In other words, it's Halloween - the time for pumpkin carvings, spooky stories and treat-or-treating.
To help get you in the mood for the autumnal festival or prepare for the holiday, here are some CBS.com Haloween stories.
The night for ghouls and ghosts and goblins is fast approaching. For those still looking for the right costume, Gabrielle Edgel of Selling Halloween magazine shares some ideas on CBS News This Morning.
In the Halloween season, the residents of Weston, Mo., have more reason than most to believe in ghosts. There's one living on Main Street. Steve Dawson of CBS affliate KCTV reports.
From skeletons to witches to ghouls, Carol and Al Clark have found a way to decorate their house for some frightening fun.