And as I have done every year since launching this site, I will mark today by sharing some football-themed candy.  The last few years it’s been all about … Continue reading

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