I’ve always had really weird yet strong opinions about which months belong in which seasons.
December is the only winter month, because Wintriness=Christmas in my mind. Spring lasts from January to May, which means the weather goes from Cold/Blah to Grey-Roadside-Slushy-Blah to Actual Spring. Summertime contains June, July, and August. And fall (or its more dignified twin, autumn) has the months of September, October, and November.
That being said, my mental calendar (or mentally disturbed calendar, whichever you prefer) failed me last month. I totally forgot that September was the beginning of fall. And my forgetfulness had nothing to do with the warmness of the weather or being in Florida or having a crazy month, obviously.
Now that it’s October, I’m a little bit more ready for fall and for the holiday that comes with it. To celebrate, I’ll be writing Halloweeny posts ALL month…And what better way to start than with sweets? Especially the sweets from Harry Potter, because they are whimsical and weird and like Pop Rocks on steroids.
1. Chocolate Frogs
Perhaps it would be a bit unnerving to eat something that’s still moving, but it is chocolate, and each Frog comes with a collectible card. (Gotta catch them all!) On a side note, I think our cat would enjoy these very much.
2. Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans
These actually exist in the non-fictional world, and while I’m not sure what the appeal is in eating a booger-flavored Jelly Bean, I know there is an appeal because I’ve had these before.
3. Drooble’s Best Blowing Gum (“which filled a room with bluebell-colored bubbles that refused to pop for days”—Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)
I don’t know if this means that the bubbles would be hard enough that they wouldn’t pop (like you had weightless bouncy balls floating in your room), or that they would slip out of reach if you tried to pop them, but either way this would be fantastic to chew in a sibling’s room to get back at them.
4. Pepper Imps
Eating these are supposed to make you smoke from the ears and the nostrils……maybe they would help clear out mucus during allergy season??
5. Toothflossing Stringmints
Dentists, candy companies, and scientists need to team up and make this ASAP. Because, wait for iiiiitt…Toothflossing Stringmints floss your teeth whilst you suck on them. This would probably feel really weird, but it would be awesome.
What is your favorite kind of candy/dessert? Or, what candy do you wish existed??