Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Trick or Treat?

Take a couple of bags of candy for yourself and leave the other 48 bags for the rest of the kids. There’s all kinds of candy in each little bag.

Tonight I’ll be wearing this as I answer the door. I found it in a consignment shop, brand new and for much much less than it originally sold for.

If I show up at your house tonight and say, Trick or Treat, what do I get?


Blogger sumo said...

Looks like a lovely costume for a lovely ladie...Fred's mother of course. What are you going to dress Fred like? Personally I see Fred as a one eyed Pirate and naturally a big sword at his side while lying on the couch.

October 31, 2007 2:57 AM  
Blogger Larry said...

Hope you don't get into any scuffles with kids at other homes from getting their candy.

October 31, 2007 3:16 AM  
Blogger fallenmonk said...

Have a nice Halloween. Don't eat too much candy.

October 31, 2007 3:47 AM  
Blogger andante said...

Spiderella, don't give out candy with your injured hand. Some greedy little candy-grabber is likely to give you much more pain than you already have.

In this area, we no longer have trick-or-treaters. Parents drive their kiddies to the more affluent and more densely populated neighborhoods in hopes of hitting the sugar jackpot. Or they go to those icky "Hallelujah Night" festivals.

Even with the lack of little monsters, Mr. Andante always buys a big bag of sugar loot, which somehow ends up going straight to my rear end.

October 31, 2007 4:39 AM  
Blogger XUP said...

We live in a high rise, so no kids and no candy at our place, but any grown-ups who show up get to play bobbing for olives at the martini bar.

October 31, 2007 4:50 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Oh, do stop by tonight! Reese's for the youngsters and Vespers for the grown-ups!

October 31, 2007 5:04 AM  
Blogger Randal Graves said...

You'd get nothing because no one will be home. Both of us taking the kids out assures that I won't have to interact with any punkass kids/little darlings, take your pick.

October 31, 2007 5:16 AM  
Blogger Undeniable Liberal said...

If you were to show up at MY door with that outfit, you would get a trick AND a treat, and anything else you'd want.

October 31, 2007 5:36 AM  
Blogger FreakyNick said...

Well what do you want? A trick or a treat? ;) Either would be fun.

Sorry, no candy, but I might have a special potion for you.

October 31, 2007 5:43 AM  
Blogger Forty Paws said...

Nice trick or treat bags! Do you have any with 'nip in them? When you ring our doorbell, we'll all run and hide under the beds.

Luf, Us

October 31, 2007 6:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rhinestone handcuffs.

October 31, 2007 6:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


You show up at my front door in that costume, and...

Well, you're a married woman, so I guess you'd get a thing of Sweet-tarts, and a couple of candy bars.

Oh, and my deepest respect.

Merry Halloween!

October 31, 2007 7:14 AM  
Blogger pineapple said...

Hot costume! Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2007 8:11 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

Nice costume! I bet the kids are going to love going to your house. We always manage to live someplace where kids never knock on the door. We've stopped buying candy.

October 31, 2007 8:47 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

One-legged Queen, here (don't ask). If you stop by my house, you can have your share of kit-kats, m&m's, laffy taffy, mike & ike's, ummm...that's the short list. I bought 16 various community sized bags of candy from skittles to 3 musketeers. You want it, I got it!

October 31, 2007 8:48 AM  
Blogger Kahshe Cottager said...

Have a wonderful time with whatever trick or treat you get ... Your costume is surely going to be a success as are the goody bags in your photo. Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2007 9:24 AM  
Blogger Mary Ellen said...

If you show up at my door you'll get the great big candy bars, I don't mess with the small stuff. But, you'll also get some big ol' galoot labrador who is going to try to push through the door and lick you in the face.

Great costume...I'm going to be a devil and my dog has a little devil costume. Isn't that pathetic? Now I that my kids are all grown, I have to live my childhood through my dog. Ugh.

October 31, 2007 10:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You would get nothing. I'm going to answer the door dressed as George Bush, so I'll be stealing candy from the little darlins when they come so trustingly to my door. ;-)

October 31, 2007 11:35 AM  
Blogger Fran said...

A trick... you will get a free ticket to go to Karen Hughes' going away party!

October 31, 2007 2:04 PM  
Blogger WeezieLou said...

here, you'd get butterfingers or snickers or p.b. cups. but not if you look old enuf to shave!

October 31, 2007 4:34 PM  
Blogger Pax Romano said...

You'd get a candy corn martini, what else?

October 31, 2007 6:16 PM  
Blogger Pursey Tuttweiler said...

The door slammed in your face? We don't need you turning no stinking tricks around here! I take it that you are feeling a wee bit better. I sure hope so.

November 01, 2007 1:09 PM  
Blogger Dave The Angry Rhode Islander said...

At my house, you'd get an appreciative smile and a handful of candy. Anything more than that, and I'd have to face the wrath of one very angry wife.

I do think that you probably had a lot of teenage boys ringing your bell (door!!) repeatedly...

November 03, 2007 6:06 AM  
Anonymous Costumes said...

Wow, thats a terrible story. Hopefully your future trick or treating will go better

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