Kate is a writer, editor, and dog-mom based in Brooklyn, NY.
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15 Cozy & Cute Gifts From Abercrombie & Fitch (That You'll Want To Keep)

It's about that time of the year when the stress of holiday shopping kicks into full-gear, from figuring out what to gift your friend who already has everything to getting your hands on that last-minute secret Santa gift for your coworker that will…
By Kate Marin

11 Festive Ways To Decorate A Small Space For The Holidays

If you live in a small apartment or are tight on space, decorating during the holidays may be something you avoid to keep unnecessary things out of your way — but it doesn't have to be that way. There are plenty of compact holiday decorations at…
By Kate Marin

The Best White Elephant Gifts Under $25 From Walmart.com

Whether you're planning a white elephant gift exchange amongst your coworkers in the office or with your closest of friends, finding a gift that fits the bill can be a challenge. Whether you're looking for funny gifts to appease the stressed-out…
By Kate Marin

These Affordable Winter Coats on Walmart.com Will Keep You Warm All Winter Long

When winter hits, it becomes obvious very quickly just how important it is to have a hardworking winter coat. No matter how many layers you pile on underneath, a winter coat acts as the final protective barrier between you and harsh weather. And…
By Kate Marin
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5 Tips For Throwing Your First Holiday Party Ever

Planning your first holiday party can be intimidating no matter how many guests you’re planning on having over. You almost don't even realize how many components go into hosting until you're the one in charge: cleaning, decorating, cooking, timing,…
By Kate Marin
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Retro-Inspired Beauty Looks Perfect For The Holidays

Whether you're the type who plans their outfits around beauty looks or beauty looks around outfits, there's one trend you really can't go wrong with during the holidays: retro-inspired glam. Think of your favorite old Hollywood stars — the big,…
By Kate Marin

The Most Festive Holiday Sweaters on Walmart.com Right Now

The holidays can be a stressful time — you may be traveling across the country to visit family, spending more than you'd like on gifts for all your loved ones, or running from party to party. If you're looking for a surefire way to get into a more…
By Kate Marin

The Best Black Friday Deals At Walmart.com

No matter how much you love stuffing and gravy and the amazing assortment of pies that accompany Thanksgiving Day, it's time to turn your attention to the week's main event: finding the best Black Friday deals. Black Friday conveniently occurs right…
By Kate Marin
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How I Tailor Holiday Fragrances & Beauty Moments To My Favorite Winter Destinations

We're sharing what makes the holidays special in partnership with Macy's, from fragrance and fashion to home decor and jewelry. Growing up in the perfectly-mild, forever-70-degrees climate of Southern California, my most nostalgic olfactory memories…
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The Best Dermatologist Recommended Beauty Products You Can Buy at Walmart.com

Shopping for beauty products — better yet, understanding what products are worth your money — can be really tricky. There are so many options catering to different skin types that it can be difficult to understand what formulations are best for your…
By Kate Marin

The Best Indie Beauty At Walmart.com You Didn't Know You Needed

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to indie beauty: maybe you think it's hard to find, it's expensive, or that it's only good if you want to achieve an ultra-natural look. In reality, indie beauty products are actually so much more…
By Kate Marin

8 Engagement Rings From Walmart.com That'll Make You Swoon

Whether you're a type-A, wedding-crazed, Pinterest-boarding planner or the type of person who goes with the flow and hasn't given much thought about what your future wedding may look like, it's fair to say you've at least imagined your ideal…
By Kate Marin

The 10 Best Bath Products To Get On Walmart.com For Your Next Spa Night

I'm a big advocate for staying in and practicing self-care, especially during the winter months when it's too cold to do much of, well, anything outdoors. One of my favorite (and most underrated, TBH) wintertime self-care practices is taking baths.…
By Kate Marin

Brighten Up A Dull Complexion With The Best Face Serums On Walmart.com

My generally mild combination skin goes crazy in the winter — it loses hydration and over-produces oil to compensate, leaving my face feeling tight but still looking insanely shiny. For this reason, I switch up my routine seasonally and turn to the…
By Kate Marin

Embrace Your Rose Gold Obsession With These Unexpected Walmart.com Finds

Whether it be a piece of jewelry, a shade of eyeshadow, your latest hair color, or even your iPhone, rose gold has taken over. Nowadays, you can get almost anything — from jewelry like stacking rings and chains, to kitchenware like cutlery and…
By Kate Marin

This Is How You Prep For A Weekend Getaway With Affordable Travel Essentials From Walmart.com

Traveling can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be when you have the right supplies to keep everything (and yourself) comfortable and organized. Whether you're heading to the beach for a blissful weekend or are embarking on a 2-week getaway,…
By Kate Marin

Fight Winter Hands With The Best Hand Creams on Walmart.com

Forget the weather app or storm forecasts — the first sign of winter for me always comes in my hands. Almost overnight they transform from a low-maintenance extremity to these tight, rung-out dry things that need constant hydration. The backs of my…
By Kate Marin

10 Cozy Sweaters on Walmart.com That Are Perfect For Sweater Weather

There are plenty of things to love about crisp, cool weather during the fall and winter months: changing leaves, the ability to enjoy a warm drink again, rich face creams (oh, how I missed you), staying in all the time, watching tons of movies, and…
By Kate Marin

The Best K-Beauty Must-Haves You Can Find At Walmart.com For Under $30

If you're based in the states, getting your hands on the best K-beauty products can be a bit of a struggle — especially if you don't know where to look. Lucky for us, more and more US-based retailers have started to carry some of our favorite…
By Kate Marin

You Need To Try These 13 Best-Selling Makeup Removers From Walmart.com Right Now

As with most of our skin care products, we're pretty picky when it comes to our makeup removers. Whether it be a dual-phase liquid formula designed specifically for the eye area or an all-over oil cleanser that melts away the most long-lasting of…
By Kate Marin