Indoor Camping Night: How to Make Magic on a Budget

Every Friday, Ken and I have pizza-and-movie night. He has his favorite beer, and I have a glass of wine, and we usually watch a either a kid’s movie (think Up) or something from the Star Wars universe. But last week was a little different. Ken has been traveling a lot for work, and last week

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How to Make Apple Cider

Like every blogger and/or twenty-something craft lover in the world, I’m obsessed with fall. Fall has the cutest clothes, the best foods, and the perfect weather: crisp and colorful. But my boyfriend, Ken, is less convinced. “It’s different in Holland,” he told me ominously. “You’ll see.” It took me about a week into September to

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10 Snarky Halloween Phone Wallpapers for Basic Witches

If you’ve been keeping up with this blog, you may have noticed that I’ve been on a Halloween kick lately. My skin can barely keep up with all the makeup remover I needed after the 9 Halloween tutorials I’ve done! But today’s post isn’t a makeup tutorial or a DIY post. I’m actually just popping

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3 Fantasy Halloween Costumes

I’ve been having a lot of fun with making my own costumes lately (see my Taylor Swift costume post, my cluttered bathroom sink, and my drugstore makeup receipts for confirmation). Though I didn’t really celebrate Halloween in college and it’s not a major holiday in the Netherlands, I love the creative opportunity in designing my

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A History of My Unusual Halloween Costumes

Happy Halloween, friends! I’ve had a super fun and utterly bizarre Halloweekend, which started with a conference center by the harbor full of 5,000 pumpkins, and ended with an 17th century organ concert in the dark (and maybe after that we went swimming in the lake at midnight. Who knows). Since this is my last Halloween

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