Category: Play

Easy DIY Essential Oil Bath Bombs

by Sierra Pedro No one needs a day at the spa more than a college student entering the last few weeks of the term. So what if you can’t afford a trip to Lush or Bath & Body Works every day? We compiled a list of DIY bath bomb blends that will be kind to your body and your bank account, too! Ingredients: 1 cup baking soda ½ cup citric acid ½ cup epsom salt ¼ cup coconut oil 20 drops essential oils (Avoid minty oils. They will burn!) Food coloring (optional) Directions: Mix together dry ingredients. In a...

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Top 10 Horror Shows to Watch This October

by Anna Glavash and Lauren Bruce | photo by Lauren Bruce Grave Encounters A classically creepy – and comical at times – horror mockumentary that takes you through the ruins of an abandoned insane asylum. While this film does rely pretty heavily on jump scares, it also incorporates an uneasy feeling that follow you till the end. Stream on Amazon if you think you’re ready. Hush Mute and deaf writer who lives alone in her secluded home tucked deep into the woods is suddenly challenged by an intruder who is hunter her down like a deer, armed with a...

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Beer & Wine At Your Door

by Anna Glavash | photos by Benji Rothenberg The dark, damp mornings and blustery evenings of recent weeks are not exactly motivating to get outside. Picture this: it’s 9 p.m. on a Thursday night. Maybe you’re trudging home from the library, or you just finished up a group project and it’s time to celebrate. You could just be sitting at home in your pajamas. Whatever your situation, the problem is the same: it’s raining, and you’re out of beer. What if you could just log on to CornucopiaEugene.com and order up a six pack or a bottle of wine?...

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Pumpkin Decorating 101

By Skyla Patton The month of Halloween is upon us. Apparently some people call it October? The smell of nutmeg is in the air, Halloween costumes are trending on Pinterest and it’s the time to shine for everyone’s favorite scary-faced squash – the Jack O’Lantern. According to History.com, pumpkin carving originated in Ireland, and they used the plethora of turnips that grew there to ward off angry spirits. Pick up the biggest (or smallest  —  size is not everything!) pumpkin you can find at one of Eugene’s local farms and take it home to slice and dice. Check out...

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Oregon’s Top 5 Pumpkin Patches

Words by Delaney Rea | Photo by Sierra Pedro Fall has officially…fallen. With the cooler air around you and the crunch of leaves beneath your feet, there’s an inescapable feeling brought on by the season. How do you take advantage of the changing weather? You guessed it, you’re headed straight to a pumpkin patch. With the year-long state of bountiful harvest that is Oregon, there’s no shortage of places to explore both near and far. Here’s your cheat sheet on the best pumpkin patches Oregon has to offer. Johnson Farms For the widest array of pumpkin varieties in the...

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