The Candy fest is about to begin or better known as Halloween Trick or Treating. My childhood tradition of going door to door in the cold saying those famous words “Trick or Treat” and hoping for one more piece of chocolate has been passed down to my children. I now walk the streets and wait patiently as they run from door to door gathering their loot for the night. Looking back I recall my loot as being one big pile of candy today my children’s loot looks somewhat different as our society continues to strive for healthy options for our kids, as we face more and more children living with food allergies along with many of our children/tweens in the teeth straightening process – Yes, my kids are still in that phase of life but thanks to Invisalign Teen aligners they can be removed for eating and teeth brushing but that doesn’y mean we let them go crazy over candy – we still have to be healthy teeth conscious.
What about you have you noticed a difference in your children’s Halloween loot? Have You chosen to handout candy alternative fr Halloween? Here is my list of 22 Non-Candy alternatives to use during the bid candy fest:
Krispy Kreme – Halloween coupon booklets – $5. Each booklet contains 20 coupons, each good for a free glazed donut. Coupons may be redeemed at Krispy Kreme, one per person per visit.
Burger King – 6 Free Food Coupons for $1 Includes 3 Free Ice Cream & 3 Small Icy or Soda
Valid through 12/31/2012
Frisch’s – 8 Free Kids Meal Coupons for a $1 Valid November 1 – December 14, 2012
McDonald’s – Treat Packs The cost is $1.00 and you get (12) coupons. Four of each – FREE Apple Slices, Free Hamburger, Free Apple Juice Box or White Milk Jug and FREE ice-cream cone. for children 12 and under and you can redeem them November 1 – December 21, 2012.
Wendy’s – 10 Free Jr. Frosty for $1 Valid November 1- February 1, 2013
Small, plastic novelty toys
Coins (pennies, nickels, dimes)
False teeth – Fangs
Packets of instant hot chocolate or cider
Small raisin boxes
Individual snacks – Pretzels, fish crackers etc.
Sugar free gum
Click here to read my friend Anissa’s post on more Halloween candy alternative ideas.
Since I mentioned Invisalign Teen Aligners I thought it ight interest you to know a little more about them as your children may soon be joining the Teeth straighten journey.
Click here to read my article on Why I’m Choosing Invisalign Teen
* I am a member of the Invisalign Teen® Mom Advisory Board. My Son is receiving complimentary treatment from Invisalign, but all opinions expressed are my own.