Kinsey Gidick

Kinsey Gidick is a lifestyle contributor at Romper, where she writes about parenting, pregnancy, sex, and shopping. Before joining Bustle Digital Group, she was Editor in Chief of Charleston City Paper, Charleston, South Carolina's only alternative weekly where she managed the newsroom and the paper's culinary beat. Prior to that she was the Assistant Editor at Charleston magazine, the official city magazine for Charleston and guide for Charleston, South Carolina, since 1975. She's been published in the Washington Post, Roads & Kingdoms, Garden & Gun magazine, and the New York Times. In 2019 she took home third place at the Association of Food Journalists Awards for her story “Your Guide to Charleston’s Best Barbecue” published on Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown website. Kinsey earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication: Media Studies from The College of Charleston. She lives in rural Central Virginia with her history teacher husband and 6-year-old son, and enjoys recipe testing and traveling in her spare time. You can find more of her work at

Kinsey Gidick

Baby Names

22 Classic Boy Names You Won’t Regret

These names have stuck around for a reason.


These 35 Thanksgiving Riddles Will Break The Ice At The Dinner Table

Oh my gourd!


Here's How To Prevent Varicose Veins During Pregnancy, According To A Doctor

Two words: Compression socks.

Holiday Shopping

Michaels Already Has Lots Of Holiday Decorations On The Shelves

Christmas crafting, anyone?

Holiday Shopping

Now's The Time To Get Your Holiday DIY On At Joann

Time to get crafty.

Holiday Shopping

Reason #947 To Go To HomeGoods: Their Holiday Lineup

Make your list. Check it twice.


Hanna Andersson's Matching Family Pajamas Are At It Again

It's the coziest time of the year.

Holiday Shopping

Yay! TJ Maxx and Marshalls Already Have Their Holiday Stuff Out

Ready, set, deck the halls!

Raising Kids

Here Are 20 iPad Games You Can Let Your 3-Year-Old Play Guilt-Free

Because sometimes you need a break.


19 Pink Halloween Costumes That Are Creative, Cute, & Classic

Think pink.


These Are The Cutest Thanksgiving Decorations To Buy Or DIY

Give thanks!


Is Trick Or Treating Safe This Year? Experts Weigh In

Yes, with a few caveats.


Should I Travel For Thanksgiving This Year? Experts Weigh In

It’s a big decision.


These DIY Halloween Masks Are Surprisingly Easy To Make

Mask up!


These Vintage Halloween Decorations Are Too Cool

Say boo!


These Wizard Costumes Are Enchanting For All Ages



These Fairy Costumes Are So Magical

Make their wish come true.


Here's How To Get Gum Off A Shoe Using Stuff You Already Have

For those sticky situations.

Baby Showers

These Baby Shower Nail Design Ideas Work For Every Length & Style

Nailed it!


Kids Will Love These Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Poems

Boo to you!