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Too Much Candy!

Saturday night I pulled out the bags and realized, with reverse panic, that I had way, way more candy than I needed. What do I do with all the leftover candy?!
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Sometimes this Easter Bunny gets a little anxious. (I am often paranoid about everything, including not having enough food stuffs: enough milk, enough bread, enough eggs, enough candy at Halloween or Easter.) I bought all the Easter stuff I'd need almost a month ago in one fell swoop and stashed it in a sewing closet. Saturday night I pulled out the bags and realized, with reverse panic, that I had way, way more than I needed. The boys picked their baskets from a pile at a thrift store and they were smaller than usual--also, they were pink.

If I was thinking ahead I could have partnered with another mom in my neighborhood and split the candy. They come in such big packs--6 marshmallow eggs? 12 bars of chocolate? A giant bag of empty plastic eggs? I have 2.5 kids who probably don't need any more sugar. Now I'm left with bags and bags half-filled with chocolates, Sweet Tarts, and marshmallowy junk.

What do I do with all the leftover candy?

I don't have an office where I can bring it.

I could eat it, but I don't even like candy that much anyway.

I don't want to eat it.

Could I throw it away? Eeek! The thrifty in me can't bear the waste!

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Make a collage?

Irresponsibly keep feeding it to my kids?

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Save it up to throw at annoying neighbor kids?

Crush it all (tart, sweet, peanut, marshmallow) to mix with Coke to make a candy stew?

Drop it off at your house in the middle of the night?

Fill the leftover eggs and toss them at college students?

Help me! What do I do with all this candy?


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