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How to Make Cutoffs

By ShivaniMay 22, 2012
What with school letting out and the sun constantly shining, I’m declaring it summer. This means it’s high time to create the keystone of the perfect summer outfit: the denim cutoff. Cutoffs are effortless and easy and transition through summer events like a little black More  →
How to Make Cutoffs

Great Movie Night Themes

By ShivaniMay 21, 2012
There's no better way to spend a summer night than splayed across your living room floor with your friends, watching an endless stream of movies. This is especially true if this summer night comes right after finals, when everyone is too brain dead to think ... More  →
Great Movie Night Themes

How to Make Avocado Mac and Cheese

By ShivaniMay 18, 2012
My friend Meagan is going through an avocado phase. She has put avocado in everything imaginable, including cake frosting (it wasn't bad). One of her more successful avocado fusions involved blending the avocado into a cheese sauce and making mac and cheese. I was only ... More  →
How to Make Avocado Mac and Cheese

12 Lessons My Mom Taught Me

By ShivaniMay 11, 2012
Moms are full of great life advice, and my mother in particular is full of so many pearls of wisdom, one could make a ridiculously long pearl necklace with them. Some more vivid lessons include: Hotel minibars are to be hated and feared. Travel everywhere when you’re ... More  →
12 Lessons My Mom Taught Me

How to Make Fudgesicles

By ShivaniMay 4, 2012
I should be studying for my calculus final or packing up my room, but I can’t bring myself to do anything more than loll around in bed getting lost in the SparkLife archives and tweeting about how little I’ve moved. I’m confident that all my ... More  →
How to Make Fudgesicles

Spring Fashion Trends

By ShivaniApril 4, 2012
Spring is officially here, and you know what that means: a whole new wardrobe! Check out our roundup of the cutest trends and styles for this spring season whilst you shed your puffy coats and fluffy scarves and get ready to hit the mall. ... More  →
Spring Fashion Trends

How to Make District 11 Bread

By ShivaniMarch 28, 2012
The moment when Katniss contemplates 11’s gift of bread after Rue’s death never fails to make me emotional. It’s a really poignant scene in the book, where Katniss’ grief is heightened by adrenaline and District 11’s sacrifice is that much more touching. Because the rolls ... More  →
How to Make District 11 Bread

How to Make District 4 Bread

By ShivaniMarch 19, 2012
With The Hunger Games premier right around the corner, I figured now is the perfect time to introduce my recipes for some of the breads featured in the trilogy. First up is District Four’s fish-shaped loaf. Whenever this bread popped up in the books, I ... More  →
How to Make District 4 Bread

How to Make Your Prom Makeup Last All Night Long

By ShivaniMarch 16, 2012
Prom is a marathon, from dinner to the dance and the inevitable late night fast food run. The last thing anyone wants to think about is whether or not her eye shadow is creasing, especially with all the impromptu photos being taken. To keep your ... More  →
How to Make Your Prom Makeup Last All Night Long

What's On the Menu at Our Hunger Games-Themed Restaurant

By ShivaniMarch 16, 2012
We at SparkLife have been at the frontlines of Hunger Games mania since it first cropped up, and today is no exception. We’ve crossed the line into ultra-fan territory and have designed a menu for our very own Hunger Games-themed restaurant. Want to taste the ... More  →
What's On the Menu at Our Hunger Games-Themed Restaurant
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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