Happy Halloween!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Redcatcher, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    I went food shopping a few days ago and the Halloween candy was out! What the heck? I used to see them out on the shelves towards the end of August but never this early. The thought of a three month candy bar doesn't turn me on but I supposed people will buy some of the candy before Halloween and anything past the expiration date will get tossed. Likely though it will just sit there until they are set out on the reduced table after Halloween.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:do you know how long they sit on the shelves of some stores?...lol
     
  3. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    The hard candies will be fine, but the chocolate may discolor. Either way they'll be ediable after. I grab a few bags of M&M's after the holidays to make chocolate chip cookies with them.
     
  4. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    lol

    I stock up early...but not for the Trick-or-Treaters [​IMG]

    It's my hubby's birthday that day, and our anniversary the following day, so we are never really home to hand out treats. We just save the goodies for us [​IMG]
     
  5. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Michaels had all of their Halloween decorations out! I am so excited!
     
  6. Ferrret

    Ferrret Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:With how early Christmas displays go out (early September last year), I'm not really surprised that Halloween markets are starting early.
    [​IMG] I'm not particularly happy about it either, despite being a big fan of Halloween.
    I would rather have stores stock up 6 weeks before the holiday and leave it at that, not 3-4 months early.

    Places like Micheal's and Jo-Anns, craft stores, I don't really mind having holiday stuff out early, because crafts take a while to make and the extra time is helpful. It's the retail stores that push the holiday tripe out months in advance that grate my nerves. I like Halloween and I'm aware enough that I know I can get pre-season stuff online if I really need something spooky right away. I can generally get it cheaper to, since much of it gets more expensive as you get closer to the holiday.
     

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