31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN – Day 20

In 1919 Ruth Edna Kelley published The Book of Halloween. ┬áHere she describes a game of “snap-apple”: A variation of the Irish snap-apple is a hoop hung by strings from the ceiling, round which at intervals are placed bread, apples, cakes, peppers, candies, and candles. The strings are twisted, then let go, and as the…