Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hot Week: Digging Hot Tamales Through the Decades!

For the final day of Cinnamon Hot Week, I wanted to dig deep into a brand that has always been a favorite of mine, Just Born’s Hot Tamales! This will be the final post in our week-long coverage of all … Continue reading

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Hot Week: The Search for Nerds Hot N’ Cold!

For today’s Cinnamon Hot Week entry I’m going to do something a little different and discuss a product I’ve yet to find much information on and one that remains a delicious and elusive mystery; Nerds Hot N’ Cold!

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Hot Week: Cinnamon Teddy Bears!

For today’s Hot Cinnamon Week post, I wanted to cover a childhood favorite of mine: Stark’s Cinnamon Teddy Bears!

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Hot Week: Mason’s HOT Cinnamon DOTS from the 80’s!

As we hit day four of our Cinnamon Hot Week, it’s time to share another hot flavor of a classic brand you’ve probably never heard of:  Mason’s Hot Cinnamon DOTS!

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Hot Week: Bazooka Hot Bubble Gum from 1973!

During the initial two days of Cinnamon Hot Week I looked at unusual items from the 1960’s and the 1990’s – so today I’m hitting the 1970’s with a dynamite-yet-mysterious release from Topps Chewing Gum:  Bazooka Hot Bubble Gum!

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Hot Week: Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Hot Gobstoppers!!

Welcome back to the second day of our Cinnamon Hot Week!  Today we’ll be shining a delicious light on a treat from the early 1990’s; Willy Wonka’s Everlasting HOT Gobstoppers!

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Hot Week: PEZ Hot Cinnamon Candy from the 1960’s!

Our first Cinnamon Hot Week posting is a wild one as it features a cinnamon hot flavor of a candy I never would have expected and had never heard of until recently:  Hot Cinnamon Pez!

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Kicking off Cinnamon Hot Week!

Although we’re rapidly coming up on October when our second annual participation in CountdownToHalloween will be going on, I wanted to squeeze in something I’d been planning since June – a Hot Week, or more specifically a Cinnamon Hot Week. … Continue reading

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Artist Paul Rousso Transforms my Collection into Giant Art!

Paul Rousso is an artist and gentleman.  He’s also a madman and an evil genius who has transformed some of the pieces from my collection into an amazing giant work of art entitled “November 1st” — currently in consideration for … Continue reading

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A Trio of Super Mario Bros 3 Chocolate Bars from 1990!

The characters from Super Mario Brothers have received a number of licensed confectionery treatments over the years.  I had the pleasure of covering one of the earliest back in May when I discussed Candy USA’s Super Mario Bros. bar from … Continue reading

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