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Sugar Free Ring Pops (Giveaway)

 

There are sometimes I wish I was a kid again. Not for obvious reasons (I hate getting old!) but because I think that kids these days have all the fun. They are growing up with iPods, computers, 3-D movies and a lot of cool high-tech things. They also have a lot of fun toys and treats too. Things we didn’t have growing up.

As a kid I used to love candy. I still do! Some of my favorite candies as a kid were candy necklaces, candy cigarettes, fireballs, gum balls and an assortment of “penny candies”.

My kids love candy too but I like to keep an eye on what they are allowed to indulge in. Candy is fine, I just don’t want my kids to over do it. The less sugar in their diets the better.

Normally sugar free candies are gross. They have an artificial taste or the leave a horrible taste in your mouth afterwards. Kids are usually quick to pick up on sugar free candies and most of the time they won’t eat them. I have to say I don’t blame them.

Not long ago my kids had the opportunity to try Sugar Free Ring Pops. They loved Ring Pops when they were little and still enjoy them now even though they are older. Ring Pops seem to be “cool” among ‘tweens and teens as much as they are little kids. I see a lot of my daughter’s friends with Ring Pops. One of her Facebook friends has her picture taken with one too.

I didn’t want my kids to know they were sugar free up front. I figured if I told them they would not want to try them. They look exactly like regular Ring Pops. You cannot tell the regular from the Sugar Free.

Both of my kids enjoyed the Sugar Free Ring Pop just like they normally do with regular Ring Pops. They didn’t notice a difference at all. I never told them anything about the Sugar Free Ring Pops. I figured I would let them try another one and see if they notice a difference.

A couple of days later I offered them the Ring Pops again. Both of my kids happily accepted them. Once again they enjoyed them like they normally do.

This time I told them they were Sugar Free Ring Pops. My son didn’t seem to care. My daughter questioned me about them being Sugar Free. She asked “Are you sure?”. That is when I showed her the package they came in. She was surprised.

I asked both of my kids if the noticed a difference between the Sugar Free and regular Ring Pops. Both of my kids said “No”. I asked if they had any artificial taste or odd after taste and they both said “No”.

The Sugar Free Ring Pops are sweetened with Splenda and contain contain no fat. They are 30 calories each. They also contain 13 grams of carbs and 35 mg of Sodium.

Sugar Free Ring Pops are available in Strawberry, Watermelon and Blue Raspberry flavors. My kids fought over who got the Watermelon. Apparently that is their favorite.

I tasted the Sugar Free Ring Pop myself (Strawberry flavor). I have never had the regular Ring Pops before so I can’t compared the two but I did think that the Sugar Free Ring Pop tasted sweet enough to pass as a non-sugar free candy. Another words it still has a sweet taste.

Sugar Free Ring Pops are available 3 per bag where ever Ring Pops are sold.

To learn more about Ring Pop candies please visit www.BazookaJoe.com.

I have 5 bags of Sugar Free Ring Pops to give to a lucky winner (15 Ring Pops in total).

To enter please comment on why you would like to win this large assortment of Sugar Free Ring Pops. Easy peasey!

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This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on August 14, 2011 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply with a name and valid e-mail address or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

Other GREAT giveaways can be found on the right side bar under “Win It”.

Kimberly

*I received free sample products in order to do this review. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own.

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About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.

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  1. my 4 yr old loves sugary candy-this would be a nice alternative

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  3. Stephanie Hodges says:

    Sugar free is awesome but the taste sometimes is a bummer. So anything others found to be a good review is something I would like to try. I know she would enjoy these as I did as a kid.

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  8. My dad is diabetic, and he would love these!

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  11. I’d like to win because my daughter (who is 16) loves ring pops. I’d also like to share them with my siter’s 4 kids who are ages 5 to 10. They love ring pops too…and I think she’d be happy they are sugar free.
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  15. Colleen Turner says:

    Well, I would love some sugar-free ring pops for when I have a sweets craving, but I would really love to win this for my son…he loves lollipops so sugar free would be great :)!

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  20. ReggieMann says:

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  22. My son loves ring pops so it would be nice to give him son without sugar!

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  32. hallmark says:

    Having four kids of my own the less sugar they can put in candy the better. We have tried these and our kids couldnt tell a difference.

  33. Well 1.Sugar free is great for me to win since I’m diabetic! 2.We love candy around here even my grown kids like these ring pops as they don’t taste sugar free at all. barb g. diabeticsnacker(at)gmail.com I’ll have to check bazookajoe out & see what other candies they have.

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  36. Angie B. says:

    I’d like these for my niece who gets very hyper with sugar but loves candy.

  37. Lynda E. says:

    I work with a group of folks with mental disabilities and money is tight at our agency, so this would be a great way to get a treat for them without spending any money.

  38. I haven’t had Ring Pops in such a long time, so I would really enjoy these!

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  39. ring pops are so fun – not much candy is fashionable, but these are

  40. Jeana O'donnell-Murphy says:

    Sugar free fun candy for my 2 teens to share with their friends would be cool!

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    I want to win because my children love Ring Pops.

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  48. My granddaughter loves ring pops and I love that they are sugar free.

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  56. Rebecca Peters says:

    I would love to win because Its nice to have these in stock , specially because they are sugar free. My kids love pops!
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  72. Patti Hess says:

    I would like to win these because I could give them to all the children AND they are SUGAR FREE!!

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  84. Heather B says:

    MY kids love ring pops! Would love to have them try the sugar free and see if they can tell a difference

  85. Ring pops are fun and tasty! This would be great to win!

  86. I would like to win because they make great treats when the kids are being good.

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  90. Diane Baum says:

    i would love to win it to share with my students

  91. id like to win because kids love candy and i love sugar free treats. 🙂

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  95. My kids love these and I love that they are sugar free.

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  98. Christopher Chambers says:

    I wanna win because RING POPS ARE AWESOME! Especially sugar ones ^_^

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  109. I’d love to win these for my son! I don’t let him eat a lot of sugar – these would be perfect!

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  113. RaettigFamily says:

    I would love to win these to give to my niece when she does a good job at school!

  114. Ed Nemmers says:

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  118. I want to have a princess party and these ring pops would be great. I can also get candy necklaces and lipsticks.

  119. Ladylovely says:

    I have teenage daughters, and they love ring pops. Sugar free is an added bonus!

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  123. Ashley Shellum says:

    I would like to win these ring pops because I have a special needs child and the sugar free version of these treats are a great way to help teach him different things. Thanks.

  124. katrina strong says:

    My children love ring pops but to have a sugarfree ring pop will be great.

  125. sweeter the berry says:

    My kids love these ring pops.

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  130. My little sister and brother love ring pops as do I. If I could get them for free that would save me time and money. Blueberry is my favorite flavor. My mom is always pushing fat-free and healthy organic foods so this perfect as sugar free.

  131. JAVETA ACKER says:

    would like the kids to try something sugar free

  132. KatieMcM24 says:

    I would love to win these because I had gastric bypass 4 years ago and have trouble with sugar, ring pops used to be my FAVORITE thing and now, unfortunately, I cannot eat them. This would be a wonderful alternative and I would love to try them. I sense them becoming a new obsession!

  133. i love ring pops and so do my kids!

  134. Andrea Teague says:

    a few months ago we were visiting my Diabetic Aunt and we had brought ring pops over to share with the kids and my aunt had said ” i wish they made a sugar free ring pop “. now if i win i can give them all to her to enjoy 🙂