Author Archives | Nicole Drum

Apple Pie Oreo Brings Classic to Cookie Form

Everyone may be pumpkin obsessed but when it comes to food there is nothing more quintessentially fall than apples. Apple orchards, apple cider, apple doughnuts and apple pie are all perfect this time of year. But what if your mouth is watering for delicious apple baked goods and you don’t have the skills, the time […]

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Hostess Candy Corn Cupcakes Debut Just in Time for Fall

Fall is here and with it comes a whole host of fall-themed food and drinks for people to enjoy. But while pumpkin spice remains the king of fall trends, with Halloween approaching as the weather gets cooler, there’s another fall favorite that can’t be forgotten.

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3 Easy and Cheap DIY Projects to Brighten up Your Home for Fall

Fall is just around the corner which means cooler temperatures, an endless variety of pumpkin spice delights and, of course, fun fall DIY projects! While there’s never a bad season to craft cute things for your space the fall season just happens to be an excellent time to find inexpensive supplies at your local discount […]

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4 Reasons Not to Subscribe to a Beauty Box

Birchbox. Ipsy. Sephora Play. Those are just there of the many beauty subscription boxes you can sign up for. They seem like a great idea on the surface. Spend around $10 each month and a box of deluxe beauty samples is delivered to your door. You get to try a variety of things and it’s […]

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5 Fun Facts About the Solar Eclipse

Today, the first solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 38 years will make the day go dark for a few minutes. In fact, even those who don’t live in the path of totality will get a partial eclipse making the event even exciting for those lucky enough to be in the path. […]

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3 Reasons to Add Sheet Masks to Your Skincare

Sheet masks, another great Korean skincare innovation, have been taking over skincare around the world for the past year or so, but this skincare trend isn’t just a passing fad. Sheet masks are amazing! Drenched in serums geared toward specific skincare needs, these masks are single use, virtually mess free and make it easy to […]

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4 Food Trends to Try Before Summer Ends

Food can be a very trendy thing and we’re not just talking about everyone’s obsession with avocado toast or Mason jar salads. Food trends come in many varieties, from simple things we wish we’d thought of ourselves to things we never would have considered food. But with so many new and interesting things to eat […]

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5 Reasons to Add a Retinol or Retinoid to Your Skincare Routine Right Now

While doctors and dermatologists have known for decades the benefits of retinoids when it comes to treating a variety of skin concerns and conditions not everyone is ready to take the plunge and get medical intervention for their acne or fine lines (or, for some of us, both!) Fortunately, over the counter retinols are available […]

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Actor Dean Redman Talks ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

War for the Planet of the Apes was released last Friday and already the third film in the rebooted Apes franchise has displaced Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming as top of the box office. War for the Planet of the Apes brought in an estimate $56.5 million domestic this past weekend. The film tells the Planet […]

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4 Tips to Make Working From Home a Dream Come True

For many, working from home is the ultimate dream job situation. No need to commute, don’t have to get dressed up, good coffee and no one eating your lunch out of the fridge (except you, of course) sounds amazing. However, that dream job situation can quickly become a bit nightmarish if you don’t prepare for […]

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4 Easy Last Minute Fourth of July Party Ideas for a Fun-Filled Patriotic Celebration

You think you have your Fourth of July plans set in stone. Maybe you’re going to meet up with friends for fireworks or your uncle’s hosting a barbecue at his house with a pool and you’re super excited. All you have to do is bring some drinks and show up — it doesn’t get easier […]

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4 Summer Travel Tips to Keep Your Vacation a Relaxing One

Summer, the season for vacation and adventure! With kids of all ages out of school and those of us working away at being adults are ready to step away from the grind, unplug and have some quality rest and relaxation, preferably somewhere away from home. But summer can be unpredictable. Just this week, the summer […]

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Top 5 for 5: Nicole Ranks Her Favorite Episodes of ‘The Flash’

Senior Writer Nicole Drum has been with The Hudsucker almost since the very beginning and has been writing weekly recaps of The Flash for the site since it premiered in 2014. It makes perfect sense that for her Top 5 for 5 she reveals her favorite episodes of the show.  It’s no secret that I love […]

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5 Tips Health and Fitness Tips to Keep You on Track This Summer

Ah, summer. Warm weather is back and with it comes vacations, holidays, concerts, festivals and even weddings and other events just outside of the normal routine. With the days getting longer and the sun making everything a little bit brighter it’s normal for everything to be busier. It’s a beautiful day outside! Of course we […]

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The FlashBack: ‘The Flash’ – Episode 23 ‘Finish Line’

Last week, it looked like the end for Iris West. Last night we got to see what happened after that heartbreaking moment in the season three finale. Think you know how it’s going to end? You might want to grab some tissues, buckle your seat belt, and get ready for a spoiler and surprise-filled recap below.

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