I didn’t get very festive for Halloween ( I did put out 3 white pumpkins next to the TV. LOL! Does that count? You saw them on Snap. ) BUT—if we lived in an area that got trick-or-treaters, I’d FOR SURE put out A TEAL PUMPKIN.
“Every child should be able to experience the joy and tradition of trick-or-treating on Halloween. But kids with food allergies are often left out of the fun, since most candy is off limits.
FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project helps make sure all children will come home on Halloween night with something they can enjoy. It just takes one simple act: offering non-food treats, such as glow sticks or small toys, as an alternative to candy.
Last year, households from all 50 states and 14 countries participated. This is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all trick-or-treaters.”
Some of my favorite items to have on hand are bubbles ( YES, PLEASE! ), mini slinkies ( such a throwback, I love it! ), bouncy balls, temporary tattoos & fun stickers! Basically all the things we wanted in our goody bags when we were little, minus the candy.
Okay, SO! If you participate ( I hope you do! ) share a photo of your teal pumpkin on social & tag @JOYFETTI & @foodallergy so we can see!!
This year ( like I do most years, HA! ) we’re taking my niece & nephew trick-or-treating and then checking out the neighborhood where I grew up—the houses go ALL OUT there! I love it! We’ll do a little walky walky & a little sippy sippy ; ) I’ll share it on Snapchat so be sure to come along! ( username ⇢ JOYFETTI )
Today, I ran away from two ( very cute… Mom says ) Golden Retrievers while on our morning walk. Yesterday I ran away from a roly poly, and a few days before that, the wind, so I think we’re making progress. Right?
Anywho… I have a very special treat to share with you today ( mmmmm…. Treattttt… )
LOL, mom’s cranking up her workouts & eating healthier to get that summer bod, but I’ve got a perfect poof all year round.
BUT—I am supporting her.
I eat fruits & veggies with her ( the kinds that are safe for pups ), & even salmon ( steamed for me! )—and when she’s working out, I nap or play REAL close so she doesn’t miss me while she breaks a sweat.
If you’ve been following along on Snapchat ( UN ⇢ JOYFETTI ) you know I’m not the besttttt running buddy, but I DO try. HAHA. Sometimes.
When I get tired, she carries me in her arms… That’s a good workout for her triceps/biceps! ; )
Like mom, I love wacky holidays, especially this one, which I celebrated not once… Not twice… Not even just 3 times today…
NATIONAL NAPPING DAY!
If you follow mommy & I on Snapchat ( we both snap under username “JOYFETTI” ), you already know my favorite activities include kissing ( there’s a holiday for that too—July 6 & Feb. 14 ; ) ), AND NAPPING!
It really didn’t affect my day too much, since I nap all day, every day—BUT, it was fun seeing my hobby celebrated on Instagram & Twitter.