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Old 11-01-2017, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by 757dad View Post
Had a great Halloween. Oldest comes running over to me saying her tooth fell out- handed me the gumball she bit into- tooth was in it. Wasn't planning on having the tooth fairy visit last night- no small bills in the house and I couldn't find the kids stash- so put the tooth under a side pillow- she woke up disappointed because the tooth was still there. Told her we should put it under the pillow she sleeps on tonight and see if that works.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:01 PM
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We actually had a boom last night and ran out a half hour before the township put the kabosh on things at 8. There were a LOT of middle to high schoolers this year too, which ticked me off because in the end I had to turn smaller kids away. There ought to be a cutoff. At one point I went inside to make myself a cup of hot tea and I think somebody cleaned us out while I was absent. I hope whoever it was gets LOTS of cavities.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:37 PM
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Right when it started at 4:00 we took the kids out for about an hour. Left a huge plastic pumpkin full of candy on the front step with a sign that said to take one. When we got back there was a ton of candy left. So my wife took the sign down thinking we'd have too much left over. The remainder, probably 2/3 of the total was gone in 20 minutes.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:57 PM
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We haven't given out candy in years. We're in a cul-de-sac and no kids come down to trick or treat.
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:08 PM
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Been fighting a cold all weekend long. Of course yesterday didnít help as I spent most of the morning at an ice rink (two kids, two different age groups and practice times). Then took the oldest to a nature center where his Cub Scout pack was assisting in trail cleanup. So I spent 3 hours outside shoveling mulch. Then finished the day by going back to an ice rink for my hockey game.

Definitely taking today off as it were.
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