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Friday, January 24, 2014

NECCO Sweethearts Candies Contest {and a giveaway!}

Disclaimer: NECCO sent me a case of Sweethearts candies in exchange for this post. The opinions are my own. Also, there is an affiliate link within this post. Should you make a purchase, I get a small commission. Thank you for supporting jonahbonah.com.

Valentine's Day is one of my very favorite holidays of the year! There's something about all things HEARTS that I love.

Sweethearts heart candies from NECCO are one of the staples of Valentine's Day in my book. I grew up looking forward to them every year. I was excited when I got a box in my treat bag at school. I just loved them! I still do!

Did you know they've been around for one HUNDRED years? For real. No wonder they're yummy! They've had years and years to perfect those little heart-shaped yummies. {I wonder what the messages on the first Sweethearts were. Now we have sayings like, text me and UR GR8--is UR GR8 one of them? It should be. LOL}

This year NECCO Sweethearts came up with a fabulous idea! Each box is black and white so your children can use their imaginations and color their own box of candies. What a great way to let the kids get creative. {There's also a contest! Keep reading.}

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NECCO sent me a case of Sweethearts for my kiddos to "color their own". What better way to get them to ALL sit at the table together and do the same project than to bribe them let them eat the candy when they've finished!

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Here's each of their finished boxes. Jake's says #WCW and #MCM. {Do you do social media?? They mean Woman Crush Wednesday and Man Crush Monday. His logic to add #MCM is that these candies are for boys AND girls.} Jonah's says Read Your Bible. {Way to be straight forward!} Jett's says Love God. {Sweet boy!} McKinley's is colored oh, so pretty!

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Sweethearts Conversation Hearts, the little sugar hearts with sweet, quirky sayings, have been a Valentine's Day staple for the last century. NECCO, the manufacturer of Sweethearts, makes 8 billion candy hearts each year to meet demand! This Valentine’s Day, Sweethearts, has a brand new package so kids can personalize their Valentines to friends and classmates. The new Sweethearts “Color Your Own” box is black and white, with stenciled hearts and a matte finish so children can color/design their own boxes with crayons and markers.


Want to win a case of NECCO Sweethearts for your kiddos to give to their classmates on Valentine's Day? Enter in the Rafflecopter below. {see below raaflecopter for a pin{able} image for pinterest.}

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4 comments:

Linda Meyers-Gabbard said...

NECCOWAFFER Candy hearts were my favorite.

Jamie Harris said...

Anthony's Birthday the only way I celebrate valentines day is through the kids. BTW happy for you and Jake

Donna O'Neil said...

I loved plain old hersheys kisses.

Tera Wofford said...

Love these. Always my favorite.