To think just because you turn something orange doesn't mean it's Halloweeny.

(67 Posts)
Sparklingbrook Sun 20-Oct-13 13:03:59

Mr Kipling 'Fiendish Fancies' being today's example. hmm

PistachioTruffle Tue 22-Oct-13 19:19:59

YABU.

Fiendish fancies have a slight orange flavour to them, and are amazingly delicious and more-ish. I am 32 weeks pregnant, craving them massively and worried about how I'll get by when they've disappeared next week thlshock

Just seen SCaero bubbles, with orange centres grin

Heartbrokenmum73 Tue 22-Oct-13 19:13:46

Was in Tesco with DS (5) earlier and he pointed out the 'punkins' and the 'cotwebs' grin.

SarahAndFuck Tue 22-Oct-13 19:10:27

Hallowbeanz grin

Simple minds and simple pleasures but hallowbeanz made me smile. YAstillNBU though.

mrspremise Tue 22-Oct-13 18:58:37

I grew up in Scotland and went guising every year. I now live in Wales and send the kids guising every year, we don't do trick or treating in this house and the dcs understand why I think the fact that the village shop already has a sign up saying that they will not sell eggs and flour to under-16s helps me to explain it

liquidstate Tue 22-Oct-13 12:45:06

guising sounds much funner that trick or treat. thlenvy

giraffesCantGoGuising Tue 22-Oct-13 11:06:48

Yup guising rocks

MrsLouisTheroux Tue 22-Oct-13 08:10:35

Looking forward to 1st of Nov when all of this shit of these products will be reduced to make room for their Christmas extravaganza!

letsgomaths the green pool is down south, bet the kids will love it! mine are too old now but would of been straight in when they were younger

mawbroon Mon 21-Oct-13 10:01:54

Yes, I get annoyed with this. Here in Scotland, we have our own traditions which I don't think should be fucked with.

Turnip lanterns and guising. Proper guising, not trick or treat shite.

I didn't see a pumpkin until I was an adult!

Sparklingbrook Mon 21-Oct-13 08:42:30

giraffes Yes Halloween preferable to Christmas even with all the orangeness.

letsgomaths Mon 21-Oct-13 08:36:39

Come to Sainsbury's, where it's Hallowe'en all year round!

Which swimming pool will have green water? Want want want! thlenvy

MrsPennyapple Mon 21-Oct-13 08:09:25

It was indeed, Sparkling thlgrin

Sparklingbrook Mon 21-Oct-13 06:48:23

Excellent, the Halloween onion MrsP. grin Was it orange by any chance..? grin

giraffesCantGoGuising Mon 21-Oct-13 00:31:46

I love Halloween love it love it love it!

I hate Christmas though.

MrsPennyapple Mon 21-Oct-13 00:18:34

Maryland cookies did a toffee apple version a few years ago, they were lovely.

We were in a cafe today and 2yr old DD pointed at the stickers on the window and said "look mummy, a bat, a ghost and an onion!" Not really relevant to the thread but made me smile :-)

Somethingpink Sun 20-Oct-13 23:53:09

The Halloween cinder toffee cake bars are the best..me and dp wait all year round for them to come back on sale. We love halloween just for these grin

Financeprincess Sun 20-Oct-13 23:26:01

One of my friends works for a major confectionery manufacturer and she says that Halloween is the third biggest sweet-flogging occasion, not far behind Christmas and Easter. It's growing massively. She hates it as much as I do...what was wrong with apple bobbing, and why does everything have to be Americanised for profit? (Halloween, school 'prom' instead of end of term disco etc etc).

Sparklingbrook Sun 20-Oct-13 18:47:23

That sounds brilliant and awful all at the same time honey. grin

Our local pool is having a Halloween party and they are dying the water flourescent green! Hope it washes off grin I love creme eggs, not seen a scream egg tho sad

Sparklingbrook Sun 20-Oct-13 17:55:07

YY Knees and adding toffee/treacle to everything and saying it's Bonfire themed.

spanky2 Sun 20-Oct-13 17:53:59

It is true. I got jaundice on Friday and my wee turned dark orange. Not halloweeny at all! Waiting for test results.

On 1st November, they'll be picking the spiders/bats/cobwebs off the cakes and sticking holly/xmas trees/stockings on thlgrin

fuzzpig Sun 20-Oct-13 16:59:34

I've found some really cool Halloween themed cakes/biscuits that just involve icing/assembling normal fairy cakes etc. Quite excited.

I'll steer clear of the 'scream eggs' etc though, thanks!

<snort> at the scary towies

SheldonsMeeMaw Sun 20-Oct-13 16:47:01

Good point K8! <cheers up>

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