What happens when you put out snacks and don't specify intended recipients

Caught in the act — image and edits provided by author

In the weeks leading up to last Christmas, we had delivery people stopping by at least a few times a day. We weren’t alone. With many people turning to online ordering to avoid shopping with others, all of the neighborhood porches were stacked high, and the delivery folks seemed worn out. My husband and I decided to put out a bowl of candy and some…