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#33. Halloween Candy

Sunday, October 07, 2018

The Halloween candy has been bought and hidden away carefully so that DH does not know it is there. I forget it's there too.

In addition to the small versions of the popular brand named candy, I added in a few other options: some small bags of popcorn and a few protein bars.

We usually only get the kids who live on our cul de sac, with our doorbell ringing maybe 4 or 5 times at most. The little ones come accompanied by their dads, who often appreciate the popcorn, because they have not eaten dinner yet.

It always works out that there is way too much candy left over. My DH likes that - and he will treat himself to a couple of pieces each night for as long as it takes to finish it up.

I, on the other hand, want that leftover candy OUT of the house. When I was teaching at elementary schools, it was always a simple matter to dump the candy in any faculty room.

One year when I was teaching at the community college, I took all the leftover candy down to the cafeteria, and put it on an empty table that was right next to another table filled with about 12 students - all male. I went over to the guys and announced to them that the pile of candy on the table next to them was free for the taking.
You never saw a table clear so fast, as they all rose up and went to the nearby table to grab up pieces for themselves. That huge pile of candy disappeared within seconds. And of course they began to eat it immediately -- even though it was 10 am.
I do love college kids!

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  • NANCY-
    I purchase candy I do not like so it is no problem for me.
    168 days ago
    i am not a big candy eater just dont leave any chips near me lol
    169 days ago
  • no profile photo CANTSTAYAWAY
    Oh, the dangers of leftover candy! My husband always enjoys it too, which is fine! I can’t buy it until very close to Halloween, or I will be eating it!
    When my children were young, they had to hide their candy from me, after trick or treating! I wans’t Even overweight then! I have always had a crazy sweet tooth!
    emoticon Love the college kids!
    169 days ago
    I have purposely not bought any candy yet
    169 days ago
    It's hard to keep the sweets out of the house. I try not to keep candy in the house but sometimes its hard because I am a teachers aide and that is usually what I get candy for Christmas
    169 days ago
  • JOM263
    I love college kids too.
    169 days ago
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