Category How To

How to Become a Wizard

You Need a Wand. The wand is an extension of the self. If you don’t have a wand, you’re not a wizard, and I say “Hogwash!” to anyone who disagrees. Luckily, you don’t need to deplete your small source of money (sadly, as a wizard in this day and age, your income will be fairly […]

T Shirts for the Harry Potter Obsessed

Today, on my day off, my friend Sia and I went out with our friend Kyle and bought supplies to make Harry Potter T-shirts for the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15 – three days away. Here’s what we used: Two simple T-shirts, mine white and hers gray, […]

How to Lose Weight: A Recipe for Activity

I’ll admit it: I don’t go to the gym as often as I’d like to. During college, the gym was accessible – a two minute walk from my dorm – but now it’s a 20 minute drive away. As a freshman, I gained a total of 10 pounds, and have been trying to slim down […]

How to Be Magical: Week 2

Happy Friday everyone! Here is this week’s installment of How to Be Magical! Also, quick note: I am moving my Weekly Five Faves to Sunday, as that is the (technical) beginning of the week! However, Fridays are still magical! Be affirmative. Affirmative being the opposite of wishy-washy, indecisive, and apathetic. Take control of your actions, […]

Tips for Making More Tips

I’m not a waitress, but I do work in the food business. I am a “Sandwich Artist” at Subway, a fancy term for someone who works nearly every day cutting bread, making backups, cleaning dishes, and dealing with customers, nasty and nice. Counting tips at the end of a long shift is quite rewarding, especially […]

How to Be Magical: Week 1

Every Friday I will be posting 7 steps here to infuse your life with more magic! If you inspire to change your life, manifest a new destiny for yourself, and to become more contagiously magical, follow these steps & you’ll be on your way! 1. Wear a hat. I used to hate hats. Seriously, I hated […]