Jennifer Lyon

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Witch, Wizard and Candy

So Wizard and I were having dinner and talking when the subject of candy came up.

Okay, I brought it up. See, this weekend, Wizard decided that I didn’t have a freaking clue how to buy Halloween candy.  Since I’ve only done it for our entire marriage and have yet to turn away kids candy-less on Halloween night, his assumption makes sense.


Just saying…

Anyway,  Wizard came home with a HUMONGOUS  bag of candy to supplement the two bags of candy I had already bought.  I was busy so I didn’t pay much attention other than to tease him about the sheer quantity of candy he bought. So last night at  dinner, I  asked, “Are there any Heath bars in that bag of candy you bought?”

“No, they didn’t have Heath bars.”

“Hmm, really. So in the entire store, they didn’t have Heath bars? The one candy I asked you to be sure to get?”

Now Wizard know has figured out he probably screwed up.  “No I meant they didn’t have any variety bags with Heath Bars.”

I shrugged it off. Cuz, you know, I’m totally easy going like that. (Are you laughing?) And then, with total innocence, I said, “You know what I was thinking about today?”

Wizard, very wary now, replied,  “Murder?”

I smiled reassuringly, “Well yes, but that had nothing to do with you.”

“Promise? Swear to me on Bailey’s life?” I think Wizard might have been sweating a little bit.

I laughed. “Yes I promise on Bailey’s life I was not thinking about murdering you, just a character in a book.”

Clearly relieved, he asked, “So what were you thinking about?”

I said, “Neccos. You know, these candies.”

“Damn it, Witch! Now I’m thinking about Neccos. You knew I’d want them as soon as you said it.”

I laughed. “Yeah, I knew. I’m thinking about Heath bars and you’re thinking about Neccos. We’re both suffering.”

“Well played, Witch. Well played.”

Shh, don’t tell Wizard, but I’ll probably go out and buy him Neccos this week. While I am thinking about Heath bars (not sure why I fixated on those), I really don’t want to eat them right now and Wizard knows it. I’ll save my candy splurge for Halloween night. But it was fun to mess with him!

What candy do you tend to fixate on? If any…


18 comments to “Witch, Wizard and Candy”

  1. Jane
    October 25th, 2011 at 1:06 am · Link

    I’ve never tried Neccos. I love Whoppers, Swedish Fish and Twix.

  2. Viki S.
    October 25th, 2011 at 2:28 am · Link

    That is one funny post. I fixate on Milkyway bars, the real one, not those yucky dark ones :). Hubs fixates on Payday.
    I still have no Internet but since hubs is in Scottsdale I stole his iPad. Since it really belongs to work I can’t go to most of my normal sites ;) too sexy.

  3. Dawn
    October 25th, 2011 at 5:19 am · Link

    I’ve been stuck on Reese’s Crispy Crunchy lately. I saw them in the store one day and decided to get one. I’ve been fixated on them ever since. And, dammit, now that I’m thining of them, I want one. You just had to talk about candy, didn’t you? :-P

  4. Shiloh
    October 25th, 2011 at 6:47 am · Link

    LOL!!! You two are hilarious! :lol: I’m not a Neccos fan, at all, nor a heath fan for that matter. I get cravings for 3 different candies, never at the same time though! I swear!! :wink: Peanut M&M’s, Mr. Goodbars, and Hershey’s with almonds. I won’t usually eat almonds or nuts on their own but there is just something about them dipped in chocolate that gets my blood pumping!

  5. B.E Sanderson
    October 25th, 2011 at 7:55 am · Link

    Neccos always remind me of my dad. Thanks for that. =o)

    If it’s got chocolate, I crave it. But my downfall candy is Peanut M&Ms. I don’t buy them because if I did, I’d eat the whole damn bag all by myself. My hubs is a Butterfingers man – although he’s pretty keen on the toffee, too.

