Every year we go trick or treating and every year I hear at least once, “make sure you check the candy first.” I never let Bailey eat any of his candy until we get home and go through it. Okay I admit I don’t look over every single piece with a fine tooth comb so to speak but I do look at the packaging to make sure all is okay (usually as I’m eating it.) I know for the most part people handing out candy are good people and just love seeing the different costumes. I also know there are very bad people with very bad intentions. I’ve never had a problem with the candy in the last 7 years we’ve gone out, and I don’t recall ever knowing of a problem with it when I was young.
This year however one of the kids that went with us had a Reese’s peanut butter cup that had a very small hole in the wrapper. Thank God it was an adult that found it. They opened it up and broke the cup open and found a very small nail. Yes, that’s right, a NAIL. I was so shocked. We went to a very nice, new development, and never in a million years would I think something like this would happen. It just goes to show you bad people live everywhere, brand new homes or low income housing, it doesn’t matter.
So check that candy, one by one!!! I know I will do a better job from now on!!