Monthly Archives: September 2012

CollectingCandy.com’s Countdown to Halloween Starts Tomorrow!

First, my apologies for the lack of updates the past few days, but it has been for a good reason.  I’ve been excitedly preparing my site to take part in the official Countdown To Halloween!

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1993’s Colorific Mouth Wash Bubble Gum!

Here’s a quick post about a funky bubble gum from nearly twenty years ago.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Big Baddy!

It’s Wednesday, and once again time for another installment of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  Up for discussion today is a Wacky Package sticker from 1973’s Series 5; Big Baddy.

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The Original Razzles – Discovered!!

Today marks my third Razzles post for CollectingCandy, as it’s been quite a year of research and discovery for me on the topic.   When I posted my “All About Razzles” article back on April 2nd, I thought I’d seen it … Continue reading

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The Return of Lem and Mel & Cherri and Bubb!

Today I get to herald the return of a pair of Just Born treats from the early 1990’s;  Lem and Mel, and Cherri and Bubb.   After nearly two decades off the shelves these tasty treats are back, so today we’re … Continue reading

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Topps’ 1974 Lineup! For Fun and Profit!

Today’s post marks the 200th entry for CollectingCandy.com, so I thought it was appropriate to share something a bit expansive.  With that thought, today I’ll be presenting a very cool promotional brochure Topps provided to buyers picturing their 1974 product … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Footsie Roll!

Welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  This week we’ll be taking a closer look at a sticker from the original 1970’s Wacky Packages Series 6:  Footsie Roll.

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A&W Root Beer Candy!

I grew up with an A&W Drive-In in my hometown and it was a place I fondly remember.   That drive-in was closed down by the time I entered junior high school, but I never forgot it.

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Sailor Boy Penny Candy from Cracker Jack – And Cracker Jack!!

I’ve always looked at Cracker Jack as more of a snack food than a confectionery product, but it really is a confection.  Because of that, on it’s own it could be considered a legitimate topic for CollectingCandy. Recently however, a … Continue reading

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Anyone Remember Alligator Eggs?

Here’s one I didn’t really recall, even though I must have certainly seen it when it was out.  Clark’s Alligator Eggs were on shelves in the early 1980’s, and today I will share a look at a box for these … Continue reading

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