Maryana Vestic

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Maryana Vestic is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and food photographer with a background in entertainment Business Affairs. She studied film at NYU, Irish Theatre Studies at Trinity College Dublin, and has an MFA in Creative Writing Nonfiction from The New School. She’s been published for personal essays and edited with Teachers & Writers Magazine. She creates content for her food blog called The Storied Spoon and contributes freelance writing, photography, and recipe development for various blogs and commercial clients. She loves cooking, baking, hiking, and horror films, as well as running a local baking business in Brooklyn with her boyfriend.

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September Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 Unique September Birthday Facts and Statistics (For Back-to-School Kids)

December Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 Special December Birthday Facts and Statistics (For Holiday Babies)

August Birthday Facts And Statistics

25 Cool Facts About People Born in August

June Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 June Birthday Facts and Figures

March Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 Cool March Birthday Month Facts

May Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 Festive May Birthday Facts and Data

How To Gift Battle Pass

Learn How to Gift Battle Pass (And Impress Your Friends)

April Birthday Facts And Statistics

20 Amazing April Birthday Facts and Figures

February Birthday Facts And Statistics

21 Random February Birthday Month Facts (To Make You Smile)

January Birthday Facts And Statistics

Top 20 January Birthday Facts and Statistics (For Winter Babies)

How Much To Give For A Wedding

How Much Money To Give at a Wedding (the Best Etiquette)

How To Wrap A Present

Gift Wrapping (Step-By-Step Guide)

How To Ask For Cash For Wedding

How To Ask for Cash for a Wedding (Everything You Need To Know)

Mothers Day Facts And Statistics

25 Fun Facts and Entertaining Mother’s Day Trivia

Fathers Day Facts And Statistics

20 Fun Facts About Father's Day

Easter Facts And Statistics

40 Traditional Easter Facts And Statistics (To Welcome Spring)

Valentines Day Facts And Statistics

40 of the Best Valentine's Day Facts and History

Christmas Facts And Statistics

40 Interesting Facts About Christmas (For Trivia Lovers)

How To Put Tissue Paper In A Gift Bag

How To Use Tissue Paper in a Gift Bag

Gift Ideas For Mail Man

45 Thoughtful Gifts for the Mailman (To Show Your Appreciation)

Gift Card Ideas For Women

27 Fun Gift Cards For Her (Top, Thoughtful, & Cute Gifts)

Easter Gift Ideas For Babies

37 Perfect Baby Easter Gifts

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Kids

45 Cute Valentine’s Gift Ideas For Kids

Mothers Day Gifts Idea For Wife

47 Amazing Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Wives

White Elephant Gift Ideas

50 Top White Elephant Gift Ideas

Funny Mothers Day Gift Ideas

33 Uniquely Funny Mother’s Day Gifts (2023 Picks)

Personalized Gifts Ideas For Women

43 Top Personalized Gift Ideas for Her (Unique, Useful, & Affordable)

Diy Valentines Gift Ideas

63 Simple DIY Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Teachers

37 Thoughtful Teacher Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentines Day Gifts For Him

63 Cute Valentine’s Gifts For Him

Homemade Mothers Day Gifts Ideas

63 Heartfelt Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts (2023 List)

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Moms

40 Memorable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Moms (Special, Practical, & Personalized)

Mothers Day Gift Basket Ideas

37 of the Best Mother’s Day Gift Boxes (Treat Her Like the Queen She Is)

Funny White Elephant Gift Ideas

55 Cute & Funny White Elephant Gift Ideas

Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Husbands

43 Top Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Husbands (Fun, Cool, & Easy)

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Friends

53 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts For Friends (Fun, Practical, & Personalized)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Grandpas

50 Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas For Grandpas (Fun, Practical, & Customized)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers

47 Cool Christmas Gifts For Teachers (2023 List)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Girlfriend

65 Unique Girlfriend Christmas Gifts

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Her

63 Cute Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her (2023 List)

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

75 Top Unique Christmas Gifts (2023 Guide)

White Elephant Gift Ideas Under $20

37 Unique White Elephant Gift Ideas Under $20

Personal Christmas Gift Ideas

47 Top Personal Christmas Gifts (2023 List)

First Valentine Gift Ideas For Boyfriend

57 Fun First Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Boyfriends (Creative, Crafty, & Original)

Christian Fathers Day Gift Ideas

25 Cool Christian Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Grandpa

47 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Grandpas (Unique, Useful, & Customized)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Wife

