Have you ever been boo’d? I haven’t but I have boo’d myself…odd, I know 😊 but my family liked it…and in this post, I have the details you need to start this fun tradition and the free printables so you can boo friends old and new!

What does, “You’ve Been Boo’d” mean?

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To be boo’d is a fun, and social distancing acceptable no contact, Halloween tradition where you secretly deliver treats (no tricks!) to neighbors or family members and they in turn, BOO two people and it goes on and on (remember the Faberge shampoo commercial from the 80’s…anyone???) Anyhow, it’s fun – seriously!

You’ll have as much fun gathering all of your BOO supplies and then secretly leaving them at the home of your BOO recipient as they will getting their BOO kit.  

How to put together a BOO kit the easy way. www.cupcakesandcrinoline.com

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I went to my local Walmart and grabbed my supplies BUT, I’ve also included links below to everything so you can order online and have it delivered right to you.

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You’ve Been Boo’d Supplies – Here’s What I used:

Variety bags of Halloween Candy

Tissue Paper and Stickers

BOO bucket or container

Perfect BOO printable – download HERE

Grab your BOO bucket and line with tissue paper.

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Fill your BOO bucket with candy and snacks and any other little treats. I think that adding a DVD of a fun (not too spooky) Halloween movie would be a great idea!

Print out a BOO It Forward printable and add to your container.

Links to Recommended Supplies if Shopping Online

Halloween Treat or BOO Bag - Can be Personalized! Halloween Treat or BOO Bag - Can be Personalized!

These Halloween Baskets are perfect for little one's trick or treating or other COVID approved Halloween activities and a perfect BOO bag!

Hershey Halloween Candy Assortment - 100 Count Hershey Halloween Candy Assortment - 100 Count

This is great for boo baskets and some for your tummy, too!


120 Sheets Halloween Tissue Paper in 6 Designs 120 Sheets Halloween Tissue Paper in 6 Designs
  • HALLOWEEN ELEMENT DESIGN - Designed in 6 different styles, 2 of which are in solid colors, black and orange, the other 4 are patterned.
  • LARGE SIZE - Each tissue paper measures 35 x 50 cm (13.78" x 19.69"), large size that fits all sizes of gift boxes, and they can be cut into the proper size at will, easy and convenient.


Snyder's Mini Halloween Pretzels, 30 Count Snyder's Mini Halloween Pretzels, 30 Count

Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels, Halloween Trick-or-Treat Snack Sack, 30 Ct


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My gift still isn’t complete but yours certainly could be! All you’ll need to do is stealthily deliver your gift and leave it on your recipient’s doorknob or front porch.  

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Since this will be given to a family with kids I wanted to add one more thing to the kit; something to carry all their Trick or Treat loot in.  Since I know from past Trick or Treating (I have 3 sons….they love candy) that plastic bags just don’t cut it when it comes to holding all of their candy I added a T-Shirt to Tote Bag.  

The T-shirt tote bag will hold a TON of candy and the way I constructed it, it can be used as a t-shirt again after Trick or Treat is over.

T-Shirt Tote Bag – Perfect for Trick or Treat

Supplies:

1 Kids Size Large T-Shirt – glow in the dark makes it even more fun!

Colorful ribbon for handles

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Sewing machine and thread

Instructions:

Turn your t-shirt inside out and stitch the sides of the T-shirt straight down from the top to the bottom leaving sleeves intact.

Stitch across the bottom of the t-shirt.

Turn right side out and add ribbon to shoulder/neckline area for carrying.  Roll your tote bag up and hold in place with the ribbon handles – add to your BOO kit.

Once Halloween is over remove stitching and ribbon and use as a T-shirt once again!