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Midnight feasts - is that still a thing?

(18 Posts)
Nannytrace Sat 23-May-20 01:43:12

I’m lying here in bed eating a pack of garibaldi biscuit at 1.40am. What’s your favourite midnight snack and what drink would you pair it with..........(Alcoholic or non alcoholic)

MissAdventure Sat 23-May-20 02:11:14

I'm having a bag of crisps and a coffee. blush

rosecarmel Sat 23-May-20 02:27:09

Buttered toast, oatmeal and banana, grilled cheese, pizza, frequently leftovers that I aimed to save for dinner or lunch the next day ..

Grannyflower Sat 23-May-20 02:31:53

Thought it was just me🤣 whatever shouts loudest and makes me get out of bed 🤣🤣🤣

mokryna Sat 23-May-20 02:58:53

Just had a bowl of porridge But I would have preferred a whisky. I don’t have biscuits savory or sweet nor cakes at home, as I would pig out on them, the same goes for alcohol.

Lucca Sat 23-May-20 07:49:50

Toast, Always toast. Had some with marmalade at 4 .30 a.m.

GagaJo Sat 23-May-20 07:59:14

I try not to although before grandson lived here, I would at times have porridge in the wee hours. Daren't get up to get anything now. He's a light sleeper.

ninathenana Sat 23-May-20 09:11:32

Don't think I've ever had a mid-night snack,even when pregnant.

Calendargirl Sat 23-May-20 09:55:18

Same as ninathenana.

henetha Sat 23-May-20 09:58:19

If I ever need a midnight snack, or a 1am, 2am, 3am, etc
snack, it's always cream cracker biscuits.

EMMF1948 Sat 23-May-20 10:00:46

Hot chocolate is my go-to remedy if I can't sleep, I have some Spanish stuff which is very thick and luscious. I dropped coffee after about 5pm to improve my sleep.

glammanana Sat 23-May-20 10:05:54

I will happily snuggle up to watch Netflix with with a bowl of crisps and nuts enjoyed with a mug of hot chocolate.

GillianA48 Sat 23-May-20 10:12:07

Same as henetha, naked cream crackers.

paddyanne Sat 23-May-20 10:36:39

I dont usually eat after 7pm ,haven't for a couple of years .Last night I had a bowl of cereal at 2am ,Might be the 7 miles I walked with OH yesterday and if so then the extra exercise is a waste of time if I just want to eat more !

crazyH Sat 23-May-20 10:40:09

Well buttered toast and tea.....I remember reading somewhere, 'never go to bed on an empty stomach' - that's my excuse 😂

MissAdventure Sat 23-May-20 10:45:08

My daughter said it was a childhood memory for her.

Once she was all snuggled up in bed, she always heard the sound of the grill pan being opened for my toast. smile

trisher Sat 23-May-20 11:42:42

When my eldest GC first stayed with me and didn't always sleep well I mistakenly introduced him to the idea of Midnight Feasts to settle him down when he woke. Trouble was then every time he stayed I had to provide biscuits etc for a Midnight Feast. .He would even ask "What time shall we have our Midnight Feast?" when he went to bed. Now he's a teenager it doesn't matter he goes to bed late and rises late

EllanVannin Sat 23-May-20 12:08:56

I'm happily out for the count from around 11pm throughout until 6/7 in the morning. It's rare that I wake at odd times. Not even a trip to the loo, like a camel, it's stored until I arise.grin

I hope it stays this way for a long time to come.

Last meal of the day is before 6pm anyway. Maybe the odd Rich Tea in between.