Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

It’s October 31st! If you are on the East Coast, your attention over the past few days has understandably been on Hurricane Sandy. It’s impact on Halloween this year has been tremendous, causing many cities in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Googly-Eyed Monster Cupcakes

As I write, my husband, six-month-old daughter, and I are hunkered down in our living room with an air mattress and travel crib, emergency bags packed — just in case — flashlights handy, and a wary eye on the 30-foot … Continue reading

About Sarah Ehman

Sarah is a graphic designer for the money, a crafter for the fun, and a writer for the therapy (she writes a lot). You can usually find Sarah and her nerdy husband in Southern Maryland, which is at least two hours away from everything, making things and practicing her skills as an amateur mama. She's also a neurotic perfectionist, but let's not get into that.

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Preparing for Frankenstorm at Funtober

My last Saturday in October started with a trip to the grocery store. Frankenstorm (aka Hurricane Sandy) is bearing down on the East Coast and it pays to be prepared. So I’m now the proud owner of 30 bottles of … Continue reading

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In the Woods Paper Lantern

Every year on the Saturday before Halloween, costumed revelers line up and illuminate Baltimore in the Halloween Lantern Parade. Yet, in all the years since I learned that it even existed, I’ve never managed to join in the fun myself. … Continue reading

About Sarah Ehman

Sarah is a graphic designer for the money, a crafter for the fun, and a writer for the therapy (she writes a lot). You can usually find Sarah and her nerdy husband in Southern Maryland, which is at least two hours away from everything, making things and practicing her skills as an amateur mama. She's also a neurotic perfectionist, but let's not get into that.

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Hot Halloween Costumes for 2012

With Halloween parties starting next weekend, there’s been a lot of coverage recently from retailers, search engines and reporters on the most popular Halloween costumes for 2013. It seems like everyone wants to weigh in on what you should be … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Butter

One of the main reasons why I like to make my own pumpkin puree is so that I can make my own pumpkin butter. It’s right at home on a slice of toasted homemade bread, next to a cup of … Continue reading

About Sarah Ehman

Sarah is a graphic designer for the money, a crafter for the fun, and a writer for the therapy (she writes a lot). You can usually find Sarah and her nerdy husband in Southern Maryland, which is at least two hours away from everything, making things and practicing her skills as an amateur mama. She's also a neurotic perfectionist, but let's not get into that.

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Jack O’Candy Jars

At this festive time of year, one of the most important decisions we all face is what to do with all the candy. You could hide it away in a drawer in a plastic bag, dust off that fancy dish, … Continue reading

About Sarah Ehman

Sarah is a graphic designer for the money, a crafter for the fun, and a writer for the therapy (she writes a lot). You can usually find Sarah and her nerdy husband in Southern Maryland, which is at least two hours away from everything, making things and practicing her skills as an amateur mama. She's also a neurotic perfectionist, but let's not get into that.

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The Monster List of 125+ Pumpkin Recipes from 2012

There’s two weeks until Halloween party season kicks into high gear. So I spent yesterday building massive lists of links to recipes for pumpkin drinks and Halloween cocktails. But what good are drinks without delicious food? I happened upon a … Continue reading

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Halloween Costume Photo Contests for 2012

I’ve seen a number of advertisements lately for costume contests. Hopefully, I’ll have the time to put together a monster list of costume contests in each geography next year. That’s part of my plans to list Halloween parties in the … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Avoid Tragic Costume Fails

Let me make a quick plea to you right now.  There’s three weeks left until Halloween 2012.  Take a few hours out of your day and decide what costume you are going to wear.  If you do not spend the … Continue reading

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