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Candy From The 80s

             What fun it was in the 80s for us when we were kids during breaktime in school, playtime and birthday occasions. Candies and chocolates we enjoyed during school programs, kiddie parties, Filipino halloween trick-or-treat (yes, I remember we had one in school), Christmas parties and other events. They were often given away as party favors, Christmas candy, halloween candy.

             Obviously, I was a child easily pacified by candy. Not that I have a sweet tooth, I wouldn't even say that out loud because of the family dentist , he-he, but that was the nice side too of being reminded by elders to just enjoy but still take care of our teeth.

            Let me dig the names from my improving memory : Orange Swits orange slices, After Eight Mint Chocolates (my mom's favorite), Smarties chocolate candy, Mylikes Chocolate, Benson's Eclair, Life Savers... the list is long.

     


Nostalgic candy from the 80s, anyone? Yes, they are still available :)

Nerds Rainbow - 6 oz theater box - case of 12 - $16.99
from: Old Time Candy Company




Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar - 1.55 oz - box of 36 bars - $35.99
from: Old Time Candy Company














M&M's Plain- 1.74 oz pkg - box of 48






Now the retro candy from the Philippines are...

                                        My mum's favorite .. Orange Swits jelly candy
                                                      (Photo courtesy of Pinas Dekada 80)


Remember Serg's Milk Chocolate? 
(Photo courtesy of tumblr)


                                                                      Whistle candies
                                                                                    (photo courtesy of Pinas Dekada 80)

                                                               Egg milk chocolates


                                                        The Goya chocolate gold coins
                                                               (photo courtesy of  spot.ph)

                                                   Nips Chocolate Candy ( in the original bag)
                                                                  (photo courtesy of akoaygrateful)          

My fondness for candy, I thank the old candy stores in Manila where there a wide variety to choose from. I thank my mom for the sweet memories, and I share the candies from the 80s which my age group would now regard as their comfort food.


 Miss the candies we were crazy about in the 80s?
 You found the right place to look
Cella's Milk Chocolate Covered Cherries - box of 72 - $19.99
from: Old Time Candy Company

Hershey's Milk Chocolate - sugar-free - 3 oz bag - box of 12 - $36.99
from: Old Time Candy Company

Bananarama / Banana Runts - 5 lb bulk bag - $15.99
from: Old Time Candy Company

Airheads 60 bar variety box - $11.99
from: Old Time Candy Company

  Big League Chew - sour apple - 2.1 oz pouch
Chupa Chups Cremosa 96 piece display

Caramello 1.6 oz bar - box of 36
Bubble Tape Triple Treat - 6 foot - 1 tape




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Presenting "A Day In Life" my series of texts from my journals that I kept between the ages of 14 and 17. I'll be adding new entries every now and then to share all my thoughts, ideas,events, experiences, memories, ideas I had during the eighties. It is for my continued amusement that I read and reread my old journals, even when there isn't much content, I still gain occasional insight how I'm still in the process of changing to maturity. Most of the names have been changed to protect the people I recently found on Facebook. A few are just partial entries, my bleeping and blinding exclamations have been removed and some entries have been modified to give way to my now correct spelling and grammar. Yet the mix of excitement, melodrama and pleasant memories from the eighties are still much felt :)I hope, as you read my old journal with me, you enjoy the same sentiments.