Book Clutch

Book Clutch

When I was a child, my cousin and I used to pretend to be spies. We would hide notes to each other in books and spend too much money on spy equipment toys. Too many pens that doubled as hiding places and fake spyglasses could be found all over my...

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Tea Cup Candle

Tea Cup Candle

Until a couple weeks ago, I had never been thrifting. My experience buying from second-hand stores was limited to running to Goodwill to pick up clothes for a costume and working at the Habitat ReStore as a volunteer. For this Pin Possible, I decided that a trip to the thrift...

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#PinPossible: DIY Longboard

#PinPossible: DIY Longboard

Three summers ago, I did an internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. I enjoyed doing research, spending time working on my tan and meeting with the faculty and students at the school. It’s also the first time I noticed how popular longboarding had become. I saw...

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Pin Possible

Pin Possible

During my freshman year of college I bought an infinity ring off of Etsy. It was a very simple, soldered ring. The $30 price tag, however, kept me from buying another one after losing it a year later. Wire jewelry is a cheaper alternative to straight soldering, and can often...

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DIY Easter Eggs

DIY Easter Eggs

Growing up in a Catholic family, Easter was always a big deal. However, my childhood did not include visits from the Easter bunny or very many Easter egg hunts. In fact, my one memory of an Easter egg hunt consists of staring down an alligator on a lake before being...

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#PinPossible: Double Chocolate Chip Frappucino Cupcakes

#PinPossible: Double Chocolate Chip Frappucino Cupcakes

For those who have read my Macchiatos and Neuroscience blog, it should come as no surprise that I love coffee. By extension that also means I’ve had my fair share of Starbucks drinks. Surprisingly, my favorite drink from the chain contains no coffee in it — just a lot of...

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#pinpossible

#pinpossible

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ve been scouring Pinterest in search of the perfect Valentine’s DIY project. I thought I’d bring back an old friend, and a fairly popular project: melted crayon art. There are also other variations of this project, so even after Valentine’s Day, it’s still...

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