Contrary to what you might think, the official candy day of the year is not Halloween, Christmas, Easter, or Valentine’s Day. National Candy Day is on Nov. 4. And I only know this because YouTube and a certain late ‘90s/early ‘00s pop singer-turned-actress tweeted about it. On Friday, YouTube's Twitter account shared a link to Mandy Moore’s “Candy” music video for National Candy Day. And Moore, treasure that she is, replied accordingly: The This Is Us star tweeted back, “Love always, Mandy.”
May fans never forget National Candy Day 2016, for it was the day Moore really tweet-sang a lyric from her hit debut single. Wow. What a trip down memory lane, huh? I might go so far as to say that tweet is as awesome as a diner parking lot full of 1999 VW Beetles.
... OK, that was a fib. Sorry. Obviously, there isn't anything as awesome as a diner parking lot full of 1999 VW Beetles. Let me try that again: Moore tweeting about "Candy" on National Candy Day is as awesome as a teal Sony Psyc Walkman.
I know it's only been a few days since we inhaled dozens of fun-size Twix and Fun Dip packs on All Hallow's Eve, but a holiday is a holiday. So go to your local green grocer, make a beeline for the Halloween clearance aisle, and pick out a pillowcase-sized bag of your favorite confection.
Oh, and don't forget to listen to "Candy" on a loop while you mainline sweets.
Celebrate National Candy Day the right way.