Marion Bernstein

Marion Bernstein

Freelance Writer

Marion's work has been featured in Time Out, Bustle, InsideHook, Brooklyn Magazine, Huffington Post, Foodbeast, and Wine4Food. Contact her at marion [dot] bernstein [at] gmail [dot] com.

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24 Unique 2016 Holiday Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List

The holiday season has descended upon us and that means it's time to shop for the ones we love. Whether you're shopping for family, friends, or partners, you'll find what you need right here with these 24 unique holiday gift ideas for everyone on your 2016 list.

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5 Wine-Based Cocktails To Sip Under The Late Summer Sun

There are few things more refreshing than a late summer cocktail. But as much as I love Labor Day drinking, I'm not always eager to indulge in copious amounts of hard liquor in 90 degree heat. That's why I love celebrating my last few weeks of summer with refreshing, low ABV wine-based cocktails.

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How To Chill Wine Quickly So You Can Enjoy A Cold Drink During The Dog Days Of Summer

With daily temperatures soaring well above 80 degrees, the last thing I want to drink is warm wine. Thankfully, I don't have to, and neither do you, because I've rounded up three helpful tips on how to chill wine so you can enjoy a cold glass of vino during these sweltering dog days of summer.

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How To Add Herbs To Any Dish And Liven Up Your Weeknight ...

It's easy to fall prey to boring weeknight dinners, cooking up the same pasta and vegetable medley night after night. But you can easily break that weekly cycle of dinnertime monotony simply by learning how to add fresh herbs to any dish you make at home.

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What To Get Dad For Father's Day 2016, Since He's A Hard One To Shop For

Whether you're vying for favorite child, or looking to honestly express your love and appreciation for Dad this Father's Day, I've got you covered — because this Father's Day gift guide includes something for everyone.

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How To Make Champagne Gummy Bears And Live Your Best Adult ...

For those of you who love vodka gummy bears, prepare to be amazed, because I'm thrilled to report that champagne gummy bears are now a thing, and I'm here to tell you how you can make these boozy little treats at home.

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8 Food Halls You Need To Know About, Because This Dining Trend ...

Within the last six years, food halls have been taking America by storm, and for good reason — where else can you choose from multiple eateries, artisan products, and communal dining spaces all under one massive, metropolitan roof? With well-established marketplaces in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, and anticipated openings in Baltimore, Birmingham, and Dallas, it's clear that food halls are trending, but as a hungry New Yorker with a keen understanding of epicurean ebb and flow, I can't help but wonder: Does the food hall trend have staying power?

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4 Unique Ways To Repurpose Odds And Ends Throughout Your Home

After years of staring at the same bed, dresser, couch, and chairs, it's easy to become bored with your living space, and yearn for a complete home makeover. But what if I told you that instead of spending thousands of dollars on new furniture, you could just as easily breathe new life into your living space by simply repurposing odds and ends throughout your home? You can, and all it takes is a little creative inspiration.

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21 Mother's Day Travel Gifts For Moms With Eternal Wanderlust

Whether Mom prefers exploring the world via planes, trains, boats, or cars, these Mother's Day travel gifts will be your ticket to gifting success on Sunday. To choose the perfect gift, it's good to first consider Mom's travel style.

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16 Mother's Day Cards On Etsy That Express Just How Much You ...

Choosing the perfect words to express your love and appreciation for Mom can be tough, so thankfully, these Mother's Day cards on Etsy can convey your sentiments for you. If you're like me, you believe that being a mother is, without question, the toughest job in the world.

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8 Mother's Day Activities For Adults So That You And Mom Can ...

Now that you're a real life grownup, you can forego the "family-friendly" plans and treat Mom to more Mother's Day activities for adults this year. And that doesn't necessarily mean taking Mom out for bottomless brunch mimosas. (But if you do decide to go down that road, please know that you have my unwavering support.) I'm talking about treating Mom like an equal this Mother's Day — treating her like a friend. So why not give Mom a 24-hour break from responsibility, and treat her to a Mother's Day activity you can enjoy together, as grown women?

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7 Health And Wellness Spring Break Retreats That You Can Afford ...

Spring break partying sure is great, but sometimes you need to use those five vacation days for a little rest and relaxation. And the good news is you don't have to break the bank in order to achieve personal nirvana, because these are seven health and wellness spring break retreats that you can actually afford.

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12 Valentine's Day Wines For People Who Love Themed Vino

Sometimes you just have to judge a wine by its label, especially when it comes to Hallmark-induced holidays. That's why I've compiled a list of 12 kitschy Valentine's Day wines, because honestly, who doesn't love over-the-top themed vino on February 14?

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How To Make An Adult Root Beer Float For St. Patrick's Day ...

St. Patrick's Day is associated with a laundry list of traditional drinks. But if you're looking to take a break from tradition this year, try swapping out that annual Irish car bomb for a St. Patrick's Day root beer float (and yes, there's booze included, obviously).

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7 Best Fast Casual Restaurants To Keep On Your Radar In 2016

According to the National Restaurant Association's annual report on the top 20 predicted food trends for 2016, chef-driven fast casual restaurants are predicted to be one of the top three food trends in 2016. To underscore this prediction, and to satisfy all you free-range fried chicken sandwich loving souls out there, I've compiled a list of the seven trendiest fast casual restaurants to keep on your radar in 2016.