holidays

You Can Buy A Disney Advent Calendar Full Of Teensy Collectible Figurines

I haven’t actually participated in any kind of advent calendar activity for, uh, at least a few decades — but I might have to hop back on the advent train this year, because the Disney Animators Collection Littles advent calendar is calling my name.…
By Lucia Peters

5 Vet-Approved Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This Halloween

Halloween is fun in so many delightfully spooky ways. And while many of us humans have a strange love affair with freaking ourselves out in the name of the Halloween spirit all season long, we really can't assume that our pets feel the same.…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s The Famous Witch You Should Dress Up As For Halloween, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what's the most iconic Halloween costume of all? Ahem, you really don't need a magic mirror to tell ya that one — the answer is a witch costume, duh! It's easy to throw on a black dress and a witch hat and call it a…
By Nina Kahn

You Can Stay At A Hotel Where It's Christmas All 365 Days Of The Year

Christmas isn't just a holiday, it's a mindset. I am a staunch believer that there's nothing more truly joyous and fun-filled than the cozy December weeks leading up to Christmas — the never-ending list of iconic, festive music, all the wonderful…
By Isami McCowan

7 Royal Wedding Halloween Costume Ideas For You & All Your Friends

When it comes to picking a Halloween costume, one of the most fun things to do is pick a culturally relevant costume idea. And, when it comes to 2018, there's no costume more culturally relevant than one inspired by the royal wedding of Prince Harry…
By Jessica Booth

The Yankee Holiday Candle Lineup Just Dropped With A TON Of New Scents

They're the candles so powerful, you can almost taste the smells through your computer screen. As noted by Country Living, Yankee Candle's 2018 Christmas candles are here, and there are seven new scents. Will you be able to tell the names of these…
By Lia Beck

3 Ways To Dress Up As Your Amazon Echo This Halloween

Depending on where you fall on the love/hate scale with Amazon Echo's Alexa — the AI personal assistant that has a reputation for freaking people out as much as it does for helping people order and schedule things— you might want to consider Alexa…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

I’m Not American, But The Anger Around Columbus Day Still Hits Close To Home

Every year around Columbus Day, the holiday to commemorate Italian-born explorer Christopher Columbus' contributions to what's now the United States of America, people ask why we still even have the holiday at all, which most only observe with a day…
By JR Thorpe

13 Spooky Decorations You Can Buy On Etsy That Will Look Good Even After Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which means you'll be seeing fake graveyards, hanging ghouls, and creepily-carved pumpkins all over the place throughout October. If you're truly obsessed with Hallow's Eve, it may be time to up your haunted…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

9 Pranks To Play On Your Friends This Halloween That Aren’t Mean

If you live for a good prank, Halloween is probably your favorite season. October is the only month that you can get away with doing creepy things to your friends and family and not only get away with it, but get a laugh. To ensure that you do in…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

7 Ways To Dress Up As A Literal Pickle This Halloween

While everyone else is dressing up as the things that scare them most this Halloween, why not try something different and dress up as something you love the most... like pickles? Yes, I am really suggesting that you dress up as a pickle for…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

6 Ways To Dress Up As A Zombie Disney Princess This Halloween

One of the most popular Halloween costume choices is a Disney princess. You see at least one Disney princess costume out and about every single year — but more likely almost all of them, in various forms. There's the classic take on the look, which…
By Jessica Booth

These Pints Of Blood & Insect Ice Cream Get Grosser The Longer You Look At Them

Everything gets a spooky makeover in October: Your home. Your pets. Even your dessert choices. And hey, wouldn’t you know it? Artisan ice cream makers and purveyors Salt & Straw’s October ice cream flavors for 2018 are exactly what your newly…
By Lucia Peters

You Can Buy A “12 Nights Of Wine” Advent Calendar Full Of Glittery Tubes Of Wine

Is it ever too early for a little holiday spirit? What if by “holiday spirit” I literally mean alcohol? Then, is everyone game? Well, hold on to your tacky seasonal sweaters because quarterly subscription service Vinebox just announced their “Twelve…
By Mia Mercado

You Can Now Buy A Baileys Advent Calendar With Teensy Bottles Of Different Flavors

We’re still… uh… hang on, let me consult my calendar… well, nearly two months away from the beginning of advent — but hey, guess what? We’ve already started spotting advent calendars for 2018 in the wild. None, of however, have been as exciting to…
By Lucia Peters

You Can Buy LaCroix Holiday Ornaments In Your 4 Favorite Flavors

Although all the commotion right now is about Halloween, you should really start preparing for the festivities that follow. One of the perks to growing up is that you have more agency when it comes to holiday decorations. Now, there's nothing…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

4 Easy & Funny Ways To Dress Up As Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson This Halloween

You'll be hard-pressed to find any 2018 celebrity romance that is more purely addicting and obsession-worthy than the love story of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. And if you and your significant other are looking for the most relevant couple's…
By Nina Kahn

5 Easy Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Wedding Halloween Costume Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

If you and your significant other are going for a couple's costume this Halloween, one very dignified option is to make things royal AF and dress as power couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the now-Duke and Duchess of Sussex, respectively. The…
By Nina Kahn

There’s An Entire Line Of Halloween Dog Toys At Target & They’re Adorably Spoopy

Just in time for the Halloween season, BARK has debuted a new line of Halloween dog toys for Target called "Haunted Hounds." Even the name is cute! This limited collection will be available now through Nov. 4 in stores and online. You're not going…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Actually Dress Up As The Moth & Lamp Meme For Halloween This Year

If you haven't been on the internet in the last five seconds, you might have missed out on a new meme trend featuring moths and lamps. Yes, you read that right: moths are the internet's new obsession, thanks to a few deeply relatable memes depicting…
By Kaitlyn Wylde