Kaitlyn is a lifestyle writer at Bustle, a novelist, a wilderness enthusiast, a semi-retired Z-list actress, a traveler, and proud dog mom.

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How To Tag People In Facebook Messenger

Either Facebook is one of the most intuitive companies in the world, or they were totally eavesdropping on my group chat the other day. In an on-going group chat that includes nearly a dozen verbose women, it's nearly impossible to keep up — which is exactly why one of my friends lamented that she wished that you could tag people in Facebook messenger. That way, you'd never miss a message directed at you. And when the conversation takes on a life of its own (as it always does) you can just wait …

By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Use Facebook Messenger's Newest Function

If the golden days of your social life existed within the realms of AOL Instant Messenger in the 2000s, you're probably now a big fan of Facebook Messenger. Facebook has essentially become the most upgraded and ultimate instant messaging service, with buddy lists and profiles and the whole nine yards. It's a place to store friendships, maintain them and make them strong, too. As as their messenger service evolves, it becomes more and more multifaceted, giving us not only the opportunity to easil…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

Unique April Fools' Day Jokes To Play On Friends

If you live for practical jokes, Apr. 1 — or, April Fools' Day — is probably your favorite holiday of the whole year. And, if you're anything like me, you've likely been storing away unique April Fools' Day joke and prank ideas for months already. You probably had so many great ideas last year that you couldn't even execute them all, so now you have this rollover that you can't wait to use this year. And, if you hate April Fools' Day because you don't like to be the butt of the joke, why not be…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

Rejoice! This New M&Ms Flavor Is Here To Stay

While it might seem like M&Ms are always rolling out a new flavor that's here to stay, the reality is they're always rolling out a flavor that's only here for a hot minute. Most of their fun flavors are seasonal, so we only get them for a few weeks out of the year — but now, my personal favorite, White Chocolate M&Ms are becoming a permanent flavor! In the past, we'd have to wait until spring time to indulge in the creamy, rich, white chocolate M&M experience, but now, according to Candy Hunting…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

The London Eye Is Now On Lockdown

Various parts of London have gone on a security lockdown due to the dangers associated with a potentially terrorist-related incident which began on Wednesday morning. It's now being reported that the London Eye is on lockdown, too, leaving tourists confined to their pods. To keep the people safe while law enforcement and emergency services get the city-wide incident under control, a massive shutdown has been issued. As the entire Westminster area is in a state of emergency, police are urging pe…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

Tweets From The UK Parliament Lockdown

Following separate incidences involving a suspect with a knife reported on the premises, and a car striking pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London, UK Parliament is on lockdown. According to a statement from Scotland Yard to BBC, the attack on Westminster is being considered "a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." Since the news first broke early Wednesday morning, it's been reported that the suspect with a knife allegedly stabbed a police officer on the Parliament premises. After …

By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Is Where The Giant Chicken Comes From

If you've been following the latest internet excitement surrounding the giant chicken, you probably have a few questions — OK, maybe more than a few. Like, where the giant chicken comes from, and is it going to peck humanity to death? One answer won't surprise you and the other won't scare you. The giant chicken is actually just a Brahma Chicken, a breed of fowl that was developed right here in the United States in the 1850s. And no, it's not dangerous, and has no interest in pecking anything o…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

What Kind Of Chicken Is That Giant Chicken?

If you've been on the internet in the last 24 hours, you've definitely heard about the giant chicken video that everyone is freaking out about. The people of the internet have a lot of questions and they haven't been shy about asking them: What kind of chicken is the giant chicken? Is the giant chicken a hoax? Is the giant chicken going to eat all the humans? Is the giant chicken here to tell us that the world is over? Rightfully so, the footage of this giant chicken has ruffled people's feather…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

Memes & Tweets About That Giant Chicken Video

If you have internet access and an penchant for clicking animal videos — i.e., if you have a human pulse — you're probably familiar with the giant chicken. But what you might not already be familiar with are the hilarious and insane memes and tweets about that giant chicken video that's going viral. Yes, viral, this oversized chicken is taking the internet by storm, for a few reasons. First of all, at first glance, it's terrifying, and for anyone who takes issue with the poultry industry, this f…

By Kaitlyn Wylde

Gluten-Free March Madness Party Recipe Ideas

Whether you're the one with a gluten intolerance, or you're the host to a guest with a gluten intolerance, you're probably freaking out right now about finding tasty enough gluten-free recipes for your March Madness party. But fret not, there are tons of super yummy game day snacks out there that totally avoid glutenous ingredients. With today's culinary world, there are so many ways around using grain. With substitutes like nut and rice flours, you can easily find ways to make your favorite di…

By Kaitlyn Wylde