    I don’t think I’m passing out any candy this year. We never get that many kids, so I’m left with a big bowl of candy bars I have to eat myself. My butt doesn’t need that kind of expansion tool. LOL

  6. Zoe
    October 25th, 2011 at 8:56 am · Link

    Haha way to go Jen well played,i take my hat of to you, or at least i would were i wearing one. Wizard deserved a taste of his own medician. Ive never tried Neccos, never heard of them actually my life is very sheltered here in little old norfolk lol.

  7. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:11 am · Link

    Jane, I’ve never tried Swedish Fish so clearly my candy-education is lacking :-)

  8. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:12 am · Link

    Viki, mmm! I like Milky Ways too. I was just watching them deep fry Milky Ways on the food channel. I don’t think I’d eat it but it was interesting. And Wizard would eat it!

    Damn on your Internet still being down. Hope the modem comes today! And I’m jealous of your hubby’s iPad!

  9. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:14 am · Link

    Dawn, why yes I did have to talk about candy! I don’t believe in suffering alone :-) I haven’t seen the Reece’s Crispy Crunchy, which proves that I need to get out and mingle with candy more often!

  10. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:17 am · Link

    Shiloh, we’re funny? Like when I threw my socks at him last night cuz he kept bugging me?

    But Wizard and I are very serious about candy :-)

    Wizard LOVES peanut M&M’s so he’s totally voting with you today, I think! I like both Nestles Crunch and Hershey’s but I usually have mine with no nuts. I could live on pure chocolate!

  11. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:19 am · Link

    B.E., well crap now I’m thinking about Butterfingers. I only like them once in a while, but they are on my mind now!

    I’m sooo with you on chocolate! Last time I had M&Ms in the house, I ate so much, it propelled me to go on Weight Watchers. Chocolate and Self Control do not belong in the same sentence, paragraph and even the same book!

    Probably smart of you not to give out candy.

  12. Jen Lyon
    October 25th, 2011 at 11:22 am · Link

    Zoe, not everyone has heard of Neccos, so don’t feel left out. I don’t know, maybe they are regional or something. They are a hard candy wafers.

    Trust me, I can hold my own with Wizard. It’s just usually more fun to tell you guys the ways he tortures me. I don’t know how I’d get through my days without him–he keeps me laughing.

  13. Silver James
    October 25th, 2011 at 12:45 pm · Link

    Worlds Finest Chocolate with Almonds. You know the candy bars school kids sell for fundraisers? I’m not really a candy fan, though. I like salty crunchy stuffs–like popcorn. And big pretzel sticks. Or pretzels covered in white chocolate. Or these candy bars my neighbor makes with chocolate, crackers, pecans, butter… So glad Christmas is coming! Maybe she’ll make some. Or I’ll haunt her… Just sayin’!

    And, Jen? You and Wiz are too funny! ;)

  14. Kat
    October 25th, 2011 at 2:02 pm · Link

    Candy Crazy. This Sept on Labor Day weekend the family went to THE HERSHEY PARK. The chocolete park that started it all. The whole place did smell like chocolete. It was fun. We didn’t do the factory Tour because we left so late and it stormed really hard. But we are thinking of going there at christmas time. Anything that combines chocolete and Mint gets to me. Hot Coco with Bailey’s Irish Cream Oh Boy.

  15. Jenn
    October 25th, 2011 at 3:45 pm · Link

    Silver, we used to sell those for soccer, and it was the easiest fundraisers we ever did! I always buy those if kids come to the door with them.

    Hope your neighbor makes you the candy bars! Sounds good!

  16. Jenn
    October 25th, 2011 at 3:46 pm · Link

    Kat, I’m so jealous! I was just telling Wizard I think it’d be fun to go there! You have to go back!

    It’s cool and threatening to rain here as I answer you–Baileys and coffee sounds good to me :-)

  17. Viki S.
    October 25th, 2011 at 5:02 pm · Link

    I have internet again :)!!!! Jumping up and down! I’m so happy.

  18. Jenn
    October 25th, 2011 at 6:57 pm · Link

    Yay Viki! I’m glad to hear it!

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