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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What To Write In A Card For Father's Day If You're Totally Stuck

Listen, I love my dad. But every year I have the same issue on Father's Day: Once I get past that "Dear Dad, Happy Father's Day, I love you," I'm tapped. I literally have no idea what else you're supp...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Cheap-But-Great Father's Day Gift Ideas

You don't have to spend a ton of money to get your dad something that he'll actually appreciate. Besides, that $70 tie you were thinking about getting him is only going to sit in the back of his close...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How The Strawberry Moon Got Its Name

If you haven't heard of the strawberry moon, your first thought is probably something kitschy and adorable like an image of strawberry-shaped moon with a floppy green stem hat. Or a pink speckled sky ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

What Does The Strawberry Moon Mean?

If you're a little bit witchy or a lot a bit into celestial events, you should definitely know what the strawberry moon of 2017 means, because it's a pretty lovely astrological event. The pinkish moon...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Where To Best See The 2017 Strawberry Moon

As if summer full moons aren't dazzling and bright enough, June's full moon is seriously extra. Being big and glowy and highly visible wasn't enough for June's moon, it had to go a head and get a pink...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Why June's 2017 Full Moon Is Seriously Extra

Whether you're super obsessed with space stuff or just like a good excuse to go outside and stargaze, you're going to want to know when the June full moon of 2017 is, because it's pretty special. Yes,...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

When To Catch The Strawberry Moon

If you're super into celestial events, you're going to be really excited about June's full moon — because it's not just any ol' big moon, it's a big ol' pink moon. Yes, that's right, you're going to w...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

You Don't Want To Miss The Strawberry Moon

You've heard of the super moon, of the super duper moon, of the harvest moon, of the corn moon, who knows, probably even heard of the broccoli moon. But now you're about to hear about a moon that's mu...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Apps That Help Women Which You Need To Check Out

If you're anything like me, your phone storage is perpetually full and the concept of having apps sounds like a fantastical luxury that will never be attainable. You're constantly deleting pictures an...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Cheese Memes For National Cheese Day

You might want to mark your calendar for June 4, because it's National Cheese Day — yes, that's now a real holiday, I'm not making this up. Or, you might not need to, because every day is cheese day f...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Celebrate National Cheese Day

Not to be a cheese elitist or snob, but if you don't already know how to celebrate National Cheese Day on June 4, you can't possibly love cheese as much as I do. I mean, do you really need someone to ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Easy Tips For Making The Perfect Cheese Board

Despite how fancy the term "cheese board" sounds, you don't have to be a cheese scholar or a Martha Stewart disciple to master your own — they're a lot easier than they look! That said, if you're a ch...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Meet Instagram's New Face Filters

You're going to want to know what Instagram's new face filters are because they're about to be your new favorite distraction. On June 1, Instagram Stories debuted even more new face filter options, fo...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

What's In Starbucks' New Ombré Pink Drink?

You ombré your hair, you ombré your nails, and now you can ombré your Starbucks drink. I mean, do you even need to know what's in the new Starbucks Ombré Pink Drink? Don't you just already know that y...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Instagram's New Features Are Perfect For Pride Month

While the official Pride Day is on June 25, the month of June is really an on-going celebration of support and awareness for the LGBTQ+ community. So it's no surprise that Instagram Stories is introdu...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Graduation Quotes For All Your Grad Photo Captions

Not to date myself too much, but when I was graduating, the only song lyrics options I had for posting on MySpace was that old Vitamin C song "Graduation (Friends Forever)." You know how it goes: "As ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Get Ready For Spicy Skittles & Starburst

Your dessert game is about to get lit — literally. The folks over at Wrigley announced at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago that Skittles and Starburst are comin...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Have A Productive Memorial Day

Every year, I get this anxiety before Memorial Day, because I want to have big plans in place. I want to throw a rooftop party with sparklers, I want to have a beach picnic with all of my friends, I w...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Vegan Memorial Day Desserts You Can Easily Put Together Last-Minute

For the most part, Memorial Day weekend food is all about hot dogs and hamburgers and ice cream cones — it's not exactly the most vegan friendly holiday. So, if you are vegan, you're probably not all ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Easy Memorial Day Trips To Take Last-Minute

If you're anything like me, you're probably easily overwhelmed by the concept of even leaving the house on Memorial Day weekend, let alone taking a Memorial Day weekend trip. You probably assume that ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Gifts For The Person You're Only Kind Of Dating

