The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 3, 2012

Please Do Not (Over)Feed The Boos


Eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog:  Treats to create a healthy spell

Tung Toos

Tung Toos combine two kid favorites— temporary tattoos and candy. These candy tattoos for tongues are ZERO calories and available in flavors from fun to sour to downright nasty! They come in special Halloween designs and can be found at Kroger and Party City stores.

Wikki Stix

Kids, teachers and parents alike love the

no-mess craftiness of Wikki Stix (candle wick-like in concept, but tons more fun). The Trick-or-Treat Pak comes with 50 individually wrapped Wikki Stix and a Halloween playsheet to create a self-sticking window decoration.

Non-toxic, no mess and made in the USA, they are perfect for kids ages 3 and up. Candy-free, wax-coated multi-colored yarn you can bend and twist again and again.

Pack of 50 “treats” — $21.50

“Eat No Evil”

Snow Angell

and Dark Angell

organic candy bars

Pure as the driven snow ingredients portioned to be about half the calories of a regular sized bar, with all the flavor. Betty Lou’s, a company specializing in taste-full and gluten-free vegan products, is giving the unhealthy snack market a run for its money, one delicious bar at a time.

Cost-prohibitive for distributing to the masses, but a perfect treat for a party or to satisfy evil chocolate cravings at home.

$21 per dozen

Bubble Buttons

This Halloween, turn your house into the hit of the ‘hood with Bubble Buttons, a great trick-or-treat item that offers an alternative to the sugar-laden sweet stuff.

Bubble Buttons put an end to the concave home screen button of any i-Devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch) and add fun, flare and style. These “stickers” are resin-coated, which gives them a bubbly feel that will change the way you look and feel and about the home screen button.

Available in 10-different themed packs with six different designs, the Monsters and Yummy packs are perfect for Halloween and way cooler than handing out raisins or pennies! Other designs include: Peace & Love, Spiritual, Smiley, Sports, Music, Sci-fi, Mustaches and Animals. or

$4.99 per pack  

Other no-calorie or low-calorie options

— Classic wax lips, fangs and teeth and mustaches

— Stickers and mini-activity books

— Temporary body tattoos

— Martian fingers or Halloween-themed finger puppets

Go to for interesting and affordable nonfood treats, available in bulk.


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