Halloween Blogs

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What Is The Ghost Emoji? The Meaning Behind It

Halloween is the perfect time for emojis. We use them in our texts, tweets, and captions to show all the fun and spooky things associated with the holiday. Among the other emojis we use, like the vampire and spider web, the ghost emoji 👻 is a favourite that we enjoy all year round. But what does this emoji really mean? Our not-so-paranormal investigation of the Emojiology behind the ghost emoji might shed some light on the matter.
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How To Celebrate Halloween

Different people embrace Halloween differently. One person's potion is another's poison. Thankfully, there are many ways of celebrating Halloween. You may prefer Halloween at home, or plan to hit three costume parties and have a festive cocktail or eight on the 31st of October! We should also remember that All Hallows' Eve is a time when the departed may be more open and available to communicate than usual.
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20 Fun Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Carving pumpkins is one of the most fun and easy Halloween activities you can do. All you need is pumpkins and carving tools, and to invite your family or friends round for a pumpkin carving contest. It’s a great opportunity to get your hands a little dirty and show off your artistic side. So what shape should you go for this year? The classic creepy grin has likely been overdone, but here we have a selection of 20 fun pumpkin carving ideas and designs to choose from to show your creativity and take the crown of the best pumpkin in the neighbourhood.
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Why Are Witches Associated With Halloween?

Witches are one of the most common entities associated with Halloween. When you think of a witch, it’s common to think of an old, crouched over, a hook-nosed woman who’s stirring a big steaming cauldron brewing a potion. But where does this image come from? Have you ever wondered where this image of the witch started and the history behind witches? Thousands of years ago, peoples lives were a lot more primitive than the luxury we know today.
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12 Fun Things To Do This Halloween

Trick-or-treating is central to the tradition, but sometimes the best Halloween's are those where you do something different, tailored especially to YOU. So what are you planning for this 31 October? There are dozens of potential Halloween activities to choose from. For those who like their fun with a twist of scares, we present 11 spooky fun things to do this Halloween - including energetic games, scary movies, haunted castle adventures, and a themed party.
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Top Halloween Facts to Surprise Your Friends With

As most of us know, Halloween falls on the 31st of October every year. What was previously a pagan holiday and thought to be the time of the year when the veil separating the spiritual and physical world was most thin, is now a time known by most as an occasion to dress up in spooky costumes and celebrate with family and friends.
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Is Samhain The Same As Halloween?

The origins of Halloween are more than likely not what you thought. Before Christianity, the night before November 1st was known as Samhain. A Gaelic word meaning "summer's end", and Celts observed it in Europe. Most people believe Halloween to be a night of the ghouls and devil, but this is not true.