Black Cat Superstitions

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 of a broken mirror or who throw salt over their shoulders if salt is spilled. You’ll find people who, if a black cat crosses their path, turn around and go home or take another route to their destination. Black cats are somehow associated with evil, with witches, and even with illness. Black cats have been blamed for everything from a run of bad luck to …

Bewitch The Neighbors With These 5

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 jesters staring out from behind curtains, expressive uses of masks with a French or Creole twist, and these visuals combined with music and food would be a fun, frightening… Keywords: Joann Coupon, Oriental Trading Coupon, Fabrics Article Body: 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 …

Adult Halloween Games

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 have some adult Halloween games on hand. It is all part of the fun. Some great adult Halloween games include: About the Town – This is a scavenger hunt. All you need to do is create a list of Halloween-related items, pass out the list to each team, and send them on their way to collect the items. Some great objects to put on the …

Adult Halloween Costumes That Are New For 2007

Word Count: 1014 Summary: Halloween is that very special time of year when even the adults get to play dress-up, even a little bit of “make pretend” should the mood move them. For every Halloween party, passing out candy, or otherwise potentially spooky event, having an excellent costume makes the night all the more fun and all the more fantastic. Adults should not have to settle for whatever is left on the rack simply because they are a little bit older and a little bit bigger. Rather, adult costume … Keywords: adult halloween costume, halloween costume, sexy halloween costume Article Body: Halloween is that very special time of year when even the adults get to play dress-up, even a little …

A Haunted House

There have been tales of haunted houses around for centuries. A haunted house is a building where there is said to be paranormal activity; unexplained sounds, doors opening and closing without human assistance, apparitions, etc. “Real” haunted houses are said to be the home of ghosts, spirits of those who are dead, and both those who are angry and destructive and those who are kind and helpful to living humans. Mostly the “spirits” that inhabit haunted houses are seen as violent and destructive. They are angry, and they are seeking revenge. Often the spirits that haunt houses are thought to be former residents of the house and been involved in a tragic event; the death of a child, a suicide, …