Monthly Archives: May 2013

Owyhee’s Old Faithful for Friday!

Owyhee is a company name that you probably aren’t familiar with.  Even so, you might know their best-known but oddly-named treat, the Idaho Spud. Having created much more than just their famous Spud, Owyhee have been producing one particular delicious … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Allmud Joy!

Back again for another edition of Wacky Wednesdays today with an offering from the recently-released Wacky Packages All-New Series 10 – Allmud Joy!

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Woolworth’s Branded Chocolate Bars from Canada!

Several times here on this site I’ve reminisced about visiting my hometown Woolworth’s store while growing up and how those are some of my most vivid childhood candy memories.  I even dedicated a post to my love of Woolworth’s and … Continue reading

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When Cinnabon Candy Bars Roamed!

Looking for something fun and unusual to post over the weekend, I happened upon my assortment of Cinnabon wrappers and decided they’d be the perfect subject for today’s entry.

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For The Love Of Nerds – A 2013 Wonka Redesign!

For a candy collector the redesign of a major brand tends to be a big deal and that’s especially true for a confectionery classic like Wonka Nerds.  While visiting my family for my niece’s High School graduation last week, I … Continue reading

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Snik Snak – M&M/Mars’ 1970’s Answer to Kit Kat!

Back in the early 1970’s, the M&M/Mars company took a stab at replicating some of the new found success of rival Hershey’s Kit Kat bar by introducing something that looked and sounded pretty familiar, the Snik Snak.  Since first discovering … Continue reading

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A Fun One for Friday: 1989’s Super Mario Bros Bar!

I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today.  But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – 3 Racketeers!

We’re back with a new edition of Wacky Wednesdays and today we’ll be looking at a sticker from the recently-released Wacky Packages All-New Series 10 – 3-Racketeers.

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The Exotic Creature that is M&M’s White Chocolate!

Hi, everybody!  I’d like to apologize for being absent this past week.  I’ve been very busy with non-candy-related work, all the while battling allergies that turned into a hard-to-shake cold.  So my normal candy time was spent sleeping. I’m finally … Continue reading

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