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2013-10-13 23:01:45

Fun Halloween games and coloring pages have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast with these great ideas from seasoned moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Halloween is just around the corner. Let the kids have a blast with fun Halloween games and Halloween themed coloring pages this fall. Seasoned moms are sharing their fun ideas on Kids Activities Blog this week. The three festively decorated Halloween printable games feature a candy corn design. The...

2013-09-29 08:20:22

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is coming again! Are you still worried about what to wear for this special festival? Looking for something scary with sex appeal? Don't worry. Chengdu's famous e-commerce website Milanoo is holding a large-scale promotional activity online -- Zombies Fancy Being Sexy -- with record discounts for you. A sea of costumes designed for Halloween will be on sale during the festival. You can make yourself stand out with great ease....

2013-09-17 16:22:21

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ghosts and goblins may be coming out this Halloween, but your skeleton shouldn't! As millions of Americans prepare for the traditions of Halloween - pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating and home decorating - the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) urge celebrants of all ages to put safety first. "The most common Halloween injuries we see are severe hand...

2013-09-09 23:25:24

Party World's Partywedding.com has expanded their Costume Accessories selection in wigs, makeup, jewelry, masks and hats in time for Halloween. As one of the largest party supply stores on the Internet, this enhances their already extensive Halloween and fall season party supplies and decorations. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 In time for Halloween Party World has dramatically expanded their costume accessories section including a huge selection of wigs in many colors and styles, makeup...

2012-10-24 04:01:52

Dr. John Khoury of the Oxford Smile Center in Michigan will once again promote dental health and community outreach during their annual Candy-Buy back event. Participating families also receive Starbucks gift cards. (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 The Annual Candy Buy-Back Event at the Oxford Smile Center is right around the corner. Dr. John Khoury is encouraging all families in the Oxford-Lake Orion community to participate this year. "Our annual Halloween Buy-Back Event is great for the entire...

2012-10-17 07:27:28

NIWOT, Colo., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween (and Halloween celebrations) will soon be upon us. For folks who are trying to follow a healthy lifestyle plan, the abundance of bite-sized sweets and treats can be too tempting to avoid. As if that weren't frightening enough, Halloween also marks the unofficial start of the upcoming holiday season. But fear not -- Bob Greene, founder of TheBestLife.com, (www.thebestlife.com) offers a few helpful hints for having a happy and healthy...

2012-10-17 07:23:06

LONDON, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween drawing close, people are stocking up on spooky treats, juicy pumpkins and plastic spiders in preparation to celebrate the ghoulish night. Some people go trick or treating, some people hold parties and nearly everyone acknowledges that Halloween is a special day and night every year. However, not everyone really knows what or why they are celebrating or the history behind it. Halloween has been celebrated in Britain...

2012-10-16 19:20:32

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doozy Cards is devilishly pleased to announce a haunted and hilarious new collection of funny Halloween eCards. If you're looking to deliver more delights than frights this year, Doozy's Halloween eCards will provide you with more treats than a bowl full of candy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/LA94204) From the humorous to the heartfelt, Doozy's Halloween eCards bring the fun of the holiday to life with all of your favorite...

2012-10-01 23:02:37

With Halloween spending predicted to be on the rise for 2012, consumers are preparing for the fastest growing holiday of the year. Food retailers like The Swiss Colony bakery, http://www.swisscolony.com, have introduced new novelty desserts to keep up with demand. Watch them vanish like a ghost! Monroe, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 With Halloween spending predicted to be on the rise for 2012, consumers are preparing for the fastest growing holiday of the year. Food retailers like The...

2012-09-24 02:24:10

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, has officially opened its doors for the 2012 Halloween season, providing the best in costumes and decor to suit all ghouls and goblins. From super heroes like The Avengers and Spiderman to on-screen favorites Adventure Time and Monster High, Spirit Halloween has kids covered with this season's top costumes. And for adults, the hit movie Ted will be battling it...


Latest Scottish folklore Reference Libraries

Kelpie (Water Horse)
2013-09-19 09:54:21

The kelpie is from Celtic folklore and is a supernatural water horse haunting the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. Versions of the fable vary from region to region. It is described as a powerful horse with skin like that of a seal, smooth and cold to touch. The kelpie’s color is black in some versions, white in others, but always has a dripping wet mane. Other descriptions include green with a black mane and a tail that curves back. Still, always dripping wet and sometimes...

Loch Ness Monster
2013-09-08 07:15:39

One of the most well-known, talked about, and searched for cryptid in history is the Loch Ness Monster, otherwise known as Nessie. It is a large animal that is claimed to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Its description has varied from each account over the years from when it was first heard of in 1933. Many reported sightings, photographs, videos and sonar images have been released since, but there has been no proof of existence to date. The most common belief for Nessie is a...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

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