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ISBN13: 9781567187199
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It's a time for children to dress up as princesses and pirates and go from house to house, calling, Trick or Treat Their eyes will get big as they are rewarded with treasures and sweets. And perhaps you will celebrate Halloween by going to a costume party or a haunted house.

But did you ever wonder where all this holiday gaiety came from and what it means? Silver RavenWolf (I'm sure you know her ) reveals the answers in Halloween.

The book begins by sharing the history of where this harvest holiday came from. Did you know it was originally called Samhain? Samhain means the end of summer. You'll find out what the ancient people did to celebrate this holiday and how the ideas about it have changed over the years. Did you know it has really become wildly popular in the U.S. only over the last 100 years? It's true You'll also find out why ghosts and skeletons, jack-o'-lanterns and vampires are associated with October 31 of each year.

Halloween shows you lots of neat stuff you can do, either by yourself or at a party. First you can learn to do divination (or foreseeing the future) in a variety of ways. You can use pumpkin seeds or magick mirrors, nuts or tap water to find out what is going to happen.

There are all sorts of recipes for Halloween treats and fun you can have in the kitchen, making things like tuna ghouls or magickal mice. They're tasty, too

Next you can do real magick. There are spells here for protection, love, prosperity and much more. Finally, you'll learn rituals to honor the dead.

Honor the spirit of this hallowed harvest holiday with the rituals, recipes, and spells you'll find in Halloween.

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A journey through the history and magical practices of Halloween. This informative work examines the legends and customs that created our modern tradition. The author, herself a Wiccan priestess, offers serious facts as well as practical, how-to goodies and gossipy tidbits.

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WITCHES' HATS AND HARVEST MOON GHOSTS THAT DANCE TO HAUNTED TUNE APPLES, GOODIES, FOOD GALORE HALLOWEEN HAS THIS AND MORE!

Just where did this autumn gaiety begin? Let Silver RavenWolf guide you through the cobwebby corners of time to uncover the history behind Halloween. Honor the spirit of this hallowed harvest holiday with:

-- Halloween magick: Prosperity Pumpkin Spell, Corn Husk Dolly, Solitary Harvest Moon Ritual

-- Magickal goodies: Candied Love Apples, Witches' Brew, Sugar Snakes in Graveyard Dust

-- Halloween myths and superstitions: black cats, scarecrows, pitchforks, witches, ghosts and "haints"

-- Divination: Circle of Ashes and Stones, Magick Mirrors, Apple, Pumpkin Seed, and Water Divination

-- Rituals to Honor the Dead: The Dumb Supper, Samhain Fire, Soul Lights, Spirit Rattles and Spirit Bowls

Synopsis:

WITCHES' HATS AND HARVEST MOON GHOSTS THAT DANCE TO HAUNTED TUNE APPLES, GOODIES, FOOD GALORE HALLOWEEN HAS THIS AND MORE!<P>Just where did this autumn gaiety begin? Let Silver RavenWolf guide you through the cobwebby corners of time to uncover the history behind Halloween. Honor the spirit of this hallowed harvest holiday with: <BR>-- Halloween magick: Prosperity Pumpkin Spell, Corn Husk Dolly, Solitary Harvest Moon Ritual<BR>-- Magickal goodies: Candied Love Apples, Witches' Brew, Sugar Snakes in Graveyard Dust<BR>-- Halloween myths and superstitions: black cats, scarecrows, pitchforks, witches, ghosts and "haints"<BR>-- Divination: Circle of Ashes and Stones, Magick Mirrors, Apple, Pumpkin Seed, and Water Divination<BR>-- Rituals to Honor the Dead: The Dumb Supper, Samhain Fire, Soul Lights, Spirit Rattles and Spirit Bowls

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Laura Noland, December 27, 2007 (view all comments by Laura Noland)
If you're a lover of Halloween and what it represents, this is an awesome book. It's very informative and interesting. I loved it all from the origin of Halloween to the recipes and games! Anyone who considers Halloween to be an important holiday to them should definitely own a copy of this book!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781567187199
Author:
RavenWolf, Silver
Publisher:
Llewellyn Publications
Author:
RavenWolf, Silver
Location:
St. Paul, Minn. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Holidays (non religious)
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Witchcraft
Subject:
Halloween
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Divination
Subject:
Witchcraft & Wicca
Subject:
Metaphysics-Wicca and Goddess Worship
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
209
Dimensions:
9.06x7.48x.60 in. .88 lbs.

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Product details 209 pages Llewellyn Publications - English 9781567187199 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A journey through the history and magical practices of Halloween. This informative work examines the legends and customs that created our modern tradition. The author, herself a Wiccan priestess, offers serious facts as well as practical, how-to goodies and gossipy tidbits.
"Synopsis" by , WITCHES' HATS AND HARVEST MOON GHOSTS THAT DANCE TO HAUNTED TUNE APPLES, GOODIES, FOOD GALORE HALLOWEEN HAS THIS AND MORE!

Just where did this autumn gaiety begin? Let Silver RavenWolf guide you through the cobwebby corners of time to uncover the history behind Halloween. Honor the spirit of this hallowed harvest holiday with:

-- Halloween magick: Prosperity Pumpkin Spell, Corn Husk Dolly, Solitary Harvest Moon Ritual

-- Magickal goodies: Candied Love Apples, Witches' Brew, Sugar Snakes in Graveyard Dust

-- Halloween myths and superstitions: black cats, scarecrows, pitchforks, witches, ghosts and "haints"

-- Divination: Circle of Ashes and Stones, Magick Mirrors, Apple, Pumpkin Seed, and Water Divination

-- Rituals to Honor the Dead: The Dumb Supper, Samhain Fire, Soul Lights, Spirit Rattles and Spirit Bowls

"Synopsis" by , WITCHES' HATS AND HARVEST MOON GHOSTS THAT DANCE TO HAUNTED TUNE APPLES, GOODIES, FOOD GALORE HALLOWEEN HAS THIS AND MORE!<P>Just where did this autumn gaiety begin? Let Silver RavenWolf guide you through the cobwebby corners of time to uncover the history behind Halloween. Honor the spirit of this hallowed harvest holiday with: <BR>-- Halloween magick: Prosperity Pumpkin Spell, Corn Husk Dolly, Solitary Harvest Moon Ritual<BR>-- Magickal goodies: Candied Love Apples, Witches' Brew, Sugar Snakes in Graveyard Dust<BR>-- Halloween myths and superstitions: black cats, scarecrows, pitchforks, witches, ghosts and "haints"<BR>-- Divination: Circle of Ashes and Stones, Magick Mirrors, Apple, Pumpkin Seed, and Water Divination<BR>-- Rituals to Honor the Dead: The Dumb Supper, Samhain Fire, Soul Lights, Spirit Rattles and Spirit Bowls
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