Nina is a writer and artist living on the central coast of California. She's obsessed with cats, crystals, thrifting, vegan food, and '70s horror movies. You can usually find her perusing the occult section of the nearest bookstore, trying to pet every cat she sees, or blasting cassette tapes in her car.

Starbucks' Iced Peppermint Mocha Is Back On Shelves — Here's Where To Get It

Nothing screams "THE HOLIDAYS ARE BASICALLY HERE AND 2018 IS ALMOST OVER" like spotting Starbucks' seasonally-flavored beverages lining store shelves and Starbucks menus everywhere. And yes, folks, I know it's only September. And we've barely left…
By Nina Kahn

Taco Bell Brought Its $5 Gift Set Back & The Tacos In It Are True Faves

The holiday season is upon us! No, I'm not jumping the gun on winter holidays here. Heck, I'm not even talking about Halloween. I'm talking about the taco holiday season leading up to National Taco Day on Oct. 4, duh. A respectable holiday indeed,…
By Nina Kahn

How The Autumnal Equinox Is Going To Affect You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Sometimes I feel like Mother Earth will have to rip summertime right out of my lil' sunshine-loving paws herself in order for me to let it go — but alas, time inevitably goes on, seasons change, and every beverage and snack you thought you trusted…
By Nina Kahn

How To Dress Up As Your Zodiac Sign This Halloween

If you can round up your BFF squad and get them to agree to forego couple's costumes with their S.O.'s or ditch a long-planned solo costume idea in favor of a group costume, well, do it. Because nothing is more epic than rolling deep with a whole…
By Nina Kahn

All Zodiac Signs Should Expect This Month’s Harvest Moon To Bring Some New Beginnings

If you're into astrology, spirituality, or even if you just feel inexplicably connected to the energy of the lunar cycle, then the full moon is more than just something to blame your haywire emotions on — it's a spiritual occurrence to be observed,…
By Nina Kahn

11 Actually Funny Halloween Costume Ideas That Will Get Real Life LOLs

Most people I know will be going one of two routes on Halloween: Scary or sexy. Some people love to take advantage of Halloween's gore factor with fake blood, terrifying masks, and all around haunting costumes. Others prefer to go with ooh-la-la…
By Nina Kahn

12 Sustainable Dog Toys Under $20 That Your Pup & The Planet Will Appreciate

Our canine friends deserve the best of the best when it comes to their quality of life, and as conscious pup guardians, we do our diligence and make sure we're feeding them healthy food, providing them with the best vet care, and giving them more…
By Nina Kahn

This Month’s Harvest Moon Will Make All Zodiac Signs Feel More Impulsive Than Usual

And just like that, summer's almost over! As we enjoy this last week or so of longer days and summery vibes, we also inch closer and closer to the September 2018 full moon, which occurs on Sep. 24. This month's full moon, known as the Harvest Moon,…
By Nina Kahn

These Hurricane Florence Relief Centers Also Accept Pets

Right now, millions of people are evacuating their homes in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, the Category 2 storm that's just beginning its frightful journey through the southeastern U.S. And as if having to flee from your home wasn't scary…
By Nina Kahn

5 Crystals That Will Help You Feel More Relaxed During The Harvest Moon

As we leave September's new moon behind, it's officially a wrap as far as summer 2018 lunar events go. Our next full moon on Sep. 24 will officially mark the first of the autumn season, and this particular luminary is better known as the Harvest…
By Nina Kahn

The FBI Is Now Investigating The Theft Of 7,000 Live Insects From A Museum

Halloween is in the air (and filling up the holiday aisles of most big-box stores), meaning that we all have easy access to those infamous faux tarantulas and creepy plastic bug decorations meant to terrify arachnophobes and the easily-startled…
By Nina Kahn

9 Hidden iOS 12 Features That Will Help You Step Up Your iPhone Game

It seems like everyone's pretty stoked about the new iOS 12 software that will be released to the public any day now. While the beta version of iOS 12 has been available since June, the public launch of the update will reportedly happen on Sep. 17 —…
By Nina Kahn

11 Adorable Halloween Costumes For Big Dogs To Rock This Year

Halloween is literally next month, meaning it's time to sound the spooky festivity alarms, stock up on pumpkin spice everything, and plan your most epic Halloween costume ever. And of course, there's someone else you can't forget — someone big and…
By Nina Kahn

13 Halloween Costumes For Small Dogs That Are Both Adorable & Affordable

Halloween should be fun and festive for the whole crew — and when your ride-or-die is your dog, that includes them, too! I know you're busy planning your own epic Halloween costumes — and I get it, these are extraordinarily important decisions.…
By Nina Kahn

8 Easy Best Friend Halloween Costume Ideas For You & Your Bestie This Year

Couples costumes are cool and all, but nothing can truly beat a classic, unstoppable BFF duo on Halloween. I mean, no shade to my significant others of the past, present, and future, but I've always had way more fun on Halloween when I'm rolling…
By Nina Kahn

10 Meditations To Help You Self-Care During Venus Retrograde’s Shadow Period

As we approach Venus' retrograde 2018 on Oct. 5, you may be feeling like you're already experiencing the effects of it — and, well, that's because you are! The weeks before and after every planetary retrograde are known as shadow periods, during…
By Nina Kahn

Everything You Shouldn’t Do During Venus Retroshade This Month, No Matter What Your Zodiac Sign

Have you been feeling like things are getting a wee bit shaken up when it comes to your love life, your finances, and maybe even your beauty routine? Well, if so, I'm here to confirm that you're not alone — and that you can, in fact, blame it on…
By Nina Kahn

Your Cat Probably Thinks You’re Just A Bigger, Hairless Cat

If I'm being honest, there is nothing I aspire to be more in life than a cat. They're cool and mysterious, naturally graceful and elegant, spend most of their time sleeping and getting attention, and don't seem to care what anyone else thinks of…
By Nina Kahn

7 Ways To Make Sure Your Dog Doesn’t Get Bored When It’s Alone

If you've ever met a dog, you probably know that they're super intelligent, loyal, highly social, and share a lot of the qualities that we tend to dig in fellow humans, too. In fact, we might even like them more than fellow humans (if you have your…
By Nina Kahn

10 Punny Halloween Costumes You Can Put Together With 4 Items Or Less

Punsters, gather round. I know that for some people, Halloween is just a fun excuse to wear a risqué outfit, splurge on a wild wig to test-drive a new hair color, or finally show off the make-up skills they've acquired via many solitary hours of…
By Nina Kahn