Hershey's KISSES Sweetest Memories ~ Giveaway

Posted by Jenna | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I don't eat a lot of sweets, but my one weakness is chocolate! My hubby knows this, many times when he runs to the store to pick something up...he surprises me by picking up a Hershey's Chocolate Bar or a bag of Hershey's KISSES. What can I say....I love Hershey's chocolate!! That's why I was excited to learn that Hershey recently opened the doors of a new state-of-the-art factory in West Hershey, PA. To celebrate, they want to hear about favorite memories that include their iconic KISSES!

I don't know about you, but I have many that come to mind. When asked what my absolutely sweetest Hershey's KISSES memory was though, it took no time at all to remember it. Growing up I was very close with both sets of grandparents. They didn't live far away from us and I got to see them quite often. There are special things I remember about both, however...a very special memory with my Dad's mom is very near and dear to my heart AND includes KISSES!

As I said, we would visit our Grandparents' often and each time we visited Grandma S. we knew that she would have a treat for us. It was something we looked forward to every single time! We would walk in the door and run to her kitchen where she had a birds nest sitting with a bird on it. Under that bird always laid a treat for each of us kids. What was it you ask?! Hershey's KISSES!

No matter how old we got, my brothers and I always looked forward to this little treat that my Grandma had waiting for us. It may have been small, but the thoughtfulness that went behind it meant so much. I love having this memory of her now that she has passed away, and it's neat that Hershey's KISSES are a part of that memory that I will never forget. It is something that I'd one day like to do for my grandkids as well...a tradition to be passed down.
How about you? Do you have a sweetest Hershey's KISSES memory? Hershey's would like to know and is giving away four bags of chocolates to one lucky reader!

WIN IT: To enter, simply leave a comment letting me know your sweetest/favorite Hershey's KISSES memory!

This giveaway will end February 22nd and is open to US Only

**The products for this review and giveaway were provided by Hershey's and TheMotherhood. All opinions are my own.

  1. 1porkchop February 13, 2013 at 4:43 PM  

    I remember when I was in elementary school that I won a giant sized Hershey kiss as part of the Valentines celebration. I can remember getting home and me and my brother getting out a knife to chop off pieces to eat. Then I remember the disappointment when we found out that this giant Hershey kiss was actually hollow. This was especially troubling for my brother because there was no longer enough chocolate for me to share!!!


  2. Betsy Barnes February 13, 2013 at 5:18 PM  

    A few weeks before Christ­mas, I bought Hershey’s Kisses for a cookie recipe, when I began to make them, I dis­cov­ered the Hershey’s Kisses were gone. My hubby ate them, so he had to get me more, lol :)

  3. Rebecca O February 13, 2013 at 6:30 PM  

    Seeing my 1 year old daughter enjoy a Hershey kiss for the first time!

  4. Mami2jcn February 13, 2013 at 6:31 PM  

    I remember sharing Hershey's kisses with my daughter for the first time and how much she loved them.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  5. Seyma Bennett Shabbir February 13, 2013 at 7:31 PM  

    Sharing hershey kisses with my sons and seeing their confused face understanding that the chocolate is also called a kiss!

  6. Anonymous February 13, 2013 at 7:34 PM  

    A REALLY cute guy gave me Hershey kisses back in high school....I didn't know he liked me & of course he scored a REAL KISS later. =)

  7. FireRunner2379 February 13, 2013 at 7:54 PM  

    My favorite Hershey Kiss memory is helping my mom bake cookies at Christmas. I would unwrap all the Kisses while she made the cookie dough. I would twist the Kisses onto the cookies just after they were removed from the oven. Some fell on the floor which were okay for me to eat but not put in the cookies, couldn't serve those to the guests!

  8. latanya t February 13, 2013 at 8:09 PM  

    My husband surprising me with a bag after a stressful day of work.

    dlatany at gmail dot com

  9. Janet W. February 13, 2013 at 8:26 PM  

    The best memory – when I gave my grandson his first hershey kiss when he was about 2 1/2 years old. He fell in love with it immediately!


  10. Heather McDougle February 13, 2013 at 9:23 PM  

    I remember a bf in middle school giving me a huge kiss. We were long distance and he came to visit and brought me a huge hug and huge kiss

  11. Kathy February 13, 2013 at 9:26 PM  

    Many years ago at work someone would anonymously leave a Hershey Kiss on my desk. It made me smile and I never found out who it was.

  12. Nedaa Almier February 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM  

    My sweetest memory with hershey kisses is when I was pregnant. I used to hide a big bag of hershey kisses under my bed & munch on them at night.

