How to Design Your Harry Potter Office: Decor, Desk Accessories & More
Like the muggle world, the Wizarding world runs smoothly thanks to the hard work of thousands of witches and wizards in offices across the country. We don't see it much beyond scenes in the Ministry of Magic, but there are a lot of jobs that require magical folk to toil away for hours in the office – just like we do...
The 10 Best Harry Potter Travel Accessories: Trunks, Bags & More
Planes, trains, and automobiles – it doesn't matter how you travel, there's something enchanting about exploring a new place. I love travel – it's my favorite hobby and even a main part of my Muggle career. But I don't love how travel can be exhausting and uncomfortable, so I'm always looking for great travel gear to make my life easier...
Harry Potter Felix Felicis Recipe: How to Make Liquid Luck
If you could have one potion from the magical world right now, what would it be? You probably know immediately – it's gotta be Felix Felicis, also known as "liquid luck." I mean, who wouldn't want a potion that makes "all your endeavors tend to succeed... at least until the effects wear off..."
The Complete Guide to Harry Potter Film Locations (Around the Muggle World!)
As Harry Potter learned while attending the Quidditch World Cup, the Wizarding World is a much bigger place than he imagined: wizards live in secret all over the world, in places as far-flung as the Americas and Africa. When it comes to the Harry Potter films, you might be surprised to learn that some of the places where each movie was shot are equally diverse...
Professor Trelawney Costume: How to Make Your Own at Home
In the whole wide (Wizarding) world, there are a lot of great characters out there. But there is perhaps none so important to the trajectory of Harry Potter's life than Sybil Trelawney, the prospective Divination professor who proclaimed a prophecy that set He Who Must Not Be Named on a collision course with our favorite boy wizard...
How to Plan a Bewitching Harry Potter Bachelorette Party
Whether you’re the maid of honor, a bridesmaid, or the bride herself, you don’t need Veritaserum to know one truth about the bachelorette party you’re planning: it has to be Harry Potter themed! Everything about weddings can be magical...
Super Simple Harry Potter Butterbeer Recipe (Updated for 2023)
If there’s any one drink – any one flavor – that truly represents the magical world, it has to be Butterbeer. Almost anywhere in the world that you can step for a second from the muggle world to the magic one, you can find Butterbeer. But do you have to visit the Wizarding World or Harry Potter studio tour to enjoy this delicious treat? Nope! You can make Butterbeer at home! All you need is a really good Butterbeer recipe… When I decided I wanted to make Butterbeer at home, I started researching all of the different ways other people have made it at home. I scoured 20 different recipes…
How to Visit Platform 9¾: The Ultimate Guide
All Aboard! If you want to ride the Hogwarts Express – even if it’s just in your imagination – you’re going to have to pass through the magical gateway at Platform 9¾! But how and where can you visit Platform 9¾? Turns out you’ve got choices! I’ve been lucky to visit all three of the “Platform 9¾” locations around the world where muggles can take non-moving photos. I have visited the one in London many times; I’ve snapped pics at the Harry Potter studio tour as recently as 2019; and I’ve last tried the different but equally magical Platform 9¾ in Orlando in 2019. If you want to get the…
The 10 Best Harry Potter Subscription Boxes (Updated for 2023)
Is there anything better than receiving a parcel by Owl Post? Despite being as a grown witch, I love opening the front door to discover a box of goodies waiting on the doorstep – even when I know exactly what's inside as I've ordered it on one of those Muggle shopping sites...
Slytherin Gift Guide for Christmas 2022: 10 Gifts for Your Special Snake
A lot can be said about those of us in Slytherin House – and I'll be the first to admit that it's not always flattering. That said, there are some aspects that I do happily endorse, and high standards are one of them. That also means that if you're shopping for a beloved Slytherin this holiday season, you might be struggling to find the right gift...