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How To Talk To A New Partner About Where To Spend The Holidays, Because It Can Get Awkward AF

ByTheresa Holland
So, you're dating someone new and everything is seemingly going perfectly. You're having fun, you're feeling comfortable, and the future looks promising. But the holidays are coming up and you're wondering how to talk to a new partner about where to…

8 Places To Hook Up When You Bring Your Significant Other Home For The Holidays

ByHannah Schneider
So, you're bringing your significant other home for the holidays. Much like So You Think You Can Dance, bringing a partner home to meet your family can be one heck of a challenge. Maybe they're a regular attendant at your family's festivities by…

Here's Everything We Know About How Mercury Retrograde Will Affect The Holidays

ByValerie Mesa
Mercury Retrograde is upon us, stargazers. You read right. The mischievous messenger planet is at it again, except this time, it's traveling through the most spontaneous fire sign in the zodiac. Now, I know the majority of you are already wondering,…

This Grinch Gingerbread House Kit Brings Whoville Home For The Holidays

ByAmanda Fama
Whenever I think about a gingerbread house, a typical home comes to mind. There's usually square foundation, a roof, a few windows, gumdrop buttons, and an icing decor. (Oh, I can't forget about the resident gingerbread men.) Anyway, there's a new…

108 Travel Hashtags To Use For The Holidays, Because 'Tis The Season To Catch Flights

ByCiara Johnson
'Tis the season to travel, but you already knew that, because your passport is calling. The holidays are right around the corner, and you have one very important question on your mind: Where to next? You've been daydreaming about reconnecting with…

Sephora's Holiday Gift Sets Give You Fenty & Drunk Elephant For Under $30, So Cue My Screams

ByAriana Marsh
There's nothing worse than giving someone something they just don't like. You can always see the disappointment in their eyes, even if their lips are saying otherwise. Thanks to Sephora gift sets, you'll never have to be a giver of lame gifts ever…

8 Little Ways To Make The Holiday Season Awesome When You're Alone

ByMarisa Casciano
'Tis the season for mashed potatoes and twinkly lights everywhere. That's right: Halloween is over, and your boots and puffer jackets are out to play. Making plans to watch The Grinch and scoping out all of the Black Friday sales are necessary. This…

Amazon Is Giving All Customers Free Shipping This Holiday Season, So Get To Shopping

ByRachel Murphy
Your holiday shopping spree is about to become a whole lot easier thanks to Amazon. If you are one of those people who dread shopping in the store but doesn't love paying for shipping when ordering online, then you are going to be all about this…

8 Things Millennials Understand About Being Home For The Holidays & The Struggle's Real

ByRachel Chapman
There's nothing like going home for the holidays to spend quality time with the family. But as excited as you are to hang like the good old days, you've come to expect a few things the minute you walk in the door. For instance, you know you're going…

Chandelier Earrings Are A Huge Trend This Season, So Here Are 14 Pairs That'll Light Up A Room

ByAriana Marsh
Remember that scene from How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days when Matthew McConaughey leans out the window and tells the women of New York to "frost" themselves with diamonds? You might want to follow his advice because this season's chandelier earrings…

Walmart Is Offering 2-Day Shipping This Holiday Season For Millions Of New Items

ByAmanda Fama
Hello! My name is Amanda, and I love to procrastinate. I especially love waiting until the last minute to buy holiday gifts for my friends and family every year. It's pretty much a given that I'll be wandering the mall on Christmas Eve scouting out…

10 Common Struggles You Face When Traveling With The Fam During The Holidays

ByCiara Johnson
The family vacation struggle is real. The holidays are right around the corner, so it's time to celebrate with your loved ones. Life can get busy, leaving some with very little time to spend time with their family members. The holiday season is the…

These New Winter-Themed Hershey's Kisses Have Me Feeling So Ready For The Holidays

ByMehak Anwar
It's been 10 years since everyone's favorite chocolate company released a seasonal flavor, and this new flavor proves it was well worth the wait. Hot Cocoa Hershey's Kisses are a perfect winter treat, and can I just say I'm ready for the holidays?…

You Can Build Your Own Super Mario Bros. Gingerbread Castle For Your Most Festive Life

ByLara Walsh
With all of the holiday merch and festive goodies on sale, it's sometimes hard to remember that it's still October and we haven't even gotten our Turkey Day feast in, let alone stepped out for the scariest night of the year. In other words,…

Here’s Why You Definitely Shouldn’t Text Your Ex During The Holidays

ByRachel Shatto
In high school, I had an annual partner. Basically, for two weeks every year, we would get back together over Christmas break, but by about New Years, the relationship would sour and we'd split up again. Every year. I thought it was a strange…

14 Funny Tweets That Sum Up Dealing With (& Surviving) Your Relatives Over The Holidays

ByMarisa Casciano
When in doubt, laugh it out. That's the secret recipe to surviving and thriving in the most awkward situations in life, am I right? There were times when your family brought up embarrassing stories right in front of your new SO, or the moments when…

An Actual "Christmas Town" Exists & It's The Winter Wonderland You've Been Sleeping On

