Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Even as a child, I wasn't a big fan of Halloween but have enjoyed the creativity shown by some over the years in home decorating and costume design.  

Oct 20, 2021 04:49 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Tootsie rolls have always been my favorite and I also liked the ones that came in different flavors, the vanilla one especially.

Oct 20, 2021 04:47 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I wasn't fussy as long as it was wrapped. Time to sort when the collecting was done.

Oct 20, 2021 04:44 AM
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

What a lovely time to have experienced Halloween Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573   My memories are of 1960s racing home from school at lunchtime to get into our costumes and race back to school for the afternoon class parties.  My Mother kept a big trunk up in the attic, our playroom,  filled with homemade costumes that we could mix and match - I always seemed to gravitate towards a monkey with a perfect tail made out of fur wrapped around a straightened coat hanger, lol 
After school we were forced to eat dinner usually wieners and mac & cheese.  My 6 older brothers and I would plot out the routes, knowing which homes had the best loot would be first on our list.  We planned where to store extra pillow cases and keep our filled ones safe til we were ready to return home.  Greedy little sods we were. lol

We lived on a military base so we were quite safe for the most part.  We were not to ever eat apples due to the threat of razor blades in them.  My Mother would collect 2 or 3 bushel baskets from our many pillow cases and would cut them all up for pie or apple sauce.  We were glad to not have to eat them plain.

I remember the homes that provided homemade fudge, popcorn balls and candy apples.  We didn't like carmel apples but instead the bright red, hard shiny candy apples.  Strange that we had no fear of razor blades in those!!

When I was 10 we moved to the country and homes were soooo far apart we had to be driven so my parents filled up the back of the truck with kids and away we went, singing and telling ghost stories.  Many of the farmers didn't have candy available so we got homemade cinnamon buns, cakes, brownies, & cookies. 

Great memories of great times!

Oct 20, 2021 11:00 AM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Evolution - 447 Boston Street, Suite #5, Topsfield, MA - Topsfield, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I don't really remember. But I'll share this.

Pam & I look forward to seeing the kids and their costumes but noticed they just stand at the door and don't say "Trick or Treat". I would tell them they need to say Trick or Treat. After they did  I'd say TRICK! They didn't know what to do until one bright 9-year-old girl said "You want a Trick?" I replied "Yes" Her retort was " I'll show you a trick. Hand me that candy bar and I'll show you how it disappears into my bag!" Well, that shut my, Pam We gave everyone 2 candy bars

Oct 20, 2021 08:03 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I've never been a big fan of Halloween. When we were young and went trick or treating, we were only allowed to keep a certain amount of candy - my parents took the rest and did something with it, I'm not sure what. I don't remember what I kept.

Oct 20, 2021 05:00 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

I do not remember. Yet I know it had to be the chocolate variety.

The hard sour candies were not for me. 

Oct 20, 2021 08:11 AM
Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

I was never a big fan of trick or treating.  We lived in the country and things were different back then.

Oct 20, 2021 07:45 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Anything chocolate suited me just fine! I always seemed to end up with less candy than I doubt due to my parents.

Oct 20, 2021 07:19 AM
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - Silver Spring, MD
Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS

Growing up behind the Wall, we didn't have nor knew about Halloween. My first time participating was in the early 90s when I lived in Merrimack, NH! Also, the first time discovering Reese's. I may or may not have had an addiction to it.. until I developed a dairy allergy that is. 


We did celebrate "Fasching" in February and got to dress up and eat lots of "Pfannkuchen" which are kind of like donuts but better. These were jelly-filled unless you got the surprise one - the secret ingredient was often mustard or ketchup. Ewww, not a tasty combo! 

Oct 20, 2021 05:56 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

It was an overwhelming experience of the most pleasant kind to come home the night of Halloween and empty out the candy-bag collected. Deciding what candy to trade or eat and when... stood out for me. Chocolate covered marshmallow anything was my preference followed by any candy collected. I do not remember NOT liking anything

Oct 20, 2021 05:43 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

I loved it .... the fact that we could run around in the dark til 8 or so was a treat. In those days, no worries of someone trying to hurt you. 

Just pillowcases full of candy bars.

Oct 20, 2021 06:35 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

We were not allowed to keep all our candy, but gave away all the chocolate anyway.

Oct 20, 2021 06:10 AM
John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IN, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

I always loved Paydays, 100Grands, and Snickers.  I would trade away Milky Ways & 3 Musketeers all day long

Oct 20, 2021 11:41 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

Hershey bars or Hershey Kisses or M&Ms were and still are my favorites.

Oct 20, 2021 11:30 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

I'm with Brian England 🧠 Tootsie Rolls

Oct 20, 2021 11:28 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Back when you could still do this, our neighbor down the street gave out the best homemade cookies!!!!  We headed to his house first. Other than that, it would have been anything chocolate. 

Oct 20, 2021 11:07 AM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It was anything chocolate.  Never cared for the hard candies, but a Baby Ruth or a Snickers - those were great!

Oct 20, 2021 10:41 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I do not recall any favorites. Far too long ago. I was a big eater and not too selective.

Oct 20, 2021 10:13 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Was not a fan of this occasion back then and still am not out canvasing the neighborhood begging for candy.

Oct 20, 2021 10:10 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Couldn't do that in today's world!

Oct 20, 2021 09:12 AM
Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

I was a child once? Let me think, oh I remember now....Snickers and Heath Bars and they are still GOLD! Jeff 😎

Oct 20, 2021 10:01 PM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

The little chocolate bars!  Hardly ever got those.  Or popcorn balls were pretty cool too.  I suppose these days they wouldn't be allowed unless you knew who made them.

Oct 20, 2021 08:46 PM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

I really liked Money growing up but today it's Heath Bar

Oct 20, 2021 06:07 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

We had a similar lady.... we called her the "cupcake lady" because she handed out home made cupcakes.  It was always my favorite stop and yes, we all had to come out from behind our masks so she'd know who we were.

Oct 20, 2021 12:47 PM
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

I liked Mike and Ike, Dots and tootsie rolls, my brothers would trade 3 for one because they only wanted chocolate. 

Oct 21, 2021 04:58 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I was never big on sweets, and the kind of chocolate I liked was too expensive for people to give out on mass.  Halloween was not something  important in my life.  A

Oct 21, 2021 06:52 AM
Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI, SRES
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
REALTOR and Broker

I liked the Necco candy and Good and Plenty.

Oct 23, 2021 06:52 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
NC Real Estate Transition & Relocation 919-602-848

Chocolate! and money! I would trade my sisters other candy for these items.  Oddly enough, we had a lot of people give dollar bills and change along with candy. As for today, I look forward to having a mounds bar or butter finger as an adult.

Oct 22, 2021 10:00 AM