Have Yourself a Harry Little Christmas

Christmas really is the most magical time of year – especially if you invite your favorite witches and wizards! We love the magic of Harry Potter, and we’ll bet you do, too. In that spirit (see what we did there?), here are 10 totally magical ways to create a Harry Potter themed holiday in your own muggle household. Marauder’s Map Stocking   Even though you’ve solemnly sworn you’ve been up to no good this year,…Read more

Missing Halloween? Haunt Your Thanksgiving Instead

Moving from the East Coast to the West Coast I’ve learned a few things. One truly awesome discovery was that warm days and crisp autumnal nights pretty much start at Halloween in SoCal. Then they go on…and on…and on, with yellow leaves still clinging to some trees at Christmas. With this extended “fall,” I came to the happy conclusion that just because Halloween has ended (sob), all the fun definitely does not have to stop….Read more

Halloween Costume Ideas for $15…or Less!

NOTE: All of the items we’ve linked below offered 1-3 days shipping time when we published this article. Most items can also be found locally at dollar or thrift stores. If you’ll be ordering something, please DOUBLE-CHECK that your item will deliver in time. Shipping costs may not be included.   Be a Sport Borrow an outfit from a high school or college team player you know. Be sure to add eye black or other identifying…Read more

UPDATED! Make a Haunted Doll in Under an Hour

Our 20-Minute Tombstone was so popular that it’s clear our readers love to haunt…in a hurry! We feel you, boo. So here’s a quick-and-dirty tutorial to turn any adorable baby terrifying in just an hour (or less – your creativity and time are completely up to you). STEP ONE: Gather Your Materials This is the easy part, because you want your doll to look as “unfinished” and time-ravaged as possible. Non-negotiables are the paint to…Read more

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