In the spirit of kicking off our Fear edition of SheBOOM, we rounded up 5 creations from brilliant women essential to the spirit of the Halloween season!
- Flat bottomed paper bag– Ok, so maybe not the most exciting invention, but still brilliant! Founded by Margaret E. Knight, the flat bottomed paper bag has become a staple for trick-or-treating and making those cute lanterns that light pathways on Halloween night!
- The Book of Halloween- Ruth Edna Kelly was the first to write a book about the history of Halloween in 1919. The book included traditions like spooky mirror games and superstitions.
- Fudge – Emelyn Battersby Hartridge introduced the treat to the American college scene at Vassar college in 1892 and soon after, it became a huge fad with female students churning the treat out by the ton.
- Sugarfina- The mastermind behind this unique candy company is Rosie O’Neill, who wanted to create a sophisticated and niche candy line suited for the taste of adults.
- Corn Mill- Invented by Sybilla Master in 1715, we have her to thank for delicious Halloween-themed food like cornbread!
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