Tag Archives: Classic Candy

Sweet Talk—Trick or Treat! Give Me Something Good to Eat!

Gather round, boys and ghouls, while I share a scary story. There was a dark time in days of yore when nobody gave out Halloween candy. Shocking, but true. Before the 1950s, Americans typically celebrated Halloween by hosting parties with … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Back to School with The Candy Wrapper Museum

Here we go again. Just when summer starts revving up, it comes screeching to a cruel stop when school bells ring. Summer is not even over! Neither is the summer heat, but despite the lack of oxygen, one must suddenly … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK—EASTER CANDY OLD AND NEW

Easter Sunday arrives this weekend, thus heralding the last chance to enjoy fresh holiday candy for the year until we manage to make it to October and the extended candy holiday season resumes. Like all holiday candy these days, Easter … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK – BAD CANDY SANTAS AND OTHER CHRISTMAS DELIGHTS

Christmas and candy just go together… there are sugar plums, lollipops, peppermints, sticky ribbon candy, and giant light-up candy canes adorning our front lawns. And where there is Christmas candy, that ambassador of good cheer, Santa Claus, cannot be far … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK – THE STORY OF THANKSGIVING… AS TOLD BY CANDY

Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the fine country ofThis day of thanks and reflection harkens back to the early days of the   who, with the help of the Native Americans, survived … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK – ALL THE COOL KIDS ARE HERE

Today we blast back to the 90s with Beverly Hills, 90210 Folder Bubble Gum. The series ran all throughout the decade, and I must admit I never watched it. Looking at the original season one intro, I remember why. Please … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK – GROOVIN’ WITH GUMBALL MACHINES

Decade after decade, these little machines have stood by doorways, calling for our attention at the supermarket, the drugstore, the liquor store, the mini-mart, the dollar discount store, and the family restaurant. Depending on what year it is, they offer … Continue reading

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