My husband and I were at the market yesterday getting cat food and litter and they are already decked out for Halloween. Merchandise, candy and the store was decorated. We were like, what? It’s August. This is a bit overboard. I don’t remember it always being promoted so early.

I’ll be honest though, our family does still go trick-or-treat regardless of our ages, but we’re just in it for the loot.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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