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Happy Friendmas! An Ode to Besties

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 18, 2015
Around the holidays, we tend to focus on family—the people who remember the year Grandma gave you a can of tuna for Christmas (true story), the ones who still wake you up at 5 a.m. to see if Santa has come, or fight you for ... More  →
Happy Friendmas! An Ode to Besties

Let Us Salute the Fallen Snack Foods

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 4, 2015
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, in the presence of all Sparklers, to mourn the loss of our most treasured snack foods. These light refreshments were simply too tasty for this world, angels called home before their time, because God needs to snack, too. ... More  →
Let Us Salute the Fallen Snack Foods

20 Tricks that Double as Treats

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 29, 2015
'Tis the season for pranks, but in the words of T. Swizz, why they gotta be so mean? Kind of takes the fun out of it when someone loses a job or winds up with a lifetime fear of hessian bags. Can't a trick also ... More  →
20 Tricks that Double as Treats

What Your Cafeteria Lunch Says About You

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 22, 2015
Ah, the American high school cafeteria. It's an institution like no other (except maybe prison). It's a  jungle, and you are the beast stalking your prey, which comes served to you just like the gazelle to the cheetah: on a molded plastic tray by a lady in a hairnet and glo More  →
What Your Cafeteria Lunch Says About You

SENIORS: We Have Your High-School Bucket List

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 8, 2015
If there are things you want to experience while still walking the hallowed halls of high school, then YOU ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME!!!!!!!! Wake up! Graduation is less than three (MAYBE EVEN LESS THAN TWO) months away. That is certainly enough time to dominate ... More  →
SENIORS: We Have Your High-School Bucket List

We Crown the Cutest Pet in the Virtual Universe

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 31, 2015
Friends of the virtual animal kingdom, let me inform you that the SparkLife Pets of Instagram Tournament championship was a nail-biter. Penny the Fox and Buttons the Bunny were neck and furry neck until the very end. But as we know, there can be only ... More  →
We Crown the Cutest Pet in the Virtual Universe

The Furriest Face-Off in History: Pets of Instagram Bracket Finals

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 26, 2015
As Sparkler @OswinOswald98 asked in the last round of voting: "DEAR GOD WHO AM I ANYMORE?!?!" We'll tell you, Oswin (or shall we call you Clara?). You are a person who finds the magnitude of cuteness of the animals in this bracket so overwhelming, and the task of having t More  →
The Furriest Face-Off in History: Pets of Instagram Bracket Finals

Should Frats (and Srats) Be Banned?

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 23, 2015
If you've seen Animal House, Revenge of the Nerds, P.C.U. (an underrated personal fave), Old School, Van Wilder, Legally Blonde, The House Bunny, more recently Neighbors [...the list goes on], then you know all the ways the Greek system contributes to the college experience and ... More  →
Should Frats (and Srats) Be Banned?

Cast Your Vote in ROUND 3 of the Pets of Instagram Bracket: Stand Up for Adorableness

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 17, 2015
CAUTION: The four adorable creatures in the Final Four of the Pets of Instagram Bracket are so cute, they may trigger cute aggression in some Sparklers. You have been warned. Please make sure all family pets are in a safe place before viewing. Also, please make sure to vote More  →
Cast Your Vote in ROUND 3 of the Pets of Instagram Bracket: Stand Up for Adorableness

Fuzzy Wuzzy Pets of Instagram Bracket: Round 2

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 9, 2015
Yesterday my hubs and I went to local animal shelters to see if we could find a dog to adopt. With allergies that have been known to swell my red, weeping eyes shut and have historically limited me to breeds that end in "-poo," "-oodle" and "hairless," this is a difficult More  →
Fuzzy Wuzzy Pets of Instagram Bracket: Round 2
About the Author
Kathryn_Williams

Kathryn Williams is the author of three YA novels but only one with an Oxford comma in the title. She is a Taurus and hates writing bios. Check out her website, www.kathrynswilliams.com, and follow her on Twitter @kathrynwauthor.

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