About Cindy

Pun intended. Cindy loves dreaming up witty quips and groan-worthy wordplay. In fact, you could say this girl just wants to have puns. As an avid fan of the written word and a librarian at heart, she also loves used bookstores, especially ones that harbor cats. A lover of all things old, she takes every opportunity to nerd out on nostalgia.

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The Present-Picking Personality Quiz

When it comes to gifting for people you know sorta well (but not well enough to have the perfect present in mind), the struggle is real -- but it doesn’t have to be! Just answer these few questions about their personality, and you can tackle gift giving with the greatest of ease! Read more »

Cups of Cheer: The Apple Cider Mojito

This season, we're serving up some tasty libations that are perfect for festive celebrations. Today, we have a sweet apple cider cocktail that will be all the rage at your fall festivities or winter get-togethers. How do you like them apples? Read more »

Cups of Cheer: The Crangarita

This season, we're celebrating every Friday with cocktail recipes perfect for holiday gatherings. Today, we have a cranberry cocktail recipe that's sweet, tart, and full of festive flavor. Basically, it's Thanksgiving in cocktail form. Read more »

‘Decade’ the Halls: Timeless Holiday Dresses & Looks

Looking for a way to add some classic charm and standout style to your party ensembles? Take a few cues from some of the most iconic eras in fashion with these decades-in-the-making styling ideas: Read more »

A Halloween-Candy-Inspired Cocktail That’s All Treat (& No Trick)

Haven't found the right cocktail to serve at your Halloween party yet? (The horror, the horror!) Luckily, we've scared up a sweet treat, with no tricks involved. With its tropical taste, this Halloween-candy-inspired cocktail is sure to be the magic potion for a perfect party! Read more »

Try This Whimsically Woodsy Pumpkin Diorama

Now, here's a Halloween DIY that's as easy as (pumpkin) pie! This year, instead of the same ol' jack-o'-lantern, why not carve up something darlingly different? We made a pumpkin diorama with a whimsically woodsy scene, and with these simple step-by-step tips, you can, too! Read more »

7 Savvy Tips for Pairing Necklaces & Necklines

When your closet is packed with so many different necklines, you have oodles of options for styling and accessorizing. Picking the perfect necklace for every neckline can have a big impact on your overall look. Learn how to be an accessorizing ace with these tips for pairing necklaces with different necklines: Read more »

Eat, Drink, & Be Scary: A Spooky Halloween Tablescape

Hosting a Halloween shindig? You'll want your table to look as frighteningly festive as can be. Follow these simple steps to transform your table into the spooky center of attention. Read more »

Unexpectedly Elegant Fall Hair & Makeup

For our latest photo shoot, we set out to create an enchanting array of contrasting concepts — new and old, dark and light, formal and casual, delicate and edgy. We carried this juxtaposition through every part, from setting …

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Fun for Fall: The Jack-o-Lantern Cocktail

Looking for a fun and easy drink recipe for your upcoming Halloween shindig? There’s no pumpkin in this cute cocktail, but the end result is utterly gourd-geous. Read more »