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Only You Can Prevent Homophone Abuse

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2011
Beware the difference between COMPLEMENTARY, meaning "accompanying or well-matched," and COMPLIMENTARY—which means "giving praise" (or "free of charge"). More  →
Only You Can Prevent Homophone Abuse

SparkStyle: Miss Match

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2011
You guys. You GUYS. We've done some crazy stuff here at SparkStyle before (hi, I'm Kat, and last week I wore my bikini on the internet), but this may be the maddest madness yet. Don't believe me? Well, feast your eyes on today's outfit, and ... More  →
SparkStyle: Miss Match

Auntie SparkNotes: Short and Sweet

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2011
It's the fluffiest of Fridays, Sparklers—and so today, I'm answering two of the most unserious questions I could find in my backlog. The drama, desperation, and bitter broken hearts will be back next week in full force; in the meantime, though, feast your eyes on ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Short and Sweet

Auntie SparkNotes: The Price Is Wrong

By kat_rosenfieldApril 7, 2011
Hey Auntie, I have a problem. I've worked very hard in high school, and as a result I've done very well. I'm very proud of my accomplishments, and I've been lucky enough to have been accepted to top schools such as NYU, Carnegie Mellon, and the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Price Is Wrong

Auntie SparkNotes: Operation Unfriend

By kat_rosenfieldApril 6, 2011
Auntie, So I don't know if this is a common problem or if I'm just a jerk. There's this girl who lives on my street and I can't stand her. I was friends with her because, as anyone with a mother knows, if someone lives on ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Operation Unfriend

Auntie SparkNotes: Forging Familial Closeness

By kat_rosenfieldApril 5, 2011
Dear Auntie, I have either: a) inattentive parents or b) unrealistically high expectations. I love my parents, but we don't really spend much time together. For instance, I spend most of my time in the office, and just play games/do homework/ listen to music/read books. My ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Forging Familial Closeness

Auntie SparkNotes: A Teensy Cheat

By kat_rosenfieldApril 4, 2011
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I know this isn't the kind of question you normally get asked, but I really don't know who to turn to. I cheated in ninth grade, and even a couple months later, it is still eating me up. I mean, I told my ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Teensy Cheat

Auntie SparkNotes: A Ditchin' Good Time

By kat_rosenfieldApril 1, 2011
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, OK, so I am a senior in high school. I only have a few more weeks of school left, and of the many traditions associated with second semester senior year is Senior Ditch Day. Some kids in my class planned it, and we ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Ditchin' Good Time

Guys' Guide to Prom

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 31, 2011
After our Promzilla! guide for the prom-bound girl, we got an interesting request: one of our darling Manklers wrote in to say, "Hey! What about some prom tips for the guys?" WELL! What, indeed! And since you asked, we have answered—with a prom guide specifically for du More  →
Slideshow: Guys' Guide to Prom

Auntie SparkNotes: Promiscuous Girls Aren't The Problem

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 30, 2011
Auntie, we have a problem. I'm sure we all have those issues with girls of the promiscuous type who steal all the man meat and leave those of us with values and personalities with the unattractive and undesirable ones, but what do we do when one ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Promiscuous Girls Aren't The Problem
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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