Marion Bernstein is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is an expert in food, beverage, and psychoanalysis. When she's not writing for Bustle, she's planning her next culinary adventure, spearfishing required.

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24 Unique Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List

The holiday season has descended upon us and that means it's time to shop for the ones we love. Whether you're shopping for family, friends, or partners, you'll find what you need right here with thes...
By Marion Bernstein

5 Wine-Based Cocktails For Late Summer

There are few things more refreshing than a late summer cocktail. But as much as I love
By Marion Bernstein

These Hacks Will Help You Chill Wine ASAP

With daily temperatures soaring well above 80 degrees, the last thing I want to drink is warm wine. Thankfully, I don't have to, and neither do you, because I've rounded up three helpful tips on how t...
By Marion Bernstein

What To Get Dad For Father's Day 2016

Whether you're vying for favorite child, or looking to honestly express your love and appreciation for Dad this Father's Day, I've got you covered — because this Father's Day gift guide includes somet...
By Marion Bernstein

4 Easy Ways To Give Your Home An Instant Makeover

After years of staring at the same bed, dresser, couch, and chairs, it's easy to become bored with your living space, and yearn for a complete home makeover. But what if I told you that instead of spe...
By Marion Bernstein

21 Mother's Day Gifts For Travel-Savvy Moms

Whether Mom prefers exploring the world via planes, trains, boats, or cars, these Mother's Day travel gifts will be your ticket to gifting success on Sunday. To choose the perfect gift, it's good to f...
By Marion Bernstein

8 Mother's Day Activities For Adults

Now that you're a real life grownup, you can forego the "family-friendly" plans and treat Mom to more Mother's Day activities for adults this year. And that doesn't necessarily mean taking Mom out for...
By Marion Bernstein

This Is The Best Way To Celebrate St. Paddy's Day

St. Patrick's Day is associated with a laundry list of traditional drinks. But if you're looking to take a break from tradition this year, try swapping out that annual Irish car bomb for a St. Patrick...
By Marion Bernstein

7 Health & Wellness Retreats For Spring Break

Spring break partying sure is great, but sometimes you need to use those five vacation days for a little rest and relaxation. And the good news is you don't have to break the bank in order to achieve ...
By Marion Bernstein

12 Kitschy Wines For Valentine's Day

Sometimes you just have to judge a wine by its label, especially when it comes to Hallmark-induced holidays. That's why I've compiled a list of 12 kitschy Valentine's Day wines, because honestly, who ...
By Marion Bernstein

Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

Between traveling, cooking, and coordinating, you've probably had zero time to shop for your loved ones this holiday season. Well, you're in luck, because I'm here to say, have no fear my time-crunche...
By Marion Bernstein

30 Funny Gift Ideas That Will Make Anyone LOL

If the mere thought of scouring Black Friday sale aisles in search of the perfect holiday gift for every friend and family member gives you heart palpitations, then girl, you're not alone. That's why ...
By Marion Bernstein

3 Hot Tea Cocktails To Warm Your Core

Now that colder temperatures are officially here, I can't help but feel a sense of great joy knowing that there are three things I can most certainly count on over the course of the next 90 days: movi...
By Marion Bernstein

I Grew Up In A Haunted House

Everyone loves a good ghost story. As a child, it was hard to escape a campfire or sleepover without someone chiming in with their very own tale from the crypt — except let's be honest: The tales were...
By Marion Bernstein

6 Scientific Ways Weather Affects Your Mood

Fall is officially here, and for most of us, that means shorter days, longer nights, and declining temperatures. Of course, we're all well aware that seasonal change has a noticeable impact on our day...
By Marion Bernstein

9 Fall Veggies That Are In Season Right Now

The older I get, the more I appreciate the changing of seasons. Now that I'm a working adult, I no longer have the luxury of seasonal breaks, so naturally, I find myself looking for variety in other w...
By Marion Bernstein

8 Ways To Satisfy A Peanut Butter Craving

You know that all too common first date question, "If you were stranded on a deserted island and you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would that food be?" My answer always has, ...
By Marion Bernstein

This Is Why People Love Spicy Food So Much

No matter how much it burns, there is just something about spicy food that makes me always come back for more — and judging from the escalating
By Marion Bernstein

5 Boozy Condiments To Make At Home

I just had a food revelation. I just discovered a whole new realm of condiments — boozy condiments — and guys, we need to talk about it, stat. You're probably wondering how I came to this glorious rev...
By Marion Bernstein

3 Quick Recipes To End Your Sad Desk Lunches

I told myself I'd never do it again. I told myself that this was the last time I'd fall prey to a sad desk lunch — and now, armed with a few quick and healthy lunch recipes that are the opposite of sa...
By Marion Bernstein