Chrissa Hardy

Chrissa Hardy

Freelance Writer and Editor

Chrissa is an editor for Wise Bread, and writer for Bustle and Petcha. Her writing has also been featured on HelloGiggles, BuddyTV, The Liberty Project, and more.

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2015 Movie Adaptations Are Going to Be Big! Read These 12 Books Before the Films Come Out To Be Prepared

You’re probably working on your New Year’s resolutions right about now, yes? Well, make a resolution to spend more time with your nose buried in a book, because you’re going to have a lot of reading to do. Not only are there tons of books you’ll want to get your...

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9 Struggles Only Homebodies Understand, Because Wanting to Just Stay In Every Night Is Harder Than It Seems

If you’re a homebody, the struggles of everyday life are real and abundant. The world caters to our needs more than it once did, sure, but homebodies are still pretty far from having it easy. Our special, happy place is at home, where all of our favorite things can be...

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11 TV Characters Who Love Books Maybe Even As Much as You

The life of a book-lover is a truly adventurous one. We may not be the ones leading the spontaneous journeys into dangerous terrain, or enduring the horrid struggles most teens face in high school, but we get to visualize all of it through the pages of a book, all while...

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13 Books That Will Help You Actually Keep Your Resolutions This Year

Now that it’s 2015, those of us who have been itching for a fresh start are very relieved. Of course, you could pick any day of the year to begin anew, but it’s so much easier when everyone else is in the same boat on January 1. But January isn’t...

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11 New Year's Resolutions Cheese Lovers Should Make to Ensure 2015 Is One Gouda Year

Never has there been a meal that has tasted worse after adding cheese. As cheese lovers, we know this delightful ingredient can take any dish to the next level of nom with just a dash, a few crumbles, or a pinch of the grated variety — which is why if...

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18 Animals Who Are Seriously Excited About Winter, Because Nothing Is As Amazing As Snow

Experiencing winter when you’re a human is nowhere near as exciting as experiencing winter when you’re a cute fluffy animal. The first snowfall of the year is a pretty rad sight to behold, but for many of us, it’s something we’ve already witnessed this year. It probably happened during the...

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How Do You Break Writer's Block? 13 Books to Bust You Out of a Creative Rut

Why is the creative process such an unpredictable mess sometimes? Well, that’s because there’s no rhyme or reason to it, really. Creativity relies on taking a person’s experiences, interests, and imagination, and using them as tools to build something completely unique out of nothing. And no two...

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24 Gifts For Dad That Are Way Cooler Than The Holiday Tie He Gets Every Year

Have you established your Christmas shopping plan of attack yet? No? That’s OK. It really is. Just because retail brands start pushing their holiday sales earlier and earlier each year doesn’t mean you need to buy everything before December 1 or else you’re screwed. It feels that way though,...

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14 Little Things That No Longer Matter When You Turn 30

For so many of us, turning 30 is a ginormous, spectacular milestone. To some, it’s a bummer because it means they’ve officially gotten “old.” To others, it’s an exciting segue into the next phase of life, where Sunday brunch replaces Friday night ragers and bills are paid in a timely...

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20 Secret Santa Gifts You Can Find For Under $20 On the Interweb

Once the hat filled with names scribbled on tiny pieces of paper gets passed around the office, there’s really no turning back. ‘Tis the season of Secret Santa, and you’ve gotta reach in there and meet your destiny. Whomever you picked will be hoping for a quality gift, and for...

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New Anheuser-Busch App Will Deliver 100 Cases of Bud Light To Your Door Within An Hour

Dreams came true today for frat guys, Sunday football viewers, and cheap beer connoisseurs all over the Washington D.C. area. Anheuser-Busch released an Android mobile app that allows a user to order between one and 100 cases of Bud Light, to be delivered directly to their home. Cue collective bro...

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13 Winter Foods to Stock Up On Now So You Can Hibernate All Season Long Without Going Hungry

Hibernation needs to become a thing for humans immediately. I mean, why do bears get to have all the fun napping indoors during the miserable cold months, when all we want to do is stock up on food for the winter and never leave the comfy caves we’ve created for...

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12 Reasons Why You Should Take a Day Off From Work This Week and Feel Zero Guilt

I know, I KNOW, you just got back from Christmas break, and taking another day off seems completely bananas. But work in January is kind of the worst, and even if it’s hard for you to justify in your own mind, I’m here to tell you that you deserve a...

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How To Plan A Bachelorette Party For The Bride Who Hates Bachelorette Parties

Serving as anyone’s maid of honor is like doing a job you’re not super qualified to perform — it’s a little terrifying. You’re so so honored to have been asked, but throwing a bachelorette party is an intense responsibility. Not all brides have the same taste. Actually, none of them...

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11 Cheesy Recipes To Make Sure This Is The Best Thanksgiving You've EVER HAD

Good news, everyone. We’re rapidly approaching the best holiday of the calendar year. Thanksgiving is a day to get together with your fave humans, take a moment to appreciate all the wonderful things you have, and then stuff yourself silly until your pants bust, you begin experiencing “the meat...