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Halloween Superstitions

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There are hundreds of superstitions and Halloween seems to conjure up some of the most creative ones. Here are a few of the superstitions that are associated with or maybe inspired by Halloween: 1. Don’t look behind you if you hear footsteps. It might be the dead following you. 2. It is said that girls […]

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Halloween Parties

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Halloween parties have gotten to be more popular every year. It’s not hard to see why. A Halloween party practically gives itself. The decorations are dictated by the holiday — they will be orange and black, there will be pictures of black cats with their backs arched and their ears laid back, there will be […]

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Halloween Movies

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Horror is one of the most popular of movie genres every day of the year, but it does seem to come into its own around Halloween. Halloween has been the setting for some of the greatest horror films of all time. But Halloween is more than just scary movies. Here are three of my all-time […]

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Halloween Monsters

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Halloween is a night when kids and grownups both like to dress up in monster costumes. The kids like to go trick or treating, and the adults like to go to costume parties. Monster costumes always have been and probably always will be the first choice of kids and adults. Some of the favorite Halloween […]

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Halloween Decorations

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Orange and black are the colors of Halloween. Mix some orange pumpkins with black bats or cats and put up some orange-and-black crepe paper and there you have it! Halloween decorations! I’ve been called “nosy,” but actually I’m just inquisitive. I started wondering WHY orange and black are the colors of all Halloween decorations. Did […]

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Disgusting Halloween Party Food

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The most disgusting Halloween party food that I’ve come across in recent memory is the Kitty Litter Cake. Black cats are associated with Halloween. Cats “do their business” in kitty litter boxes. The combination was inevitable. Here’s how to make a really, REALLY gross and disgusting Halloween party food: * 1 spice or German chocolate […]

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Creative Halloween Decorations

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Word Count: 502 Summary: If you walk around your neighborhood, there is a good chance that you will see very similar decorations at every home. Jack-o-lanterns, orange lights, trash bag pumpkins, and witches that have “crashed” into garage doors and nearby trees are incredibly common. However, if you are looking for something different to do […]

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Christianity and Halloween

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Halloween is a mixture of pagan customs and Christian beliefs. Christians have a sort of love/hate relationship with the holiday. Halloween has alternately been praised and banned entirely by the Christian communities in various locations and in different centuries around the world. Halloween does have pagan roots; there isn’t much doubt about that. The holiday […]

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Broken Mirror Superstition

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One of the most common and persistent superstitions alive and well in the world today is that “breaking a mirror will cause seven years of bad luck and/or cause the death of a loved one.” (Pick one or choose both.) Mankind has always been fascinated by his reflection. From the earliest days of the caveman […]

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Black Cat Superstitions

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Most people will not admit to being superstitious. Maybe that’s because the definition of a “superstition” is an unreasonable belief based on ignorance or fear, or both. Nobody wants to appear ignorant or fearful. Yet you will find well-educated, very successful people who will not walk under a ladder or who will bury the pieces […]

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Bewitch The Neighbors With These 5

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Word Count: 520 Summary: When I was a child in the New Orleans area, my big brown eyes would be popping at Halloween time with vivid images, shapes, characters and colors designed to capture the imagination and transport one into another sense of reality. I recall scary voodoo zombies regaling the windows of storefronts, Halloween […]

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Adult Halloween Games

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Who says Halloween is just for kids? Halloween is, of course, a time for trick-or-treating, and mom and dad certainly can’t go out begging in the streets for candy, but the holiday can also be a great time for some adult fun. If you are planning a Halloween party for grown-ups, you will want to […]