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Old 10-12-2017, 12:50 PM   #1
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Best treats for trick or treaters

Halloween is coming up and I've been wondering about changing up the treats we usually have at the door. Historically we've had a large bin of tootsie pops for the mod as they seem to be better than those tiny penny-style candies but not so delicious that we eat them in advance.

It's time for a change and so yesterday when was cruising the isles at costco I came on a box of rice krispy treats prepackaged for lunch boxes - 54 for about 9 bucks. More expensive than the suckers but maybe a nice change.

What do you do for the neighborhood kids? Any great ideas?

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Old 10-12-2017, 01:00 PM   #2
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For the past few years, we've been buying a huge bag (around 150 pieces) of fun size candies such as Snickers, KitKat, Reeses, etc. at Costco. When that candy is gone, we turn off the porch light and we're done. Most years we run out of candy before we run out of kids.
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We get off cheap. No T-o-T come up our street due to the steep terrain.
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:58 PM   #4
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We don't get that many anymore. I think it's the streets fault.
It's all dark and scary until the street lights come on.By then it's too late for most to be out at night.

When I was a kid a creepy looking street like mine was treated as a dare.
Fine! I'll go first.They always had the best candy.

We decide at the door who gets what.
Little ones come before dark.I always ask Mom first what they can have.
I make up goodie bags.Pumpkin shaped note pads/crayons/pencils.

The older ones get what Costco has on sale.

The rotten ones get what they deserve.
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Since I left home in 1970, I have never had any trick or treaters because I have lived in a rural area, or now in a part of a small town where they do not visit.


But that does not stop me from buying candy, just in case


Right now I have 2 bags of small sized candy bars; payday and snickers.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:28 PM   #6
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I have this bag of Habaneros in the fridge that I can't seem to use up. So I'm thinking maybe I'll hand them out for Halloween.

Hey, they're orange and kind of look like little pumpkins!
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I give out bags of garlic bulbs to the neighbor parents. Candy for the kids.
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Old 10-12-2017, 03:30 PM   #8
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I have this bag of Habaneros in the fridge that I can't seem to use up. So I'm thinking maybe I'll hand them out for Halloween.

Hey, they're orange and kind of look like little pumpkins!
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We have a tradition of Halloween Night out to dinner and a movie...

That bag of candy is mine... Mine, I tell you...

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