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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:44 am 
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This was in the PETA e-news letter today, and it made me think of this thread!

http://www.petakids.com/candy.asp



That lists has some stuff with shellac on it, like Mike & Ike's, so read labels.


Boo, PETA! Thanks for the tip! (I never liked Mike & Ike's, but I'm sure someone must.)

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 Post subject: Re: Halloween candy to give out?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:58 am 
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Earth Fare gave me a coupon for a free bag or Organic Earth Lollis with a $5 purchase! I'm not sure if I'll be home on Halloween night, but I snatched them up to go in treatbags for my daughter's class. I know there's at least one kid in there with allergies/sensitivities, so I'm pretty happy about being able to send those.

And on a related question...Trick or treating in downtown is tomorrow night...is it wrong if I send the candies we don't eat to school for their party next week? I always give the candy away to someone, so I may as well save me some cash. Thoughts?


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supercarrot wrote:
you can always put out a sign that says "sorry, ran out of candy"

Or go out for a leisurely dinner and see the longest movie that is showing. Or take turns throwing a party on halloween night with other people who don't want to give out candy. That way you;ll be at their house and only have go give out candy on the year when it's your turn to host!

Bekki, go for it!

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I used to swap shifts so I would be working all day and not get home until after 8.30. Damn 9-5! Unfortunately all my friends have kids so it's a "make sure you are home so we can call for sweets." I have plenty of sweets this year. I figure if there is anything left over I can hook up some USA people with starburst.

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unfortunately, the parents will probably just throw it out, so all your effort will be wasted.

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We don't get trick or treaters, at least I assume we don't (first Halloween here), but if we do, oh boy! I have a case of super fancy full-sized vegan chocolate bars with alder smoked sea salt, maple syrup, and dried apple. Maybe a bit sophisticated for kids, but I still think we'd make a kid or two happy. And otherwise their parents will enjoy them.

I also like giving out chips because that was my personal favourite as a child, and many brands are vegan. Old Dutch for the win.


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vijita wrote:
I have a case of super fancy full-sized vegan chocolate bars with alder smoked sea salt, maple syrup, and dried apple.


knock, knock! it's me and jdfunks. trick or treattttttttttt!

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vijita wrote:
I have a case of super fancy full-sized vegan chocolate bars with alder smoked sea salt, maple syrup, and dried apple.


knock, knock! it's me and jdfunks. trick or treattttttttttt!

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supercarrot wrote:
MentalFiction7x wrote:

unfortunately, the parents will probably just throw it out, so all your effort will be wasted.


You're absolutely right there, BUT we could make this for our own kids and ourselves. =]


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MentalFiction7x wrote:
You're absolutely right there, BUT we could make this for our own kids and ourselves. =]

true, but that's not what the OP was asking.

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jacblades wrote:
i give out toys and glow sticks. you can get a container of 15 glowstick bracelets at dollar tree. i also picked up some skull and bones sweet tart-type candies there too. each year after halloween i buy all of the plastic toys at drugstores and michael's for like 90% off and tell the kids to take a whole handful of stuff. right now i have vampire teeth, spider rings, googly eye rings, halloween pencils, glow bracelets and the bone candies. i think i have some glow rats and spiders somewhere too.

aren't the owners of sweet tarts vegan or something? mini oreo bags have been a hit in the past too.

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I LOVE this idea! They get so much candy anyway!!

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Are the little hot and mild sauce packets from Taco Bell vegan? My hubby has about 60 of those in the kitchen. Soy sauce packets and Chinese mustard might work too.


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I like to get a few packages of agave sticks at Whole Foods. They're pretty cheap and kids just assume they're honey sticks so they don't think they're weird or anything.


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we bought mini oreo bags & have some swedish fish & sour patch kids left over from a party!

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Turns out we have sour patch kids here. Totally not vegan though. Grrrrrrrrrr.

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I found fun size Peanut Chews at Acme! Now I just have to stop eating them so I have some left to give out.

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rohai wrote:
Are the little hot and mild sauce packets from Taco Bell vegan? My hubby has about 60 of those in the kitchen. Soy sauce packets and Chinese mustard might work too.

excellent.

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rohai wrote:
Are the little hot and mild sauce packets from Taco Bell vegan? My hubby has about 60 of those in the kitchen. Soy sauce packets and Chinese mustard might work too.



On Bob's Burgers someone was giving out hot sauce packets!

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rohai wrote:
Are the little hot and mild sauce packets from Taco Bell vegan? My hubby has about 60 of those in the kitchen. Soy sauce packets and Chinese mustard might work too.

excellent.

flavorless sauces for everyone! go ahead and egg us, you little mustards! this building has been here for a hundred years, and it will outlive you and your sad and childish attempts at vengeance.

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If only they knew we are vegan. Maybe you can write "vegan" on the hot sauce packets so they know to egg you with a flax egg or just throw egg replacer all over your house?

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If only they knew we are vegan. Maybe you can write "vegan" on the hot sauce packets so they know to egg you with a flax egg or just throw egg replacer all over your house?


Or blocks of silken tofu! I think that'd be very satisfying for everyone.

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Rhizopus Oligosporus wrote:
If only they knew we are vegan. Maybe you can write "vegan" on the hot sauce packets so they know to egg you with a flax egg or just throw egg replacer all over your house?


This was good. I almost spit out my lunch.


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