Halloween Costumes Long Past and Present

Halloween Costumes to Fright and Delight at halloweenistic.com
October 12, 2016

Today we’re looking back, way back, about 40 years into the past. I recently found these Halloween photos of my sister and me from the 70s. Don’t you just love the old plastic masks and the stiff nylon costumes? I remember trying desperately to breathe in those things.   Costumes Past   We’ve figured out that we have a bunny and a witch in the first photo. In the second it’s obviously…

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National Candy Corn Day – Oct 30th

Plate of candy corn varieties at Halloweenistic.com
October 30, 2015

While I was searching for a fun Halloweenistic recipe using Candy Corn (my experimental bark), I found out that today – October 30th is National Candy Corn Day! There’s a lot of colorful and interesting history behind this Number 1 Halloween Candy.     Candy Corn aka “Chicken Feed” was the 1880s brain child of George Rennizer of Pennsylvania’s Wunderlee Candy Co. His confection of sugar, fondant, corn syrup, vanilla,…

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Haunted Destination – The Tower of London

October 16, 2015

Did you know that The Tower of London is haunted? It is considered one of Britain’s spookiest places as well as one of its most visited. It is also known as Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress and has quite a checkered and violent past. This may account for the many hauntings and general creepiness that pervades the entire grounds. It started as an actual royal residence, was used in…

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