Halloween Fun


Halloween Fun

Celebrations

When is Halloween?

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Halloween is celebrated each year on October 31.  A mix of Celtic, Catholic and Christian traditions, Halloween is thought to ultimately be taken from the festival of the dead, Parentalia, or the Celtic Samhein, pronounced ‘sow-in’.  Many traditions that celebrate the dead, the harvest and the end of summer have been blended over hundreds of […]

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Halloween Party for Your Little Monsters

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If you are throwing a Halloween party for kids you will want to plan carefully in order to keep things flowing smoothly. With all of the excitement and sugar of Halloween (along with the sanctioned naughtiness of the holiday) things can get quickly out of hand. Yet by following a few party guidelines you can […]

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Your Monster Mash Will Be A Bash

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There is probably no other season better suited to throwing a party than Halloween. The time of the year lends itself to having lots of festive fun complete with costumes and spooky eats! The key to throwing a successful Halloween party is to make sure that you do lots of planning beforehand. That way when […]

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Why Do We Carve Pumpkins for Halloween?

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It would be hard to imagine Halloween without pumpkins. Their scary and delightful carved faces greeting trick or treaters at every doorstep has become the iconic symbol of Halloween. While carving and displaying pumpkins for Halloween has always been a lot of fun it is interesting to note that there is a long history attached […]

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

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One of the benefits of carving pumpkins is the tasty little nuggets you can find inside-the pumpkin seeds! Dried and roasted these wonderful seeds can become a tasty snack alone or can be added to a variety of recipes for a unique and delicious flavor. Roasted pumpkin seeds have a nutty flavor and best of […]

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Halloween Party Decorating

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If you are planning a Halloween party you will want to seriously consider what you are going to use for decorations. The good news is that there is no limit to what you can use to decorate for your party. In fact the difficulty may just be choosing exactly what you want to choose to […]

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