Beyond Krampus: Four Other Creepy Christmas Traditions from Around the World

Yesterday I was doing some Christmas (and personal) shopping at one of my affiliates, Lakeside Collection, when one of their sidebar articles caught my eye: Unique Christmas Traditions from Around the World. Presents under the tree and milk and cookies for Santa -- it's what Americans do every year in anticipation

Winner of the #MyHJHaunt Contest

I created the #MyHJHaunt contest with selfish intentions initially. I LOVE Halloween decorations and seeing all the creative ways people spook up their houses. That's what I was after. However, I wasn't expecting how hard picking a winner would be. Holy cow there were some GREAT entries. I've put off making a

Visit a Cemetery Day: The 3 Most Hauntingly Beautiful Cemeteries We’ve Jaunted to So Far

According to our Weird Holidays & Observances Calendar, October 30 is Visit a Cemetery Day. (It's also National Candy Corn Day, Mischief Night, and Haunted Refrigerator Day.) But this post is dedicated to Cemetery Day. I thought it'd be fun to revisit some of the most hauntingly beautiful cemeteries we've visited

The #MyHJHaunt Contest

If we have a #MyHJSelfie Halloween Costume contest and a #MYHJPumpkin contest we also need to have a #MyHJHaunt contest, right? Here. Let us help you out. Don't hurt yourself thinking how to respond. There's only one right answer, which is "Yes." Of course we do! What We're Looking For Home haunts of

Legends of the St. Louis Cemetery: Getting to Know the Residents of the City of the Dead

We're pleased to welcome back guest blogger Harry Parsons of Arcadia Publishing. You may remember his post about 6 of the most notorious graveyards in America. This post profiles the eternal residents of one of those graveyards.    If you’ve always wondered which of America’s most famous cemeteries is notorious for

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