Kiersten Hickman
I've always been obsessed with notebooks - filling them with ideas and random thoughts. So I decided to make a career of it. I love to write, blog, drink copious amounts of coffee, read books, cook new recipes, and travel to new places.

Latest Articles

Surprising Tech Jobs You Probably Didn't Realize Existed

Have a new app that you are totally obsessed with? Are you a frequent user of cloud programs at home, in the office, or on the go? You can pretty much thank anyone sitting in a tech role for such bril...
By Kiersten Hickman

Off-The-Grid Spots Perfect For A Bachelorette Party

If dancing it up at a club or taking a week-long trip to Cape Cod doesn’t sound like your type of bachelorette party, then you’re in luck! The Venue Report released a list of brilliant off-the-grid ba...
By Kiersten Hickman

Game Apps Designed By Women

Not only are games created by women consistently badass, but it's also empowering to be able to see the craftsmanship of a woman who has worked hard in a world that is obviously male-dominated — which...
By Kiersten Hickman

Vegan Fourth Of July Recipes That Everyone Will Love

Independence Day is all about celebrating freedom and this beautiful country — and also eating some delicious food. Of course, if you're a vegan, this can be tough in party situations — not everyone k...
By Kiersten Hickman

This New Rosé Is The Answer To Your Summer Prayers

It is summer, which means it is officially time to rosé all day — especially if by "rosé all day" you mean "rosé all day with this new Alit rosé that was just released," because oh my god, is it good....
By Kiersten Hickman

Summer Quotes That Will Make You Actually Like Summer

I'm sure when Frozen was released a few years back, you finally felt like Disney understood your personality. I'm not talking adventurous like Anna or rebellious like Elsa, but the fact that "the cold...
By Kiersten Hickman

Can You Remove A Post From Your Instagram Archive?

In their newest update, Instagram officially released a new archiving feature that allows users to remove posts from their public timeline to a private folder. For those who are either trying to make ...
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Use Instagram's New Archive Feature

When it comes to Instagram, users get two options when it comes to privacy: Totally private, or totally exposed. Unlike other social networks like Facebook, which has all types of privacy options, Ins...
By Kiersten Hickman

Creative Father's Day Gift Ideas

Let me guess — Father’s Day is coming up and you tend to always go for the same thing: A new CD, headphones, maybe some tools for his golfing set or grill? Well if you’re looking for something a bit n...
By Kiersten Hickman

Vegan Father's Day Recipes

There are probably three scenarios that you’re facing this upcoming Father’s Day: You’re vegan, Dad’s vegan, or your whole family is. No matter what your situation may look like, you’re probably hunti...
By Kiersten Hickman

Things To Say To Your Dad On Father's Day 2017

I’ve always been a believer that art can speak words in creative ways that sometimes we mere humans don’t know how to express. So when it comes to finding beautiful things to say to your dad on Father...
By Kiersten Hickman

Last Minute Father's Day Lunch Ideas

When it comes to family celebrations like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, my family is all about eating dinner at 3 p.m. for some reason. Which, let’s get real — that's lunch time. So since it’s my Dad’...
By Kiersten Hickman

When You Can Buy The New Lady Gaga Drinks At Starbucks

Some friendly new faces are joining the menu at Starbucks thanks to their partnership with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation! That’s right — the Matcha Lemonade and the Violet Drink are two new dri...
By Kiersten Hickman

Here's What You Need To Know About Starbucks' New Violet Drink

Get ready to be singing “Gaga, ooh la la" when you head to Starbucks beginning this week, because these new Lady Gaga-approved Starbucks drinks look so delicious for a hot, summer day. That’s right — ...
By Kiersten Hickman

Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

I get it — you’re busy. It’s not like you have any time off to buy presents or plan a beautiful Father’s Day brunch. Right now, all you have time for is a quick online shop for Father’s Day so you can...
By Kiersten Hickman

Unique Gifts To Get Your Dad For Father's Day

I’m sure by this point in life you are exhausted of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. You have brainstormed clever gifts for years, and as Father’s Day approaches, you are coming to a dry well. No more c...
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Celebrate Father's Day This Year

You could plan a huge adventure to celebrate Father’s Day 2017 this year... or you could give your dad what he really wants: A day off. Sure, having a huge party or going out to eat are still great wa...
By Kiersten Hickman

Is The Strawberry Moon Rare?

