Maria is a born and raised New Yorker, though with her love of farm-fresh food and sprawling mountains, you’d never know it. She’s got a nasty case of wanderlust, but she still has loads of room left in her heart for things that are safe and comfortable, like knitting, tea, and corgi gifs.

6 Amazing Pairs Of Leggings That Can Actually Stand Up To Hot & Bikram Yoga

A hot yoga class is a little bit like practicing in a damp, crowded microwave. You probably wish you could just strip down to nothing, but given that indecent exposure is likely frowned upon in most studios, a pair of the best leggings for hot yoga…
By Maria Cassano

These Are The Highest-Quality Essential Oils You Can Buy — & They're Totally Organic

If asked which ten items I'd want to have with me if marooned on a deserted island, three of the ten would probably be essential oils. I have a diffuser going in my apartment 24/7, my collection has outgrown its home three times now, and my…
By Maria Cassano

40 New Cult-Favorites On Amazon Quickly Climbing Up The Best-Seller Charts

Cult favorites are — for lack of a less-redundant term — my favorites. Most of my beauty purchases are informed by Reddit boards, I was all over the return of Szechuan sauce, and I'm still obsessing over Disney's 1992 musical, Newsies. Needless to…
By Maria Cassano

These Breezy, Sweat-Wicking Underwear Are Perfect For Yoga — And Invisible Under Leggings

You've got a solid non-slip mat, the best cork blocks, and a pair of yoga pants that you'd happily spend the rest of your life in — but what about the stuff that people can't see? No, I'm not talking about your karma or your Prana; I'm talking about…
By Maria Cassano

74 Genius Products You Can Get On Amazon For Under $5

There are plenty of products you can get on Amazon that you’ll love — so many, in fact, that it’s easy to look at your credit card bill and groan after a particularly successful shopping spree. Luckily, not everything you purchase on the site will…
By Maria Cassano

60 Sick Products That Cost Less Than $10 On Amazon

Buying awesome products on Amazon is fun, but you know what's even more fun? Scoring a bunch of loot and saving a ton of money at the same time! And while you can easily spend hundreds of dollars in the click of a link, shopping on Amazon doesn't…
By Maria Cassano

31 Life-Hack Products On Amazon Devout Redditors Swear By

It might sound dramatic, given the fact that they're complete strangers — but when it comes to life advice, I'd trust Reddit users with just about anything. Nowadays, most of my Reddit research goes toward finding quirky but brilliant products that…
By Maria Cassano

These Tiny Air Purifiers Will Make Your Room As Fresh As A Damn Meadow

Whether you're on a life-long quest to keep your apartment fresh, or trying to rid your space of the smell of smoke, the best small air purifiers can help — and you don't even have to donate all your floor space to the cause. Unfortunately, most…
By Maria Cassano

40 Hidden Gems You Can Find On Amazon That’ll Change Your Life

It might seem like a bit of an exaggeration to claim that there are material items out there that can actually change your life — but, if you’ve ever used a product as brilliant as a melatonin-infused lightbulb, you’ll know that it’s not. With the…
By Maria Cassano

69 Things On Amazon Prime That Are Sick AF

I'm not exaggerating when I say that Prime is my life. Not only do I write about hundreds of their products on a monthly basis, but I do roughly 95 percent of my personal shopping on there, too. Needless to say, in the last few years, I've come…
By Maria Cassano

Humidity Got You Down? These 5 Compact Dehumidifiers Can Help Get Rid Of It

So, you're looking to get rid of the damp, musty air in your home, but you're not interested in dedicating absolutely all your counter space to the cause. No worries — the best small dehumidifiers can soak up a shocking amount of moisture without…
By Maria Cassano

Breathe Easy With These Diffusers And Humidifiers That’ll Turn Your Home Into A Spa

Admittedly, I'm a bit obsessed with anything that smells good and makes my space feel like a zen-AF yoga studio. I spend more-than-acceptable amounts when my favorite brand of candles has their bi-annual sale, and I've been known to set off the…
By Maria Cassano

4 Great Menstrual Cups That Can Actually Handle A Heavy Flow

For a very long time, people with periods were expected to pay a generous amount of money for a product that might or might not have suited their bodies. Now, manufacturers of these products are finally realizing that one size does not fit all when…
By Maria Cassano

These Super Comfortable Yoga Mats Are Best For New Yogis, So Namaste

I'm guessing you're here for one of two reasons. Either you're tired of using the communal mats provided by your studio, or you've never stepped foot on a yoga mat but you figure it's time to try it. Either way, you're on a quest for the best yoga…
By Maria Cassano

Amazon Prime Day's 100 Best Deals —  They're Up To 80% Off & Selling Out Fast

Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and sales are live now through Tuesday, July 17. There are tens of thousands of products on sale (and up to 80 percent off) across all categories, and sometimes, the best deals get lost in the chaos. If you're…
By Maria Cassano

56 Dope Things Up To 70% Off For Amazon Prime Day (& Selling Out Fast)

Amazon Prime Day has officially begun — and sales are going on all the way through Tuesday, July 17. There are thousands of products on sale (and up they'r upto 80 percent off), but unfortunately, it's easy for the best deals get lost in the madness…
By Maria Cassano

These Wedgie-Proof Underwear Are The Best Invention Since Sliced Bread

Underwear is an awesome invention when it comes to coverage and hygiene, but for every issue it fixes, it seems to create a different one. There's VPL, chafing, and swamp butt, but in my opinion, the worst is the dreaded wedgie. Absolutely no one…
By Maria Cassano

7 Cute Pairs Of Grip Socks That You'll Want To Flaunt In Barre Class

There's only one scenario in which sliding across a hardwood floor is ideal, and that's when you're reenacting Tom Cruise's dance scene from Risky Business. In all other situations, slippery footwear can get pretty dangerous, and that's where…
By Maria Cassano

It's Not Even Worth Having Amazon Prime If You're Not Buying These 41 Sick Products

I use the word "obsessed" pretty sparingly, but if there's any one thing that I'm actually obsessed with, it's Amazon Prime. I've been an Amazon customer since 2003, and when Prime was first launched in 2005, I was all over it. In my 10-plus years…
By Maria Cassano

It's Not Even Worth Having Amazon Prime If You're Not Buying These 42 Sick Products

I use the word "obsessed" pretty sparingly, but if there's any one thing that I'm actually obsessed with, it's Amazon Prime. I've been an Amazon customer since 2003, and when Prime was first launched in 2005, I was all over it. In my 10-plus years…
By Maria Cassano