67 Perfect Christmas Gifts For Wives (2023 Guide)

Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas

55 Thoughtful Cheap Xmas Gifts

White Elephant Gift Ideas Under $10

37 Cool $10 White Elephant Gifts

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

80 Creative Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

Funny Valentines Day Gift Ideas

35 Unique Gag Valentine’s Day Gifts

Cheap Valentines Day Gift Ideas

53 Thoughtful But Cheap Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas (Fun, Cute, & Meaningful)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Grandmas

61 Sassy Grandma Christmas Gifts

Step Dad Fathers Day Gift Ideas

35 Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Stepdads (Unique, Useful, & Creative Gifts)

Cool Gadget Ideas For Men

37 Latest Cool Gadgets For Men (2023 Picks)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Neighbors

37 Unique Christmas Gifts For Neighbors (2023 Ideas)

Baby Gift Ideas

53 Cute Baby Gift Ideas

Tech Gift Ideas For Men

57 Cool Tech Gifts For Men (2023 Guide)

Easter Gift Ideas For Adults

53 Unique Easter Baskets For Adult

White Elephant Gift Ideas Under $30

37 Classic White Elephant Gifts Under $30 (2023 Picks)

Gag Gift Ideas

40 Funny Gag Gifts (2023 List)

Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

35 Gourmet Christmas Gift Basket Ideas (Fun, Festive, & Unique)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Friends

