Texas, if you've recently felt a chill, it's because the spooky season is in full effect!

Yes, the ghosts and goblins of the state are set to make their return to our streets. Of course they are also very hungry for one thing, and that my fellow Texans, is none other than candy. Yes, the treat part of the famous phrase "trick or treat!" is a favorite of little Texans.

But there are things about the big spooky day that you may not know about. For example, we've discussed what a blue or perhaps teal pumpkin bucket can mean for a young Texas trick or treater. But there's more to the equation than just those two colors.

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Have you ever seen pink or pumpkin buckets while out for sweets? Turns out, there's a very specific reason for them appearing.

Pink And Purple Pumpkins In Texas On Halloween


A pink pumpkin on someone's doorstep or placed as a decoration, according to UT Health Houston, has connections to breast cancer awareness. It could mean many things, from an individual at the house currently battling or having battled breast cancer. The person living there could also know someone fighting the diease.


Purple pumpkins, and by relation purple candy buckets, alert those around on the big night that an individual has epilepsy. Purple pumpkins can also be an identifier of someone who knows how to help when somebody has a seizure. This was started by the Purple Pumpkin Project, which you can read more about here.

As always, be safe, and have fun on Halloween Night Texas!

Freaky Flicks: These Are Our Top Halloween Movie Picks

It's Halloween season, and along with the pumpkins and candy comes an opportunity to binge watch some scary movies. They're not hard to find this time of year for sure. Just about every streaming service out there has a category dedicated to horror movies.

What is hard to find is a really good horror movie - one that gets the heart racing and really puts a good scare in you.

Here are a few that you may have forgotten about that are perfect for this time of year.

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Don't Be The House on the Block That Serves These Halloween Candies

Halloween is just around the corner, and the kids are gonna be out and about trick-or-treating before you know it.

We want to make sure your house doesn’t get egged or TP’d this spooky season, so here are the treats you should avoid handing out if you don’t want to be tricked!

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Here's Some Of The Best from Ribs And Rods 2023 In Temple, Texas!

Did you miss out on Ribs and Rods 2023? Well don't worry, we've got some of the best rides here for you to see!

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Texas - Here Are 54 Cats You Can Adopt In The State With Silly Names

Bringing a pet home is always a big decision. But could one of these pets with a silly name find its way into your heart?

Gallery Credit: Tommy Paradise, Townsquare Media, Petfinder, Canva


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