Monday 28th, May 2018 03:44:22: AM. Halloween.. Barbara Schmidt.
After a brief lull during the sugar rations in World War Two, Halloween became a widespread holiday that revolved around children, with newly built suburbs providing a safe place for children to roam free.
Sunday 27th, May 2018 17:55:22: PM. Halloween.. Johnny Jimenez.
Barnbrack, a fruitcake, is used as part of a fortune telling game in Ireland. Muslin-wrapped treats are baked inside. If a ring is found, it means that the person will soon be wed; a piece of straw means a prosperous year is on its way; a pea means the person will not marry that year; a stick means an unhappy marriage or dispute; a coin represents good fortune.
Sunday 27th, May 2018 13:42:00: PM. Halloween.. Carol Keller.
Harley Quinn is so last year (even though she is getting her own Suicide Squad spinoff), and this years Halloween calls for something new. If you want a Halloween costume that no one will expect but everyone will appreciate, look no further than these 30 original (and inexpensive!) costume ideas.
Sunday 27th, May 2018 08:10:22: AM. Halloween.. Brian Parker.
The phrase trick-or-treat was first used in America in 1927, with the traditions brought over to America by immigrants. Guising gave way to threatening pranks in exchange for sweets.
Saturday 26th, May 2018 22:14:22: PM. Halloween.. Rose Tran.
The best part of any holiday (besides the food) is dressing up. Whether its Fourth of July or New Years Eve, putting together the right outfit is key to starting the celebration, and no other holiday calls for outrageous and funny costumes like Halloween.
Saturday 26th, May 2018 13:33:25: PM. Halloween.. Dennis Stanley.
The tradition of Halloween was carried to America by the immigrating Europeans. Some of the traditions changed a little, though. For example, on Halloween in Europe some people would carry lanterns made from turnips. In America, pumpkins were more common. So people began putting candles inside them and using them as lanterns. That is why you see Jack o lanterns today.
Saturday 26th, May 2018 12:43:22: PM. Halloween.. Judith Dean.
More than a thousand years ago the Christian church named November 1 All Saints Day (also called All Hallows.) This was a special holy day to honor the saints and other people who died for their religion. The night before All Hallows was called Hallows Eve. Later the name was changed to Halloween.
Saturday 26th, May 2018 03:00:22: AM. Halloween.. Julia Holmes.
The city of Kawasaki in Japan holds an annual Halloween costume parade. More than 100,000 watch it and 2,500 people take part.
Friday 25th, May 2018 17:23:22: PM. Halloween.. Betty Aguilar.
Some believe it originates from the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain, meaning Summers End which celebrated the end of harvest season.
Friday 25th, May 2018 16:56:45: PM. Halloween.. Mary Carr.
The origins of trick or treating and dressing up were in the 16th century in Ireland, Scotland and Wales where people went door-to-door in costume asking for food in exchange for a poem or song