43 Fun Christmas Gift Ideas For Friends (Cute, Simple, & Sentimental)

Gift Ideas For Grandma

65 Cute Gifts For Grandmas (2023 List)

Personalized Fathers Day Gift Ideas

47 Fun Personalized Father’s Day Gifts (2023 List)

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

65 Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts

Christmas Gift Ideas For Moms

63 Special Christmas Gift Ideas For Moms (Unique, Cool, & Customized)

Gift Ideas For Women Who Have Everything

57 Cool Gift Ideas For Women Who Have Everything (Unique, Useful, & Trendy)

Gift Ideas For Sister

63 Special Gift Ideas For Sisters (Fun, Unique, & Useful)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Husbands

63 Creative Christmas Gift Ideas For Husbands (Fun, Practical, & Personalized)

Gift Ideas For Grandpa

50 Cool Gifts For Grandpas (2023 List)

Gift Ideas For Dogs

60 Popular Gift Ideas For Dogs

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

43 Cute Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

Teacher Christmas Gift Ideas

30 Cute Christmas Gifts For Teachers (Easy, Unique, & Uncommon)

Useful Christmas Gift Ideas

47 Special Useful Gifts For Christmas (Cool, Fun, & Functional)

Gift Ideas For Brother

60 Fun Gift Ideas For Brothers (Useful, Unique, & Personalized)

Stocking Stuffers For Women

73 Small Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Women

Diy Gift Ideas For Boyfriend

37 Top DIY Presents For Boyfriends (Cute, Crafty, & Meaningful)

Gift Ideas For Moms Who Have Everything

55 Cool Gift Ideas For Moms Who Have Everything

Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Teens

51 Cool Teen Stocking Stuffers (Unique, Practical, & Personalized)

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas For Her

67 Creative Unique Christmas Gifts For Her (2023 Guide)

Diy Christmas Gift Ideas

75 Heartfelt DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas For Men Who Have Everything

57 Special Gifts For Men Who Have Everything (2023 List)

Easter Gift Ideas For Toddlers

37 Easy Easter Gift Ideas For Toddlers

Grandma Mothers Day Gift Ideas

40 Versatile Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Grandmas

First Mothers Day Gift Ideas

41 Special First Mother’s Day Gifts (2023 List)

Anniversary Gift Ideas For Girlfriend

40 Fun Anniversary Gifts For Girlfriends (2023 Guide)

Cheap Fathers Day Gift Ideas

55 Cool Cheap Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Boyfriend Birthday Gift Ideas

67 Top Birthday Gifts For Boyfriends (Fun, Practical, & Personalized)

Christmas Gift Ideas For Dads

67 Cool Christmas Gifts For Dads (2023 List)

Christmas Food Gift Ideas

53 Festive Christmas Food Gifts (2023 Guide)

Secret Santa Gift Ideas

50 Cool Secret Santa Gifts (2023 List)

Christmas Candy Gift Ideas

30 Classic Candy Christmas Gifts (Unique, Delightful, & Delicious)

Last Minute Diy Mothers Day Gift Ideas

43 Easy Last-Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Geek Gift Ideas

47 Fun Gifts For Geeks (Optimal, Offbeat, & Enjoyable)

Gift Ideas For Families

47 Meaningful Gift Ideas For Families

Gift Basket Ideas For Men

30 Best Gift Basket Ideas For Men

Personalized Gift Ideas For Mom

43 Meaningful Custom Mom Gifts (Special, Sweet, & Unique Gifts)

Birthday Gift Ideas For Him

73 Best Birthday Gifts For Him (2023 List)

Funny Fathers Day Gift Ideas

35 Perfectly Funny Gifts For Dads (Unique, Useful, & Personalized Gifts)

Easter Gift Ideas For Teens

40 Creative Easter Gift Ideas For Teens

Mothers Day Gift Ideas From Son

43 Origianl Mother’s Day Gifts From Sons (To Make Sure Her Day Is Special!)

Birthday Gift Ideas For Dads

83 Best Birthday Gift Ideas For Dads

gifts for sisters in law

40 Fun Gifts For Sisters-In-Law (2023 List)

Birthday Gift Ideas For Her

63 Fun Birthday Gifts For Her (2023 Guide)

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

53 Creative Bridesmaid Gifts (2023 Guide & Ideas)

Anniversary Gift Ideas For Husband

35 Cool Husband Anniversary Gifts (Practical, Personalized, & Fun Gifts)

Wedding Gift Ideas

35 Perfect Wedding Gifts (2023 List & Ideas)

Gift Box Ideas For Women

35 Best Gift Box Ideas For Her (Fun, Affordable, & Girly Gifts)

Gift Ideas For 30 Year Old Men

