When I was a kid, my parents gave out these little Baskin Robbins coupons for one small ice cream cone. I don't know if BR does this anymore, but if they do it's another idea.
Of course...then you may end up with tons of extra coupons for ice cream for YOURSELF....
. But at least if you nibble on the coupons while waiting for the kiddies to show up, you won't gain too much weight -- paper is fiber, after all
I plan to buy the types of candy that give me really bad heartburn
(Jolly Ranchers, Starbursts, etc) -- cuz then if I eat it, I'll have to suffer later! (And it will serve me right