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Candy Scavenger Hunt

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Candy Scavenger Hunt
Swap Coordinator:EvetteOgden (contact)
Swap categories: Food 
Number of people in swap:15
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:September 19, 2012
Date items must be sent by:October 10, 2012
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is for a scavenger hunt for candy. You must choose one of each of the following list to send to your partner. Sealed bags/packages only please. Send 1 from each category:

A sour candy

Something chocolate

A candy that has a hole in the middle

Something minty

Something powdery

A lollipop

Something with a heart shape OR that is red

Something soft

Something gummy

Something hard

Something chewy

Something fruity

Something with creme filling OR peanut butter filling

Something unusual (could be a local favorite or something you don't think most folks have tried.)

Your favorite candy

Minimum to spend: $8 before shipping. No homemade candy, please. Please ensure that these are packaged appropriately and that each candy is either noted in the card as to which category it fulfills or is labeled by category. Please send 1 item for each category, even if the categories cross over (i.e. sour candies that are fruity only count as one or the other, not both) Everyone should receive 15 items. No recent 1's or 3's. Newbies welcome.

NOTE: Please check your partner's profile for allergies and likes/dislikes.

Discussion

tanjch 09/13/2012 #

would love to join this swap, but can't find any peanut butter candy :(

siouxx05 09/14/2012 #

would love to join this swap, but don't want any peanut butter candy :(

Amane 09/15/2012 #

When will we know who are partner is?

Mrrranda 09/16/2012 #

Ok, I have already started getting my candies - assign those partners!

EvetteOgden 09/16/2012 #

@siouxx05 and @tanjch I edited the swap directions and changed the peanut butter to "creme filling" and gave a few more days to sign up. It's fun to get candy so I hope you will sign up!

Mrrranda 09/16/2012 #

Aw, I already bought peanut butter candy, and I'd rather have that than creme filling (harder to find around here, too) - whoever gets me, feel free to send me peanut butter instead.

xoDori 09/19/2012 #

I can't wait to get my partner :D

Welshgirlie 09/19/2012 #

I don't mind getting peanut butter as someone in the house will eat it :) Looking forward to this one :)

Amane 09/19/2012 #

I like peanut butter as well so who ever my partner is feel free to send me something with peanut butter in it

tanjch 09/19/2012 #

signed up :) i like peanut butter, but we don't have any here

cfroggie 09/20/2012 #

I love peanut butter verses creme filling. So I will ask my partner which they prefer. BTW whoever gets me: Peanut butter if you can!

mystuffedmailbox 09/21/2012 #

I would prefer peanut butter as well!

dmei209 09/24/2012 #

is anyone having trouble like I am trying to find a heart shaped candy? If you can please give me ideas!

Amane 09/24/2012 #

I couldn't find to much either, but i did find a heart shaped sucker

Mrrranda 09/26/2012 #

dmei209 - I've seen heart-shaped lollipops at Cost Plus and (old?) heart-shaped Dove chocolates at Grocery Outlet... We've got a couple local shops that make heart-shaped candies year-round - if you have a place near you that makes gift boxes, like for a gf/bf or loved one, maybe you can hit 'em up for a single bonbon?

dmei209 09/29/2012 #

thank you @mrrranda

EvetteOgden 09/29/2012 #

I am the host and I am also having trouble finding heart candies. I will take Mrrranda's advice. Thanks! I have everything else ready to send. I guess its the wrong time of year for heart candies. Sorry about that, everyone! On paper when I made it, I didn't think it would be hard to find.

Oh, and I am going to say send either (or both???) for the peanut butter or creme filled. Easy Peasy, ok?

kellogg 09/29/2012 #

so what if I can't find heart-shaped?

EvetteOgden 09/29/2012 #

@kellogg send anyway. I will extend the deadline by one week but keep looking. You can send a RED candy if you ABSOLUTELY cannot find a heart shaped candy.

cfroggie 10/ 1/2012 #

So pleased you extended the deadline! Some of these were alot harder than I thought they'd be.

EvetteOgden 10/ 4/2012 #

BRILLIANT REVELATION!!!..."runts" have heart-shaped candies in them! (the pink runts are hearts!) YAY! Mystery solved. ...Now where to find "runts"

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