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Celebrate Halloween With A Party! Halloween (also spelled Hallowe'en) ....The festival of Samhain celebrates the end of the "lighter half" of the year and beginning of the "darker half", & regarded as the "Celtic New Year". Halloween Traditions mostly originated from the pagan religious practices of the Celts many years ago. Through the years these traditions were......... Halloween is fun for both children and adults but because it takes place for the most part after dark...... it makes it even more necessary to be safe. Halloween is an annual holiday observed on Oct. 31. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain & the Christian holiday All Saints' Day , but is today largely a secular celebration. Traditional Halloween Food Do you need some spooktactular recipes to serve at your next Halloween bash? Halloween Cupcakes to Candy -Full of the spookiest recipes.... Dubble Dubble my drink's Bubble... My Drink's Bubble for you! Make it up & pore you a cup- and share it with other Spook's too! (kids & contails) Learn about Candy Apples, Caramel Apples, King Cake, Bonfire toffee, Soul Cake, Barmbrack, Moon Cakes, Apples and much more! Do you need a bewitching stew to fill the bellies of little witches and warlocks? Well we list the recipes of traditional favorites. Halloween is about the Orangestuff right! :) Those orange beauties decorate our porches and fill our tables with delishious pumpkin treats, both sweet... The day is often associated with the colors orange and black, and is strongly associated with symbols such as the jack-o'-lantern Halloween is not celebrated in all countries and regions of the world, and among those that do the traditions and importance of the celebration vary.... Development of artifacts and symbols associated with Halloween formed over time encompassing customs of medieval holy days as well as ....... There are several activities traditionally associated with Halloween. dunking or apple bobbing , wearing costumes, attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns , ghost tours, bonfires, eating spooky food , hay rides, Halloween carnivals, cake walks, visiting graveyards, Building scarecrows, playing the Scavenger Hunt game , pranks, sending greetings, and watching horror films. Christian attitudes towards Halloween are quite diverse. In the Anglican Church, some dioceses have chosen to emphasize the Christian traditions... Haunted attractions are entertainment venues designed to thrill and scare patrons. Most attractions are seasonal Halloween businesses.... Trick-or-treating is a customary celebration for children on Halloween. Children go in costume from house to house, asking for treats such as ca.... Some games traditionally played at Halloween are forms of divination. A traditional Scottish form of divining one's future spouse is to carve an apple ... Witchery: About Witches of old and new: "In England, the term 'witch' was not used exclusively to describe malevolent magicians, but could also indicate cunning folk. "There were a number of interchangeable terms for these practitioners, ‘white’, ‘good’, or ‘unbinding’ witches, blessers, wizards, sorcerers, however ‘cunning-man’ and ‘wise-man’ were the most frequent." Halloween Parties • Halloween is always celebrated with a Party! It can be simple with lit candles, spooky food & spooky stories or it can be as traditional as a Halloween costume party. Ghost Story • Can refer to any kind of scary story. The ghost story has been developed as a short story format, within genre fiction. It is a form of supernatural fiction, and is often a horror story. Pumpkin Carving • A jack-o'-lantern is typically a carved pumpkin. It was named after the phenomenon of strange light flickering over peat bogs, called ignis fatuus or jack-o'-lantern. We are Oooo so happy to of caught you in our web! We have webish recipes just crawling for you to try. Each of our recipes are spider themed.... Meat and main course recipes for your spooky dinner party. Just follow our suggestion's and your spooky party will be a bone jarring even. One custom that persists in modern-day Ireland is the baking of a barmbrack, which is a light fruitcake, into which a plain ring, a coin and other charms are placed before baking. It is said that those who get a ring will find their true love in the ensuing year. Let the Cookie Creep from the Crypt guide you through the different types of cookies just perfect for decorating goulishly.