Treats and indulgences can take many forms. Share yours with us!

Unattended birthday cake within my reach on the table? Don't mind if I do. Photo by Jen Hooks.

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Halloween is this weekend and, in the United States and many other countries, children have the tradition of going door-to-door in costumes, pleading, “Trick or treat!” to celebrate. Their reward is a bucket full of sweets at the end of the night, which most parents try to ration out bits at a time over the next several weeks or months (and occasionally sneak a favorite nibble for themselves!).

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” ― Mae West

This week’s photo challenge theme is “Treat,” an intentionally open-ended prompt. For many, candies aren’t a favorite indulgence. Maybe you’re a savory food lover, or you’ve gone on a beautiful vacation to treat yourself. Perhaps some quiet time alone with a beloved novel is your greatest pleasure. This week, share with us a photo of something that you consider a marvelous treat.

In the photo I’ve shared, one of my dogs is indulging in her life’s greatest pleasure: stealing food that my children have left unattended. This time, it was my middle daughter’s first birthday cake. I had my camera in my hands at just the right moment, and caught her in the act. She doesn’t usually score such a tasty prize.

A photo of a dog sneaking a piece of birthday cake off of a table. Photo by <a href="" target="new">Jen Hooks</a>.

Unattended birthday cake within my reach on the table? Don’t mind if I do. Photo by Jen Hooks.

We can’t wait to see what brings you happiness!

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  1. Each Hallowe’en I experience a visual treat in the form of a display set up around the corner by my son-in-law. At night its red lights make it ghoulish. I receive many treats in the form of comments from people who like or are intimated by the eeriesque scene in his front yard. See for yourself @ Ghoulish Halloween Seen On The Way ( )


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