Do you have your calendars marked yet for June 9, 2017? No? Well, get on that, because the Strawberry Moon will make it's yearly appearance on the evening of June 9, 2017 — and even better, it's actua...
By Kiersten Hickman

Is The Strawberry Moon Really Red?

The first full moon of June, also known as the Strawberry Moon, is coming up on June 9, 2017. Yes, full moons do have a name, and this one sounds particularly scrumptious. So, what's the story behind ...
By Kiersten Hickman

Rosé Memes For National Rosé Day

National Rosé Day is on June 10, so we all know what that means — time to let the internet know it's the most important holiday with a slew of rosé memes to share. Because nothing says "rosé all day" ...
By Kiersten Hickman

Where Did The First Christmas Take Place?

There are particular traditions that are essential to the Christmas festivities: decorating a Christmas tree, kissing under the mistletoe, and of course, Santa Claus. What is intriguing about the enti...
By Kiersten Hickman

The Best DIY Mason Jar Holiday Gift Ideas

Want to know why the holidays are seriously the best time of the year? It’s not the snow, it's not the lights, and it's not even drinking hot cocoa. For me, it’s finally having an excuse to do all of ...
By Kiersten Hickman

This Is The Perfect Last-Min Gift For Anyone

I think it’s safe to say that we all have that one friend (or, those 10 friends) obsessed with murder mysteries. That person in your life who listens to Serial on repeat, marathons Making A Murderer i...
By Kiersten Hickman

Funny Gifts To Get Your Brother For The Holidays

If getting a sentimental present for your brother this holiday season just doesn’t make sense, I feel you. Personally, I feel like it doesn’t seem right to get my brother a gift that doesn’t have some...
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Get Through The Holidays Without Drinking

It may seem absolutely, totally, 100 percent impossible to get through the holiday season with your annoying family without booze. But don't worry: There's a company out there that understands what yo...
By Kiersten Hickman

All The White Elephant Gift Suggestions You Need

Cookie swaps and Secret Santa parties are some of the most beloved holiday traditions, but none of them could even touch the infamous White Elephant swap. It not only promotes exchanging gifts with a ...
By Kiersten Hickman

Gift Ideas For The Beloved Pet Lover In Your Life

If your friend takes “dog is man’s best friend” to the ultimate extreme, then you know deep down that what they really want for Christmas are gifts for their pets. Or, to show off their pet pride in s...
By Kiersten Hickman

The Best Gift Ideas For Your Sister

Are you always stuck on what to get big sister or little sister every year for the holidays? Stuck on what to get her that will actually go well with the skimpy amount of money you are able to make ea...
By Kiersten Hickman

The Best Secret Santa Gifts For Your Boss

The time has come for you to receive your random pick for the office Secret Santa, and this year, you've been assigned your boss. I’m sure at that point your palms were sweating, because this is your ...
By Kiersten Hickman

These Holiday Cookie Recipes Are Surprisingly Easy

It doesn’t seem particularly right to go an entire holiday season without having one ginormous cookie baking session. It’s an essential part of the holidays: baking dozens of cookies, eating about a q...
By Kiersten Hickman

Cheap Online Gift Ideas Under $25

aThe holidays are without a doubt the perfect time to show someone you really care about them. It’s the time where you can express how much you love someone by traveling to be together, exchanging gif...
By Kiersten Hickman

23 Last-Minute Secret Santa Gifts

Let me guess…the clock is ticking and you still have absolutely no idea what to get that person whose Secret Santa you've been named. At this point, the party is rapidly approaching, and you now have ...
By Kiersten Hickman