45 Top 30th Birthday Gift Ideas For Him (Unique, Useful, & Personalized Gifts)

Romantic Gift Ideas For Him

53 Sweet Romantic Gifts For Men (Unique, Creative, & Heartfelt Gifts)

Gift Ideas For Elderly Mom

43 Cool Gifts For Senior Moms (Cute, Practical, & Personalized Gifts)

Gifts For Female Coworkers

43 Perfect Female Co-worker Gifts (Thoughtful, Practical, & Personal Gifts)

Luxury Gifts For Women

70 Classy Expensive Gifts For Women (Practical, Cool, & Trendy Gifts)

Gifts For Teachers

43 Best Teacher Gift Ideas

Wine Gifts

43 Creative Wine Gift Ideas

Sympathy Gift Ideas

27 Best Sympathy Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas For Couples

43 Perfect Gift Ideas For Couples (2023 Guide)

Gifts For Nurses

43 Unique Gift Ideas For Nurses

Gifts For Mother In Law

55 Unique Gifts For Mothers-In-Law (2023 Ideas)

Gifts For Dads Who Wants Nothing

53 Cool Gifts For Dads Who Have Everything

Gifts For 20 Year Old Women

45 Best Gifts For 20-Year-Old Women (2023 Picks)


63 Creative Mom Birthday Gifts (Fun, Practical, & Personalized Gifts)

Tech Gifts For Women

57 Hot Tech Gifts For Women (2023 List & Ideas)

Gifts For New Moms

55 Creative Gift Ideas For New Moms (Cool, Useful, & Personalized Gifts)

Gifts for Senior Women

55 Best Gifts For Senior Women (2023 List)

Gift Baskets for Women

37 Cool Gift Baskets For Her (Cute, Gourmet, & Luxury Gifts)

gifts for music lovers

40 Best Music Gifts (Cool, Creative, & Personal Gifts)

gifts for pregnant women

45 Unique Gift Ideas For Pregnant Women

Retirement Gifts For Women

53 Meaningful Retirement Gifts For Her (Cool, Practical, & Memorable Gifts)

Handmade Gifts For Men

37 Cool Handmade Gift Ideas For Him (Cool, Creative, and Meaningful Gifts)

8Th Grade Graduation Gifts

25 Best 8th Grade Graduation Gifts (2023 Guide)

Retirement Gifts For Men

50 Popular Retirement Gifts For Him (Thoughtful, Practical, & Personalized Gifts)

Baby Yoda Gifts

35 Fun Baby Yoda Gifts (2023 Grogu Picks)

gifts for college girls

57 Cool Gifts For College Girls (2023 Ideas & Guide)

hostess gifts

47 Creative Hostess Gift Ideas

gifts for photographers

57 Unique Photography Gifts

gifts for cyclists

45 Cool Gifts For Cyclists (2023 Ideas)

gifts for cooks

43 Unique Cooking Gift Ideas (Cool, Unusual, & Personalized Gifts)

gifts for college guys

57 Great Gifts For College Men (Fun, Practical, & Personalized Gifts)

stress relief gifts

47 Calming Stress Relief Gifts (2023 List)

gifts for male coworkers

45 Cool Gifts For Male Coworkers (2023 Picks)

gifts for artists

43 Unique Gift Ideas For Artists

thank you gift ideas

37 Awesome Thank You Gifts (2023 Picks)

bridal shower gifts

40 Top Bridal Shower Gifts (2023 Picks & Ideas)

romantic gifts for your girlfriend

60 Creative Girlfriend Gift Ideas

engagement gifts

50 Perfect Engagement Gift Ideas

gifts for pregnant friends

47 Best Gifts For Pregnant Friends (2023 Picks)

10-year anniversary gifts

40 Ultimate 10-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas (Unique, Personal, & Unusual Gifts)

9-year anniversary gifts

45 Unique 9-Year Anniversary Gifts (2023 Guide)

40th anniversary gifts

40 Modern 40th Anniversary Gift Ideas

Baby shower gifts for mom

60 Top Baby Shower Gifts For The Mom

Gift Ideas For Teens

80 Fun Gift Ideas For Teen Girls (Unique, Cool, & Personalized Gifts)

sweet 16 gifts

50 Cool Sweet 16 Gifts (2023 Picks)

gifts for 1-year-old boys

60 Popular Gift Ideas For 1-Year-Old Boys

gifts for 80-year-old women

50 Best Gifts For 80-Year-Old Women (2023 List)

fitness gifts for men

55 Best Fitness Gifts For Men (2023 Picks)

gifts for men in their 20s

50 Top Gift Ideas For Men In Their 20s

50th birthday gifts for women

60 Unique 50th Birthday Gifts For Women (2023 Guide)

gifts for 11-year-old girls

50 Best Gifts For 11-Year-Old Girls (2023 List)

gifts for 40-year-old women

45 Best Gift Ideas For 40-Year-Old Women

25 year anniversary gifts

40 Best 25-Year Anniversary Gifts (2023 List)

gifts for 15-year-old boys

50 Best Gifts For 15-Year-Old Boys (2023 Guide)

marvel gifts for men

55 Unique Marvel Gift Ideas For Men

2nd anniversary gifts 

40 Creative 2-Year Anniversary Gifts (Traditional, Unique, & Cute Gifts)

