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How to Convince Your Crush That You Did Something AWESOME This Summer

By Megan PrietzelAugust 21, 2014
Now that summer break has drawn to a close, you're probably reflecting on all the meaningful things you accomplished over the last three months—namely, discovering how many pints of ice cream you can eat without barfing (a solid four and a half!). And while that's ... More  →
How to Convince Your Crush That You Did Something AWESOME This Summer

How Not to Ruin Your Life This Summer

By Megan PrietzelJune 10, 2014
It’s summer! That glorious, magical time of year when you only have to read the books you want to, only have to study Calculus if you’re into that, and only have to wear pants should the mood strikes you. But with great pants-lessness comes great ... More  →
How Not to Ruin Your Life This Summer

Introducing Japanophile: Geek-Tastic Jewelry With a Special Discount Just for SPARKLERS!

By Megan PrietzelDecember 18, 2012
I hope you’ve got your shopping pants on, guys, because the Japanophile Shop on Etsy is offering Sparklers TEN PERCENT off their orders. Say whaaaat?!?! I KNOW, IT'S AMAZING. Everything in the shop is handmade, ridiculously adorable, and a perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite dweeb! ... More  →
Introducing Japanophile: Geek-Tastic Jewelry With a Special Discount Just for SPARKLERS!

Nerdy Stocking Stuffers-Part 2!

By Megan PrietzelDecember 13, 2012
Sparklers, Sploggers, and Sparkitors alike can all appreciate that special, magical feeling you get when someone opens up the perfect present…and that present happens to be a glowing Legend of Zelda fairy trapped in a tiny glass bottle. Here are some more of the most aweso More  →
The Cutest, Geekiest Stocking Stuffers EVER

6 Really Good Reasons to Become a Whovian (If You Aren't One Already)

By Megan PrietzelDecember 7, 2012
Ever since beginning an illustrious career as an internet dinosaur artist, I’ve been tweeted, messaged, emailed, and carrier pigeon-ed about Doctor Who. “Have you seen Doctor Who?” “Why don’t you watch Doctor Who?” “It gets better, I swear!” “DOCTOR WHOOOOO!!!” “Why does your face look ... More  →
6 Really Good Reasons to Become a Whovian (If You Aren't One Already)

How to Convince Your Co-Workers, Friends, and Family Members That You Are, In Fact, a Dinosaur

By Megan PrietzelDecember 5, 2012
In the immortal words of Abraham Lincoln, “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and you can convince everyone else that you’re a dinosaur when it’s important.” What? He may have said that. Like you would know. Anyway, here's how to ... More  →
How to Convince Your Co-Workers, Friends, and Family Members That You Are, In Fact, a Dinosaur

"Oz: The Great and Powerful" is Going to Make Megan Pee Her Pants

By Megan PrietzelJuly 17, 2012
Once upon a time there was a girl named Megan who was obsessed with The Wizard of Oz. Here's the twist. That girl is me. I'm the Megan who is obsessed with The Wizard of Oz.  The sparkly shoes! The spin-off musicals! THE LOLLIPOP GUILD!!! ... More  →

Books That Scared Us Pants-less As Kids

By Megan PrietzelJune 15, 2012
1. Any of the “Choose your own adventure” Goosebumps books “You open the door to the terrifying, dark basement. The steps look dilapidated and entirely likely to collapse at any moment. From below you hear noises. They are distinctly monster-like. They sound a lot like death.  ... More  →
Books That Scared Us Pants-less As Kids

20 Things We're Going to Do When We Win Mega Millions

By Megan PrietzelMarch 30, 2012
The Mega Millions jackpot is now at $640 million dollars, which in our brains just translates to “640 gazillionjillion dollars.” Here at SparkLife, there are a lot of things we could do with that kind of money. “But Sploggers!  Sparkitors!” you cry. “Surely your lives ... More  →
20 Things We're Going to Do When We Win Mega Millions

Megan Teaches You How to Make a Christmas Craft and It Makes Little to No Sense. Enjoy.

By Megan PrietzelDecember 21, 2011
If you do not decorate your abode for the holidays, you are an awful person. Just kidding. But really, I think much less of you. You should do something about that. BUT WHAT?!  Well look at that, Megan has made a guide. A guide that makes ... More  →
Megan Teaches You How to Make a Christmas Craft and It Makes Little to No Sense.  Enjoy.