ByCiara Johnson
There's no doubt that the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. There's something magical about Christmas and the days leading up to it. You're instantly filled with childhood nostalgia when you hear your favorite holiday tunes on…

Etsy's Top Proposal Ideas For The Holidays Will Melt Your Heart Like A Snowflake

ByRachel Chapman
When the holidays are all about spending time with the humans you love most, it's no wonder why a lot of people decide to pop the question this time of year. Engagement season means there's romance in the air — and a lot of it. So, get ready to…

Etsy's Top Engagement Rings For The Holidays Prove Couples Are Breaking Tradition

ByRachel Chapman
It's almost the most wonderful time of the year — aka, time to cuddle up next to the fireplace with bae, and get caught under the mistletoe. With romance in the air, it's no wonder why this dreamy time of year is also known as engagement season.…

These Festive Airbnbs Should Be On Your Christmas List, Even If You're On The Naughty List

ByCiara Johnson
Halloween is around the corner, but who's ready for Christmas? Let's be real: Christmas is truly the most wonderful time of the year. There's something magical about the music, Christmas trees, fairy lights, stockings, movies, and the spirit of…

These 6 Christmas-Themed Hotels Are Seriously Perfect To Spend The Holidays In

ByMehak Anwar
As temperatures start to drop and summer fades away in the rearview mirror, one thing is certain — the holidays are right around the corner. What better way to get in the spirit than spending some time cozying up at one of the many Christmas-themed…

This Is How Long The Flu Shot Lasts In Your System, According To Experts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Can you hear the coughing in the streets? Does every sneeze from a random passerby frighten you just a little more than it does in the summertime? Well, it should, because flu season is sneaking up on us, my friends, and it's ready to pounce — which…

October's New Moon In Libra Is Your Last Chance To Start Over Before The Holidays

ByValerie Mesa
Hello, October! Is that really you? I honestly can't fathom the fact that this year is nearly over, but hey, I'm not complaining either, trust me. The year 2018 will be one for the books, considering the transformation we've endured, both…

Sol De Janeiro Is Releasing A *Giant* Bum Bum Cream Gift Set That'll Def Sell Out Soon — EXCLUSIVE

ByAriana Marsh
The best presents are the ones that you'll actually use and that will somehow make your life a little brighter... or your skin a little happier. Enter: Sol de Janeiro's Biggie Biggie Bum Bum Cream gift set ($75, soldejaneiro.com), of which a limited…

You Can Get A Wine Advent Calendar For A Holiday Countdown, So Bring On December

ByLizzy Rosenberg
First, there were the delicious (and totally classic) chocolate-filled advent calendars, which almost everyone has come to know and love. Then, the Christmas countdowns got real creative. There were cookie advent calendars, workout advent calendars…

If You Decorate Early AF For The Holidays, These 6 Things Are So Relatable

ByRachel Chapman
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and yes, I'm talking about the holiday season. I am also fully aware that it is still summertime and a million degrees outside, but inside my heart, it is cool, crisp, and covered in fall foliage. Oh, I'm…

The 7 Types Of Relatives You Definitely See Every Holiday

ByMarisa Casciano
Life's always a party when it comes to hanging with your family on the holidays. Whether it's Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, or even just a casual summer barbecue that happens every year, you can always expect the entire crew to show up ready to make…
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6 Creative Holidays To Celebrate Just Because

ByMichele Baci
Celebrating small victories is important. No accomplishment should slip by unnoticed, whether it’s something as monumental as paying off a hefty credit card bill or something as standard as cleaning out your closet. If you're like us, and you're…

8 Epic Holidays Every Friend Group Should Start Celebrating Now

ByMarisa Casciano
Life's always a party with our people. You've probably already had a handful of adventures with your besties. Truth is, nobody is quite down for a late night drive to the diner or a spontaneous slumber party quite like our crew. They're the best…

The Reason People Have A Lot More Sex Over The Holidays Is Actually So Sweet

ByCandice Jalili
Ah, the holidays. They're the loveliest time of the year. You get gifts from your loved ones, incessant questions from grandma about either 1) why you're still single, 2) when you and your partner are getting married, or 3) when you and your spouse…

When You and Your BFF Are Apart For The Holidays

ByJorja Hudson
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I Gave My Mom Control Of My Tinder Over The Holidays & It Changed How I Swipe

ByGenevieve Wheeler
My mom and I have always been exceptionally close. In high school, I'd tell her every detail of my AIM convos with crushes, she was the first call I made anytime I met a cute stranger while studying abroad in college, and she's always up-to-date on…

Sephora Gifts Sets Are Half-Off Now, So Feel Free To Cry Your Mascara Off

ByAriana Marsh
There are only two days until Christmas, which means last-minute shopping is in full effect. Yes, I am speaking from experience, here. (Is "Happy belated Christmas" a thing?!) Luckily, I saw the Sephora gift sets sale, which I'm taking as a sign…

