Avital Andrews

Contributing Writer, Via

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Hop on the Newest Theme Park Attractions This Summer

Get to know the latest rides, shows, and more.
Dole Whip from Tropical Hideaway at Disneyland Resort.

12 Best Snacks at Disneyland

From salty popcorn to a refreshing Dole Whip, there’s something for every mood and craving.
A hiker puts on a rain coat near a fjord in Norway.

How to Stay Dry and Comfortable Outdoors

From hot-weather camping clothes to special snow gear, here’s what to bring for every climate.
Metal bear-proof food lockers outside canvas tent cabins in Yosemite National Park's Half Dome Village

How to Keep Animals and Bugs Away Outdoors

Outsmart raccoons, avoid bears, and repel mosquitoes, flies, and ants with these tips.
A mother and son turn on their air purifier in their living room.

Now’s the Time to Prepare for Summer’s Heat, Fire, and Smoke

A bit of preparation now will help keep you safe and comfortable.
Disneyland castle decorated for Walt Disney 100 anniversary.

What’s New at Disneyland This Summer

From Toontown’s reopening to new restaurants and shows, enjoy the latest happenings in the park.
Brothers stand in Disneyland Resort's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

Insider Tips for Visiting Disneyland with Kids

From park hacks to top rides for toddlers to teenagers, make the most of a family trip to Disneyland.
A woman cleans out her closet and sorts her clothes into keep and donate piles.

How to Declutter Your Home

And how to responsibly donate, recycle, and dispose of your stuff.
Rain droplets collect on a car windshield.

How to Prepare for a Flood

Safety measures and other tips for preventing and surviving water-related disasters.
a woman packs a parcel to ship in the mail.

How to Mail Holiday Gifts

Before you wrap and ship, check out these tips to help your packages arrive safely and on time.
three packages stacked on mat at doorstep

Protect Your Home When You're Away

Leaving town for a few days (or weeks)? Make sure your home is ready.
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7 Savvy Online Shopping Safety Tips

Strategies to keep your financial data safe during the holiday shopping season and beyond.
A dad and his two children hang up led string lights on their patio.

How to Save Energy During the Holidays

Deck the halls and heat your home without a staggering bill.
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How to Stay Safe at Home During the Holidays

Before you decorate, prep your space to avoid common seasonal hazards.
A family walks down the hallway on the airport.

How to Avoid Air Travel Mishaps

Sidestep lost luggage, flight delays, and more with these tips.