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What to Do When Your Popularity Plummets After Middle School

By ShivaniJanuary 16, 2013
In middle school, popularity functions as currency in a convoluted social economy of favors and invitations. Being popular is fun and loaded with perks like people offering to help you with your homework and always having a date to the school dance. ... More  →
What to Do When Your Popularity Plummets After Middle School

How to Make Nutella and Strawberry Crêpes

By ShivaniJanuary 10, 2013
While everyone else has been sticking to their resolutions, I’ve been suffering from some cosmic Post-Event Letdown. After the rush of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, as well as winter break drawing to a close, I can’t help but feel a little sad. Honestly, I’m ... More  →
How to Make Nutella and Strawberry Crêpes

9 Cute Ways to Ask Your Crush to Turnabout/the Sadie Hawkins Dance

By ShivaniJanuary 9, 2013
It’s winter dance season, which means in most schools around the country, girls are steeling their nerves to ask guys to upcoming dances. Of course, there’s something to be said for going straight up to a guy and asking him out, namely that it’s easy, ... More  →
9 Cute Ways to Ask Your Crush to Turnabout/the Sadie Hawkins Dance

How to Fail at January

By ShivaniJanuary 8, 2013
It’s a new year and hope fills the air. You have a twinkle in your eye and a spring in your step. You are ready to absolutely crush it as every cliché about making a new, better you runs through your head. Just make sure ... More  →
How to Fail at January

21 Things Your Parents Think You're Doing on the Internet

By ShivaniJanuary 7, 2013
1. Joining a cult 2. Playing with an MMORPG for hours on end ... More  →
21 Things Your Parents Think You're Doing on the Internet

How to Make the Greatest Cheese Fondue, Ever!

By ShivaniDecember 27, 2012
Break out the sequins and bubbly, it’s almost New Year’s Eve. It’s arguably the most festive night of the year, what with all the parties, glitter, noisemakers, Ryan Seacrest, and fireworks. There’s something about the year ending that forces people to get as much rowdiness ... More  →
How to Make the Greatest Cheese Fondue, Ever!

How to Make Swedish Chocolate Balls

By ShivaniDecember 20, 2012
Christmas is just around the corner, and I’m excited. Between all the hot chocolate and shopping for presents, it’s time to engage in the age-old tradition of holiday baking. Sugar cookies, icing, sprinkles, and flour are all over the place, covering every flat surface in ... More  →
How to Make Swedish Chocolate Balls

10 Signs That a College is Perfect For You

By ShivaniDecember 20, 2012
For some people, college acceptance and rejection letters are already starting to arrive. For others, there are still applications to fill out, interviews to attend, SAT practice tests to plow through, and universities to visit, not to mention GPAs to maintain and extracurriculars to participate ... More  →
10 Signs That a College is Perfect For You

What Your Winter Coat Says About You

By ShivaniDecember 14, 2012
It’s officially cold enough that walking outside without a jacket is a recipe for snotsicles and misery. But freezing weather doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your style. Whatever your attitude, there’s a jacket that’ll communicate it to the world. What does your outerwear say ... More  →
What Your Winter Coat Says About You

15 Signs Your SO Needs a Kick in the Pants

By ShivaniDecember 13, 2012
1. He lost your hamster 2. She checks your emails/texts ... More  →
15 Signs Your SO Needs a Kick in the Pants
About the Author
Shivani

Shivani is a blogger and college student living in Miami, Florida. She’s usually rocking a serious topknot and always trying to realize her life’s ambition of getting her own reality show. In her spare time she blogs about boys, school, and makeup on www.missaluru.wordpress.com. Follow her on Twitter @Shivani_Aluru.

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