Halloweensie 2017: Monster’s Delicious Treat?

It’s one of my favourite times of year again. Yes, it’s time for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Halloweensie contest.

Here is a condensed version of this year’s rules, as taken from her website:

“Write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (children here defined as 12 and under) (title not included in the 100 words), using the words candy corn, monster, and shadow. (Candy corn will be counted as 1 word.)”

I hope you enjoy reading this year’s story as much as I liked writing it.

Monster’s Delicious Treat?

Monster wished that kids would run screaming from his Hallowe’en decorations instead of from his mom’s treats.
Carrotgrams instead of candygrams.
Cauliflower instead of marshmallows in the s’mores.
Sardinecicles. Yuck!
“Why must everything be nutritious? I just want it to be delicious,” said Monster to his best friend, Shadow.
“Boys, I have a treat for you. Candy corn,” yelled Monster’s mom.
“Candy corn?” The boys dashed to the kitchen.
Mom held out a plate covered in long shapes.
“What’s this?” asked Monster.
Mom smiled. “It’s candy covered corn on the cob.”
“Awwww, Mom…”

Come early to get my daughter's origami with your treat!

Come early to get my daughter’s origami with your treat!

Thanks for stopping by!

To read the rest of the rules and some more Halloweensie stories, which are sure to get you in the mood for Hallowe’en, click here.



36 thoughts on “Halloweensie 2017: Monster’s Delicious Treat?

  1. If only sugary treats were delicious and nutritious. I love the names you chose for treats. ‘Yuck’ is right! Well done.

  2. What a MOMster, substituting cauliflower for marshmallows in s’mores! Very funny how she tricks Monster with the “candy corn.” Nice work!

  3. Hahaha! So funny, Linda! Poor kiddos being fooled even by the “candy corn” 🙂 What IS it with those moms who are all about nutrition?! 🙂 My favorite was the sardinecicles 🙂 Thanks so much for joining in the Halloweensie fun!

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