Norwegians have this word — koselig — that imperfectly translates to “cozy” in English. To be koselig is to be connected, grounded, immersed, intimate. It’s a hard thing to accomplish right now, when social life is fragmented and ephemeral. This Boozy Spicy Hot Cocoa (and an impromptu face mask!) should help.
From no-sew options to fancy patterns, there are a lot of options.
This series may not be Magical Drafts and Potions by Arsenius Jigger, but it’s the closest things we muggles can get. All you need is a stove, a few fancy ingredients, and some time to whip of an apothecary full of gifts.
Pour hot wax on your partner! The perfect activity for chilly winter nights.
While the summer sun may feel good on your buns, all that salt water and wind can be drying for your skin! Care for yours with this easy body scrub and butter.
My go-to, anybody, anytime present will always be an oven mitt. These little suckers take a maximum of 20 minutes to make and with the right fabric choice, can look super fancy and expensive.
Winter is coming, and you can be a hero!
A queer plus-size woman of color in cosplay that will make your whole heart sing, The Golden Girls, it’s National Cereal Day, a man said something smart and measured, female truckers and armwrestlers, women who mapped the universe, a podcast rec, a story about my foot, and so very much more!
“As an adult, when I was presented with the option of creating my own Christmas traditions with my partner, my instinct was to completely ignore the holiday altogether… I also knew that I didn’t want to partake in the mad shopping frenzy that the holiday season had become famous for. So I started racking my brain for fun, easy DIYs that I could create in bulk for Christmas gifts.”
Before you get out there with our new series, get in here and make a passport book to keep track of all your adventuring!
From DC Super Hero Girls to Arrow to Agent Carter, a list of DIY costume tutorials for your favorite TV superheroines.
If you’ve been struggling to figure out where to keep all your caps, let this DIY baseball cap storage solution help you out.
How to make homemade organic liquid fertilizer.
Here’s how to make your own set of nice wooden ones, for yourself or as a gift.
Make this super simple candle and forget about the pests!
Get into tonight’s new moon with a handmade pendant!
One day, my very best gal pal rubbed some lavender salve and it changed my whole freaking life. So let’s all make lavender salve because it’s made of magic and smells like inner peace.
I offered up some ideas for staycation themes and activities in our launch post, but since I’m really devoted to helping you live your dreams, I thought I’d follow it up with some concrete steps to make them happen. Like DIY projects! And pretty pictures!
Put one or two in your bath and watch them fizz away. As you’re steeping, take some time to reflect on your life and feel good about all the decisions you’ve made that have gotten you to this point.
Did you guys know that in many states, if a physician doesn’t conduct the insemination, then the parental rights of the sperm donor might not be terminated?