According to our calendar, as I write this, it's January 4. Stepping back in time today as this post was written a couple of weeks ago and unpublished.
WHY is this significant?
Apparently, it's NOT soon enough as
While, the store's name is being withheld here, there are other retailers I am sure with similar (early) displays.
By the way, when did these these candy brands become special for every holiday?
Isn't a Milky Way or Snickers still the same candy bar, regardless of the holiday?
OK, I'm dating myself here, but in years past, "traditional" Easter treats were mainly chocolate bunnies, jelly beans, and this personal favorite, which disappears quickly (like egg nog after Christmas).
Remember when toys were reserved for Christmas and not put in Easter baskets?
AND, Easter candy sales did not start 2 weeks after Christmas OR before Valentine's Day hearts were put away.
Yes, the Valentine cards, candies and gifts were on adjoining shelves near the Christmas clearance items.
Do you recall when holidays were less rushed and enjoyed more ?
As you can tell, I do. Now, excuse me while I go out to
gather hoard marshmallow eggs before they disappear (like the egg nog).