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Monthly Archives: December 2012
This year Wrigley introduced two new soda pop-flavored Hubba Bubba flavors with one of them, Hubba Bubba Dr Pepper, serving as a bubblegum-soda-flavor-comeback of sorts.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s December 25th – Christmas Day – so I wanted to share something a bit different and hopefully a bit special with you. For today’s topic, I picked my Hershey Holiday Gift catalog from … Continue reading
It’s Christmas Eve and here at my mother’s house that means we are preparing things in anticipation of our big Christmas Eve dinner. I’ve temporarily cleared a place at the dinner table to write today’s post before everyone arrives, … Continue reading
For decades the company Beich’s, also known as Bike’s, was one of the larger confectioners on the candy landscape. Among many long-running products, they produced Laffy Taffy, which is still produced today by the Nestle company under their Wonka brand. … Continue reading
Today it’s a fun one for Friday. This wrapper comes from Canada and I’m pretty sure the 1980′s. It’s a Cadbury “Fun Bar” which was their sub-brand of fundraising bars at the time. This is one of my … Continue reading
Here at my family’s place in Nebraska last night we had a nice helping of snow heaped upon us. It put me in quite the Christmas mood, as did scooping my mother’s driveway and sidewalks this morning (I’m taking a … Continue reading
Hello, everyone! I’d intended to start my Christmas Countdown on Monday when I’d first arrived back in Nebraska for the holidays, but I didn’t. As things go, I’ve been entirely caught up with spending time with family. Which I think … Continue reading
Hi, everyone! I’m traveling today for the holidays and am currently enjoying a 3 1/2 hour layover in Washington D.C.’s Reagan Airport. So of course I did some candy hunting.
Yesterday I covered a pretty big swath of Milk Duds history through the lens of the vintage packaging in my collection. Today, I’m going to look at a very specific niche of Milk Duds history – the exotic and little-known … Continue reading