Newsflash: I Have a Sweet Tooth.
I’ve always been addicted to candy – even in my late twenties when it was decidedly unfashionable to be seen with the sugary stuff – and certainly now that I’ve got two little boys who know the difference between “dinner” and “treat”… and how eating all of one will lead to enjoyment of the other.
In fact, my fondest “Trick or Treat’ing” memories involve me dumping out all the chocolate and passing it along to my brother, but only after bartering for his pieces of Big Foot, Peach Slices and Gummi Bears. Which I proceeded to stash up my pajama sleeves for a reunion later on, once everyone was in bed.
(I’m bobbing my head from side to side right now, humming the tune “I Want Candy”. True story.)
And it’s safe to say that both my boys have inherited my sweet tooth; they generally push, pull and climb on top of each other when they hear the rustle of a candy bag. (more…)