Kaitlyn is a lifestyle writer at Bustle, a novelist, a wilderness enthusiast, and a traveler — but most importantly: dog mom.

11 Too-Good-To-Be-True Deals At Wayfair This Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Once you've maxed out on your Thanksgiving leftovers, plowed through your Netflix queue, and dodged every overly-personal question from your aunt, it's time to re-arrange all of your furniture and change up your interior design game. If you're…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

11 Things To Get Your Mom On Black Friday

Everyone knows that getting your holiday shopping done on Black Friday is a great way to save money and get ahead of the holiday shopping chaos, but what you might not know is that going into your shopping spree with a clear goal can make all the…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

12 Amazing Deals From IKEA’s Black Friday Sale

If you need some guidance for where to go for some post-Thanksgiving shopping, let me present to you some seriously impressive Black Friday deals at IKEA that you won't want to miss. Particularly if you're in the market for some discounted home…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

9 Ways To Give Back This Giving Tuesday

While Thanksgiving is certainly a time for giving thanks, it's also a time for offering a helping hand to those in need. And while charity work can sometimes seem like a luxury for those who are in a financial position to donate, your time alone can…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

9 Ways To Make Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly

Once we're done giving thanks, it's time to get our shop on with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean we shouldn't be focusing on gratitude and charity anymore. And what better what to show the planet…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

18 Hilarious Captions For Your Friendsgiving ‘Grams

When it comes to faux holidays, Friendsgiving is probably the only one (aside from National Pizza Day) that deserves to be a real holiday. What's more earnest and progressive than a holiday that's devoted to honoring the friendships in your life and…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here's Everywhere That Will Be Closed On Monday In Observation Of Veterans Day

What we do know about Veterans Day is that it's an opportunity to honor those living who have served the country in states of both war or peace, but what's a little bit less intuitive is what the holiday means for businesses and institutions — like…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

26 Punny Thanksgiving Instagram Captions That’ll Put The Worst Dad Joke To Shame

Thanksgiving is a time for family, for delicious feasting, for epic relaxing, and also spending lots of time curled up on your phone while you digest. So while you're on it, you might as well rally up some punny Thanksgiving 2018 Instagram captions…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

12 Vegan Trader Joe’s Products That Will Upgrade Your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving doesn't have to be lackluster for vegan diners, especially when stores like Trader Joe's put a little extra effort in to make the holiday delicious for everyone. If you're vegan and you feel like Thanksgiving dinners are leaving you…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

11 Cheap & Funny Gift Ideas For Your Dad That He’ll Actually Like

Holiday shopping for dads can be a difficult feat. If you have a dad like mine, for instance, it's hard to shop for him because he simply doesn't want anything, except for something ridiculous like a tractor or a new roof. Alternatively, if you have…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

9 Creative Gift Ideas For Your Boss This Year

Giving gifts during the holiday season is a fun and fulfilling act, especially when you know that you've chosen a gift that someone is going to love. But when your gifting someone who you don't know well, or whom you have a professional relationship…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

12 Gifts To Get Your Bestie This Year That They Definitely Don't Already Have

What better way to kick off this year's holiday season than by getting some creative gifts for your best friends that also happen to be gloriously feminist? This holiday gifting season, be a keen shopper. Instead of focusing on trends, or flashy…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

5 Meditations To Help You Survive This Month’s Intense Full Moon

On Friday, Nov. 23, at 12:39 a.m. EST, a full moon will rise in the sky bringing the last lunar cycle of the fall to a close. As this season and cycle reach an ending, a lot of thoughts and feelings are bound to come forward. To make the most out of…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s When You Should Celebrate Friendsgiving This Year

I think we can all agree that Friendsgiving is the best faux holiday of the year. But perhaps what we've yet to agree on is: when is Friendsgiving, exactly? It's easy to love the holiday, a dinner party that excludes all family drama, in lieu of a…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

11 Funny Gifts To Give Your BFF That Have Their Face On It

If the best thing about your relationship with your best friend is the shared sense of humor you two have, you're going to want to get some hilarious gag gifts on your radar for the holiday season, it's fast approaching! That's why I've put together…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

13 Genius Kitchen Tools From Target You Can Get For Under $20 Right Now

If your "adult" kitchen situation is not all that different than the hot plate and single fork situation you had going on in your dorm room, it's time to turn it up. Luckily, there are tons of genius kitchen tools you can get from Target for under…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s How To Make Sure Your iPhone’s Time Is Correct After DST Ends On Sunday

The dreaded end to daylight saving time is almost among us. On Sunday, Nov. 4 at the stroke of 2:00 a.m., the clocks will fall back one hour, making it 1:00 a.m. for the second time and marking the official start of standard time. That means the…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Theory That The Universe Has A File On Every Person's Soul Is Totally Trippy

If you aren't too well-versed in the metaphysical, you might not know what the Akashic Records are. But you should — because according to those who believe in the existence of these so-called records, every soul has one. First things first: he word…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Actually Teach Yourself To Be Psychic, According To A Real Medium

When you have a psychic reading, there’s quite a substantial boundary between you and the medium. While there might be a little bit of small talk as you get settled, it’s very clear from the beginning that the psychic is performing a service that’s…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

5 Creepy Podcasts To Listen To With The Lights On

In honor of the spookiest time of the year, I present you with my favorite creepy podcasts to listen to with the lights on — because we're adults, but we're not unshakable. If you're currently going through a stage where you can't perform any…
By Kaitlyn Wylde