Monthly Archives: February 2013

Angry Birds Fruit Gummies – Second Edition!

Just last month I wrote up my first coverage of the Angry Birds Fruit Gummies line from Healthy Food Brands.  Since writing that post, the Angry Birds Fruit Gummies lineup has gotten even more fun to collect with the arrival … Continue reading

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It’s Our 300th Post – Hooray! And a Behind-the-Scenes Video!

Hi, everyone! Today is a special one for me as it marks the 300th post for CollectingCandy.com.   When I launched this site just over a year ago, I wasn’t really thinking of getting to 300 – I was just hoping … Continue reading

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Sweetart Hearts and other Wonka Valentine’s Goodies!

Yesterday’s Valentine’s post was all about Sweethearts, but I have confess to unconsciously dropping the “h” and “e” and typing SweeTARTS instead, several times when drafting it.  Guess I was just excited about today’s post which is dedicated to Sweetarts … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Candy Classic: Sweethearts Conversation Hearts!

Today I’m going to share a bit of the packaging history of that most classic of Valentine’s treat, the conversation heart.  More specifically I’m going to cover the best-known brand of conversation hearts, Necco’s Sweethearts.

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This Year’s Valentine’s M&M’s Packs – a full-set of 12!

Continuing our candy countdown to Valentine’s Day, today I’ll be sharing the set of twelve standard-sized Valentine M&M’s packs.  First released during Valentine’s season in 2012, these are back for a second year and they’re a great set of M&M’s … Continue reading

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LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s Treats Brochure!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching I’ve decided to dedicate the next few days’ posts to Valentine’s-related candy.  Today, I’ll be sharing the contents of a neat little sales brochure covering LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s offerings!

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Whoa…a blizzard. Preparing for Mr. Snow!

So there’s this giant blizzard heading my way, and they’ve dubbed it Nemo. I don’t recall blizzards ever getting names in the past.

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CollectingCandy.com’s Anniversary Celebration – 15 Of My Favorite Posts!

As I mentioned yesterday, on February 6th 2012, CollectingCandy.com officially launched.   To celebrate this first birthday, I’ve gone back over the site’s 293 entries posted so far and have selected fifteen of my favorites to highlight and discuss.   Let’s get … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Stickers!

A year ago today, on February 6th 2012, CollectingCandy.com was launched.  I didn’t want to go by today without mentioning that, but that’s all I’m going to say about it just now.  I do plan to mark the occasion in … Continue reading

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Ferrara Pan’s 1975 Atomic Fire Ball Candy Engine!

Back in 1975, Ferrara Pan took a pair of its mainstay offerings and presented them in novelty boxes, each shaped like a fun vehicle.   Of the two, I’ve managed to find the Atomic Fire Ball Candy (Fire) Engine and … Continue reading

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