Books to Read in (the first half of) 2020

Wondering what book to check out next? This week I’m over at RetailMeNot with my list of great books that are out in the first half of 2020, from the

23 Non-Cringeworthy Valentine’s Day Gifts

My original title, “Take Your Stuffed Bear & Shove It Where The Sun Don’t Shine” didn’t take, but here you go, non-romantics! Happy Valentine’s Day (kind of).

Thoughts on Peloton Bikes?

Did you get one? Do you like it? Is it worth it?

The 7 Best Winter Moisturizers

Over at Bustle, I interview experts on how to find the best moisturizer for dry, winter skin.


I hope this is a true trend and not just the WSJ writer looking around frantically for a story angle. (I’ve been there.) Diners Reborn: Where to Get a Square

10 Things to Make Your Life More Organized This Year

Sexy? Not so much. But useful, and they’ll make your life better every day. Who can argue with that?

14 Stocking Stuffers Under $15 for Kids

You still have time! 

24 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers Under $15

Over at RetailMeNot, we found 24 presents available online — all under $15. Story here: 

31 Most-Wanted Holiday Gifts for Teens, According to Actual Teenagers

For RetailMeNot, I polled a bunch of teenagers to find out what’s on their holiday wish lists. Here are 31 teen-approved ideas for the holidays.

These 13 Artificial Christmas Trees Are Everything—and They Start at $8

I didn’t think I wanted an artificial tree until I wrote this feature for RetailMeNot. CHECK OUT THIS PINK BEAUTY!