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Trunk or Treat Ideas for Halloween Fun!

by |September 14, 2018
Categories: Family

Trunk or Treat Ideas

Halloween is a fun time for children. Getting to dress up as your favorite animal or cartoon character and venturing out trick-or-treating for candy is always something special to look forward to. However, for various reasons, sometimes trick-or-treating isn’t a viable option. Luckily, trunk-or-treating has become a prominent alternative!

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What Is Trick-Or-Treating, and Why Do We Trick-Or-Treat?

by |August 31, 2012
Categories: Resource

Origins of Trick-or-Treating

The Halloween custom now called trick-or-treating has its roots in the Middle Ages. Wassailing at Christmas was an early expression of the practice; wassailers would dress up in costumes and go from house to house singing Christmas carols, and would be given food and drinks by the residents. There was also a custom called “souling,” which originated in Ireland and Britain. Poor people would go from door to door on Hallowmas—November 1, also called...

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