Gina Vaynshteyn

Los Angeles, CA

Gina is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles with her husband and two cats. She recently just bought a house, so she spends her free time googling rugs, accent wall colors, and how to keep an orange tree alive. She used to run HelloGiggles.com, and has also written for places like Health, PEOPLE, SheKnows, Racked, The Rumpus, Bustle, LA Mag, and more.
This Is How Much the Average Rent Increases per Year
Here's what you can do if (and when) your landlord raises your rent.
Jun 26, 2024
20 Apartment Rental Sites that Make a Rental Hunt Way Less Frustrating
Your perfect rental is just a click away.
May 10, 2024
How Much Do Plantation Shutters Cost?
And are they more expensive than blinds?
Apr 30, 2024
Here's What the Word "Townhouse" Really Means
It's not as cut and dry as you think.
Oct 22, 2023
So, What's Actually Considered a "Duplex"?
Here's everything that 2003 movie with Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore didn't tell you.
Nov 16, 2022
The One Book You Should Read In August
Whether it's on the beach or at home, dive into this thrilling read.
Aug 2, 2021
If You Only Read One Book in July, Make it This One
Here's a handful of tote bag-friendly books that’ll keep you company during your next beach trip.
Jul 1, 2021
If You’re Going to Read One Book In November, Make It This One
In a time where self-reflection and hope for change is top of mind, this book is perfect.
Jun 12, 2021
If You’re Going to Read One Book In February, Make It This One
An antidote to the moody winter blues is a new book.
Jun 10, 2021
If You’re Going to Read One Book In January, Make It This One
Plus four other novels you should consider diving into.
Jun 9, 2021
If You’re Going to Read One Book In March, Make It This One
Plus, four other books to add to your TBR list.
Jun 9, 2021
If You’re Only Going to Read One Novel in August, Make It This One
It might not scream “beach read,” but it’s a mystery and drama in its own right, its poetic execution making it impossible to bookmark and turn away from.
Jun 8, 2021
If You’re Only Going to Read One Novel in October, Make It This One
Make this novel next on your to-read list.
Jun 8, 2021
The One Book You Should Read In June
This month is the start of swimsuits, flip flops, shorts, and — most importantly — your summer books.
Jun 2, 2021
The One Book You Should Read in April
NEWS
Plus, three other novels worth picking up.
Mar 30, 2021
These “Schitt’s Creek” Gifts Are Simply the Best
For the holidays (or just because), give all the “Schitt’s Creek” lovers in your life a little piece of David, Alexis, Moira, and Johnny with these gifts.
Dec 10, 2020
Here Are the Must-Read Books of 2020
NEWS
These new books gave us plenty of comfort as well as much-needed fresh perspectives in 2020.
Dec 7, 2020
17 Shows to Stream If You’re Caught Up with “The Crown”
There's plenty of monarchy-themed shows and period dramas to stream.
Dec 2, 2020
25 Gifts for Book Lovers That They’ll Want to Tear Right Into
Behold: the ultimate guide for your book-loving friend.
Oct 30, 2020
The Best Small Town in Every State
Consider this list of 50 reasons to ditch the big city.
Oct 22, 2020
13 Halloween Movies to Stream During Spooky Season
There’s just about something for everyone on your streaming platform of choice.
Oct 12, 2020
If You’re Only Going to Read One Novel in September, Make It This One
You may have read this author's debut novel, which was widely regarded as a masterpiece.
Sep 2, 2020
19 Funny Movies on Hulu to Get Your Mind Off Things
Because we could all use a laugh.
Jun 18, 2020
If You’re Only Going to Read One Novel in June, Make It This One
This summer may be the perfect time to actually start reading all those books you thought you’d get to once the COVID-19 shelter in place restrictions started. Even though you may be feeling all-time high stress levels (not to mention hot and sweaty all the time), there’s something about the warmer months that makes me feel like gravitating toward a book, likely because it’s usually vacation time.This June, you have a lot of new releases to choose from.
Jun 9, 2020
This Is the Most Popular Disney Movie in the World
Disney+ only launched in November 2019, but it’s poised to become the second most popular streaming service after Netflix by 2025, according to Digital TV Research projections. And it’s hardly a surprise the platform has been so successful. After all, Disney is the comfort food of the entertainment industry.
Jun 8, 2020
19 Streaming Movies to Watch with Your Parents Right Now
If you're quarantining with your parents right now, you can thank us later.
May 1, 2020
Live Vicariously Through This Globetrotting Cat on Instagram
She's been to places like Mexico, Italy, Germany, and different spots around Canada and the U.S.
Apr 28, 2020
This Houseplant Grows a Tiny Pineapple on Top
Just don't try to eat it.
Apr 20, 2020
Peek Inside Kelly Clarkson’s Social Distancing Cabin in Montana
Clarkson’s cabin is really quaint and free of any frills you’d expect from a celebrity.
Apr 8, 2020
Quibi’s New Show ‘Flipped’ Is Like If Chip and Jo Remodeled Drug Cartels’ Homes
After learning about a home renovation contest to become the “Next Dynamic Duo” (think Chip and Joanna Gaines), Jann and Cricket are determined to win. So they start to work on a fixer-upper and accidentally hammer into a huge stash of cash that belongs to a drug cartel.
Apr 8, 2020
11 Feel-Good Movies to Watch on Disney+
If you’re looking for feel-good Disney movies to watch while social distancing, we’ve got you covered.
Apr 3, 2020
What Actually Is Rent Control, Anyway?
For one, it's complicated.
Jan 11, 2020
What Is a Leasehold?
Confused about this real estate term? Consider your questions answered.
Jan 8, 2020
What Is a Buyer's Agent, and Do You Need One?
Everything you need to know about working with a buyer's agent.
Dec 12, 2019
Turns Out, Many of Us Have Terrible Holiday Work-Life Balance, But Here’s How You Can Fix It
LinkedIn recently compiled some data that proves that I’m not alone in my holiday frazzle.
Dec 10, 2019