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View Poll Results: Raiding the kids' candy
No, its wrong; that candy was intended for the kids! Buy your own, you freeloader! 2 11.76%
Meh, kids shouldn't have so much candy anyway. 11 64.71%
Candy? What candy? (burp!) 4 23.53%
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  #1  
March 22nd, 2008, 09:42 AM
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How do you feel about raiding the kids' candy baskets?
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March 22nd, 2008, 10:43 AM
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Well, I cant answer cause we dont do individual candy baskets. Their "bunny" is the only thing that is THIERS. Everything else is put into a big bowl for the family. Each of our baskets have a couple small toys and a book and a chocolate bunny.

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March 22nd, 2008, 02:34 PM
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I vote "Meh, kids have too much candy anyway." We don't do the easter basket/bunny thing, but the grandparents do. Unfortunately, both grandmothers have a tendency to give age-inappropriate candy; like my mother gave ds a whole case of gum balls...gumballs that are so huge they take up ds' whole mouth; talk about a choking hazard!! So dh brought them to work to hand out to kids. And okay...naughty Mama: ds got a bag of Reese's Pieces Ya'll know about my unnatural fondness for peanut butter, so I ate the whole bag after he went to bed. Seriously, he's THREE; there's no reason for him to have so freakin much candy.
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March 22nd, 2008, 09:02 PM
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((burp))
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March 23rd, 2008, 06:28 PM
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I didn't vote b/c we don't buy any. The kids are too little to get any candy, but we're not big candy givers anyways. They'd much rather have graham crackers anyhow.
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March 24th, 2008, 04:31 PM
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I do the same in both of the boy's baskets and then have a third free for all basket ... so no issues. I am on WW so I am not touching ANY of it.
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March 26th, 2008, 06:46 AM
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We let Brinlee have a couple things, but not a lot. So... DH and I usually end up eating it, or we throw it all away. I don't see a problem with it. I mean, we buy food for the house... it isn't MY cereal, DH's eggs, DD's crackers. It's just our food... same goes with candy.
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April 15th, 2008, 04:04 PM
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i picked the second one; my daughter will only be alowd candy sometimes so if i want some ill take it. im not going to alow her to rot her teeth out of her head at a young age.
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November 16th, 2008, 11:03 PM
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I had dh take it to work with him. She wanted to much candy and was hyper and it was making me sick. I got into her stash to.
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