Tag Archives: confection
Unless you’ve been living under a pop-culture rock, you are probably aware that Marvel Comics’ much-anticipated film, The Avengers, premieres today. I won’t be seeing it today, but I’ll likely take in the flick before the end of the weekend. … Continue reading
It’s May, and we are slowly working our way to the hot summer months. And really, after an afternoon of frolicking outdoors, who doesn’t enjoy a fresh-from-the-fridge Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, or something similar? Throwing candy bars in the freezer … Continue reading
It’s another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and today we’re going to take a look at the inspiration for the sticker Czechlets, from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 9.
Ah, flavor… it’s a funny thing, especially where candy is concerned. What one person finds delicious, another finds awful. I don’t spend too much time discussing the flavors of candy, as that’s not what the focus on this site … Continue reading
PB Max was a delicious treat first put out by the M&M/Mars company in 1989. I loved the candy itself, but it also had a striking wrapper design, and as a collector I’ve coveted adding one to my collection for … Continue reading
Today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays is from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 10 – Scary Jane.
I am excited to finally be getting to today’s post, as I’ve wanted to cover the subject of Fun Dip for a long time. It’s good that I waited, as the last couple of months have provided key pieces of … Continue reading
I grew up in Nebraska in the 1970’s, and in the town where I grew up, we had a Woolworth’s store. Without a doubt it had the best selection of candy and gum in town and because of that, I … Continue reading
After missing last week’s Wacky Wednesday’s column, partly due to the road trip we were on, today I’m making the post a bit of a double-feature. Today, I give you Bustedfinger and Baby Runt.
Right about now you might be thinking – when will this glorious wave of gum end? Maybe that’s not what you’re thinking, but either way, I hope you’re enjoying these looks at what is likely the largest collection of contemporary … Continue reading