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Gifts to Greet Spring

Spring is coming and we need to be prepped to welcome it with open arms! Here are a few gifts to help you greet the season with a smile, whether you're buying for yourself or someone else. ORGANIZE: Keep your pretty going well past spring with Fossil's Key Per Frame Cosmetic Case ($35 on You can add all your new coral,... CONTINUE READING 10

Best Spots for Fall Foliage

The leaves are a-changin’ all over the U.S. as autumn starts to show her true colors. If you’ve got fall fever and are itching to get outside, then consider taking a weekend trip to any of these seven gorgeous destinations to view the festive foliage. Our round up not only spans across the country from New York to Cali, but... CONTINUE READING 7

Weekend Trips to Take Before Summer's Over

It’s August—and there are only four (!!!) full weekends left to celebrate summer. Get the most out of the time you have left by planning a last-minute vacay to any of the following destinations before September sadness (a.k.a. fall) sets in. Whether you're after an outdoor adventure, a full foodie experience, a relaxing spa retreat or an authentic cowgirl excursion,... CONTINUE READING 15

Going on Vacation: the Relationship Maker or Breaker

Summertime is prime travel season, and there’s nothing like taking a vacation with a significant other. I recently went camping with my boyfriend. The idea of spending a long weekend shower-less in upstate New York’s wilderness sounded pretty appealing to me at first. I’d hiked most of New York’s high peaks region, so I was used to getting dirty and being outdoors.... CONTINUE READING 51

Hot Honeymoon Destinations

After the big day is over, it's finally time to kick back and enjoy some R&R with your new spouse. Start your marriage off right with these romantic honeymoon ideas every couple can enjoy...on any budget! -Elana Lott Destination: The Canadian Rockies For Couples Who Enjoy: The Outdoors—hiking, camping, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, wilderness tours, gondola rides, rafting, golf If you and your new... CONTINUE READING 34

Last-Minute Mother’s Day: Simple Bonding Experiences

Once upon a time, mothers loved getting teapots, hand-written cards, maybe even a snazzy sweater. But the modern mom is hip, fresh, active, and would much prefer to spend some quality time with her daughter. Mothers have changed and thus Mother’s Day is changing too. When thinking of what I’d like to get for my mother, who is currently on a... CONTINUE READING 5


Item Name: Vintage 20 L Backpack Price: $175 Designer: Fjallraven Where to Buy: and 262 Mott Street, New York, NY Why: Discover a fab backpack that's functional for fall activities like hiking and camping. An old-school top-loading design and back-panel mesh plus side pockets allows me to pack everything I need. Perfect for when I swap city for country and go on outdoor getaways with... CONTINUE READING 7


Yes, we know  is romantic. But there’s something striking about fall—bright leaves, snuggling up to your significant other, crisper air.... I recently took my boyfriend pumpkin picking (he hadn’t been since kindergarten), and it was a super-cheesy but fun day. He got more into it than me, really focusing on which pumpkin he would take home ("This one has dents."... CONTINUE READING 24


Summer always brings happier spirits and carefree attitudes, leading to impromptu vacations and spontaneous trips. While your destination may differ, fall is a great time to plan a last minute weekend getaway with your girls or your guy. I’ve come up with easy options all across the country. -Lynden Halpern East Coasters: The North Fork, Long Island, New York In addition to... CONTINUE READING 21


Summertime is vacation time, and whether you’re off to relax on the beach with an umbrella-topped drink in hand, hiking the Appalachian Trail or driving across America, you always need to bring a healthy snack in case hunger strikes. Here are our favorite portable eats for any and every vacation situation. Best Road Trip Snack: Filling up on gas station junk... CONTINUE READING 20