holidays

Aldi's Iconic Wine Advent Calendar Will FINALLY Sell In The U.S. This Year

I will freely admit that I have trouble thinking about the winter holidays when it’s, y’know, not even fall yet — but this tidbit is too good to pass up, so I’m willing to roll with it: The 2018 Aldi wine and cheese advent calendars have just been…
By Lucia Peters

Yankee Candle Is Dropping 3 Advent Calendars This Year & The Scent Lineup Is Perfection

Is… is August a little too soon to start talking about the winter holidays? My gut say yes — after all, we haven’t even gotten to Halloween yet — but after seeing pictures of Yankee Candle’s 2018 holiday advent calendars, I’m… prepared to start…
By Lucia Peters

15 Hilarious National Girlfriend's Day Instagram Captions

Because you need something to celebrate this summer, someone made up National Girlfriends Day, which is Aug. 1. According to the website Holidays Calendar, this day was likely dreamed up by greeting card companies. Greetings cards are so last…
By Brandi Neal

Auntie Anne's Is Giving Away Pretzels Today — Here's How To Get One

Everybody loves free stuff — but free food is always particularly enjoyable. As such, I am delighted to share with you how to get a free Auntie Anne’s pretzel today. Why today? July 26 is National Aunt and Uncle’s Day, so in honor of the occasion…
By Lucia Peters

13 Bastille Day Instagram Caption Ideas That Work Even If You’re Not In France

Today, Bastille Day, is the French celebration of the day in 1789 credited with the beginning of the French Revolution. If you want to celebrate what is known as la Fête Nationale in France, these Bastille Day 2018 Instagram caption ideas about…
By Brandi Neal

These Candles Will Make You Feel Like You're On A Tropical Island — And They're Under $20

With tons of fragrant candles on the market, it can be hard to pick and choose the best summer candles for your home or apartment. But, finding the right one for you is definitely worth the search. Who doesn't love the scent of fresh coconut,…
By Lauren Dana

6 4th Of July Protests You Can Take Part In Around The Country

It’s no secret that the events inundating our ongoing news cycle in recent weeks, in the words of my beloved Alice in Wonderland, are unceasingly “curiouser and curiouser” — in other words, the current state of our nation is distressing to a level…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

15 Song Lyrics About Fireworks You Should Def Use For Your Instagram This Week

Summer 2018 is flying by way faster than I'd like it to. Sometimes it's hard to keep up: in fact, a foolproof way to see exactly how quickly the seasons are changing is to mark the eye-catching occasions where everyone you know is going to post…
By Isami McCowan

Here Are The Top 27 Places To See Fireworks On The Fourth Of July This Year

The Fourth of July is all about partaking in the most summery activities possible: throwing a barbecue and eating outside, hanging out at the beach or the pool, and generally just enjoying being outside. It's also a holiday that is synonymous with…
By Jessica Booth

11 Red, White & Blue Beach Accessories You Need For The Ultimate 4th Of July Celebration

July 4 is right around the corner, which means it is almost time to hang out with loved ones, watch the fireworks, make some s'mores, and lounge outside in the beautiful summer weather. If you are heading to the beach to celebrate Independence Day,…
By Lauren Dana

6 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who Has A Hard Time On Father’s Day

Each June, Father's Day is celebrated to commemorate dads and father figures everywhere. But it can be a difficult day for people whose fathers aren't in their lives. Whether their dads have passed away, are estranged from them, or have a toxic…
By JR Thorpe

14 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Your Feminist Dad

Is your dad devoted to women's rights and wants to show it? You don't have to get the same-old same-old gifts for Father's Day 2018; he probably has enough boring ties and socks to last him until the Apocalypse. Instead, why not get your feminist…
By JR Thorpe

7 Things To Do On Mother's Day Besides Call Your Mom

While you may wish for the days when your mom took care of everything, you've grown and things change. There's a good chance you've moved out of the house and don't live with your mom anymore, and may possibly even live quite a distance away. With…
By Sarah Fielding

14 Instagram Captions To Post About Your Aunt On Mother's Day

Every year, we celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May. Cards honoring moms fill the shelves of every store, along with the occasional recognition for grandmas. While it's logical, given that the holiday is designed to share your…
By Sarah Fielding

This Is What 9 Women Do On Mother’s Day When It’s Emotionally Hard For Them

For many, Mother's Day is a happy day, filled with celebrations of all kinds. For others, it can be a little more complicated. For women who have lost their moms, don't have a relationship with their moms, have struggles with fertility, or otherwise…
By JR Thorpe

This Group Is Bailing Out Incarcerated Black Women In Time For Mother’s Day & You Can Help

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while many of us will be spending the day with our moms, not everyone is so fortunate — especially women who will spend the day in jail because they don't have enough money to pay bail. This Mother’s Day,…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

6 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who Has A Hard Time On Mother’s Day

Mother-child relationships can be complicated and, accordingly, Mother's Day can be complicated for a lot of people. Some people may have lost their mom; others may not be in contact with their moms for a variety of reasons. Some people don't…
By JR Thorpe

9 Mother's Day Gifts For Your Mom That Also Give Back

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and unless you’re the type who’s got gift-giving on lock months in advance — and seriously, who is that person? — you might be scrambling a bit for great Mother's day 2018 gift ideas. And while it’s important to…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

How To Support A Friend Who's Struggling This Mother's Day

Rachel Thomas is the President of OptionB.Org and LeanIn.Org. In this op-ed, she explains how you can support a friend who’s struggling this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is a chance to celebrate all the mothers in our lives. For many, it’s a happy day…
By Rachel Thomas

23 'Star Wars' Quotes For Your May The Fourth Instagram Captions

The unofficial Star Wars holiday, May the Fourth — a play on "May the force be with you," a quote famously uttered by the Jedis to wish each other good luck and good will — if finally here. While everyone else is looking forward to Cinco de Mayo,…
By Kaitlyn Wylde