Tuesday, October 26, 2010

5 Days Until Halloween!

5 days and counting!  I absolutely love Halloween!  The kids in costumes trick or treating,  throwing parties with all the spooky and gory snacks and beverages,  and PUMPKIN CARVING! 

What more fun is there than getting your hands in the guts of a pumpkin and creating a design that you can show off on your own porch?  How about roasting those pumpkin seeds?  Mmmm Mmmm Mmmmm!

There is so much associated with Halloween that makes this my favorite holiday!  I don't know what I'd ever do if it got cancelled lol.  But some of the things related are:




And of course let's not forget Michael!

The word itself, "Halloween," actually has its origins in the Catholic Church. It comes from a contracted corruption of All Hallows Eve. November 1, "All Hollows Day" (or "All Saints Day"), is a Catholic day of observance in honor of saints. But, in the 5th century BC, in Celtic Ireland, summer officially ended on October 31. The holiday was called Samhain (sow-en), the Celtic New year.  (http://wilstar.com/holidays/hallown.htmGreat article on Halloween.

I love the decorating and the celebrating.  I love seeing all of the costumes and movies that are out during Halloween. 

SOOOOOO......How do you like to celebrate Halloween?

Wishing everyone a very Happy and Spook Filled Halloween from BK Walker Books Etc.  to YOU!

If you're looking for a great book for Halloween reading,  check out Katie Salidas' new release - Halloween Fantasies!