Author Archives: Emma Rae Curtis

About Emma Rae Curtis

Kids around the world count down the days until Christmas but not Emma Rae Curtis. Ever since her first Halloween, Emma has been a huge fan of the magic that is Halloween. While raising her kids, Emma had the time of her life making Halloween costumes and hosting lively Halloween parties. Each Halloween her house is still decorated to the hilt making it a trick or treat favorite in the neighborhood. Emma loves the fun of getting into costume and watching her friends and family dress up. She loves the scary music, spook alleys and the dark theme of the holiday. Emma loves the decorations, the food and parties that make truly make Halloween a unique and fantastic holiday. If it’s related to Halloween, Emma is into it. Emma is an avid researcher, reader and writer of all topics involving Halloween costumes, Halloween traditions, Halloween decorations, Halloween parties and accessories. At the urging of her friends and family Emma has worked independently as a Halloween writer/researcher since 2001. Emma also does consulting for organizations regarding all things related to Halloween parties, Halloween costumes and Halloween related information.

Madame LaLaurie’s House of Horrors

Mardi Gras falls on March 4th this year, and my husband and I are planning a fabulous trip to New Orleans to celebrate. While we’ll be enjoying all the customary Mardi Gras festivities – donning masks and costumes, watching parades, … Continue reading

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The Dragon of the Chinese New Year

After a long hiatus, I’m so pleased to return to my beloved Halloween blog! Thank you so much to my friends and family for encouraging me to pick the mantle back up and continue doing what I love. Extra special … Continue reading

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Spooky St. Patrick’s Party

You all know I love Halloween, but I do enjoy holidays and reasons to celebrate in general. And since Valentine’s is often a small, personal occasion, by the time St. Patrick’s day has rolled around, it’s been over 3 months … Continue reading

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Set the Tone with Dias de los Muertos

Set the Tone with Dias de los Muertos Thinking forward to this year’s Halloween costume? I am… This is a prize winning costume I am sharing with you so that you no longer need to wrack your brain to figure … Continue reading

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Put a Little Gothic Vampire into your Valentine’s Day

      When people talk about being Gothic, we picture the heavy black makeup, the solid black clothes, the raggedy black hair, chains, snakes, thick jewelry, and pale white skin. When we think of gothic side of the Victorian … Continue reading

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Bringing The Holiday Costume Spirit To Thanksgiving

With another incredibly Halloween holiday behind me for the year, I almost went into a little bit of a depression. But, the thing that I love the absolute most about Halloween is the fun get togethers, the holiday atmosphere and especially dressing … Continue reading

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Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires, Mummies & A Stray Black Cat

As spirits roam the neighborhoods at night, Let loose upon the Earth till it be light… ~Nicholas Gordon Halloween Eve has finally arrived and I can honestly say that I think this year’s festivities are going to go down in … Continue reading

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A Grisly Ghost Story

In the small town I grew up in, there was a nice little neighborhood, and in that nice little neighborhood,was a vacant home lot that was partitioned off from the rest of the area by large metal walls, and naturally, … Continue reading

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Halloween Deliciousness For Foodies & Kids Alike

You could say that I have a minor issue with not “putting the cart before the horse” and that’s true for me today when it comes to food. My last post was all about candy, sweets and dessert, so I … Continue reading

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Trick-Or-Treat, Give Me Something Good to Eat

 ”Candy is nature’s way for making up for Monday’s.” Halloween is nearly upon us and that means we’re getting closer to one of my favorite parts of the holiday: CANDY! I like to start the month of October off with … Continue reading

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