posted on November 14, 2023 by Lyn Cote

Creepy or Cute—What’s Your Halloween?

My choice–Cute!

So do you have a fond childhood memory of Halloween or fall in general you’d like to share?

I know many people choose creepy. But I cherish happy memories of cheerful trick or treating as a child and with my children. And many people had similar memories. Here are just a few:

Diane O.
My sisters are 9 and 10 years older than I am and they always got the pleasure of taking me trick or treating! I remember there was a little white block house about half way down the road. It always looked scary to me–even when it wasn’t Halloween! My sister marched me right up and they invited us in–and we went! There was an older bedridden lady that lived there and she wanted to see all the children–so you had to go in. Once inside they were popping corn and handing out little bags of popcorn. It smelled wonderful in there and I’ll never forget it. You certainly would not let your children do something like that today—but that was probably about 64 years ago. I often wish we still lived in that world!

Lori S.
When my son turned 2, this would be his first Halloween where we would go “trick or treat” to the neighbors on our block. He was so excited. I made him a pumpkin to hold and put his candy in. My sister in law gave us one of her sons costumes. It was a cute little clown. I had invited my mom to come along. Our son was so excited about being a clown he had to tell grandma all about it. Well my mom showed up in a clown costume. Oh but the excitement on his face when he saw grandma was dressed like a clown also will forever be in my brain. Grandma took his little hand and led the way around the neighborhood. Our son was so proud to introduce his grandma to everyone, (even they knew her by this time). He is now 38 and still remembers that first Halloween.

Shannon S.
I do have wonderful memories of Halloween. Smelling the crisp fall air. Dressing my preschoolers up and dressing up with them. The excitement of little kids, visits to the church pumpkin patch and our church fall festival. Love your books!

I really enjoyed reading all the memories shared here. And yes, they all coincided with mine.

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—Lyn, who’s looking forward to Thanksgiving!!!

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote

USA Today best-selling author of over 40 romances, Lyn Cote writes award-winning contemporary and historical romance. Her brand is "Strong Women, Brave Stories." Her books feature a strong heroine, often a multi-cultural cast of characters and authentic history or contemporary life. She lives with her real life hero in a lakeside cottage in the northwoods with two fun cats. (She loves dogs too. :-)

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