The Fairy King of Cats

As with most Halloween traditions, several came from the Celts and their celebration of Samhain. The black cat that we love and celebrate today also has his roots in these ancient traditions. Cait Sidhe (pronounced Kate Shee) is known to be a mischievous, magical member of the faerie. The Fairy King of Cats was said to be a large black cat, often with a patch of white on his chest. On the night of Samhain, you should leave a saucer of milk out for the Fairy King of Cats. If y

Where do Jack O'Lanterns Come From?

The story involves Jack and the Devil, but it has nothing to do with a fiddle. The Legend of "Stingy Jack" starts in a tavern as any good story should. Stingy Jack invited the Devil to have a drink with him at the bar. He then convinced the Devil to turn into a coin in order to pay for their drinks. Once the Devil did so, Jack changed his mind and placed the coin in his pocket next to a silver coin with a cross on it. This didn't allow the Devil to change back into his origin