A Sweet and Safe Halloween

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Halloween is here! After the anticipation of a month-long countdown, I had to make sure our safely socially distanced trick-or-treating didn’t disappoint. To wit, there were three ways the kids got candy tonight.

First up, instead of knocking on neighbors’ doors, consider every door in your house as a new spot for candy. Bathrooms and closet doorways count! The kids knocked on each one and a bag of candy was waiting inside.

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Bonus points if you can rig up a way to make each door eerily open on its own. I’m going to ponder that for next year…

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Second, hide treats in the backyard. So that kids can spot them in the dark, add a glow stick to each one. The glow sticks were arguably more exciting than the candy!

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Finally, our neighborhood held a costume parade, which was a great way to let kids see each other’s get-ups but stay six feet apart.

Halloween (8)My little trick-or-treaters came home with quite the haul. So it’s safe to say, Halloween did not disappoint.

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