Nuts to two Kraft caramels, Smarties, and a Tootsie Pop
October 26, 2007 1:36 PM Subscribe
What can I hand out at the door this Hallowe'en that'll be a bit better than the usual sort of treat?
posted by kmennie to grab bag (43 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
We moved this year, to a rather storybookish village of about 2,000. It's a friendly place and full of children, and supposedly I can expect 100-200 trick-or-treaters.
Apparently the previous owners of our house went all out. Many of our neighbours, some without kids, have elaborate displays. The competition is stiff, here...
I'm for blowing a bit of cash, but 100-200 is going to add up quickly. Right now I'm toying with ideas in a variety of price ranges.
Stuff I have thought of:
-- a bag with a variety of fun-size candies, and a small toy. A plastic bug or something. But where, in Canada, can I get a gross of plastic bugs for a good price on short notice?
-- full-size chocolate bars at a minimum; just give out more sugar than people normally do
-- individually wrapped Mrs Fields cookies (er, they're decently priced at the Costco here) or something else that you don't normally see
More ideas are needed for a "OMG, you totally have to go to that lady's house; it was the best" reaction among the local prepubescents. Help?