Emily Kelley either has a game controller or a glue gun in her hand on any given day. Full time cat parent, part time crafter, lifelong geek — Emily is also a multiple award-winning journalist and blogger based in Los Angeles.

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33 Father's Day Gifts Any Dad Would Love To Receive, So Start Shopping Right Now

By Emily Kelley

How To Write A Resignation Letter

Many people start the new year making resolutions to find a better job, kickstart their careers, or just make more money. But, some of these resolutions might require you to leave the ...
By Emily Kelley

24 Gifts For Fitness Lovers To Keep Them Motivated

I’ve been an athlete for most of my life, but I’ve never been one of those ultra sporty people who spends four hours in the gym every day, drinks kale smoothies, and owns 10 pairs of sneakers. But if ...
By Emily Kelley

22 Gifts For Your Mother-In-Law

Buying a gift for your mother-in-law can be tough, I know. If you live in another state or country and don’t know your MIL very well, you might not know what to get her. And if you and your in-law are...
By Emily Kelley

8 Weird Things You Didn't Know About Mistletoe

Just like pine trees and poinsettias, mistletoe has long been associated with the Christmas holidays. It’s mostly hung over door frames in order to try and force two people (who might n...
By Emily Kelley

21 Great Gifts That Give Back

The warm snuggly feeling you get when you give someone a gift is one of the best parts of the holiday season. But imagine how much warmer and more snuggly you’ll feel when the gifts you give are gifts...
By Emily Kelley

33 Geeky Gifts For Every Fandom-Obsessed Friend

I’m a loud and proud geek — and I’m sure there’s at least one person on your holiday shopping list who is too. It’s a super amazing time to be a nerd right now, so you’ll have no trouble finding a lot...
By Emily Kelley

20 Cheap Gifts For Your BFF That Are Under $20

I have two best friends — one from high school, and one from college. I love them both dearly, and want my holiday gifts to reflect that even when I’m broke. When it comes to picking cheap gifts for b...
By Emily Kelley

20 Amazing Gift Ideas For Your Boss

Shopping for your boss during the holidays can be a bit tricky. Of course, everyone’s relationship with their higher ups is different — from BFFs to terrifying supervisor — so it's good to have a wide...
By Emily Kelley

The 25 Best Gifts For Travel Lovers

If you have a world traveler (or future world traveler) on your holiday gift list, you might be wondering what to get the people who have seen all and done all. Funnily enough, gift ideas for traveler...
By Emily Kelley

30 Gifts For Mom That Are Under $30

The struggle is real when you want to give your mom — the woman who birthed you, raised you, loved you, and supported you — a great holiday gift, but you’re also broke. You have other presents to buy,...
By Emily Kelley

12 Thanksgiving Mistakes To Avoid This Year

Whether you are cooking your first Thanksgiving dinner, or you have been doing this for years, there are a few classic Thanksgiving mistakes to avoid while prepping the big meal. It is ...
By Emily Kelley

15 Thanksgiving Travel Hacks You Need To Know

It’s been a few years since I’ve had to travel very far for Thanksgiving — that's the beauty of having your future in-laws so close — but I still vividly remember the stress of traveli...
By Emily Kelley

8 Things To Do With Your Extra Hour On Halloween

Not only does the spookiest day on the calendar fall on a Saturday this year, it also just so happens to coincide with the end of Daylight Saving Time — and as any Halloween enthusiast will tell you, ...
By Emily Kelley

11 Actually Funny Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

So, you’ve left your Halloween costume to the last minute, huh? But you still have to wear something, and it might as well make people smile. Any of these funny last-minute Halloween co...
By Emily Kelley

10 Offensive Halloween Costumes To Avoid This Year

As the days tick down toward Halloween, hopefully you have at least got some idea of what or whom you plan to dress up as for your costume. I am sure I don’t need to tell you that Halloween can be a t...
By Emily Kelley

11 Easy Pranks To Play This Halloween

I’m the first to admit that I’m a bit of a scaredy-cat. I’m easily scared, but I can appreciate a good prank — especially scary Halloween pranks. People are probably already a bit on edge around Hallo...
By Emily Kelley

20 Delicious Ways To Celebrate National Pasta Day

Pasta is one of my all-time favorite comfort foods — there are so many ways to enjoy it! In fact, did you know that there are more than 600 different pasta shapes? So in honor of Natio...
By Emily Kelley

20 National Boss' Day Cards And Gifts

Bosses — we’ve probably all had some good ones, and some bad ones. A good boss can make all the difference at work, which is why you should celebrate your superior supervisor on National Boss’ Day on ...
By Emily Kelley

20 Clever Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

I am the first to admit that I can be a procrastinator, even with things I enjoy — like picking out a Halloween costume. In August, you have all these ideas, but by Oct. 25, you haven’t even thought a...
By Emily Kelley

20 Super Cheap Halloween Party Ideas

The struggle is real when you’re broke and still want to throw a spook-tacular Halloween party — you don’t want to skimp out, but you also want to be able to pay your rent. Don’t worry, you can still ...
By Emily Kelley