Laurel O'Keefe

laurel.okeefe@metro.us

7 Gifts for college graduates they'll actually appreciate

Gifts for college graduates can be hard pick out, so we did it for you. Take it from someone who is waiting to graduate, these seven gifts are perfect for a a new grad. From style to tech these gifts won't dissapoint, cost way less than tuition and will also go a long way toward your graduates...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:30 AM

What should you get your mom for Mother's day?

What should you get your mom for Mother's Day? Moms deserve the world, but since we can't give them that personalized wine glasses, flowers, jewelry, coloring books, travel gear and more will have to do. We found the top seven gifts to get your mom for Mother's Day this year, so you don...

Monday, May 1, 2017, 11:36 AM

5 Growing travel destinations to add to your bucket list

These travel destinations are becoming more popular and are a must for any bucket list. If you're looking for a new place to go these five places are it. Whether your looking for beautiful beaches or rich history these destinations are growing in popularity. From Spain to the Philippines, these...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:39 AM

5 Best party games for adults

We've compiled the best party games for adults to get the laugher going at your next event. IF you're looking to get to know your friends better or just let off steam, these games are what you need. From card games with loaded questions to suggestive prompts these games will have any group...

Monday, April 24, 2017, 2:45 PM

How to upgrade your outdoor space: the best deals on patio sets

Upgrade your patio with the best deals on patio sets this summer. Whether you're looking to make a big space smaller or a small space cozier, these sets will help you enjoy the outdoors more this year. We found the best sites to shop for the best deals for the outdoor furniture that fits your...

Monday, April 24, 2017, 2:20 PM

Hampton mansions you can only dream of renting for the summer

These six Hampton mansions you can only dream of renting are jaw-dropping. These Hampstom homes will cost you thousands, that's right thousands, of dollars to rent for just one night, and while not all of us can afford to spend a summer in one, we can all dream. From mansions that sit on an...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 3:12 PM

7 Music festival must-haves for the best experience

Music festival season is upon us. These are the must-have products to keep your phone safe and charged, stay dry, enjoy the music and of course - look good doing it. No matter what type of music festival you’re heading to this year or whether you’re a music festival rookie or a junkie...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 10:00 AM

9 lawn games for outdoor parties that you'll want to play all summer

These lawn games are the best for your parties outdoors. From giant Jenga to Kan Jam, they will be a hit at your next family reunion, summer cookout, office barbecue. Or they can make great entertainment for your kids on a nice summer day.  1. Giant Jenga - $102.99 A giant game of...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 1:16 PM

Beaches to visit on the East Coast this summer

These 5 east coast beaches are our top places to visit this summer. We've found vacation rentals in Cape May, Montauk, Martha's Vineyard and more so you can plan your next getaway or family vacation. 1. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - $99 a night Myrtle Beach is a classic family...

Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:47 PM

10 must-have beach items to help survive the summer

These are the 10 must-have beach items you can't live without this summer. To surive the heat, you'll need all the best products for sun protection, fashion, style and tech!    1. Igloo Maxcold Cool Fusion Cooler – Amazon; $93.99 Don’t let beach umbrellas...

Monday, April 10, 2017, 1:27 PM

The best cameras you need to capture summer 2017

Whether you're looking to capture the fleeting moments of summer, take artful photographs, create memories while traveling or get photos printed at your fingertips, these seven best digitial, instant and compact cameras can help you do so. The right camera for you is out there waiting.  1...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 1:42 PM

The top 5 wedding dress trends of 2017

Wedding trends are hard to keep up with and even harder to score at an affordable price, so we did both for you! These are the top five wedding dress trends this year and affordable dresses that feature them.1.Cut Outs - $261.49Cut outs are an upcoming trend in bridal wear this season. They allow a...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 3:43 PM

The best places to shop for bikinis online

Summer is quickly approaching. Save yourself the pain of trying on swimsuit after swimsuit by shopping online for the perfect style. These are the best sites to shop from this summer for everyone from petite to plus.1.Missguided US - $14-$77Missguided is a great site to shop for petites and anyone...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 12:34 AM

The best wireless speakers to buy this summer

Whether you’re looking for a speaker to use by the pool, to take with you on hikes or to just use around the house these are the seven best speakers you can buy for any occasion.1.JBL Flip 3 - $79.95This chunky tube shaped speaker has a strong bass and is small enough to be easily portable. It...

Monday, March 27, 2017, 8:49 PM

5 underrated European cities to visit this summer

Early summer is one of the cheapest times to travel to Europe. If you've been to the major cities like Paris or London, or if you are just looking to explore someplace different, these five cities are cheap to stay in and full of historic sites and adventures.1.Copenhagen, Denmark- $178 a nightOn...

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:21 AM

7 accessories to go with your favorite spring drink

Spruce up your bar with these cheap drinking accessories from Target that will have you mixing up and serving your favorite drinks in style.1.Marble & Wood Coaster Set of 4 – $11.99This chic two tone coaster set is perfect to slide under your favorite drink. Protect your outdoor furniture with...

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:16 AM

7 nail color trends to try this spring

Add a pop of color or a clean neutral coat of nail polish this spring to keep you feeling put together, even when you aren't.1. Greyscale - 'Auspicious'; $18A pastel grey color keeps you looking relaxed and cool yet polished and refined at the same time. Add a matte finish for an even bolder look....

Monday, March 20, 2017, 1:37 PM

Vacations deals to U.S. islands you can't pass up

From the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, these U.S. islands don't require a passport but will easily take you to another world of relaxation and exploration. These five islands have the best hotel deals this spring so you can get to the beach for cheap.1.Oahu, Hawaii - $180 a nightStay in the...

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM

Spring beauty trends you'll never want to let go of

Spring beauty means warmer hues and brighter colors. These five products are a must for getting a fresh face this season.1.Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit - $40This sleek palette comes with six shades, three for light shimmery colors highlighting and three darker ones for contouring. With...

Monday, March 13, 2017, 2:42 PM

5 best travel deals to help you explore South American cities

South America is the hidden gem of travel destinations. If you're looking to explore history, sight-see and enjoy a warmer climate for cheap, these travel deals are for you. These cheap roundtrip flights, will let you see some of the most beautiful and oldest cities in the world.1.Quito, Ecuador:...

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 4:30 PM