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17 Holiday Drink Ideas That Aren’t Just Mulled Wine Or Hot Toddies

The thing that's always bugged me about holiday parties is the cocktails. I mean, don't get me wrong — I love a good party, especially when cocktails are involved. But it's the lack of creative cocktails thereof that really grinds my gears. Seriously…
By Michelle Gross

Here’s How To Get Free Cheesecake Factory Delivered Straight To Your Door This Week

Before you dive into this post, I feel the need to share with you all that after reading it, you'll never look at Wed., Dec. 6 the same way again. Sorry — the old Wed., Dec. 6 can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, because it's... well, it's not…
By Michelle Gross

20 Quotes To Share On Thanksgiving That Aren’t Cheesy

While it may not have seemed like it at times in 2017, we all hopefully have a few things to be thankful for and share with a happy Thanksgiving quote when we sit around the Thanksgiving table on Thursday. A new friend, maybe? An awesome trip? A new …
By Michelle Gross

Starbucks’ Rose Gold Cups Aren’t Going To Be Available For Much Longer

Nothing warms the soul quite like a good cup of coffee — especially when that coffee is being served up in a rose gold tumbler, amiright? Here's the thing, Starbucks merch has been pretty on point as of late, and their newest release of pink and rose…
By Michelle Gross

This Job Will Pay You $10,000 A Month To Live In Luxury Resorts In Cancun

If you love perpetual sunshine, luxury hotels, and, oh yeah, making boatloads of money for making videos and sharing your vacation stories — to the tune of $10,000 per month — despite the fact that you have exactly zero experience, then Cancun.com ha…
By Michelle Gross

11 Vegan Thanksgiving Turkey Alternatives You'll Actually Like

Now that Halloween in behind us it's time to start talking turkey. Orrather, tofurky for all my vegan peeps out there. That's right, Thanksgiving isright around the corner which means, if you're the leading lady in the kitchenlike I am, it's time to …
By Michelle Gross

14 Thanksgiving Side Dish Ideas That Are Actually Unique

We all know that when it comes to Thanksgiving, the most unique Thanksgiving side dishes are really where it's at. Yeah, yeah — turkey's cool and often has the tendency to steal the show, but there's nothing like seeing a beautifully set table with a…
By Michelle Gross

This Weekend’s Full Moon Actually Has A Weird History Behind It

Better bundle up, people, because the Frost Moon is coming our way this month. If you're anything like me and are left wondering why every month seems to have a moon name — and more importantly, why, when it's 70 degrees outside in New York City, the…
By Michelle Gross

Why This Weekend’s Full Moon Is More Rare Than You May Have Realized

ICYMI, November is officially here, and it's bringing us some seriously frosty vibes. Maybe not weather-wise, though — I'm actually talking about the impending "frost moon" which is due to grace our skies this Nov. 4. The frost moon is a nickname of …
By Michelle Gross

5 Last-Minute Halloween Prank Ideas That Won’t Make You Roll Your Eyes

Halloween may be mostly about candy, but it's also about silly pranks — for some, they're even a way of life. Now with so many pranks to choose from, new and old — and so many ways to do them, along with how far you're willing to go to actually pull …
By Michelle Gross

This Is The Easiest Way To See An Actual Ghost On Halloween

I ain't afraid of no ghost! ... OK, that's not true, I'm actually pretty terrified. But if you're one of those thrill-seeking, ghost chasing, Halloween loving, scary movie obsessed types who just can't help but be enamored by the idea of seeing a gho…
By Michelle Gross

How To Make Candy Corn Actually Taste Good, And Not Like The Worst

Full disclosure: I am not a fan of candy corn. Never have been, and probably never will be. It's a conundrum really, because all things considered, these sweet little Halloween treats encompass two of my favorite things in life: corn and candy. Maybe…
By Michelle Gross

The New York Times Wants To Pay You To Travel The World For A Year & No, This Is Not A Joke

The New York Times is making headlines this week, and not because of breaking news, but instead because of a job advertisement. And not just any job advertisement — we're talking the kind of job advertisement that sounds so incredibly amazing it just…
By Michelle Gross

11 Personality Tests That See Into Your Soul That AREN’T Myers-Briggs

Like most girls who came of age in the '90s, I love a good personality quiz. I mean come on who didn't take every Cosmo quiz ever back in the day? While these tests are fun and mostly not all that serious, you'd be surprised, as I was when I took one…
By Michelle Gross

Tonight's Full Moon Isn't Going To Happen Again For Another Three Years

The northern hemisphere will be aglow in moonlight on the evening of Oct. 5, and not just any moonlight — harvest moonlight. That's right: This year, the Harvest Moon is occurring on Oct. 5, and it's sure to be a beautiful sight in the night sky. How…
By Michelle Gross

Why Tonight's Full Moon Is Especially Rare

Stargazers, space lovers, and Neil Young fans will be delighted to know that we're all in for a special treat on Oct. 5: The Harvest Moon is back! If you're one of the many that are likely scratching their heads and wondering why you remember 2016's …
By Michelle Gross

Halloween Costumes For You And Your Pet That Will Be Super Instagrammable

You may be in the initial planning phases of your Halloween costume — if not, don't sweat it, you still have plenty of time. But what about your furry best friend and partner in crime? Halloween isn't just for humans, after all — and if you have a do…
By Michelle Gross

The Best 'It’ Halloween Costumes That Will Terrify Your Friends

Love it or hate it, Stephen King's It is back in a big way this year thanks to the Warner Bros. remake of the classic film, and just in time for Halloween. Yay, more creepy, crazy looking dancing clowns rolling around. Can not wait. If you're into It…
By Michelle Gross

‘Mean Girls’ Day Is Here & Twitter Is Freaking Out About It

"It's October 3rd." How could we have known all those years ago that these three little words — a direct quote from the 2004 cult comedy Mean Girls — would result in a holiday so fetch, we're still as excited about it as we were 13 years ago? Conside…
By Michelle Gross

How To Summon A Ghost On Halloween For All You Daredevils Out There

I don't have much interest in conferring with the dead. It's just not a line I've ever felt the need to cross. OK, OK... that's not entirely true. When I was a teenager and heavily influenced by one of the greatest '90s movie of all time — The Craft,…
By Michelle Gross