While I'm a BIG fan of Halloween and all the fun that goes along with it, I'm always bothered by the amount of candy we accumulate during all the holiday festivities.
Let's see, there's the trick-or-treat event at the zoo (we love the zoo in the Fall!), the kids' class parties, all the "You've been Boo'd" notes we find on our door and then all the candy from Halloween night.
We accumulate a lot of candy -- so much so that we donate quite a bit of it to a local charity.
So I am always on the look-out for some non-candy options -- especially ones that I can use as fun 'treats' for those special kids in my life (my own, neices, nephews, neighbors, etc).Continue reading