You Can Get 50 Percent Off Your Next Flight With This Airline's Holiday Special

ByCollette Reitz
As the new year creeps up on you, you might find yourself hurriedly throwing together some resolutions to ensure that you live your best 2018 life in the upcoming 12 months (like, say, travel more?). Or maybe you're more focused on the present and…

I Went On 10 Tinder Dates Over The Holidays & It Led To The Most Unexpected Relationship

ByJen Kirsch
When my two-and-a-half year relationship with my partner ended, I immediately bounced back with a whirlwind relationship. Just one problem: my ex and I were still living together. When my live-in ex moved out the same day my new guy moved back to…

This Girl Wished For A Boo To Spend The Holidays With Last Year & 2017 Delivered

ByCandice Jalili
What would you wish for this holiday season if you could be 100 percent certain that it would come true? Personally, I like to keep my wishes practical, but if I were to wish for literally anything, I'd probably go for a fantastic idea for a novel…

My Boyfriend's Best Gift Was Dumping Me Right Before The Holidays

ByJen Kirsch
Last year, my boyfriend of a month called it quits the first week of December. Just like that, I was set to be single during the holidays. We had just had a very successful meet-the-parents weekend in his hometown of Niagara Falls. He brought me up…

9 Gifts That Give Back, To Make The Holidays Brighter For Everyone

ByBernadette Deron
Is it just me, or is December flying by faster than I ever thought was possible. We've found ourselves in the throes of the holiday season, with Christmas fast approaching at just six (!!) days away. So if you're still scrambling and shopping around…

8 Winter Solstice Cocktails To Make Your Holidays Warm & Bright

ByAlani Vargas
If you haven't heard, it's damn cold outside for us out here in the Midwest and the North. Winter is right around the corner, and we can very obviously feel it. But that's not all bad; winter brings sweater weather (Although, we often have to bundle…

This Creative Couple Made A "Winter Punderland" & Literally Just Won The Holidays

ByCandice Jalili
What do you call a fake noodle? An Impasta. Want to hear a joke about paper? Nevermind, it's tearable. Ha! Get it? Because paper TEARS. Why did the coffee file a police report? It got mugged. So funny, because, like, coffee mugs and getting mugged!…

3 Ways To Be Less Lonely Over The Holidays & Meet New People By Using Tinder

BySydnee Lyons
This year, I'll be spending Christmas alone, which has given me a really bad case of the holiday blues. Seriously, I walk around half-heartedly crooning Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" at least three times a week now. To be fair, this isn't my…

Your Weekly Horoscope Is Here & It Really Is "The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"

ByRosey Baker
Can you believe that we are actually almost finished with the year 2017? It seems like just yesterday everyone was moaning about how awful 2016 was, and that year feels like a distant memory. It also seems like, "What were we even b*tching about?"…

Your Tarot Card Horoscope For Dec. 18, 2017 Is Here To Guide You Into The Holidays

ByEthony
Welcome to your tarotscopes for the week. What is a tarotscope, you ask? It is a mini tarot reading for your astrological sun sign aimed to give you a little energetic edge for your week. Your tarot card horoscope for Dec. 18, 2017, is read along…
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7 Texts To Keep Your Hookup Going When You're Apart For The Holidays

ByAnnie Foskett
Well, look at you, Miss America. You finally downloaded dating apps, asked the cutie with the funniest response to "If you were a breakfast food, what would you be?" to get drinks, and had a lovely date. You started hooking up — as one does — and…

My First Time Celebrating Christmas With My Boyfriend Completely Changed How I Felt About The Holidays

BySophie Vershbow
When I was three years old, my babysitter Amy took me to Bloomingdale's on the Upper East Side to meet Santa Claus. My parents were unaware of our field trip, and I waited in line with bated breath, bursting with excitement to meet the big man in…

Me Trying To Adult During The Holidays

ByJorja Hudson
All I need to throw a classy party is my best friend... and a bunch of money #PayPalCanDoThat

35 Steamy Texts To Send Your Partner When You're Apart For The Holidays

BySydnee Lyons
Before you get into another political debate with your aunt who's visiting for the holidays, why not find a better way to pass the time in between family meals? There are so many other things you can do like build a snowman, watch Home Alone 2: Lost…
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Ho, Ho, Ho, It's Time To Try These 7 Holiday Sex Positions

ByJamie Kravitz
Baby, it's cold outside. So why leave the house at all? Skip the flirty snowball fight and get right to cozying up by the fire. You and your yuletide cutie can celebrate another year on the naughty list by trying these Christmas sex positions. Don't…
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How To Survive The Holidays When All Your Friends Are In Relationships & You're Single AF

ByAnnie Foskett
If I were allotted only one adjective to describe the holidays, I would settle on "complicated." Of course, words like "joyous" and "indulgent" come to mind, but so do words like "depressing" and "contentious." No matter how much you love your…
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8 Romantic Texts To Send Your Partner When You're Apart For The Holidays

ByAnnie Foskett
I remember when my best friend got her first real boyfriend. It was our freshman year of high school, and it was right before winter break. I had barely been kissed at that time, and I had maybe gotten my period. I was a little jealous, and a lot…