Mia Mercado is a lifestyle news writer for Bustle, covering race, gender, and all things internet. She also covers trending food, health, science, and tech news, specifically making hard-to-understand topics (new studies, app updates, why ranch is everywhere) a little easier to digest. Mia is also a humor writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times, McSweeney’s, Reductress, American Bystander, Gizmodo, BUST, Hallmark Cards, and a bottle she threw in the Milwaukee river when she was nine. Mia’s debut nonfiction collection of humorous stories and essays WEIRD BUT NORMAL is set to be published with HarperOne in Summer 2020. Ava is Mia's perfect and stinky dog who you can see on Mia’s Instagram at @mia.market. You find Mia's luke-warm takes on her on Twitter at @miamarket or read more of her work on her website at miamercado.com but, like, no pressure.
St. Patrick's Day
Here's The Real Reason We Wear Green On St. Patrick's Day
The original color was actually blue.
25 Valentine's Day Drinks You Can Order Off Starbucks’ Secret Menu
#22 tastes like a chocolate-covered strawberry.
30 Kansas City Chiefs Instagram Captions To Use This Super Bowl
A city so great it spans two states.
25 Galentine's Day Games To Play On Zoom With Your Long-Distance Besties
No better time for some friendly competition.
21 Galentine’s Day Memes To Celebrate Your Best Friends
When words fail, memes speak.
10 Organizations To Support On Latinx Women's Equal Pay Day
The wage gap is the largest for Latinx women.
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These items go way beyond whiskey stones and framed photos.
32 Cheap Gifts For Your Bestie That Go Beyond Basic BFF Necklaces
They're all under $20.
20 Thanksgiving Toast & Speech Ideas That Actually Aren’t Cheesy
Exactly what to say if you're at a loss for words.
What Alcohol Goes With Hot Chocolate? 11 Ways To Spike It
From your favorite flavored vodkas to red wine.
19 'Hocus Pocus' Quotes To Use As Halloween Instagram Captions
“It’s a full moon tonight. That’s when all the weirdos are out.”
10 Spiked Apple Cider Recipes To Make This Season
Choose your fighter.
20 Non-Alcoholic Drinks To Serve At Your Halloween Party This Year
All boos, no booze.
26 Ghost Story Podcasts To Get You Ready For Halloween
Just don't listen to these before bed.
30 Warm Costumes For Halloween 2022
Cold weather can't stop the fun.
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Dressing up as a cultural stereotype is never, ever OK.
Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Is Officially Back In Stores This Week
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Plus, more seasonal drinks to add to your favorites.
The Rarest Baby Names In The U.S., According To The Most Recent Data
Both Dua and Lipa made the cut.
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The platform updated its timeline settings, then changed them back right quick.