There's really nothing like the holidays to put weird pressure on a new relationship. When you're just getting to know someone and you've only hung out a few times, the last thing you want is any outs...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Super Inexpensive Gifts That Are Still Thoughtful

By this time of year, your pockets might be feeling a little lighter than you had hoped they would. Without meaning to, maybe you've been overextending yourself — and those finances that you thought y...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Secret Santa Gifts You Can get Shipped Overnight

So you agreed to be part of a Secret Santa group this year and you feel really relaxed about the whole thing. You feel so relaxed, in fact, that it's the night before your gift-swap... and you're real...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The New Emojis Are Here!

I think we can all agree that the introduction of emojis to Apple's iMessage has changed the way we all communicate. It's given everyone a way to express themselves when they can't find the words. Now...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Best Secret Santa Gifts For Guys

I know it may not seem like it, but Secret Santa — as stressful as it can seem — totally saves everyone each holiday season. It takes away all of the pressure of finding time to shop for all of your f...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

What To Get Your Brother For The 2016 Holidays

So, it's the holidays, you're feeling in the giving spirit, and you want to get your brother a super solid gift this year. You want to make him feel loved, and maybe most importantly, you want him to ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here Are 21 Surefire Stocking Stuffers For 2016

Personally, I think stocking stuffers are the most fun gifts to shop for; with the glory of the internet, it's never too hard to find the best stocking stuffers in 2016, no matter who you are shopping...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Funny & Cheap Gifts To Get Your Secret Santa

Despite how lovely the thought behind Secret Santa parties and gift exchanges are, it's no secret that finding actually funny and cheap Secret Santa gifts is pretty tough. No matter how much money you...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Healthy Eggnog Recipes For The Holiday Season

The holidays are definitely a time to indulge. Think about it: what better time to go ham on the sweets, forgo the top button of your pants, and swap out the milk in your cereal for eggnog (what? Did ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

20 Gift Ideas For People Who Have Everything

We all have that one friend who is impossible to shop for. Seemingly, they have every possible luxury and doodad and gadget. Every time you think you've thought of something super creative and special...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here Are Some Cheap Gift Ideas For Guys

Getting the perfect gift for a guy is not only complicated, but nerve-wracking. The things you probably want to get them (like a vintage record player, first edition book or weekend trip to the caribb...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Enjoy The Holidays Alone

Whatever the case — whether you're spending the holidays solo by circumstance or by choice, there's no reason to put a gloomy spin on the experience. Spending time with yourself can be incredibly rewa...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Innovative Gift Ideas For This Holiday Season

Finding the right gift for the people you care about is super stressful. While gift giving isn't about you, you can't help but feel like you want to put give them a gift that's much more special and p...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Hilarious Gifts For Your Bestie This Holiday

This holiday season, take the oppotunity to show your best friend how much you love them. But, instead of tagging them in a bunch of throwback pictures from when the two of you wore eyeliner in your l...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Best Gift Ideas For Dad This Holiday Season

Finding the perfect and thoughtful gift for dad is no easy feat. You want to get them something that they're going to like, but you know, as your parent, they're going to get mad at you if you spend t...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Black Friday Gift Ideas That Are Stress-Relieving

While romantic comedies and car commercials seem to be under the impression that the holidays are a light and jovial time for all, the reality of the matter is that, for many, the holidays are an extr...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Best Black Friday Deals On Amazon

There are two types of people in this world: the people who look forward to Thanksgiving for the family time and the festivities, and the people who look forward to Thanksgiving being over so that the...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Bet You Didn't Know This Thanksgiving Trivia

While Thanksgiving is totally my favorite holiday, I admit I don't know much about why we partake in a lot of the Thanksgiving traditions that we do — which is why little-known Thanksgiving facts can ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

These NYC Restaurants Stay Open For Thanksgiving

Despite what most holiday movies tell us, there's no rule that says Thanksgiving has to be celebrated in the family home. You're not bound to squish your knees under the leaf-extension of your dusty d...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Get Your Snapchat Spectacles

After what felt like a very long wait, Snapchat Spectacles are finally here! Only, they're not exactly. Like anything technologically delicious that we've been pining after, there's a catch: The glass...
By Kaitlyn Wylde