RevGals Friday Five turned into a Friday six. Singing Owl writes:
All Hallows Eve (Halloween) is near. As a child, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays. We didn’t yet worry about razor blades in apples or popcorn balls or some of the other concerns people have with Halloween these days. Halloween was a chance to be mildly scared, and better yet, to dress up and pretend to be something we really weren’t. Let’s talk about that a bit, but then let’s add in some food ideas for this year. Where I live the leaves are falling, the temperature is chilly and pumpkins are for sale everywhere, along with many kids of apples. What's more, the "Holiday Season" will soon be upon us. ACK! I could use a new idea for dessert. So, here we go…
1. How did you celebrate this time of year when you were a child?
I went trick or treating, had this huge pumpkin basket. I think I could have filled it with fifteen or twenty pounds of candy. It had a rope for handle. It worked well for years.
2. Do you and/or your family “celebrate” Halloween? Why or why not? And if you do, has it changed from what you used to do?
Parents owned a resturant so that was the celebration.
2. Candy apples: Do you prefer red cinnamon or caramel covered? Or something else?
Never had red cinnamon, unless baked counts, if it does then yes.
3. Pumpkins: Do you make Jack O’ Lanterns? Any ideas of what else to do with them?
Made a few, but they never lasted very long. If you use marker it last the whole season and into Thanskgiving.
4. Do you decorate your home for fall or Halloween? If so, what do you do? Bonus points for pictures.
5. Do you like pretending to be something different? Does a costume bring our an alternate personality?
Doesn't everyone? Sometimes a costume will bring out the best in me.