Archive for October, 2007

Halloween Personalized Gifts

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

The fall season arrives, the weather starts getting colder, and before you know it, Halloween is here. As the month of October quickly approaches, kids and adults begin making plans for the celebration of Halloween. The celebration may start weeks before October 31st, as people begin making or shopping for their Halloween costumes, planning parties, and decorating their houses.

Decorating for a holiday is one of my favorite things to do. For Halloween, I like to use creepy decorations to make the house look scary. I use decorations with themes of ghosts, witches, , skeletons, bats, and . These are all commonly used and highly recognized Halloween symbols. They are also common Halloween costumes.

There is an endless possibility of ideas for Halloween costumes. Scary costumes of witches and ghosts are very common, and so are costumes of the most popular cartoon and movie characters of the year. When I was younger, my mom used to make costumes for me. I still like to dress up every year. It is a tradition that I don’t think I will ever grow out of. Now I come up with a creative idea and put my own costume together. I find it more fun to put a costume together than to just buy one in a store. It also means that there’s no chance of anyone else having the exact same costume as me. A is a great way to display a photo of yourself or others dressed up in a Halloween costume.

A new baby always adds excitement to a holiday. Halloween is the perfect occasion to dress up your baby in an adorable costume. Treasure this moment with a photo and a .

On the night of Halloween, many children get dressed up in their costumes, and set out to go trick-or-treating. Children usually have a special bucket or bag, or even just a regular shopping bag or pillowcase, to carry around and use to collect candy from neighborhood houses. The tradition of trick-or-treating has also spread to malls and other shopping areas. As an alternative to trick-or-treating at houses, children can go around to different stores.

For older children and adults, it is more common to go to a Halloween party either on the night of Halloween itself, or a weekend before. Although, there are teenagers who still continue to go out trick-or-treating and insist that they are not too old to do so.

Carving pumpkins and making jack-o’-lanterns is a very popular Halloween activity and tradition. You can pick out a pumpkin at pumpkin lots, grocery stores, or even a . Pumpkins can be carved in classic jack-o’-lantern face designs or more intricate designs of just about anything you can imagine. You can display a photo of you and your beautifully carved pumpkin in one of our .

Other ways to celebrate Halloween during the month of October are to go to a theme park, , or hayride. Many theme parks like Universal Studios, Disneyland, Disney World, and Knott’s Berry Farm have month long Halloween celebrations. The parks are usually decorated and have special shows or events. A haunted house doesn’t necessarily have to be in a house, it could be just about anywhere. There could be a haunted house set up in a building, in a garage, or even outside, and it could be more like a haunted maze than a haunted house.

Another popular way to celebrate Halloween is by watching scary movies. Movies like The Exorcist, Friday the 13th, or ones about Frankenstein, Dracula, and other Halloween monsters are popular choices. During October, many television channels play horror movies. Many television shows also have special Halloween themed episodes. It is also common for new horror movies to come out in the theaters in October.

No matter how you choose to celebrate Halloween, either by dressing up, carving pumpkins, or watching scary movies, the holiday is a chance to have a fun and exciting time. It is also a chance to buy a for yourself, family, or friends.