Halloween is centered around ghosts, witches, darkness and it channels the spooky side of human beings throughout the world. Your decorations are meant to be scary and festive, but this kind of dark mantra should ONLY be cool during these few weeks of October. Being in the dark any other time of year is just plain silly:
The History of Halloween
- Historians believe that modern day Halloween was derived from the Celtic Festival of Samhain where people would light fires and wear costumes to ward off spirits.
- In the 1920’s, Trick or Treating started to pop up in the western portion of the United States.
- After the sugar rations were lifted after WWII, candy manufacturers saw a huge opportunity to integrate their products with the trick or treating tradition.
- Halloween as we know it was born in the 1940’s and 1950’s!