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Old 10-26-2011, 11:21 AM   #1
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What are you handing out for treats this Halloween?

i know i'm late with this, but i'm wondering what you guys are giving out to your trick-or-treaters this year? besides fun-sized and individually wrapped candies, what else is both safe and kid-friendly to offer? one thing for sure--i'll be buying candy and stuff that i like myself in case of leftovers.

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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Way-back-when, when I lived in a apartment complex, I just gave out the little miniatures of candy bars and tiny packets of candy that are packaged for Halloween goodies.

Now that I live in a fenced, gated property, the kids (and about half the adults) in the area think I'm a boogie man. You should hear some of the stories about me that circulate the neighborhood. Crack-me-up!
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:30 PM   #3
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I give out little individual cans of Play-Dough, in Halloween colors. This is the third year I've done it, and the kids like it.

I get a package of 80 cans at BJ's for less than $10.
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:47 PM   #4
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Candy. That's why they ring the doorbells. We buy a big bag of mixed individually wrapped candy that contains over 100 pieces. When we run out, we turn off the lights.
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:53 PM   #5
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25 bags of assorted candy
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Old 10-26-2011, 02:30 PM   #6
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I give out little individual cans of Play-Dough, in Halloween colors. This is the third year I've done it, and the kids like it.

I get a package of 80 cans at BJ's for less than $10.

interesting idea, ss, i like it!
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:22 PM   #7
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I live in a secure building so I don't get many, if any ghouls and goblins at my door.

I keep a roll of quarters on hand just in case a couple slip through.

That is really for me. I won't eat the leftover quarters but, I would eat the candy!
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:22 PM   #8
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I'll get bags of miniature candy bars in flavors my family likes (usually chocolate in some form). I remember growing up everyone liked coming to my house. Mom popped popcorn and we'd package it up in waxed paper sandwich bags and add a sucker to bag. It was cheaper than buying candy and fun for us kids to help package up and all the kids on the street loved getting the popcorn. So sad that something homemade would end up in the trash these days.
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:29 PM   #9
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Mini Snickers bars. We usually don't get many kids, though there are some who are new to our area this year.
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:36 PM   #10
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I use to fix the little goodie bags so I could just drop one in each bag. But kids here don't trick or treat like they use to. So I haven't brought candy in the past few years....at least not for the trick or treaters..
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