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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Festive Variety of Russell Stover Santas (and Snowmen, too!)

It’s Christmas Day and the final post in CollectingCandy.com’s Twelve Days of Christmas series for this year. Before I get to today’s content, a brief personal message:  I’m spending my holiday safe, warm and surrounded by family and friends that … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Return of Life Savers Stick-O-Pep!

I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings.  From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing.  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: A Trio of Christmas Tootise Pop Drops Packs!

Last week I mentioned my discovery of the Tootsie Roll Christmas Two-Packs, but an equally exciting discovery I made this season was finding this trio of holiday-themed Tootsie Pop Drops packs!

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Spangler’s Holiday Dum-Dum Pops!!

I’ve often talked about how I love oddball or specialty flavor spin-offs of classic brands.  From fruit-flavored Milk Duds to cinnamon hot Dots, there’s something I find particularly compelling about these releases, and I’m always pleased when new ones come … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: M&M’s Christmas Theater Boxes!

Always an enjoyable topic to address are the holiday releases for M&M’s.  Just a few days ago I mentioned the new holiday flavor release of M&M’s Gingerbread and today I’d like to showcase the new Christmas-themed theater-sized boxes for a pair of … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Hershey’s New Candy Cane Bar!

Every year there are always new candy packages and products released for the Christmas holiday season.  One brand new item that I found particularly striking from the packaging standpoint was Hershey’s Candy Cane bar.

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Twelve Days of Christmas: A Quartet of Christmas Tootsie Roll Two-Packs!

It’s always great to find a new holiday edition package for a classic brand, and I’m pretty sure I’d never seen any kind of Christmas package for Tootsie Roll two-packs before this year.   So today I’m going to take a … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: A Decade of Christmas Hot Tamales & Mike and Ike!

This year the Just Born company has introduced a pair of brand-new designs for their holiday editions of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales.  They’re both fun designs so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to review a few … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Gingerbread for 2013!

Today we’re kicking off our 2013 Twelve Days of Christmas series with a look at some new gingerbread-flavored candy. Today’s post will showcase the great new limited edition releases of 2013 that all bring gingerbread flavoring into the mix.  Including … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Hershey’s 1982 Holiday Gift Catalog!

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

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