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 is an avid researcher, reader and writer of all topics involving Halloween costumes, traditions, decorations, 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.

Have a Very Scary Christmas

Christmas is a big deal. If holidays are kids at school, Christmas is the most popular kid of all – everyone wants to be their friend and anticipation surrounds every move they make. Once Halloween is over, all the attention … Continue reading

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Post Halloween Shenanigans — Baking for the Holidays

It’s not easy for me to admit Halloween is over. I absolutely loathe letting the season go. However, time marches forward and so must I! My all encompassing love of Halloween doesn’t completely overshadow the joy I find in other … Continue reading

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All-American Halloween Twitter Chat with BBC America!

This past week, I got a ridiculously exciting email from Ruth Margolis, a positively lovely writer for BBC America. On Wednesday, October 29th, I’ll be taking part in a Twitter chat on the concept of an all-American Halloween. We’ll probably … Continue reading

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My Horror Movie Survival Kit

Halloween is quickly approaching and I’ve been binge watching horror movies on Netflix to celebrate. The nice folks over at Man Crates (a company that ships awesome gifts in crates that you have to open with a crowbar) recently asked me … Continue reading

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Guest Post — 4 Ways to Prepare for a Haunted House This Halloween

Today we have a little treat! A guest post from the lovely Katelyn Darrow! I’m a big fan of haunted houses, and Katelyn has some wonderful tips on preparing for these wonderful attractions. It’s the season of screams and scares! … Continue reading

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10 Fun & Creative Couples Costumes

If you’re planning to spend this Halloween with your bestie or significant other, you might want to consider dressing as a pair. If you need some inspiration, look no further than these ten awesome duos. 1.) Double Rainbow 2.) Mary … Continue reading

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What Costume is Appropriate for an Office Halloween Party?

With Halloween on the horizon, many of my co-workers have been discussing the annual Halloween party. We work in a pretty relaxed environment, and are encouraged to wear our costumes the entire day. This has naturally led to some discussion … Continue reading

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Choosing the Perfect Halloween Costume

Halloween is just around the corner and I’ve turned my focus to finding the perfect costume. There are so many considerations and time is of the essence. I don’t want to be the one person with a hastily thrown-together outfit … Continue reading

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Hercules: Legendary Movie Armor

The upcoming Hercules movie, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, looks like it could be one of those rare sword-and-armor flicks worth a watch. Don’t get your hopes up, history geeks- it looks about as historically accurate as most of its … Continue reading

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Magnificent Maleficent

The first Disney movie to feature a “wicked” character is coming to theaters in the next two weeks, and I am THRILLED!!! I really think that this in depth, yet relatively simple costume will be a huge hit this Halloween. … Continue reading

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