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Old 11-01-2017, 05:19 PM
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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.
Oops! We got no money laying around!
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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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