Learn about the history of Halloween, and amaze your kids with your knowledge of this spooky holiday.
6. The history of Halloween includes a lot of romance.
In the past, Scottish girls would throw hazelnuts named after suitors into fireplaces. If a nut burned instead of exploding, it represented their future husband. According to another tradition, girls also supposedly dreamed about their future husband after eating a mixture of walnuts, hazelnuts, and nutmeg on Halloween.