Monday, February 1, 2016

Valentine's Day for Under SIX BUCKS? Yep with Columbia Empire Farms Smooches!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.


If you're looking for a small bag of big appreciation, nothing says I love you like deliciously rich and creamy Chocolate Nut Toffee, packaged inside of "Cupid," Lovebird" and "Cardinal" smooches (candies). These little gems are made by Columbia Empire Farms, a place where everything is made and packaged fresh on the 900 acres of land they call home, and believe me when I say---- there's a lot of yummy deliciousness packed into these little 4 oz. bags.

My mom loves toffee and 3 of my 4 kids are big fans too. So...for me, one of each was in order. They're all the same candy inside, but the outside of the bag is different. My mom loves Cardinals (her favorite bird), so that one will go to her. We HAD to try some for the review (can't write about the flavor if we don't try the product). ;) And that leaves one left. The big kids are all grown, or almost grown, so they can share a bag.  I know they're going to be delighted.



This is what the candies look like. One of the kids opened the bag for me, and I have to say, the bag definitely got opened, lolol!! I cut one piece of candy in half, and you can see the thick strip of toffee scrumptiously packed between the two layers (one thick, one thin) of rich chocolate.


There's a 'Best by' date on the bottom, something all chocolate should have, don't you think? We really liked these little candies. They're just the kind of perfect treat you look for when you want to spoil someone happy. Ringing in at just under $6 a bag, they won't hurt your pocketbook either.

You can learn more about these and other great products by visiting Columbia Empire Farms. You can also follow them on Facebook and/or Twitter.

38 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Best by date is good indeed. Smooches would be good for the lovey dovey day.

Sandee said...

These are great to give the family. I love this.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

Masshole Mommy said...

Sweet! Literally. We are a house full of people with major sweet tooths, so these would go quick around here.

Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle said...

Holy moly! Look at that candy! I would open the bag exactly like your child did. I don't have time to be neat when I'm after those nom noms!

Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy said...

I have never seen this brand in Canada...but they do look good!!

Karissa @WithOurBest said...

You can't go wrong with chocolate for Valentines Day! At least not in this house!

Maria Long said...

My family would enjoy anything filled with chocolate.

alissa apel said...

This looks so wonderful! We love chocolate at our house!

Seattle Travel Blogger said...

This is a great post!
I love a good bargain.

Liz Mays said...

Yum, these would make great Valentine's Day gifts. Everyone in my family loves chocolate!

Heather Lawrence said...

What a cute idea! Normally we give the kids something little from us for Valentine's day. I will keep these in mind.

Marcie W. said...

Candy is a must for Valentine's Day and we enjoy trying brands that are new to us. I especially appreciate that these are made on a small farm.

Boulder Locavore said...

These look really good and I love the packaging. And yes, I think all chocolate should have an expiration date. It can taste really bad after awhile.

Ashley @Irishred02 said...

I would love to get candies!

Milena said...

So cute! These would be such a fun treat for the family!

Annmarie Fuller said...

Those are great to give the kids to give as gifts. Affordable and delicious.

Rebecca Bryant said...

what great gift idea for the family. They are simply perfect.

Orihimekurosaki said...

I really love the flavor of toffee. I think I can eat a whole bag by myself.

Maryann said...

So cute! Would make fun gifts for teachers too.

Theresa Mahoney said...

The name is so cute! And yes, I do think all chocolate should have the best by date on them. I've had some icky chalky chocolate in the past because it got old before I opened it. Nasty little surprise!

Nicky Omohundro said...

Chocolate says love, at least to me it does. These look really good. I'll have to look for them.

Athena Nagel said...

I have never seen anything like this before. I don't know if we can get them around here (we seem to be the last to get anything). But they look good.

Joyce MommyTalkShow said...

I'm sure our son's teachers would love these as gifts.

Coach Donna Ward said...

These do look so wonderful - the packaging and the candies! I'll have to checkout the Columbia Empire Farms. Happy Valentine's

FidoseofReality said...

This is by far the cutest Valentine gift I have seen so far. Love the name!

Laura Funk said...

Oh lawd those candies look awesome. Love that your kid opened the bag for you. Mine go all in too

Anita Breeze said...

Those look delicious! They would make a great valentine gift for anybody.

Kiwi said...

First time hearing of this brand! This is definitely affordable option for Vday treats!

Brandy Tanner said...

I have never heard of this brand before, but now I must try them. Thanks for sharing another fun brand for me to give a whirl!

Janeane Davis said...

I had not heard of this brand of chocolate before. It is always fun to find a new treat to enjoy.

Ann B said...

These look so delicious. I will have t pick some up to put in my Valentines baskets this year.

Melanie Walsh said...

No need for a best by date here. I eat all chocolate immediately. This brand sounds awesome.

Autumn Rose Reo said...

How cute - smooches! I hope I can find these around here! These are so cute for V day treats!

Tracey said...

Under $6?! That is my kind of gift. This is a great roundup.

Lori Gunn said...

Smooches look so scrumptious! I like that you cut the candy so we could see how it looks on the inside. Columbia Empire Farms makes this a winner with tasty-looking chocolate candy inside of the bag.

Coralie said...

LOL I agree - Chocolate doesn't last long in this house - but this sounds yummy. I will have to look for them.

Kristi Maloney said...

You had me at chocolate. These look delicious. Great price too!

~ Noelle said...

I want that... ALL OF IT :)
YUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!