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See’s Candies – A Yummy Tradition in Our House

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LJ looks so young!!

I had never heard of See’s Candies until I began taking LJ to get his picture taken with Santa at our local mall.  Part of the visit consisted of each child receiving a “gift bag” of sorts with a coloring book and a coupon to get a lollypop form the See’s kiosk in a different part of the mall.  The nice people at See’s would not only give a lollypop to the child, but also to the frazzled mom.

This quickly became one of my favorite parts of the Santa visit tradition. II’m probably sounding like a really bad mom here..) Yes, the look on LJ’s face as he told Santa what he was hoping to get was priceless, but those lollypops were something else! They were not like your typical suckers, they came in different flavors – vanilla, chocolate, butterscotch, and latte and slowly melted in your mouth. I was in love.

Fast forward to this year when the folks from See’s contacted me to see if I would be interested in reviewing some of their products. Um, is the mall crowded the weekend before Christmas? Heck yeah!!

It was a very happy day at our house when that particular package arrived.  We received not only a HUGE box of my favorite lollypops…



But also a Festive Favorites Gift Pack. This contained a box of assorted chocolates, truffles, peppermint patties, and peppermint balls (these are like the delicious buttermints that dissolve quickly, not the hard candycane-like ones).  This would be a great gift for a co-worker, hostess gift, or even a corporate gift from your company!  The chocolates and mints were just as amazing as See’s lollypops!!



Be sure to check out the Countdown to Christmas Sweepstakes See’s is running right now!
Can you imagine winning a LIFETIME OF CHOCOLATE?????

“Countdown to Christmas” Sweepstakes Details
·         U.S. residents only
·         Start Date: 11/23/12
·         End Date: 12/25/12 @ 11:59pm PDT
·         The sweepstakes is only available via online – including mobile/tablets.
Description
·         Set-up like an Advent calendar, it includes multiple daily “Instant Winners” & one “Grand Prize” at the culmination of the sweepstakes.
·         Once a basic registration form is filled out to enter, visitors will be directed to the Advent calendar to click on the current day to see if they’ve won.
·         Instant winners will be awarded gift card prizes varying from $5 to $100.
·         If the visitor does not “win”, they receive a “treat” such as dessert recipes or crafts that can be printed or shared on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.
·         The grand prize drawing will be held at the end of the promotion. The grand prize is a “Lifetime of Chocolates” – i.e., 30 years’ worth of approximately 1 pound of chocolate per month.

See’s provided me with the mentioned items to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own.

Comments

  1. I had my favorite See’s truffles at my wedding reception, 16 years ago. My hubby and I still buy the same kind every year as a little treat for our anniversary.

  2. I don’t believe I’ve ever tried their candy before, but I bet it is good!

  3. I tried their candy once and it was heavenly! Now I’m going to have to get those peppermint candies!

  4. That all looks so good!

  5. We don’t keep a lot of candy in the house, but for the holidays I do grab some. Might have to look for these at the store.

  6. We love these, too!

  7. I LOVE See’s Candies, I fell in love with them years ago when we visited California. Too bad they don’t sell them in miami!

  8. I haven’t had See’s Candy in so long. It was always perfect.

  9. I LOVE See’s Candies!

  10. See’s candy has some yummy treats. They always gave us a sample too!

  11. See’s are my FAVORITE! I just love their scotchmallows and butterscotch lollypops!

  12. I love See’s! I used to live in Madison and the mall there would have a See’s kiosk during the holiday season. We were always bummed to see it go in January!

  13. I love their candy, it is pretty and yummy

  14. These look so tasty! This is the perfect time of year to indulge!

  15. Love Sees though I’ve not had any in YEARS!

  16. I’ve never heard of those candies before but I know my SO would love them!

  17. I love the old school branding.

  18. My husband would love this!

  19. Their candy is sooo good!

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