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    Don’t take Halloween seriously!

    And Halloween is around the corner again. The world over, people recognize it as the day for trick-or-treating, lit-up pumpkins and theme parties. But how many know the roots of this seemingly scary little day? No, it’s not a celebration of horror as popular urban interpretation would suggest. Halloween has its very own meaning and roots. Halloween is a contracted form of All Hallow’s Evening. It is the evening before All Saints Day—a day that is dedicated to remembering faithfully departed believers including saints and martyrs. Traditionally, All Hallows’ Eve or Halloween, uses “humor and ridicule to confront the power of death” (Wikipedia). W-ell…hey…back up a bit…did someone say humor?…

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    A Safe and Happy Haloween

    Halloween can be a majestic and wonderful time of the year for children and adults alike. A night to explore the depths of your imagination and embrace a world filled with childlike wonder. In fact we know that you have probably outdone yourself with the scream inducing decorations, perhaps bought out entire sections of the candy aisle so no child goes away empty handed. But, aren’t you forgetting something? There are many aspects of Halloween that can be dangerous, and that is why we decided to dig deeper and find out the real dangers that lurk around on the dark nights of October the 31st. We created the inforgraphic above…

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    Halloween,  Holiday Mats

    Find The Perfect Doormat for Halloween

    Hear ye! Hear ye! It’s that time of year! It’s Halloween! Halloween, celebrated on the night of October 31, has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain. The ancient Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead overlapped and the deceased would come back to life and cause havoc amongst the living. Over the many years, Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls; because despite having searched high and low for said boundary between two worlds, there is no sight of it and no deceased trouble makers have been spotted. We have transitioned Halloween from a…

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    Halloween Door Decoration Tips

    Well, it’s October. Time to start preparing for Halloween. We all know that the most important area of the home to decorate at Halloween is the front door, and coming up with the perfect mixture of spooky and welcoming is key. Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for kids, and decorations at the houses they are visiting makes it that much more exciting. Preparing your door for Halloween can be done quite easily, for super basic decor this involves only three steps: Step 1: Pumpkins. The more the merrier. All different sizes and styles. There are a ton of stencils out there you can purchase to aid you…