Last year we did ‘treat or treat’ as an alternative to ‘trick or treat’ and here are some thoughts about how it went.
“Chocolate cupcakes” by Pamela from DC Metro – Flickr. Licensed under CCA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
This year we tried an alternative to Halloween. Usually we run a light themed party at the Church as an alternative and then we come home and put up a sign that says ‘sorry, no trick or treat’.
It dawned on me a few weeks ago that it is possible that we could be doing more and so one Sunday morning I floated two ideas that I had found on the internet.
- A meeting half way: If we feel awkward about people knocking on our doors and demanding sweets then we can met them half way by setting up a table outside of the house and offering cakes and tea, coffee or hot chocolate. This gives the opportunity to say that we don’t do trick or treat but to offer generosity in a different…
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