MUNCHIE MURDER: THE KILLING OF HOSTESS CHIPS

Ah; childhood memories…

Thanks for the trip down memory lane! 🙂

OTTAWA REWIND

Childhood memories are an oasis for the mind in today’s challenging world, recalling nostalgic events or products brings us a brief moment of joy reflecting on those more innocent times. For me, BMX bike rides to the Becker’s convenience store after collecting bottles from the ditch is one of those happy recollections, as $2.00 in bottle deposit refund money was like winning the lottery. That bottle money was quickly put right back into the Becker’s cash register when I bought Wacky Packs, Dinosaur Eggs, Sour Chews and of course, Hostess Potato Chips. 

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The 1980’s gave us such great movies, music and junk food. Washing down some fresh foil bagged Hostess chips with Jolt Cola was an integral part of our teenage lives, and for many, Hostess was THE GREATEST potato chip in Canada. As our carefree childhood days slipped away, so did our Munchies, and in what would be…

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2 thoughts on “MUNCHIE MURDER: THE KILLING OF HOSTESS CHIPS

    • I had great fun collecting beer empties left by teenagers at a local quarry, and giving them to my dad to take in for the deposits for me. Made some good money sometimes! 🙂

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