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What Your Halloween Candy Says About You

By Rachel KorowitzOctober 22, 2012
From the vault: This post was originally published on Oct. 22, 2010. This year, instead of dressing up, you decided to chill at home and hand out sugar bombs to the local trick-or-treaters. But did you know that the candy may be saying more about ... More  →
What Your Halloween Candy Says About You

Things That Should Not Smell/Taste Like Pumpkin Spice

By Rachel KorowitzOctober 5, 2012
Every fall brings the crackly-fireplace deliciousness of pumpkin spice—that miraculous combo of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and allspice. It's the aromatic mix that turns the regular goodness of dessert/candles/coffee into SO AMAZING MY FACE JUST FELL OFF AND I DON'T CARE. While pumpkin spice is wonderful ... More  →
Things That Should Not Smell/Taste Like Pumpkin Spice

The Worst Jobs in Student Council

By Rachel KorowitzSeptember 17, 2012
Not everyone gets to be vice president or secretary. Let's just hope you don't wind up with one of these offices: ... More  →
The Worst Jobs in Student Council

How to Cope When Your Mom Brings Up 50 Shades of Grey

By Rachel KorowitzJuly 5, 2012
Thanks to 50 Shades of Grey, the ladypr0n trilogy that started out as Twilight fanfic, you've now got a 87.6% chance of needing brain bleach after talking with your mom. (Relatedly, you've got a 93% chance of hearing the phrases "sexual awakening," "letting my freak ... More  →
How to Cope When Your Mom Brings Up 50 Shades of Grey

Things You Shouldn't Put on Your Charm Bracelet

By Rachel KorowitzJune 27, 2012
Charm bracelets are sparkly, jingly fun. You wanna throw a cute little enamel kitty on that charm bracelet? Go nuts. Just make sure you avoid these potentially hazardous doodads: ... More  →
Things You Shouldn't Put on Your Charm Bracelet

The Embarrassing Book That Changed My Life

By Rachel KorowitzJune 11, 2012
I know you're going to want to fill my locker with dog food, steal my inhaler, and then give me a millennium of swirlies while doing the "why are you hitting yourself?" thing. I don't care. I'm still going to tell you that the book that ... More  →
The Embarrassing Book That Changed My Life

The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

By Rachel KorowitzMay 10, 2012
I was a freshman in college, and I was crazystupid obsessed with my tan, beautiful, manipulative, bad-boy boyfriend. (Let's call him "Spicoli.) ... More  →
The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

How to Make Mother's Day Brunch

By Rachel KorowitzMay 9, 2012
Making Mother's Day brunch for your mom is great because you get give someone you really care about (i.e. your mom) a homemade present, which is basically a super-classy way of saying, "I stopped doing me-centric stuff and thought about you because I love you ... More  →
How to Make Mother's Day Brunch

Odes to Stuff That's Never Been Oded Before

By Rachel KorowitzApril 20, 2012
Any Tom, Dick, or Keats can write an ode about a Greek vase or a pretty bird or some other majestic thing or whatever. But what about all the non-majestic stuff? Doesn't it deserve to be ode-d, too? ... More  →
Odes to Stuff That's Never Been Oded Before

Is Your Teacher a Jerk? Take This Test to Find Out!

By Rachel KorowitzApril 18, 2012
Do you ever get the feeling that your  C- was less about misspellings or grammatical errors, and more about your teacher's need to ruin your every waking moment? Take this test to find out if you're dealing with an average whiteboard jockey or a downright ... More  →
Is Your Teacher a Jerk? Take This Test to Find Out!