HP Monthly – October

The Best DIY HP Halloween

Halloween is upon us, with only two days left before the big day! Now we all know that Halloween is going to look a little different this year, and I hope you all keep safe and follow restrictions as laid out by your local governments, but this doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate in other ways! Virtual parties, costumes, décor, pumpkin carving! We can still do it all.

So how can we incorporate our favourite stories within the celebration? Here are a few great ideas for HP party decor and costumes:

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Review: Midnight Sun

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I’m sure none of you are surprised to see me reviewing the most recent addition to the Twilight Saga. Since it’s announcement in May, 2020, Midnight Sun has been highly anticipated by anyone who lived through and thoroughly embraced the original Twilight fever – the Twihards; fighting over Team Jacob or Edward, reading late into the night by flashlight, and lining up for movie releases. My friends and I at 15 were no exception, we were obsessed.

The first thing to keep in mind when diving into this book is that it IS a Twilight book. So if you’re not a fan of sparkly vampires, binge-worthy teen dramas, and a sub-par writing style, then maybe leave this one out. And don’t ruin it for the rest of us. Also, I suggest not rereading Twilight in preparation…..

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The Art of Shelving

There is nothing more satisfying that scrolling through instagram and coming across an aesthetically pleasing shelfie. But putting together an artfully arranged bookshelf isn’t such an easy task. I still have work to do to be happy with my shelves, but here are some tips and tricks for mastering various versions of the shelf-selfie: (more…)