Tag Archives: holiday candy

Easter Week 2014: Starburst Jellybeans! (They’ve been around longer than you think!)

If Halloween is the season of candy corn than Easter must certainly be the season of the jellybean.  It no doubt has to do with how well the colorful confections complement the look of traditionally dyed Easter Eggs.  These days, … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown – M&M’s Easter Packs – Collect All Twelve!

Starting with the 2011 Christmas season, Mars has been releasing sets of holiday-themed standard-sized M&M’s packages.  Though they’d been producing large-size packs with holiday themes and graphics for years, these standard-size holiday packs were new.  Since their introduction, we’ve seen … 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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M&M’s Mint Chocolate – Collect all Six Packs – New for 2012!!

Last month I documented the assortment of six different Candy Corn M&M’s packs released for Halloween.  Today I’m going to share the six different limited edition Mint Chocolate M&M’s packs released for Christmas 2012.

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Halloween Hershey’s Kisses!

Today is the start of New York Comic Con 2012, and I’ll be attending over the next three days, so I may introduce a bit of brevity into the next few posts… if I can.   With that bit of news … Continue reading

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Halloween DOTS – Back for Another Season!

Just a few years ago, Tootsie started rolling out fun seasonal versions of their classic DOTS candies.  One of the coolest variety they’ve created are their Halloween DOTS, and they’re back again this season.   Today I’m going to take a … Continue reading

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Candy Corn in July!

I suppose that candy corn is a topic typically left for the Halloween season and partly because of that I thought it would be unexpected and fun to look at some vintage candy corn packaging right now in July.

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