Marion Bernstein is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is an expert in food, beverage, and psychoanalysis. When she's not writing for Bustle, she's planning her next culinary adventure, spearfishing required.
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24 Unique Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List

The holiday season has descended upon us and that means it's time to shop for the ones we love. Whether you're shopping for family, friends, or partners, you'll find what you need right here with these 24 unique holiday gift ideas for everyone on you…
By Marion Bernstein

5 Wine-Based Cocktails For Late Summer

There are few things more refreshing than a late summer cocktail. But as much as I love Labor Day drinking, I'm not always eager to indulge in copious amounts of hard liquor in 90 degree heat. That's why I love celebrating my last few weeks of summer…
By Marion Bernstein

These Hacks Will Help You Chill Wine ASAP

With daily temperatures soaring well above 80 degrees, the last thing I want to drink is warm wine. Thankfully, I don't have to, and neither do you, because I've rounded up three helpful tips on how to chill wine so you can enjoy a cold glass of vino…
By Marion Bernstein

How To Make Champagne Gummy Bears

For those of you who love vodka gummy bears, prepare to be amazed, because I'm thrilled to report that champagne gummy bears are now a thing, and I'm here to tell you how you can make these boozy little treats at home. But before you begin making you…
By Marion Bernstein

What To Get Dad For Father's Day 2016

Whether you're vying for favorite child, or looking to honestly express your love and appreciation for Dad this Father's Day, I've got you covered — because this Father's Day gift guide includes something for everyone. If Dad's an adventure junkie, a…
By Marion Bernstein

How To Add Herbs To Any Dish

It's easy to fall prey to boring weeknight dinners, cooking up the same pasta and vegetable medley night after night. But you can easily break that weekly cycle of dinnertime monotony simply by learning how to add fresh herbs to any dish you make at …
By Marion Bernstein

The One Food Trend You Need To Know About

Within the last six years, food halls have been taking America by storm, and for good reason — where else can you choose from multiple eateries, artisan products, and communal dining spaces all under one massive, metropolitan roof? With well-establis…
By Marion Bernstein

4 Easy Ways To Give Your Home An Instant Makeover

After years of staring at the same bed, dresser, couch, and chairs, it's easy to become bored with your living space, and yearn for a complete home makeover. But what if I told you that instead of spending thousands of dollars on new furniture, you c…
By Marion Bernstein

16 Mother's Day Cards You Can Find On Etsy

Choosing the perfect words to express your love and appreciation for Mom can be tough, so thankfully, these Mother's Day cards on Etsy can convey your sentiments for you. If you're like me, you believe that being a mother is, without question, the to…
By Marion Bernstein

21 Mother's Day Gifts For Travel-Savvy Moms

Whether Mom prefers exploring the world via planes, trains, boats, or cars, these Mother's Day travel gifts will be your ticket to gifting success on Sunday. To choose the perfect gift, it's good to first consider Mom's travel style. If she's a minim…
By Marion Bernstein

8 Mother's Day Activities For Adults

Now that you're a real life grownup, you can forego the "family-friendly" plans and treat Mom to more Mother's Day activities for adults this year. And that doesn't necessarily mean taking Mom out for bottomless brunch mimosas. (But if you do decide …
By Marion Bernstein

This Is The Best Way To Celebrate St. Paddy's Day

St. Patrick's Day is associated with a laundry list of traditional drinks. But if you're looking to take a break from tradition this year, try swapping out that annual Irish car bomb for a St. Patrick's Day root beer float (and yes, there's booze inc…
By Marion Bernstein

7 Health & Wellness Retreats For Spring Break

Spring break partying sure is great, but sometimes you need to use those five vacation days for a little rest and relaxation. And the good news is you don't have to break the bank in order to achieve personal nirvana, because these are seven health a…
By Marion Bernstein

12 Kitschy Wines For Valentine's Day

Sometimes you just have to judge a wine by its label, especially when it comes to Hallmark-induced holidays. That's why I've compiled a list of 12 kitschy Valentine's Day wines, because honestly, who doesn't love over-the-top themed vino on February …
By Marion Bernstein

The Most Epic Nacho Recipes For Super Bowl

No Super Bowl spread would be complete without a truly epic plate of nachos, the ultimate game day crowd pleaser. When it comes to classic Super Bowl nacho recipes, everyone knows the drill. Start with a layer of lightly salted tortilla chips, blanke…
By Marion Bernstein

Add These 7 Restaurants To Your Foodie Bucket List

According to the National Restaurant Association's annual report on the top 20 predicted food trends for 2016, chef-driven fast casual restaurants are predicted to be one of the top three food trends in 2016. To underscore this prediction, and to sat…
By Marion Bernstein

18 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Also Easy

Healthy recipes for the new year are overabundant, but healthy slow cooker recipes? Now those are actually worth trying. If I could give an award to the kitchen gadget of the year, hands down, it would go to the slow cooker. Seriously, what other app…
By Marion Bernstein

This NYE Tradition Will Determine Your 2016 Fate

The New Year brings with it many things: fresh starts, physical commitments, emotional resolutions, and of course, the annual promise to clean out the front hall closet. For me, the New Year brings hot molten tin — as part of this weird New Year trad…
By Marion Bernstein

The Best Fireworks Displays For The New Year

New Year's Eve is a night filled with expectations: the ideal venue, the stellar dress, the flawless cat eye, the perfectly timed kiss, and of course, the best New Year's Eve fireworks displays. While it's realistic to understand that some things may…
By Marion Bernstein

Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

Between traveling, cooking, and coordinating, you've probably had zero time to shop for your loved ones this holiday season. Well, you're in luck, because I'm here to say, have no fear my time-crunched Yuletide shopping procrastinators, these fabulou…
By Marion Bernstein