Hershey’s Barbie Doll – Giveaway

April 14th, 2009 by Rosa

When I was a kid, I didn’t play with Barbies much. It wasn’t because my parents were afraid that she’d give me body image issues or anything like that (though if I had a daughter of my own, I probably wouldn’t give her Barbies for that reason) – it’s because we were too po’. My parents immigrated from China just before I was born. When I was young, we lived off my father’s tiny grad student stipend, which left little room in the family budget for Barbies. Now that we’re financially comfortable (though that financial comfort will disappear once I graduate from college and attempt to be financially independent), I’m too old for Barbies.

Or so I thought. When Mattel approached me about doing a giveaway of their new limited/collectors’ edition Hershey’s Barbie Doll, my first thought was, “I want one!” And because Mattel is so nice, I got one!


She’s “adorned with a fun and flirtatious cocktail dress in a rich milk chocolate brown, accented with twinkles of silver,” just as the press release promised. And killer shoes, which weren’t touted in the fact sheet that I got. Yes, I’ll never be able to walk en point in heels, and I’ll never have Barbie’s impossible figure, but I’m old enough to accept that and enjoy my Hershey’s Barbie for what she is – a neat collaboration between two old and beloved American institutions.

And, thanks to Mattel, I’m running a giveaway for a second doll, so that one of you can have one to enjoy as well! One randomly selected reader (U.S. only, please, unless you’re willing to pay your own shipping) will win a Hershey’s Barbie. To enter, leave a Barbie or Hershey’s related comment on this post with a valid email address by midnight on Friday, April 17th.

Good luck! And if you don’t win, you can still buy your own at Toys R Us, Hershey’s stores, select U.S. retailers, and at BarbieCollector.com .

NOTE: This contest has now closed. Winners posted here!

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58 responses about “Hershey’s Barbie Doll – Giveaway”

  1. Erin said:

    Barbie has been my role model and BFF for as long as I can remember. I loved playing with her and her positive attitude such as “Be who you want to be B-A-R-B-I-E. And I also luvvv to eat hershey’s shocolate bars in my spare time

  2. anupriya said:

    hi my dear barbie i love u so…………much dear……………

  3. amy cherie said:

    i love Hershey and luv barbies perfect please win

  4. susan said:

    -_-…………………….hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm chocolate yumm barbie ehh never had one ….dont think id want one…i like chocolate though

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  6. traci said:

    Hershey Kiss Barbie IN stock and ready to ship for Xmas 2011


  7. faiza said:

    super cool doll you have here.I WANT IT NOW!

  8. MK said:

    This barbie is one of the best! I don’t live in the US but I would be willing to pay for shipping. They don’t sell barbie doll over $20 dollars where I come from. I jus want to ask if it brand new(not out of the box) because I am going to collect her