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Today’s Halloween Traditions
Today’s Halloween Traditions
The American Halloween tradition of “trick-or-treating” probably dates back to the early All Souls’ Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg...
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Halloween Comes to America
Halloween Comes to America
Celebration of Halloween was extremely limited in colonial New England because of the rigid Protestant belief systems there. Halloween was much more common in Maryland...
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Ancient Origins of Halloween
Ancient Origins of Halloween
Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is...
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Workplace-Appropriate Halloween Costumes
Workplace-Appropriate Halloween Costumes
If you're looking for work-appropriate Halloween costume ideas, I have a few you can for you. Over the years, I've gone as a housewife, an...
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Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes
Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes
Who says Halloween is just for kids? We've got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with...
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Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!
Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!
Saturday, October 7, 2017 ·         Park to Port Bike Ride in Hermann Park – Take off on your bike for a 20-mile round-trip ride along the Bayou Greenway,...
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Today’s Halloween Traditions
Today’s Halloween Traditions
The American Halloween tradition of “trick-or-treating” probably dates back to the early All Souls’ Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg...
Read More
Halloween Comes to America
Halloween Comes to America
Celebration of Halloween was extremely limited in colonial New England because of the rigid Protestant belief systems there. Halloween was much more common in Maryland...
Read More
Ancient Origins of Halloween
Ancient Origins of Halloween
Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is...
Read More
Workplace-Appropriate Halloween Costumes
Workplace-Appropriate Halloween Costumes
If you're looking for work-appropriate Halloween costume ideas, I have a few you can for you. Over the years, I've gone as a housewife, an...
Read More
Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes
Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes
Who says Halloween is just for kids? We've got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with...
Read More
Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!
Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!
Saturday, October 7, 2017 ·         Park to Port Bike Ride in Hermann Park – Take off on your bike for a 20-mile round-trip ride along the Bayou Greenway,...
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Finding Your Inner Peace and Truly Love Yourself
Finding Your Inner Peace and Truly Love Yourself
With everything that has been going on in the world, this topic seems more important than ever.  Self-love is an action of providing yourself with...
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Fun Things to During the Autumn Months
Fun Things to During the Autumn Months
Fall is upon us, and in the Houston area, the change of seasons and cooler weather is highly anticipated. With more moderate temperatures, outdoor activities...
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Today’s Halloween Traditions

The American Halloween tradition of “trick-or-treating” probably dates back to the early All Souls’ Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg for food and families would give them pastries called “soul cakes” in return for their promise to pray for the family’s dead relatives. The distribution …

Halloween Comes to America

Celebration of Halloween was extremely limited in colonial New England because of the rigid Protestant belief systems there. Halloween was much more common in Maryland and the southern colonies. As the beliefs and customs of different European ethnic groups as well as the American Indians meshed, a distinctly American version …

Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes

Who says Halloween is just for kids? We’ve got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with chiles, chicken with more cloves of garlic than you can even imagine. Use this collection of adult Halloween recipes to make the perfect Halloween themed …

Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 ·         Park to Port Bike Ride in Hermann Park – Take off on your bike for a 20-mile round-trip ride along the Bayou Greenway, to the Port of Houston for a party before heading back. Registration starts at $35. 7am. ·         Whole Lotta Yoga Houston at Levy Park – Stop …

Fun Things to During the Autumn Months

Fall is upon us, and in the Houston area, the change of seasons and cooler weather is highly anticipated. With more moderate temperatures, outdoor activities are ideal; and southeastern Texas offers many options for families that want to get away and experience something new. Natural attractions, amusement parks and other …

Tourmaline: October’s Alternative Birthstone, Its Meaning, Powers and History

The Meaning and History of Tourmaline Tourmaline is the alternate birthstone for October, along with the opal. The stone was first discovered by Dutch traders off the West Coast of Italy in the late 1600’s or early 1700’s. The name tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese term “turmali,” which was the name given to all …