Jessica Leigh Mattern

Jessica Leigh Mattern

Web Editor

Jessica Leigh Mattern is a web editor and writer who covers home, holiday, DIY, crafts, travel, and more lifestyle topics. Prior to working for Ikaroo, she wrote for several lifestyle and women’s magazines including Woman’s Day, Cosmopolitan, and Redbook

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15 Polar Express Train Rides That Are Almost as Magical as Christmas Itself

There's a reason these experiences are so popular.

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30 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids to Try This Thanksgiving

Who knew that Turkey Day could get even more fun?

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45 Best Thanksgiving Cocktails to Get You in the Turkey Day Spirit

Serve these fall-flavored Thanksgiving drinks at your feast.

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25 Best Halloween Door Decorations You Can DIY in No Time

Think outside the wreath!

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30 Funny Thanksgiving Quotes That Will Get Big Laughs on Turkey Day

Your family will gobble these right up!

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25 Hiking Quotes That Will Inspire Your Next Adventure

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."

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The Tiniest Town in Every State

Move your family to one of these teeny towns and you just might double its population!

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25 Ghost Tours Across America That Aren't for the Faint of Heart

Get in the Halloween spirit with one of these creepy experiences.

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If You Love a Good Scare, Visit One of the 25 Most Haunted Places in America

Get ready for goosebumps!

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Joanna Gaines’ Book 'Homebody' Is on Sale for 35% off Thanks to Amazon Prime Day

For today only, snag a copy for a majorly discounted price.

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23 Vampire Books That Are Way Better Than Any Halloween Movie

We suggest reading these before the sun goes down.

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30 Best Witch Quotes for a Wonderfully Wicked Halloween

"Don't make me drop a house on you."

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38 Pun Costumes to Help You Creep It Real This Halloween

#SquadGhouls. 🎃

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40 of the Scariest Quotes of All Time

Read these with the lights on.

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21 Easy RV Storage Ideas to Improve Any Small Space

Camper owners, you'll want to read this.

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25 Werewolf Movies That Put the 'Howl' in Halloween

These are best watched beneath a full moon.

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24 Halloween Celebrations Across America to Spook Your Socks Off

Start planning your trip—and picking out your costume—now.

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29 Mason Jar Crafts That Will Get You So Excited for Fall

Say hello to the cutest fall crafts you've ever seen.

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27 Halloween Books for Kids to Make Bedtime a Little Spookier

No tricks here! These books are pure treats.

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35 Patriotic Quotes That Will Make You Proud to Be an American

Remember what America is really all about with these inspiring words.

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31 Comfy Chairs That Feel Like a Warm Hug

All that's missing is a cup of tea and a good book.

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25 Creative DIY Halloween Masks to Wear Alone or Complete Your Costume

Prepare to be the master of (DIY) disguise this Halloween.

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30 Halloween Face Paint Ideas So Good, You Might Even Skip the Costume

Just a few minutes in front of a mirror and your Halloween party guests will be totally stunned.

25 Fall Movies That'll Get You so Excited to Curl up on the Couch in a Cozy Sweater

Is it September yet?!

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The 26 Best Vampire Movies to Sink Your Teeth Into This Halloween

Are you brave enough to watch them all?

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Glam Up Your Halloween Decor With These 20 DIY Glitter Pumpkins

For a not so been-there-done-that pumpkin decorating style, these shimmery ideas will do the trick.

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This Is the Best Time to Take Your Little Ghouls Trick-or-Treating on Halloween

Know exactly when set out for a scary-good (and safe!) Halloween.

30 BOO-tiful Halloween Centerpieces You Can Easily DIY

Make your table look absolutely spook-tacular this year.

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32 Flavorful Fall Cakes to Celebrate the Season

These beauties feature pecans, apples, pumpkin, pears and more.

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40 Super-Simple Halloween Crafts for Kids

Bonus: They can pull double duty for your Halloween party decor.