Happy Halloween from Whole Food Mommies!
Here are some fun ideas to lessen the candy consumption for your family during this sweet filled holiday: (brought to you by Newbie Mommy)
~ The Halloween Fairy: This might be my favorite. The kids get to pick 5 or 10 pieces of candy to keep, then they leave the rest out for the Halloween Fairy who comes and takes the candy and leaves a toy behind.
~ A dollar a pound: Again, let the kids pick 5 or 10 pieces to eat over the next week or so. Then weigh the candy and buy it at a dollar per pound or whatever price seems fair for their age.
~ The Classic: Dump all the family candy into one bucket and slowly pass it out over the course of the next year: my least favorite because somehow some of that candy ends up in MY MOUTH!!
Who knows how :)
~ The Trade: trade their whole bucket for a toy they have been eyeballing for a bit. Make it an easy trade for them. Giving up candy isn't always easy.
~ Bag It: If you just really want a way out of going trick or treating completely, we have a neighbor who takes their kids to dinner and a movie with all the cousins as the trade off. So a family night out instead!! LOVE that idea!
Check out this fun Halloween dip idea brought to you by Maintenance Mommy...blog found here.
We hope you all have a fun-filled and safe Halloween!
Much love, Whole Food Mommies