Kelly Anne Bonner

Kelly is a writer based in SF (and yes, she knows a lot about startups). Her writing has appeared in Refinery29, PSFK, 7x7, and other places. She likes running SF hills, amusing Twitter bots, Pinterest-worthy cocktails, and discussing think pieces over said cocktails.

15 Last-Minute Hanukkah Gifts To Grab Before Lighting The Menorah

Tomorrow is the first night of Hanukkah. Come sunset, Jewish families around the world will break out the menorah and start spinning the dreidel. If you read that sentence and began to sweat a little, you've come to the right place. If you're still…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

7 ‘90s Toys Marketed For Boys That Girls Totally Loved Too

The '90s toy market was a crazy time, full of one-of-a-kind wonders like Bop It, Tomagotchi, and the madness that was waiting to buy a Beanie Baby. It was good time to be a kid. But, unfortunately, there was some serious sexism lurking in the toy…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Hacks To Make A Better Cup Of Coffee & Win At Mornings

I don't know about you, but the idea of enduring cold winter mornings (or any mornings, really) without the delightful, coffee-infused adrenaline kick sounds like hell. Yes, the habit of putting the kettle on lights some fire into my routine, but,…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 ‘90s Songs That Mean Something Different Now That You're An Adult

When you heard your favorite ‘90s song as a kid, you’d crank the volume and sing along with no care. But when you listen to throwback songs as an adult, your impression of them may be very different. Admit it: there are quite a few ‘90s songs that…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

7 Things That Suffer When You're Exhausted, According To Science

Call it a symptom of being a busy woman in the modern era, but the things that suffer when you’re tired can feel like another annoying thing you often have to deal with on top of everything else. But if you’re hitting a wall on a regular basis, you…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Times *NSYNC Totally Got You & Tore Up Your Heart In The Process

The ‘90s was a battle for supremacy among boy bands, girl bands, grunge, alt rock, ska, punk — the list goes on. The variety made for some great options for your Walkman disc player and for curating a library of mix CDs. For those who preferred pop,…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Condom Mistakes You’re Probably Making & How To Avoid Them

Condoms: They may seem like the simplest form of contraception and personal protection in the book, and in a sense they can be. But that alone doesn't prevent accidents and slip-ups from happening in tons of scenarios, and that's because there's a…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

7 Signs Someone Is In A Toxic Relationship & How You Can Help Them

Once you spot the signs of a toxic relationship, it can be hard to shake them. Whether the coupling is a friendship or a romantic relationship, it can be hard to watch what is happening right before your eyes, and the effects it creates on the…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Funny New Year's Eve Quotes That'll Have You Laughing Until Midnight

For whatever reason, New Year's Eve can sometimes feel like a solemn occasion, a time when where you're supposed to look forward to the months ahead, write down resolutions, and start getting inspired to live your best life. Not to take away from…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

7 Emergency New Year’s Eve Hacks To Rescue The Evening

With sparkly dresses, parties galore, and the opportunity to drink till you drop, New Year's Eve can be one of the most fun nights of the year. I say can because all that craziness also offers a lot of opportunity for mishaps, ones that can sadly…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Tricks To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick & Achieve Your Goals

The beginning of the new year can seem daunting. With self-improvement mantras spread across social feeds and a seemingly endless amounts of people talking about their goals, it can feel like you, too, need to reach for some pretty-far-up-there…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 '90s Movie Couples That Made Us Believe In Love & Still Do

Whether you recently went through a rough breakup or have been hanging out in single’s town longer than you’d like, it can be super useful to watch movies that remind you of why love is worth striving for. Unfortunately, today’s landscape is pretty…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

15 Things To Do On New Year's Eve Instead Of Going Out

Maybe you can’t find a babysitter. Maybe, after some crazy-stressful weeks of holiday obligations, you don’t have the energy to hit up a bar. Or maybe, after having done the whole New Year’s Eve thing before, staying in and avoiding the crazy crowds…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

What Your Favorite Boy Band Says About Your Sex Life

Terrible news: It looks like boy bands are coming back. I say this is terrible not because boy bands aren’t amazing (they totally are), but because a whole new era of obsession is upon us once again. A whole new generation of kids are about to grow…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

11 Glam New Year's Eve Dresses Guaranteed To Make Jaws Drop

New Year's Eve is a time to go out and celebrate, to ring in the next twelve months in style, and—oh, yeah, make sure you have all eyes on you. Whether or not you'll be seeking a midnight kiss on the first day of the new year, you'll want to be…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

11 Apps To Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions Through 2016

Goal-setting is an awesome thing. There's never a bad time to work towards a faster, better, stronger you, but the beginning of the year is a time for you to set goals that look at the big picture rather than zooming in on tiny details. Although…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

7 Alcohols To Pair With Your Awkward Family Conversations (You Know You Need It)

The holidays are a time for visiting family, and with that comes some pretty awkward family dinner conversations. Well-meaning as your relatives may be, most times (re: every freakin’ year) they don’t have a clue as to what’s OK to talk about and…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Last-Minute Holiday Hacks To Fix Your #ChristmasFails Before Santa Comes

Like it or not, Christmas is often a bumpy ride. From the making of the cookies to hanging the lights to wrapping those gifts at the last minute, there are many pitfalls that can occur before the big day. This is why you need genius last-minute…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

9 Hacks To Get You Ready In 5 Minutes So You Sleep In Without Worry

Everyone has experienced that special feeling of panic that sets in when the alarm goes off and—ahh!—you only have a few minutes to get your butt out the door. Try as you might to prevent it, it’s impossible to predict just when your alarm is…
By Kelly Anne Bonner

22 Finals Week Memes To Help You Laugh Away The Stress

Whether you’re feeling confident because you think that the last week of the semester can’t be that bad to that moment when you're plunging into the depths of despair, nothing gets you through the end of semester stress like finals week memes.…
By Kelly Anne Bonner