Megan is a writer, editor, copywriter with a passion for food and travel writing. She's a Food Editor for Delish, and contributes to publications like Food52, Edible Communities, PayScale, The Kitchn, Hello Giggles, and This Land Press, among others. She won best hair in high school and won't let it go. Keep up with her at Someplaceblog.com.

These Are The Best Times To Ask For A Review If You Want To Impress Your Boss

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on…
By Megan Shepherd

This Is The Best Time To Ask For A Raise

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Make Your Part-Time Job Look Impressive AF

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on…
By Megan Shepherd

This Is The Personality Test You Should Be Using

During my first year out of college, I completed a social justice fellowship that was pretty much like spiritual Real World. A cross between social justice-based community organizing and living in intentional community, there was a lot of sharing.…
By Megan Shepherd

French Fry Deals For National Fry Day

My undying love for a piping-hot bag full of salty, golden french fries has endured for 27 years, and is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, I once walked a drunken mile (both ways) to the McDonald’s in my college town for a late-night,…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Get Free Tea At Starbucks This Week

Feel like changing up your summer Starbucks order? Iced tea is having a big moment at Starbucks this season, and the coffee chain wants you to stop in and sip their new tea concoctions for yourself. To convince you to abandon your standard ice…
By Megan Shepherd

Could Coffee Make You Live Longer?

“But first, coffee…” has never meant more than it does today, as a new study found that coffee doesn’t just make mornings easier — it could make you live longer, too. The news isn’t surprising when you consider how life-changing a cup of joe can be…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Get A Dozen Krispy Kremes For Less Than A Dollar

In the early 2000s, Krispy Kreme coming to town was a B. F. D. Lines wrapped around the building, everyone enthusiastically donned festive paper hats, and free glazed doughnuts flowed. The concept of a doughnut shop with such a mechanical,…
By Megan Shepherd

Häagen-Dazs' Boozy Ice Cream Is A Dream Come True

Summer temps are creeping up across the country, and the El Niño-like weather all but demands a frozen treat to cool down with. Nothing says summertime like ice cream — and while you could cool down with something safe and fruity like a popsicle,…
By Megan Shepherd

When To See Manhattanhenge 2017

Many of the most iconic city-scape photos in the world come from the glittering Manhattan skyline, and thanks to a rare solar occurrence that's happening this week, New Yorkers can add a professional-grade shot of their own to the mix (or…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Win Free Ice Cream For Life At McDonald's

Ever wondered what it’d be like to win a lifetime supply of your favorite treat? Thanks to McDonald's latest promotion, you might just be able to. Jul. 16 is National Ice Cream Day, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, McDonald’s is serving up…
By Megan Shepherd

Starbucks Has New Summer Iced Teas For You

If you love Starbucks’ Teavana tea the coffee giant’s latest offering is bound to leave you stirred up — in a good way. Starbucks’ new Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions combine the same flavorful tea experience you’ve come to crave from their…
By Megan Shepherd

Things You Can Do To Fight Climate Change Right Now

It case you haven’t gotten on the climate change is real train yet, allow me to tell you what you might not know: climate change is no joke. Amidst the civil turmoil, political unrest, Trump tweets, and rampant injustice that’s plaguing modern-day…
By Megan Shepherd

'The Hills' Star Lo Bosworth's Top Party-Hosting Tips

From her days as LC’s down-to-earth bestie on the iconic Laguna Beach to blogger, author, entrepreneur, and lifestyle personality, Lauren ‘Lo’ Bosworth knows a thing or two about parties. And now, the hostess with the mostest is on a mission: Lo…
By Megan Shepherd

This Island Is Filled With Puppies & Here's How To Visit

The other day, while strolling through a park, I described to my friend my personal vision of paradise: “Mine would probably be a beach covered in puppies.” We laughed it off, thinking that such a magical, cute place — a tropical land with…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Get Voice Filters On Snapchat

Ever wondered what your voice would sound like if it were hijacked by Darth Vader or Minnie Mouse for a day? Thanks to Snapchat’s voice filters, now we all know. The app add-on — which was previously only available in Lenses mode — launched on…
By Megan Shepherd

How To Add Links To Snapchats

If you didn’t get your fill of oooh and ahhh-worthy firework Snaps over the long weekend, fear not: Snapchat’s come out with yet another reason to spend time playing around on the app — and even better, the new feature might actually help up your…
By Megan Shepherd

Creepy Apps Horror Fans Will Love

I have to be honest and say that I've never quite understood the appeal of horror movies. For me, the idea of paying money to sit in a crowded theater and scream like a panicked toddler for two hours with my hands over my eyes doesn't quite sound…
By Megan Shepherd

Protests & Marches Happening On The Fourth Of July

While some of us tend to think of the Fourth of July as a day for celebrating all-beef franks, sparklers, ice cream cones, and patriotic tunes, it's also the perfect opportunity to express patriotism by exercising one's right to peaceably assemble.…
By Megan Shepherd

Exclusive Red, White, And Blue Cocktail Ideas For Independence Day

I've got a confession to make: I'm a cocktail queen. I love cocktails at happy hour, cocktails by the pool, and some boozy, frozen fun on a hot day. In fact, my friends and I all pitched in to buy a margarita machine in college, and I’ve never…
By Megan Shepherd