Lauren Waters

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New Jersey, USA
Muhlenberg College
Vegetarianism, Salad Recipes, Food TV
  • As a vegetarian of 14 years, Lauren is always up-to-date on all things plant-based and new meat alternatives.
  • She loves experimenting with new mocktail and cocktail recipes.
  • She considers herself to be part of the problem that caused the pumpkin spice boom and rejects any negative connotations the flavor may have developed.


Lauren is a writer of all kinds. In addition to The List, Lauren also writes about TV and movies for as well as In the past, she has written for and where she wore many hats from writing as a news, fashion, celebrity news, and beauty columnist to acting as a viral article writer, sex columnist, and beauty editor. Lauren's first love is writing plays; she specializes in comedies and books for musicals. She loves writing about the ever-changing trend cycle, newly discovered life hacks from makeup to relationships, and whatever's currently filling HBO's Sunday 9 p.m. time slot.


Lauren has a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing from Muhlenberg College.
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