Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day! Marking the holiday today, I will be sharing an M&M/Mars Valentine’s sales catalog from fifteen years ago. Make the jump to check it out.
With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to dig into the history of a seasonal spin-off that has become a holiday classic: Willy Wonka’s (Gobstopper) Heartbreakers! Make the jump to check it out.
Nestle Crunch recently partnered up with Charles M. Schulz’ Peanuts characters, first launching with a fun selection of packaging for Christmas 2014. That partnership promises to see the Peanuts characters gracing Nestle Crunch packaging throughout the year, with new holiday … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!! M&M’s can always be counted on for a great assortment of seasonal offerings each year and that’s certainly true for the Valentine’s holiday. And while those are always neat to see, I recently picked up something especially … Continue reading
For today’s pre-Valentine’s Day post, I’ll be sharing a Brach’s candy salesman promotional packet created in support of their 1972 “Share a Little Love” campaign. It’s a terrific and unique look into our confectionery past and it follows up a … Continue reading
Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically. Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun. And just as … Continue reading
I’m happy to continue my coverage of Russell Stover’s holiday editions today with their 2014 variety of individually-wrapped hearts. Following up posts on Russell Stover’s Halloween Pumpkins and their wonderful variety of Christmas Santas and Snowmen, it’s fun to be … Continue reading
This year, the Just Born company is continuing its roll-out of new holiday packages with all-new Valentine’s box designs for Hot Tamales as well as Mike and Ike. In addition to taking a smoldering good look at those, today I’ll … Continue reading
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
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.