gifts for 17-year-old boys

50 Entertaining Gift Ideas For 17-Year-Old Boys

gifts for 6-year-old boys

50 Popular Gift Ideas For 6-Year-Old Boys

disney gifts for women

40 Cute Disney Gifts For Women (2023 Picks)

gifts for 3-year-old boys

60 Top Gifts For 3-Year-Old Boys (2023 Guide)

tech gifts for mom

35 Best Tech Gift Ideas For Moms

gifts for 12-year-old girls

60 Unique Gift Ideas For 12-Year-Old Girls

gifts for 9-year-old boys

60 Cool Gift Ideas For 9-Year-Old Boys

gifts for 14-year-old boys

55 Awesome Gifts For 14-Year-Old Boys (2023 Guide)

gifts for 13-year-old boys

55 Perfect Gift Ideas For 13-Year-Old Boys

gifts for 1-year-old girls

50 Cute Gift Ideas For 1-Year-Old Girls

sentimental gifts for men

40 Special & Sentimental Gifts For Men (2023 Picks)

gifts for 6-year-old girls

50 Perfect Toys For 6-Year-Old Girls (Playful, Educational, & Fun Gifts)

gifts for 8-year-old boys

55 Best Gifts For 8-Year-Old Boys (2023 List)

gifts for tween girls

50 Fun Gifts For Preteen Girls (Unique, Practical, & Personalized Gifts)

gifts for 2-year-old girls

50 Cool Gift Ideas For 2-Year-Old Girls

gifts for 8-year-old girls

55 Best Gift Ideas For 8-Year-Old Girls (2023 Ideas)

gifts for 5 year old girls

40 Unique Gifts For 5-Year-Old Girls (2023 Picks)

gifts for 15-year-old girls

57 Top Gift Ideas For 15-Year-Old Girls

Gifts For 4 Year Old Girls

55 Cute Gift Ideas For 4-Year-Old Girls

Gifts For Tween Boys

40 Cool Presents For Tween Boys (Creative, Personalized, & Fun Gifts)

50th birthday gifts for men

50 Cool 50-Year-Old Birthday Gifts For Men (Creative, Custom, & Special Gifts)

Gifts For 20 Year Old Men

40 Awesome Gifts For 20-Year-Old Men (2023 Picks)

Personalized Gifts For Dad

30 Creative Personalized Gift Ideas For Dads

kitchen gifts for moms

30 Useful Kitchen Gift Ideas For Moms

gifts for a 70-year-old woman

50 Creative Gifts For a 70-Year-Old Woman (Who Has Everything)

golf gifts for women

30 Unique Golf Gifts For Women (2023 List)

21st birthday gifts

40 Unique 21st Birthday Gifts in 2023 (For Guys & Girls)

Gift Ideas For 60 Year Old Men

50 Excellent Gift Ideas For 60 Year Old Men (That Will Make Him Smile)

Golf gifts For Dads

40 Perfect Golf Gifts For Dads (2023 Top Picks)


40 Thoughtful 7-Year-Anniversary Gifts (2023 Picks)


30 Unique Gift Ideas For Stay At Home Moms

Anniversary Gift Ideas For Friend

35 Unique Anniversary Gifts For Friends (2023 Ideas)

45 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

30 Meaningful 45 Year Anniversary Gifts

Flower Girl Gift Ideas

30 Cute Flower Girl Gift Ideas (That Will Have Her Tossing Petals Like A Pro)

30 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

30 Romantic 30 Year Anniversary Gifts in 2023 (Unique Ideas)

Groomsmen Gift Ideas

75 Epic Best Man Gift Ideas (Thoughtful & Cool Thank You Gifts)

Baseball Gift Ideas

50 Unique Baseball Gifts in 2023 (That’ll Hit A Homerun)

Owl Gift Ideas

40 Unique Owl Gifts in 2023 (For Mom, Kids & Babies Too!)

First Communion Gift Ideas

40 Best First Communion Gifts (For Girls and Boys)

Man Cave Gift Ideas

50 Cool Man Cave Gifts in 2023 (Epic Gadgets & Accessories)

Horse Gift Ideas

40 Perfect Gift Ideas For Horse Lovers

Gifts Ideas For People Who Are Always Cold

35 Best Gift Ideas For People Who Are Always Cold

Quinceanera Gift Ideas

30 Perfect Quinceañera Gifts

Gift Ideas For Anime Lovers

50 Awesome Anime Gifts (For The Anime Fans Who Love It!)

Gift Ideas For Truck Drivers

35 Cool Gifts For Truckers (Who Travel Those Long & Winding Roads)

Gift Ideas For Pilots

50 Unique Gifts For Pilots (And Airplane Enthusiasts)

Maid Of Honor Gift Ideas

50 Unique Maid Of Honor Gifts to Say Thank You (2023 Gift Guide)

Gift Ideas For Knitters

33 of the Best Gift Ideas for Knitters

Star Wars Gift Ideas

50 Awesome Gifts For Star Wars Fans (Who Think They Have Everything)

Gift Ideas For New Dads

50 Cool Gifts for New Dads (Proud Papas Will Love)

Get Well Gift Ideas For Men

45 Best Get Well Gifts for Men (Help Him Feel Better)

Gift Ideas For Men With Beards

45 Awesome Gifts For Men With Beards (aka Dudes With Whiskers)

Cooking Gift Ideas For Men

50 Perfect Cooking Gift Ideas For Men