All over the world, humans celebrate the cycle of life: birth, adulthood, procreation, and death. However, death has always been of particular interest to people worldwide. How we deal with death is sometimes manifested through celebrations. This article will take a somewhat jaunty look at this.
The fascinating history and origin of Halloween. Trick or Treat, Jack-o-lanters, and Halloween itself.
This article includes step-by-step instructions for making a DIY Clark Kent/Superman costume. Photos of the costume I made for my son are included to help you follow along with the process.
Haunted houses can be elaborate commercial ones, homemade basement events, or even set up at a campground. Big or small, all haunted houses need fresh ideas to scare the guests. Here you'll find many ideas!
This article explains how to make an evil Annabelle doll for your Halloween display. I've included step-by-step instructions and original process photos. Annabelle is a doll possessed by an evil spirit that is featured in "The Conjuring" as well as the "Annabelle" movies.
We, white people, feel entitled to don the garb of any and all cultures, but it's often inappropriate. Here's a list of racist Halloween costumes that we absolutely should not wear.
I always wanted to have a go at knitting design, and one day decided to try. My design ethos is that with the simplest of knitted shapes (i.e. minimum shaping and a little imagination), you can produce some amazing creations. Here are instructions for how to knit your own Halloween mummy doll.
In the spirit of the upcoming spooky holiday season, here are some great and easy DIY costumes for your dog this Halloween that hopefully won’t end up shredded on the floor.
Celebrate Halloween with this song list of spooktacular rock, pop, and country favorites. From haunting tales to fun sing-a-longs, this list includes both perennial favorites and lesser known tunes.
One of the spooky traditions of Halloween is to decorate the house full of haunts and tricks! Here are three DIY Halloween crafts that are easy to make.
I made a Buddi doll for my Halloween yard display this year. It is based on the character Chucky from the horror movie "Child's Play" (2019). I've included step-by-step instructions with photos so you can follow along and make your own.
The Manx holiday Hop-tu-Naa is an October 31st holiday that pre-dates modern Halloween. It has connections to the old Celtic pagan holiday Samhain, the New Year in the Celtic calendar.
This article explores the origins of Halloween costumes as well as their social and religious significance throughout history.
This article includes step-by-step instructions and process photos to help you make your own DIY Woody Halloween costume. Woody is the cowboy toy from the "Toy Story" film franchise.
I love Halloween—every year, I make new DIY decorations and publish tutorials so others can follow along. This tutorial includes instructions and accompanying images to help you create large, spooky eyeballs to include in your Halloween display.
Pennywise is the clown from the movie "IT" that terrorizes and kills the children, so he is a perfect addition to my Halloween display. Here are step-by-step instructions with my own photos to help you make a Pennywise decoration for Halloween.