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.
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6 Tips From Experts On How To Talk To Your Boss About Your Mental Health

Talking to your boss about health issues can be challenging at the best of times — but when it comes to how to talk to your boss about mental health issues specifically, it can feel like you’re playing the game on hard mode. Despite the prevalence of…
By Lucia Peters

8 Small But Effective Ways To Take Care Of Your Mental Health At Work

When we think of self-care, we usually think of it as something reserved for our spare time — but there’s room for self-care in the workplace, too. Indeed, it’s actually essential to put into place a few ways to take care of your mental health at wor…
By Lucia Peters

10 Fairy Tale Princesses Whose Stories Are Way More Hardcore Than You Realized

Fairy tales often get a bad rap, but fairy tale princesses get the worst rap of them all. Perhaps, though, the reputation is unfairly earned — because although they’re often thought of as “damsels in distress,” fairy tale princesses are actually incr…
By Lucia Peters

You And Your Dog Can Get Matching Pool Floats This Summer & Think Of The Instagrams

Pool floats have never really gone out of style, but they seem to be undergoing something of a renaissance in 2018 — and in case you needed more proof of the fact, all you have to do is look at Barkshop's Funboy x Bark pool floats for dogs. A collabo…
By Lucia Peters

13 Royal Wedding-Themed Desserts You Can Only Buy This Week

Given that one of the best parts of any wedding is the desserts, we can naturally expect the rapidly approaching Royal Wedding to have some truly spectacular sweets on hand. But even if you weren’t lucky enough to score an invite to Prince Harry and …
By Lucia Peters

Someone Tweeted A Picture Of Mario Without A Mustache & '90s Kids Are Screaming

I’m going to apologize in advance, because I’m pretty sure I’m about to ruin a whooooole lot of childhoods: An image of Mario without his mustache has taken Twitter by storm, and as someone who regularly writes about memes and other strange viral phe…
By Lucia Peters

Cheetos Cookies Are A Thing Now — Here's What People Say They Taste Like

One of the things I like about cookies and cookie bars is the endless array of varieties that exist. Indeed, bakers all over the world are coming up with new twists on old favorites practically daily — and as such, I am thrilled that I have now disco…
By Lucia Peters

Rosé Kegs Are A Thing You Can Buy Now & They Are Actually Gorgeous

And today in Things I Didn’t Even Know I Was Missing, we have this: Kegs full of rose wine are a thing. They are made by a wine label called Bridge Lane, and I am now immediately planning a barbecue purely so I can get one to share among my nearest a…
By Lucia Peters

Women Are Better Wine Tasters Than Men Because Men Are Too Emotional, A Study Says

So, here’s something that’s probably more amusing to me than it should be: According to a new study, women are better wine tasters than men — and not just because of biology (although apparently that can be the case, too). Indeed, the difference has …
By Lucia Peters

12 Food Ideas For Your Royal Wedding Party Inspired By Meghan Markle Herself

The countdown to the Royal Wedding is in the home stretch, but if you’re still struggling to finish off the menu for your viewing party, why not think about it as a themed party? These Meghan Markle-themed foods will give you all the inspiration you’…
By Lucia Peters

12 Meghan Markle-Themed Drinks That Will Take Your Royal Wedding Party To The Next Level

It’s not a wedding without some festive beverages — so if you’re planning or attending a Royal Wedding viewing party, make sure you’ve got some of these Meghan Markle-themed drinks to complete the menu. The celebration kicks off bright and early in t…
By Lucia Peters

The Most Popular Pinterest Recipe For The Royal Wedding Is Super Classy — And Easy To Make

Foodie Pinterest is perhaps one of my favorite… uh, genres of Pinterest (is that the right word for an area of focus on Pinterest? Genre? Whatever, I’m rolling with it) — and given how active it is, it’s unsurprising that Royal Wedding recipes have r…
By Lucia Peters

You Can Buy Papa John's Garlic Sauce In A Giant Gallon Jug Now

Remember back in 2017 when it briefly looked like gallon-sized jugs of Papa John’s garlic sauce would soon be available for purchase? Many were heartbroken when it turned out to be an April Fool’s joke — but hey, guess what? It is a joke no longer. S…
By Lucia Peters

Prince Louis' Nursery Is Supposedly Haunted & The Ghost Stories Will Chill You

Prince Louis isn’t even a month old, but he’s already making headlines — and spooky ones, at that: People are already wondering if Prince Louis’ nursery is haunted. Like his siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, the newest member of the Duk…
By Lucia Peters

This Inflatable Swim-Up Bar Is Exactly What Your Next Pool Party Needs

If you are lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, but have lately been lamenting your pool’s lack of swim-up bar, good news: We can fix that. An “Inflatable Instant Swim-Up Bar” exists, allowing you to keep your beverages both cold and handy a…
By Lucia Peters

You Can Get Mimosas In A Bottle Now & Summer Day Drinking Will Never Be The Same

After years — nay, decades — nay, centuries — of struggling to find creative solutions to the problem of how exactly one easily transports cocktails to consume with a delightful, warm-weather picnic spread, the brunch deities have finally smiled upon…
By Lucia Peters

The Game Of Life Just Launched A Version Where You Can Have Pets Instead Of Kids

I’ll confess that I don’t think I’ve ever managed to finish a complete game of the Milton Bradley board game the Game of Life — but maybe I will now: The newly released Game Of Life: Pets Edition includes all the hallmarks of the classic game, while …
By Lucia Peters

An “Inflatable Pool Hunk” Pool Float Exists & He’s Your Ultimate Summer Wingman

If you’ve lately found yourself thinking, “Gee, you know what my warm weather plans are still missing? A ridiculous, inflatable, person-shaped pool float to support me in all my summer endeavors,” have I got news for you: The “Inflatable Hunk” pool f…
By Lucia Peters

This 80-Mile “Donut Trail” Has 12 Stops & Each One Looks More Wildly Delicious Than The Last

I’ll admit that Ohio is not a state I’ve ever had a particularly compelling reason to visit — but the game just changed: There is an 80-mile doughnut trail in Ohio, and it is calling my name, beckoning me to take its sweet, pastry-paved road to glory…
By Lucia Peters

13 Stories Of Dogs Doing Badass Things That Will Warm Your Heart

There’s a reason dogs are so often referred to as humankind’s best friend — or, perhaps more accurately, many reasons. If there’s one thing the sheer volume of badass things dogs have done to, for, with, or in spite of their humans proves, it’s that …
By Lucia Peters