Shayna Murphy
Shayna Murphy is a Boston-based writer. Her work has appeared in BookBub, PopMatters, Taste of Cinema and other outlets. She enjoys midnight movies and not burning the house down with her cooking.

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68 Cool Gifts Under $10 on Amazon That Won't Make You Look Cheap AF

Need to get a really affordable present for someone but don't want to come off looking like a total cheapskate in the process? While finding the unique gifts under $10 might seem impossible there are actually some cheap AF things on Amazon that not o…
By Shayna Murphy

75 Awesome Gifts Under $10 That You Won't Be Embarrassed To Give

Shopping for gifts can be stressful. No one wants to feel like they have to spend an entire month's rent each time a special occasion rolls around, but the pressure to spend a lot of money can make folks dread having to come up with gift ideas. That'…
By Shayna Murphy

35 Cheap But Thoughtful-Looking Gifts On Amazon For People You Begrudgingly Have To Buy For

We've all been in that situation where we need to get a gift for someone we don’t really know that well. And while this is the kind of thing that can feel panic-inducing, there's no need to sweat — Amazon is loaded with cheap but thoughtful-looking p…
By Shayna Murphy

40 Unique Gifts On Amazon

Picking the perfect gift for someone can often feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. If you're a last-minute shopper, it can get even more frustrating trying to figure out what to buy for that oh-so-picky person on your list. Luckily, ther…
By Shayna Murphy

49 Gifts For People Who Are Hard To Buy For

If there's a present I know a loved one absolutely has to have, I'll find a way to make sure they get it. But that’s pretty rare — most of the time, it's not easy to figure out what to get someone. People are picky! In fact, finding gifts for people …
By Shayna Murphy

26 Clever Things On Amazon Every Adult AF Woman Needs

Getting older makes you question a lot of things in your life: your job, your finances, your wardrobe (can't get by on old college sweatshirts forever, sadly). But more than anything, it makes you wonder just how prepared you are for — well, everythi…
By Shayna Murphy

46 Of The Most Genius Things For Men Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

Sometimes giving a great present is all about luck. Other times, it's about knowing how to make registries and wish lists work to your advantage. Wish lists are basically like a cheat sheet to buying gifts, especially when you're trying to shop for g…
By Shayna Murphy

13 Random But Genius Cyber Monday Deals on Amazon

For shoppers, Cyber Monday is the Super Bowl of savings. But if you're on Amazon, you have even more to look forward to, because although the site offers plenty of amazing deals on big-ticket items, that's not all you'll find. In fact, some of the co…
By Shayna Murphy

27 Clever Things On Amazon Every Adult AF Woman Needs

Getting older makes you question a lot of things in your life: your job, your finances, your wardrobe (can't get by on old college sweatshirts forever, sadly). But more than anything, it makes you wonder just how prepared you are for — well, everythi…
By Shayna Murphy

41 Insanely Clever Gifts On Amazon That Are Sure To Sell Out

Picking the perfect gift for someone can often feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. If you're a last-minute shopper, it can get even more frustrating trying to figure out what to buy for that oh-so-picky person on your list. Luckily, ther…
By Shayna Murphy

15 Amazon Cyber Monday Deals On The Things You Always Wanted But Could Never Afford

You've devoured the turkey, laid waste to the mashed potatoes, and even splurged on seconds with the cranberry sauce. But everybody knows there's only one good reason to snap out of that glorious food hangover Thanksgiving weekend is to scope out the…
By Shayna Murphy

50 Hidden Gems On Amazon For People Who Are Hard To Shop For

If there's a present I know a loved one absolutely has to have, I'll find a way to make sure they get it. But that’s pretty rare — most of the time, it's not easy to figure out what to get someone. People are picky! In fact, finding gifts for people …
By Shayna Murphy

These Weird Deodorants Are Actually Effective AF

Like many people who choose to wear deodorant, I used to base my purchases on how nice I thought something smelled. Sometimes that led me to great products, that were cheap, went on effortlessly, and left me smelling like a tropical vacation. Other t…
By Shayna Murphy

This Small Addition To Your Sex Life Could Make A Huge Difference

When it comes to sex, lube tends to be the great equalizer. It doesn't matter what kind of sexual activities you enjoy or whether you're playing with a partner or going solo. The right lube — and specifically, the best silicone lubes — can take it al…
By Shayna Murphy

These Are The Best Toothpastes If you Want Whiter Teeth ASAP

Having ultra-white teeth can give you a mega-watt smile in pictures, but that kind of whiteness isn't super easy to achieve. There are a number of factors that can make it difficult to have totally white teeth, from lifestyle habits (like drinking to…
By Shayna Murphy

30 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy online. Whether it's a butter spreader or a funky wrist rest, I always try to see if there are some strange…
By Shayna Murphy

The Super-Affordable Kitchen Tool That Makes Cooking So Much Easier

Sometimes life gets in the way of cooking a good dinner. Who doesn't have a night where they just want to put their feet up and let dinner be someone else's priority? But if you're feeling that way more often than not, the best slow cookers can help …
By Shayna Murphy

These Are The Must-Have Toothpastes For Anyone With Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be one of the most frustrating things to live with, especially if you can't get through a meal without wincing. From swollen gums to trouble chewing, the tell-tale signs that your teeth need more TLC may seem easy spot and treat…
By Shayna Murphy

30 Genius Cult-Classic Products On Amazon That You Need To Finally Buy

Carts are not just for rounding up all the things you plan to buy at the grocery store. If you're on Amazon, they're probably where you've been stockpiling all the things your friends keep telling you to try out, like silk pillowcases and charcoal wh…
By Shayna Murphy

These Gross Peeling Masks For Your Feet Are Actually So Worth It

Foot masks might sound indulgent, and they certainly aren't something you'd want to use everyday, but sometimes our feet could use some extra pampering. With the best foot peeling masks at your disposal, you can make sure your feet stay soft no matte…
By Shayna Murphy