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Category Archives: Christmas
Since acquiring the files of a former Brach’s salesman earlier this year, I’ve been working to document and preserve everything he saved. Previously I’ve posted the contents of a 1971 Brach’s Halloween sales packet as well as materials related to … 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
Though it arrives a few weeks later than I’d planned this year, I still wanted to squeeze in my annual “Year in Collecting” post. This year-in-review is something I started doing back in 2009 over on Flickr while continuing the … Continue reading
It’s Christmas Day and the final post in CollectingCandy.com’s Twelve Days of Christmas series for this year. Before I get to today’s content, a brief personal message: I’m spending my holiday safe, warm and surrounded by family and friends that … Continue reading
I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings. From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing. It was a wonderful … Continue reading
Last week I mentioned my discovery of the Tootsie Roll Christmas Two-Packs, but an equally exciting discovery I made this season was finding this trio of holiday-themed Tootsie Pop Drops packs!
I’ve often talked about how I love oddball or specialty flavor spin-offs of classic brands. From fruit-flavored Milk Duds to cinnamon hot Dots, there’s something I find particularly compelling about these releases, and I’m always pleased when new ones come … Continue reading
Every year Whitman’s releases their standard chocolate bars with all kinds of holiday-themed package designs. Occasionally, they’ll utilize licensed characters or content for those designs and for 2013 they tapped the Peanuts holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas, as their … Continue reading
Always an enjoyable topic to address are the holiday releases for M&M’s. Just a few days ago I mentioned the new holiday flavor release of M&M’s Gingerbread and today I’d like to showcase the new Christmas-themed theater-sized boxes for a pair of … Continue reading
I’ve often pointed out that where candy packaging is concerned sometimes tracking down a specific piece can be much like archaeology. Oftentimes you start without any hard evidence that a piece existed at all. Sometimes that first evidence is a … Continue reading