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Aldi's Iconic Wine Advent Calendar Will FINALLY Sell In The U.S. This Year

I will freely admit that I have trouble thinking about the winter holidays when it’s, y’know, not even fall yet — but this tidbit is too good to pass up, so I’m willing to roll with it: The 2018 Aldi wine and cheese advent calendars have just been…
By Lucia Peters

21 Ridiculously Delicious Pumpkin-Flavored Products About To Hit Shelves Near You

It is Time, my fellow pumpkin-loving fiends. Today we rise from the ashes of our rosé ciders and our bizarrely-shaped pool floats, our Clarendon filters and our LaCroix-themed bathing suits, and lean into the delicious inevitability:…
By Emma Lord

Pumpkin Spice Jalapeño Peppers Are Here & Your PSL Is Shaking

You know what? I don’t care that it’s still August. I’m leaning into the start of pumpkin spice season already, and I’m leaning in hard. Case in point: I have just spent the last hour and a half researching pumpkin spice jalapeno peppers — because…
By Lucia Peters

7 Super Simple Tricks To Make Your August Blues Go Away

It’s that time of year when you start to notice the days are getting shorter, and even though it's still a bajillion degrees outside, you know that seemingly-endless winter is just around the corner. Just like that weird unsettled feeling you get…
By Mika Doyle

Yankee Candle Is Dropping 3 Advent Calendars This Year & The Scent Lineup Is Perfection

Is… is August a little too soon to start talking about the winter holidays? My gut say yes — after all, we haven’t even gotten to Halloween yet — but after seeing pictures of Yankee Candle’s 2018 holiday advent calendars, I’m… prepared to start…
By Lucia Peters

Spirit Halloween Just Dropped A Ton Of 'Hocus Pocus' Merch, Including WINE GLASSES

When it was first released in 1993, I don’t think anyone knew that Hocus Pocus would go on to become one of the most enduring Halloween classics of all-time… and yet, here we are. And hey, guess what? If you’re a Hocus Pocus devotee who’s already…
By Lucia Peters

Pier 1 Just Dropped Super Sleek Halloween Decorations & They're All Under $30

Is August too early to start thinking about Halloween? Normally I would say yes, but after taking a peek at Pier 1's collection of Halloween decorations for 2018, I am... reconsidering my stance. Then again, I'm also one of those people who's…
By Lucia Peters

Target Just Dropped Its Halloween Decorations & They Will Speak To Your Inner Witch

I know that every time someone writes an article about Halloween in the summer a rosé fairy loses its wings, but y'all, this is well worth the sacrifice: Target's Halloween decorations for 2018 just hit its website, and they are every bit as…
By Emma Lord

Michael's Just Dropped Cute New Home Items For Fall & They're Instagrammy As Heck

On Instagram, each season has a distinct look. During winter, when the posts are not family holiday portraits, your feed is guaranteed to be filled with enchanting images of snow-covered city streets, and mugs of cocoa being sipped by the fire.…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Here Are 3 Easy Ways You Can Save Big On Bath & Body Works' Fall Candles This Week

No, it wasn't a collective ABBA-induced fever dream: Bath & Body Works' fall 2018 candle lineup was released, meaning it is officially acceptable for your entire apartment to smell like that apple orchard you once Instagrammed when you were…
By Emma Lord

Bath & Body Works Just Dropped Its Fall Candle Lineup — Here Are The Best Ones

For those of you abiding by the Gregorian calendar, summer ends on September 22. For those of you abiding by the correct calendar, summer is basically over — because Bath & Body Works' fall 2018 candle lineup was just announced, and this year's…
By Emma Lord

9 Surprising Things You Can Do To Keep Mosquitos Out Of Your House

Summer is in full swing, and while that means lots of lovely hours spent reveling in the great outdoors, it can also mean lots of bugs, especially in more humid climes. And, more to the immediate point, balmy summers can produce more mosquitos than…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

16 National Ice Cream Day Instagram Caption Ideas That Are In-Cone-Cievably Funny

July 15 happens to be one of the greatest days of the year, coming in fourth after Christmas, Halloween, and my birthday. It's National Ice Cream Day — the best unofficial holiday we ever randomly came up with for no real reason other than it give…
By Megan Grant

If You’ve Thoroughly Scrubbed Your Kitchen But Still Get Fruit Flies, This Might Be Why

In the height of summer, insects begin to plague our lives, taking advantage of the hot temperatures to breed and spawn. And kitchens, unfortunately, are often their primary targets in your house for food and shelter. Fruit flies are attracted to,…
By JR Thorpe

These Candles Will Make You Feel Like You're On A Tropical Island — And They're Under $20

With tons of fragrant candles on the market, it can be hard to pick and choose the best summer candles for your home or apartment. But, finding the right one for you is definitely worth the search. Who doesn't love the scent of fresh coconut,…
By Lauren Dana

11 Last-Minute Ideas For Your Fourth Of July Instagram Caption

Let's face it — a lot of famous people have said things about freedom, independence, liberty, and all that jazz, even when they aren't celebrating Fourth of July. It can get overwhelming to think about. For a country that's comparatively pretty…
By Crystal Duan

16 Creative Fourth Of July-Themed Song Lyrics To Use For Your Instagram Captions

Happy birthday, America! Whether you're decking out your annual flag-striped dress or breaking out a cool new flag pool float, there are a lot of ways to feel a little more patriotic this Fourth of July. Certainly you can use song (and a decent…
By Crystal Duan

8 Fun Ways To Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

Every Fourth of July, we celebrate America and the freedom so many have fought for. It's a joyous day for many, but there's one part of it — one very natural part of it, for some of us — that's actually upsetting to others: the fireworks.…
By Megan Grant

Some Beaches In Florida Are Reporting An Outbreak Of Sea Lice In The Water

There’s no doubt that sunny beach days are some of the most welcome and fun days of summer — just about anyone’s mood can benefit from a lovely romp in the sand and surf. But according to BuzzFeed, health authorities reported a sea lice infestation…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

12 Alcohol-Free Fourth Of July Drink Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

There's no celebration quite like the Fourth of July. The hot dogs, the sparklers, the dozens of mosquito bites you have the next morning ... what's not to love? The Fourth also often means plenty of booze and patriotic cocktails galore. If getting…
By Megan Grant