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BIGDOG1969 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/12/12 9:47 A

Yep...decorations, costumes, etc....

BUSYGRANNY5 SparkPoints: (518,023)
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10/12/12 9:21 A

Decorations up... ready to go...

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (77,547)
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10/12/12 9:16 A

We do and put up all the decorations last Sunday.

MCSWIGAN SparkPoints: (40,896)
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10/12/12 8:15 A


THINJIM1 Posts: 3,030
10/12/12 7:58 A

children are gone and grandchildren to far away so the only thing I do is have candy ready if someone comes to the door

NISSANGIRL Posts: 24,235
10/12/12 7:57 A

no, I leave for vacation home, we get 5-to 600 kids every year and fora small town that is way too much for me

TDEMAIO2 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/12/12 7:50 A


KKKAREN Posts: 12,754
10/12/12 7:49 A


JESSICASMITH7 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/12/12 7:48 A


SKINNYMISSKASEY SparkPoints: (114,139)
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10/12/12 7:39 A


DLDROST Posts: 8,082
10/12/12 7:16 A


BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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10/12/12 7:14 A

Most definitely.....I am the definitive Queen of Hearts

SANDYCRANE SparkPoints: (103,518)
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10/12/12 6:59 A


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10/12/12 6:59 A


NEEKEPOO Posts: 709
10/12/12 6:57 A

I don't much care for halloween. The kids love it. They do t or t but it is limited.

ORODEO73 Posts: 527
10/12/12 6:55 A

Happy early bday Dburks.

We decorate, spend the whole month buying candy, t or t in the neighborhood. Then we go thru the candy and separate it. I pull a lot out and add my own.

It will be good this year because I will have more energy to go further.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
10/12/12 6:27 A

No, I get a bag of candy and share it with the block Trick and Treat givers so the kids don't have to ring every door bell.

128PERFECT Posts: 3,026
10/12/12 6:25 A

Yes we go trick or treating with our grandchildren.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (599,151)
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10/12/12 1:12 A

Yes, I decorate the front of my home and I hand out treats.

DBURKS25 SparkPoints: (6,466)
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10/12/12 12:18 A

Yes, and it's my birthday.

JUSTKLH Posts: 1,489
10/12/12 12:16 A

I love dressing up so I usually do try to go to a party or throw a party for Halloween

DEACONTOM SparkPoints: (56,256)
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10/11/12 11:14 P


JO88BAKO SparkPoints: (319,671)
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10/11/12 11:08 P

no, not since my DD got beat up

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
10/11/12 11:03 P

Our motorcycle club has their annual party and I am dressing up like a girl from the 80's with big hair and all. Looking foward to it. The silly games and all. I am christian too but it's about having fun and being silly.

1SHEYLA Posts: 8,767
10/11/12 10:45 P

I like the candy

KIMMIE124 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/11/12 10:06 P

I like to decorated, but not with anything scary.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
10/11/12 10:04 P

this will be a very different year, my son is now 16 yrs old and won't be going out this year and it's going to feel a bit sad..... I remember bringing him out that first time and in my mind I can see him in all of his costumes and now I guess I have to look forward to the day when he has his own kids to come see grandma and grandpa and hopefully that won't be for a very long time hahahaha seeing he's only 16 yrs old.
I guess we'll hand out candy but part of me is so sad, my baby is all grown up! No more batman, tigger, spiderman costumes....

SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 19,865
10/11/12 9:54 P

Some years we hand out candy.

REENIE131 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/11/12 9:48 P

Yes...we dress up and trick or treat with the kids. We also go to a local YMCA Halloween party most years.

SSTENFORS Posts: 167
10/11/12 9:30 P

I don't "celebrate" Halloween but I do dress up and help pass out candy and Bible tracks at our church Halloween outdoor warm-up with hot choc., coffee, hot apple cider, use the potty and warm up by the fire event. What a great opportunity to reach out! I enjoy it so much!

KAYE454 Posts: 3,470
10/11/12 9:20 P


TEXANS1STLADY SparkPoints: (3,715)
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10/11/12 9:17 P

EOWYN2424... I feel the same way. I'm Christian and we love the festivities.

EOWYN2424 Posts: 9,108
10/11/12 9:09 P

I've heard that Halloween is not exactly Christian. I think the dressing up and candy is fun though.

RUBENB2003 Posts: 14,837
10/11/12 8:49 P

Yes, indeed!

JULIA1154 Posts: 1,783
10/11/12 8:35 P

Oh, yes, indeed! I love Hallowe'en.

We celebrate All Saints' and All Souls', too, but quite differently from Hallowe'en, of course.

GRANDMA0627 Posts: 106
10/11/12 8:30 P


HAPPYWRITER7 Posts: 9,723
10/11/12 6:47 P

no not really

THOMAS.H Posts: 17,832
10/11/12 6:45 P


ARTSYGIRLV2 Posts: 1,243
10/11/12 6:35 P


LOLEMA SparkPoints: (105,894)
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10/11/12 6:12 P


KACEYSW Posts: 5,873
10/11/12 6:11 P

I don't have any kids in my neighborhood, and I really am not a party/bar person, so there isn't anything to celebrate.

JENNIK2 Posts: 1,831
10/11/12 6:09 P


JASTAMPER11 SparkPoints: (57,593)
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10/11/12 6:00 P

Oh yeah. We go to Yogi Bear Camping and trick or treat for 3 weekends. This is in addition to regular Halloween

MAGGIEVAN SparkPoints: (204,392)
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10/11/12 5:56 P

No, it is not a done thing in our country.

WILSON1926 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/11/12 4:01 P

yes....go out with grandkids

PCASEY7 Posts: 2,899
10/11/12 4:00 P


ANDREAG89 SparkPoints: (27,515)
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10/11/12 3:59 P

Halloween for the family - my husband passes out the treats while I take the kids around the neighborhood for Beggar's Night. I've vowed not to buy candy until the day of Halloween (stores NEVER run out of candy) just so it's not in the house.

I usually wear a wig or a witch's hat and a little bit of face paint to walk around the neighborhood, as the kids dress up. This year my daughter is going to be a Michael Jackson "Thriller" zombie as I have the vintage leather "Thriller" coat for her to wear (I grew up in the 80's). Should be fun!

GEARSHIFT SparkPoints: (0)
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10/11/12 3:25 P

Halloween is probably my favorite holiday of the year. I love to dress up and be somebody totally crazy for a day. This year I plan on being Professor Farnsworth from the cartoon Futurama.

My goal is to celebrate The Day of the Dead this year, as well, with some traditional food/dance/customs. I'll probably paint my face =)

This time of year always makes me feel like a young kid full of life.

HAWAII5YEARS SparkPoints: (61,471)
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10/11/12 3:20 P

I used to be totally into Halloween. I think I stopped getting into as I got heavier and felt like the only costume I could wear would be a pupmkin. I'm starting to get excited about it again, I'm only concerned about having trick-or-treat goodies in the house.

TEXANS1STLADY SparkPoints: (3,715)
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10/11/12 3:15 P

Do you celebrate Halloween? Dia de los Muertos? Fall Festival? Something else or nothing?

How do you celebrate? Any plans? What traditions do you do?

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