Saturday, November 14, 2009

And Then There Was None

Finally, the blasted Halloween candy is gone from our house! It only took 2 weeks, but we managed to overdose on enough candy that we finally could see the bottom of the bowl today. I swear, if I hear one more child ask if they can have a piece of candy after shoveling down the least amount of "real" food that would be required to partake in such an indulgence, I will scream! I've finally gotten to the point that I could care less if they even eat "real" food first. They glance sideways at me and I say "sure, go get some candy". Anything to get it out of the house!

Yes, I realize I could have just thrown it all away on Nov. 1st, but those older princesses, they would KNOW. And that would make me a Mean Mommy. And we just can't have that. I don't have the energy for it right now.

2 comments:

  1. Ours will be going buh-bye on Monday when the big boys are in school. I'm tired of the jack-o-lantern buckets grinning down at me from the cabinet tops.
    I let all the kids have their fill on Halloween night (well, and the weekend that followed), but then I get really stingy with it after that. We sorted out all the good candy to keep for decorating gingerbread houses at Christmas and the rest is outta here.

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  2. So glad I wasn't the only one who finally just gave up the battle and just said, "Sure, go for it!" LOL! I didn't have the energy to play the Halloween candy game either.

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