  13. Anonymous February 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM  

    My sweetest memory is when my kids packed kisses in my lunch with a bunch of paper hearts

    Stephanie Phelps

  14. Cassandra Eastman February 13, 2013 at 10:38 PM  

    My mom use to buy us those HUGE hershey kisses for valentine's day, or easter.. they were so good. We'd shaved the chocolate off and sprinkle it in our cocoa!

  15. frencheire February 13, 2013 at 11:44 PM  

    My favorite Hershey Kisses memory was last Valentines day when I put some kisses on the counter and told my kids that we were starting the day with a 'kiss'. Once they realized I meant the candy, they were soooo excited!! lol

  16. 1froglegs February 14, 2013 at 12:01 AM  

    I remember receiving one of those giant Hershey Kiss filled candy canes every year at Christmas. There is nothing better than cracking that candy cane open to dig into the chocolate, and nothing worse than realizing you have just eaten the last piece. asotv@aol.com

  17. Christine February 14, 2013 at 12:38 AM  

    My best memory is giving them to my kids for the first time.
    Thanks for the chance!

    raceracegirl at yahoo dot com

  18. dfraley3 February 14, 2013 at 6:50 AM  

    I remember my Mom buying Hershey Kiss and putting them in the candy dish for our family to enjoy while watching tv.

  19. Jennifer T. February 14, 2013 at 11:06 AM  

    My mom used to put kisses in my lunchbox for school. She always seemed to know when I needed it the most.

  20. GoldenOrchard February 14, 2013 at 11:54 AM  

    Making hershey kisses sugar cookie blossoms on Christmas


  21. Vivacious Ramsey February 14, 2013 at 4:47 PM  

    i received a beautiful christmas dish with christmas wrapped variety this past christmas as a new employee gift


  22. Kate Fuller February 14, 2013 at 4:47 PM  

    My stepmom and I used to make cookies with Hershey’s kisses on top when I was a kid.

  23. mrsshukra February 14, 2013 at 4:53 PM  

    When I saw Hersheys Kisses with macadamia nuts --- finally!

  24. CindyWindy2003 February 15, 2013 at 3:35 PM  

    i love getting kisses in party bags, carawling(at)hotmail(dot)com

  25. Michelle February 15, 2013 at 6:29 PM  

    I remember getting Hershey kisses from the cutest little boy when we were in elementary school. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  26. Marysa February 17, 2013 at 9:25 AM  

    I love surprising my daughter with some kisses in her lunchbox, like on her first day of Kindergarten.
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

  27. Cari K. February 17, 2013 at 1:06 PM  

    My son loves to get them as treats.

  28. lisagee1234 February 17, 2013 at 7:56 PM  

    Years ago in grade school. The teacher stated at his desk that he was going to give a kiss to his favorite student. (He gave a Hershey's kiss to his favorite student.) He walked all around the seats for a couple of minutes , a full classroom. He did not pick me.
    Carol K got picked.

  29. ann February 18, 2013 at 2:03 PM  

    I got a big Hersheys Kiss on Valentines Day : )

  30. Amy Z. February 18, 2013 at 3:47 PM  

    I remember getting Kisses from my mom on special occasions when I was young!

    flutterby2188 at yahoo dot com

  31. Frugal Tumbleweed Acres February 19, 2013 at 6:38 AM  

    I loved watching my great grands eyes as she ate her first kiss.

  32. coriwestphal February 19, 2013 at 2:05 PM  

    That would have to be when I was a kid, my dalmatian got into my Valentines candy and ate an ENTIRE bag of Hershey's Kisses. Wrappers and all! We were so worried because dogs aren't supposed to eat chocolate and she ate the wrappers too! Well about a half hour after the incident, she promptly threw up all of the tin foil and wrappers. Turns out she was just fine! It was a happy day! So much for dogs not eating chocolate!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  33. Lina February 19, 2013 at 11:06 PM  

    finding a trail of hershey kisses that led to my valentines day gift =)

  34. wigget February 20, 2013 at 12:33 PM  

    when my sisters and i wrapped kisses for my mom's 60th birthday party favors

  35. Stacey R February 21, 2013 at 3:46 PM  

    My best memory involving hershey kisses is making reindeer noses this past christmas with my 3 year old! He was so excited to help, and he did such a great job! We took tons of pictures, and I can't wait to share the recipe with him when he's older with the pictures of us making them!

  36. polly February 21, 2013 at 8:01 PM  

    our 4 year old grandson is a big hershey kiss fan...he gets a chocolate kiss & i get a real kiss from him!

  37. dawn keenan February 22, 2013 at 7:36 PM  

    My fondest memory is trading kisses for kisses.

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