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Sexy Olaf Costume Is Terrible and SOLD OUT

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 1, 2014
Halloween is just around the corner, Sparklers! And at this time, certain corporate entities would like to remind you that any Halloween costume can be a sexy Halloween costume, if you try really hard and believe in yourself... and if you have $36 and no ... More  →
Sexy Olaf Costume Is Terrible and SOLD OUT

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Miserable Cheapskate

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 1, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, The sad truth is that I am a miserable cheapskate. As in, I buy the 75-cent store-brand shampoo, skip lunch at work if I forget to bring my own, get clothing at the dollar store, and walk 45 minutes to avoid paying the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Miserable Cheapskate

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't "Get" Me

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 30, 2014
Dear Auntie, For the past four years, I've been attending a rather small school with about 500 people in grades K-12. For the last three of those years, I've hung out with the same group of about 5-6 people. It's mixed genders, most everyone is really ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 29, 2014
Hey Auntie! I met this boy at summer camp a few years ago. He was nice, but very socially awkward, and sometimes annoying to hang out with. I spent time with him because I recognized that he was nice, and because he was being bullied by ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 26, 2014
Hey there, Auntie. I know this is the part where I'm supposed to spill my troubles, but I'm afraid of coming across as a terrible person. Even though I don't break laws or hurt other people, I'm afraid I might be a bad friend. The horrible ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Isn't Getting Ready for College

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 25, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So its college application season again, and most students are getting their college lists and essays together—or at least should be, right? Unfortunately, my boyfriend hasn't gotten anything together at all. He isn't sure what he wants to do in college, which is ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Isn't Getting Ready for College

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Homework Control Freaks

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 24, 2014
Hey Auntie! The problem that I'm having is basically that my parents are obsessed with my grades. I was homeschooled until I was eight, and then transitioned to a combo of online/real life high school classes until this year. Now I'm going full-time to a really ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Homework Control Freaks

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Letting My Friends Feed Me?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 23, 2014
Dear Auntie, So there's this boy ...HA! Gotcha!! Guess what? There are actually NO boys involved in this letter. None at ALL! In fact, this letter doesn't even concern interpersonal relationships in any way, shape, or form. It concerns lunch. About a year ago, I decided to become ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stop Letting My Friends Feed Me?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend How I Feel About Her?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 22, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, "J" and I met a couple of years ago, and now we are incredibly close, good friends. Mostly unbeknownst to her, I have been madly in love with her since I first met her, and have been ever since. As time has progressed we ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend How I Feel About Her?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stuck in a Cycle of Abusive Relationships

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2014
Hey Auntie, So I met this guy in one of my classes who I will call Joe, and we pretty much instantly clicked and became good friends. I found myself opening up to him quickly, and I soon found out he used to be a counselor. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stuck in a Cycle of Abusive Relationships
About the Author
kat_rosenfield

Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.

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