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14 Valentine’s Day Instagram Captions To Post If You’re Single & Proud Of It

When it comes to Valentine's Day, women are often conditioned to believe that, if they're single on the day of, they're meant to hate the holiday and everything it stands for. I'm talking the whole shebang: Women are taught that if they're, god…
By Michelle Gross

Where To Get Free Pizza On National Pizza Day 2018 So You Can Celebrate Properly

Pizza is a national treasure and a way of life for most people. Personally, pizza was there for me after every big soccer game in elementary school, after breakups, after makeups, for late-night eats (I'm looking at you Artichoke Pizza), for…
By Michelle Gross

You’ll Be Able To Watch Key Moments From The Winter Olympics Live On Snapchat — Here’s How

Winter is coming... well, the 2018 Winter Olympics are coming, that is. Beginning at the bright and early hour of 6 a.m. ET this Friday, the 2018 Winter Games' Opening Ceremony will be held at the new PyeongChang Olympic Stadium in South Korea, and…
By Michelle Gross

Next Week’s Full Moon Is Going To Look A Little Different Than You’re Used To

Get your binoculars ready, because it's time to look up in awe at the moon one more time this month. That's right, there's another supermoon headed our way in Jan. 2018 — and it's not just a supermoon, it's a super blue blood moon. (I dare you to…
By Michelle Gross

Here's Why You’re Suddenly Seeing “Wellness Tea” Everywhere — And Why You Should Try It ASAP

I'm always on the lookout for ways to feel better, faster, and regularly revamping parts of my wellness routine is an integral part of that. "Wellness" teas, aka teas that are specially formulated with adaptogens and other herbs that are purported…
By Michelle Gross

A Total Lunar Eclipse Is Happening This Month & Here's Why You Don't Want To Miss It

Cosmically speaking, 2018 has been off to a pretty stellar start. The skies have been treating us to a surplus of everything ~astrologically cool~, from a Super Wolf Moon on Jan. 1, to the super blue blood moon set to occur on Jan. 31 — the latter…
By Michelle Gross

Here's How To Tell If Your Nasty Cold Is Actually The Flu — And How To Feel Better Faster

If you've been feeling a bit under the weather these past few weeks, well, join the club. We're deep in the throes of flu season and according to recent reports, this year has been especially brutal this year. According to a recent statement made by…
By Michelle Gross

What The Lunch You Took To Elementary School As A Kid Says About You

I'll be honest — my memory of school lunches consist mainly of all the food groups that kids idolized in the '90s. Pizza Lunchables? Check. Capri Sun? Check. And don't even get me started on Pizza Friday and Sloppy Joe Tuesday at my elementary…
By Michelle Gross

A Woman Contracted A Flesh-Eating Virus From Eating Raw Oysters

Whether you slurp them, suck them, or chew them, if you're an oyster lover like I am, then this story is going to terrify you. You've probably wondered once or twice if eating raw oysters is dangerous for your health — likely while eating them,…
By Michelle Gross

11 Life Upgrades That Will IMMEDIATELY Make You More Productive

It's officially the start of 2018, which means if you're anything like me, you're itching to start making those little life improvements that you've been putting off for who knows how long now. It's a new year, so no better time to start practicing…
By Michelle Gross

The One New Year’s Resolution You Should Skip In 2018, Based On Your Sign

It's officially self improvement season, everyone. The days leading up to the new year are always the time to look back on all of the terrible, horrible, no good life decisions you've made over the past 365 days and really reflect on how you can do…
By Michelle Gross

Here’s Why The First Full Moon Of 2018 Is Going To Look EXTRA Huge

Get ready to howl at a very full moon this New Year's Day. That's right: The first month of 2018 is going to be off to a pretty interstellar start with not one, but two supermoons set to shine down on all of us during January. The first full moon,…
By Michelle Gross

The ONE Place You Should Travel In 2018, Based On Your Sign

The countdown to a new year is now in the single digits (praise be) which means if you're anything like me, you're starting to dream up all of the new and exciting places you want to go in 2018. Hello travel bucket list, my old friend! While there's…
By Michelle Gross

13 New Year’s Resolutions You Don’t Have To Wait Until 2018 To Start

With a new year comes the promise of a lot of different things for a lot of different people. Hopes for a brighter future, a new career, a better love life, new adventures... it's the dawn of a new era. A time to start over. And, in the immortal…
By Michelle Gross

The One Self-Care Routine You Should Try In 2018, Based On Your Sign

The old adage said it best: new year, new you. That's right, a new year is just around the corner (good riddance, 2017), which means it's time to start thinking about resolutions. That's never an easy task, I know. While no one can really have any…
By Michelle Gross

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You As You Make Your New Year's Resolutions

"For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice." That's a quote from my boy T.S. Eliot, who in his poem "Little Gidding" made plans and had dreams of new beginnings and a brighter future. It sounds…
By Michelle Gross

18 Easy Cocktail Ideas For NYE That You Don’t Need Special Bartender Skills To Make

With Christmas now behind us, the countdown to the new year has officially begun. That's right, party people, we're merely days away from New Year's Eve 2017, which means whether you're hosting a party this year or making some pre-party drinks at…
By Michelle Gross

Mercury Retrograde Can Still Affect Your New Year’s Resolutions, Even Though It’s Already Over

If you've been thanking your lucky stars that you survived Mercury's latest retrograde since it ended on Dec. 22, 2017, you can think again. Unfortunately, retrogrades aren't over when the planet goes direct — there's a two week period as a planet…
By Michelle Gross

18 Gingerbread Recipes For The Holidays That Aren’t Cookies Again

Ready or not, tis' the season for all things gingerbread. This is good news for many reasons — I mean, who doesn't love gingerbread, right? And who doesn't love the smell of gingerbread? It's like an aphrodisiac for the senses, and unless you're…
By Michelle Gross

12 Unique Vegan Side Dish Ideas For The Holidays You’ll Crave Long After Christmas

With the holiday season in full swing, I'm sure there are lots and lots of dinner parties in your future — whether they're ones you're invited to, or ones you're throwing yourself. If you're the head honcho in your kitchen like I am, I'm sure you've…
By Michelle Gross