Lucia Peters is a Washington DC-based writer whose work has also appeared on The Toast, Crushable, TheGloss, and others. Like many people who have written their own bios, she dislikes talking about herself in the third person.

6 Times Royal Families Did Super Creepy Stuff During The Holidays

Royals: No matter how celebrity magazines can sometimes make it look, they are not just like us — especially during the holidays. In fact, some of the things various Royals have done during the holidays are downright creepy… and I’m not just talking…
By Lucia Peters

Auntie Anne's Just Dropped Cozy Merch That Will Soothe Your '90s Baby Soul

And continuing the trend of brands totally getting what their fans want out of branded merch, we have this: Auntie Anne’s just added new items to their For The Love Of Pretzels collection — perfectly timed for any holiday shopping you still have…
By Lucia Peters

Rice Krispies Is Launching Poppers COVERED In Chocolate — Here's What They Taste Like

Rice Krispies Treats have been a favorite of dessert fiends everywhere for almost a century — and now, there’s a new way to enjoy them: Rice Krispies Treats Snap Crackle Poppers are coming in 2019. These bite-sized treats take everything you love…
By Lucia Peters

Target Is Selling Holiday Cat Scratchers That Look Like They're From The North Pole

One of the great joys of having a pet is getting adorable pet gear for them. Do the pets usually care how cute it is? Of course not — but their humans do, so, really, everyone wins. Such is the case with Target’s Wondershop cat scratchers and other…
By Lucia Peters

Pringles Is About To Drop A Fire Roasted Jalapeño Flavor — Here's What It Tastes Like

If you, like myself, are both a potato chip fiend and a spicy food fanatic, excellent news: Pringles Wavy potato chips are on the way in 2019. More specifically, Fire Roasted Jalapeno Pringles Wavy chips are on the way — and hey, guess what? If…
By Lucia Peters

Food Baby Names Are Having A Moment & They're Actually Pretty Cute

As someone who spends a stupid amount of time looking up the meanings of different names even when I’m not, y’know, actually trying to name something — babies, pets, fictional characters, whatever — I relish the end of year for one very specific…
By Lucia Peters

Cinnabon Just Dropped Merchandise & It's Actually Kind Of Beautiful

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found myself wondering something curious and a little bit weird lately: When did Cinnabon get cool? It’s been a fixture of shopping malls, airports, and roadside service stops for decades—but recently, it’s somehow…
By Lucia Peters

Sloths Are The New Unicorns & These 13 Ridiculously Adorable Sloth Items Prove It

Well, it’s finally happened — unicorns have been unseated as the internet’s favorite animal. Or at least, that’s what Etsy thinks: Etsy’s 2019 trend report has just been released, and according to the handmade and vintage goods online marketplace’s…
By Lucia Peters

Disney Announced A 'Toy Story' Hotel Where "Everything Looks Like It's Made Of Toys"

Did you think that Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World and Toy Story 4 were the only new ventures starring Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and all their pal that Disney had up its sleeve? Think again — because the company just announced that a Toy Story hotel…
By Lucia Peters

A Seismic Wave Just Shook The Earth — And Scientists Aren't Entirely Sure Why

For 20 minutes on Nov. 11, 2018, strange seismic waves reverberated around the Earth for nearly 11,000 miles — and we have no idea what they were. No one felt them; nothing was destroyed by them; if it wasn’t for the data collected by various tools…
By Lucia Peters

Red Bull's New Holiday Flavor Combines Cinnamon & Plum With A Whole Lot Of Caffeine

I’ll admit that I’m not a huge Red Bull fan — but I do find its newly-released seasonal variety fascinating: Red Bull Winter Edition Plum Twist has arrived for the 2018 holiday season, ready to help you “fuel gift wrapping session, marathon cooking…
By Lucia Peters

Hostess Just Launched Cereals That Taste Like Their Iconic Cakes

Excellent news for the dessert fiends of the world: You can now get Hostess cakes in cereal form. Not every single variety of Hostess cake, of course; that’d be, uh, a lot of cereal. (Per the product listings on the company’s website, Hostess makes…
By Lucia Peters

Target Just Brought Back Weekend Deals & The First One Starts Sunday

Attention, holiday shoppers: Target is bringing back Weekend Deals for 2018. Repeat: Target is bringing back Weekend Deals for 2018. If you’ve still got some holiday-themed errands to get done — or, heck, even if you just have some regular,…
By Lucia Peters

Baileys Just Quietly Dropped Irish Cream Baking Chips & The Combo Sounds Like A Dream

Just in time for any holiday baking projects you might have planned, a new and exciting ingredient has entered the fray: Baileys Original Irish Cream Baking Chips have arrived. Why make chocolate chip cookies when you could make Baileys chocolate…
By Lucia Peters

Burger King Just Brought Back Cini-Minis & The Pics Will Make '90s Kids Drool

Oh, hey, guess what, ’90s kids? Your breakfast is about to get the dose of nostalgia you so regularly crave: Burger King’s Cini-Minis are back — and what’s more, they’re free. There’s one small catch, of course; according to Food and Wine, you can…
By Lucia Peters

These Unicorn Christmas Tree Toppers Will Make Your Tree Magical As Heck

When it comes to folks who celebrate Christmas, there are two kinds of people: Those who prefer traditionally-decorated trees, and those who like to think a little outside the box. And hey, guess what? If you’re an outside-the-box Christmas…
By Lucia Peters

Epcot Announced Plans For A ‘Beauty & The Beast’ Attraction That Will Make ‘90s Kids Scream

Big news for Disney fans: There are tons of new rides and attractions coming to Epcot at Walt Disney World in the near future. At the 2018 Destination D event — a sort of mini-expo that’s held on alternating years with the bigger D23 events — that…
By Lucia Peters

Disney Just Dropped Major Black Friday Deals On Kitchen Gear

Excellent news for anyone who has a Disney enthusiast who also loves spending time in the kitchen on their holiday shopping list this year: Disney’s online store, shopDisney, dropped tons of Black Friday deals on kitchenware today, and each item is…
By Lucia Peters

Here's How You Can Get Super Cheap Tickets To Disneyland Right Now

Have you been dreaming of running away to Disneyland? Excellent news: Disneyland is having a big sale on tickets for 2019 right now — so if a trip to Anaheim, Calif. is in the cards for you in the near future, listen up. With some sale options…
By Lucia Peters

JELL-O's No-Bake Candy Cane "Cheesecake" Is Coming Back Soon

A holiday dessert doesn’t have to be labor-intensive to be delicious — and if you’re looking for something seasonal to whip up when you’ve only got a limited amount of time available, good news: JELL-O’s No-Bake Candy Cane Cheesecake is returning…
By Lucia Peters