Valentine's Candy at Sees Candies

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? I know it’s super cliché, but I think chocolate makes a great Valentine’s Day gift! …or birthday, or Christmas, or Easter, or Flag Day or pretty much any day.  :)

My favorite chocolate has been See’s for as long as I can remember, and I especially like their Scotchmallow candy. It’s basically chocolate filled with caramel and marshmallow. What’s not to love? My husband knows this is my favorite and one year got me a two pound box of just Scotchmallows. I wouldn’t want him to do that too often (that’s a lot of candy!) but it was so good!Chocolate Display at Sees Candies

Why do I like See’s Candies? I really like the taste of their chocolate but it’s more than that. It probably goes back to my childhood when I lived halfway around the world from the nearest See’s Candy store and my grandparents would bring us a box when they would visit and we would make it last and last. And now that I live near See’s stores I like that whenever you go into their store, whether you are buying a single piece or a bunch of boxes they give you a sample.

If you haven’t stopped in a See’s Candies store lately you should. And Valentine’s Day is a great excuse if you need one.

Disclosure:  See’s Candies sent me a gift card and invited me to visit one of their locations here on Oahu. In exchange they asked that I offer an honest review of their products. They did not give me any guidelines on what to write and the opinions expressed here are my own. 

Do it Yourself on Oahu (Published February 2015)Kapolei Sees Candies Store

Locations:  See’s Candies has four stores on Oahu located at Kahala Mall, Ala Moana Center, Pearlridge Mall and their newest store in Kapolei at 91590 Farrington Highway.

Hours:  Generally the same as the malls they are located in.

Parking:  Free parking at each location!

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Happy New Year!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that 2015 is off to a great start for you!  I have lots of fun plans for this page this year and I hope it will continue to be a great resource for you and your family!

The Weekend Events Page is updated and although the list isn’t as long as it is some weeks, there are still a number of great events happening.  Choose from an art class, story time, a cooking class and more.  Additionally, the Japanese Cultural Center is hosting their annual New Years events and it promises to be a lot of fun.



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