Monthly Archives: Sep 2017

Why Do We Carve Pumpkins?

By |2017-11-08T09:43:57+00:00Sep 15th, 2017|Justick Products|

The carving of pumpkins originates from the Samhain (pronounced SOW-in) festival, when Gaels would carve turnips to ward off spirits and stop fairies from settling in houses. In the 1840’s there was an influx of Irish immigrants in to North America;  and as turnips were not as readily available to carve, as was tradition, they started using the

Pumpkins, Costumes and Trick or Treating…

By |2017-11-08T08:26:40+00:00Sep 7th, 2017|Justick Products|

Walking the line between fall and winter, feast and famine, life and death – Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory