Kaitlyn is a lifestyle writer at Bustle, a novelist, a wilderness enthusiast, a semi-retired Z-list actress, a traveler, and proud dog mom.

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11 Hanukkah Party Ideas That Aren’t Boring

If you're still reeling from the lackluster Hanukkah celebrations of your youth — you know, the ones where your parents tried to get you excited about a game of dreidel while your friends were off singing, dancing, slurping eggnog, and waiting up for…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here's What Your Finances Will Look Like In 2018, Based On Your Sign

The new year is a great time to sit down and think about your financial health. Did you come out ahead or behind this past year? What are you goals for the year to come? It's important to have an on-going open conversation with yourself about your fi…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

17 Super Easy Holiday Crock-Pot Recipes You Can Make Overnight

My very favorite thing about the holiday season is potlucks. Not the big holidays or the fancy work parties — it's the low-key get togethers with friends that involve bringing one special dish that are worth looking forward to the most. To me, these …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Sooo, Eyelash Mites Are Real & This Woman Found Out The Hard Way

If you're pretty lax about washing your bedding, let this story of a woman who had over 100 mites living in her eyelashes due to what doctors reportedly believe was a pillowcase she hadn't washed for years be the lesson that whips you into shape. As …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s How You Should Celebrate The Winter Solstice, Based On Your Sign

Now that we've all officially let go of fall and committed to our heaviest coats, it's time to look forward to the winter solstice. While the astronomical event has held different meanings for different people and groups throughout history, there are…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

19 Creative Gift Ideas For Your Dad That He Won’t Just Pretend To Like

Every year, I'm tempted to get my dad a tie and a coffee mug, just like I did the year before — but when I think about all the ties and all the coffee mugs I've gifted him over the years, I'm reminded that this is the year I've got to put a bit more …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s Why You Should Be Careful Of Which Hashtags You Follow On Instagram

Lemme guess: You were so excited about the new Instagram update that allows you to follow hashtags that you followed them all. I mean, literally, you followed hashtags ranging from your public interests to your innermost private curiosities, and now …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Unfollow A Hashtag On Instagram If You Followed And Instantly Regretted It

BIG news, everyone. Huge. Instagram has just added a new feature that definitely fills a gap you didn't know needed to be filled. While most of your Instagram usage is probably tethered to your social life and keeping in touch with friends and family…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

NASA Said It Has “Major” Alien News, So Here Are 11 Totally-Not-Made-Up Things It Could Be

The universe as we know it is about to change. Well, maybe. Per reports, NASA is set to announce "major" alien news on Thurs., Dec. 14, as well as information pertaining to the hunt for habitable planets. In the briefing, they will discuss new planet…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

A Toaster For Bacon Exists & You Can Buy It Online Right Now

"Bacon, bacon, I love to eat, bacon, bacon, a delicious breakfast treat! Bacon, bacon, it's packed with flavor, but oh-so difficult to heat." That's a song I just made up because I'm so excited that a bacon toaster actually exists, and think it deser…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Get Free Queso At Chipotle Tomorrow Just By Wearing A Sweater

In case you needed some extra encouragement to get in the holiday spirit this month, Chipotle is doing a holiday-themed giveaway — so, you may want to know how to get free queso at Chipotle on Dec. 12 so you can properly cash in. Luckily, it's actual…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

What To Do If Your iPhone Won’t Stop Shutting Off On Its Own

If your iPhone has started majorly glitching out, I'm sure you're a little ball of stress right now. Since Dec. 2, many users have reported that their iPhones have taken to repeatedly restarting on their own — every 10 seconds or so, according to som…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Eating Cheese Every Day Is Actually Better For You Than You Think

Despite the fact that studies have already proven cheese has some known health qualities, it's often regarded as, well, not good. It's called an extraneous topping, it's called addictive, it's called bad for your skin — people are all over the place …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Woman Found A Giant Avocado That Is Probably Bigger Than Your Head

The Baby Boomer realtors are about to get a lot more worried about Millennials' inability to budget avocado toasts and save for homes, because a woman in Hawaii found an avocado the size of a football and no, this is not something I dreamed during my…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Pizza Hut Will Now Deliver Wine & Beer To Your Door *PRAISE HANDS*

If you're the kind of person who thinks Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are a great couple but nothing in comparison to combination of pizza and wine, you're going to absolutely swoon over this news break: Pizza Hut is now delivering beer and wine — s…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Try Starbucks’ New Christmas Tree Frappuccino

If you've been concerned that you're having trouble reaching peak festivity this holiday season, fret not — we're all there with you. The truth is, there's a bit of an excitement dip that occurs in early December just after the Thanksgiving buzz wear…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This New Facebook Feature Wants You To Reveal Your Guiltiest Pleasure

In case you were concerned that you weren't already spending enough time on Facebook while you aimlessly clicked through other peoples' pages and got zero work done, the social media leader is releasing a new feature today that's going to reduce your…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here Is When Every Single Retrograde Is Happening In 2018

I don't keep much on my calendar. I've just got the crucial dates: you know, important birthdays, meetings, and retrogrades. Yep — I said retrogrades. Knowing things like when Mercury retrograde is in 2018 is important, and keeping track of all the o…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s How To Get $1 Long Island Iced Teas At Applebee's For The Entire Month Of December

Applebee's foray into dollar drink menu items has been greatly appreciated by many. Last month it was the sweet and salty dollar Dollarita, and this month, the new Applebee's $1 Long Island Iced Tea is really hitting the menu at the best possible tim…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Weekend’s Supermoon Is Going To Make Every Sign Confront Some MAJOR Changes

The very last supermoon of 2017 is coming on the eve of Dec. 3, and even though it's going to be big and bright, the effects of it are going to be even bigger — horoscope-wise. That in mind, you're going to want to know what a supermoon means for you…
By Kaitlyn Wylde