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The Secret Lives of American Moms (and What to Get Them for Christmas)

By Ashley Brooke RobertsDecember 19, 2014
Moms. They seem so simple. And yet, much like wild animals, they harbour secret inner worlds. Who knows what’s going on in there? And how do you shop for a women shrouded in mystery? Well, lucky for you, WE know and we’re here to help. This gift guide will lead you to th More  →
The Secret Lives of American Moms (and What to Get Them for Christmas)

Post-Finals Week at Hogwarts: A Fanfic

By Brandon SpecktorDecember 19, 2014
With finals complete and days before winter break, life has slowed down at Hogwarts. Students with no more coursework occupy their minds with end-of-year pranks and holiday nookie. Enchanted snowball fights are rampant, and awesome. And, dreading a lonely Christmas (or another New Year’s kiss... More  →
Post-Finals Week at Hogwarts: A Fanfic

What's Your Festive Winter Name?

By Sydney ScottDecember 19, 2014
Holiday movie marathons, sugar cookie bake-offs, ugly-yet-fabulous Christmas sweaters, magical light displays… if you guys haven’t already noticed, 'TIS THE CHRISTMAS SEASON! And what better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a winter-y themed name game? Just follow the steps... More  →
What's Your Festive Winter Name?

Auntie SparkNotes: The Girl Ahead of Me in Class Rank Is the Worst Person Ever

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 18, 2014
Auntie Sparknotes, So there’s this girl in my school, I’ll call her Jane. Jane and I have been in school with each other since preschool, and it is currently our senior year of high school. We have never particularly liked each other. This is the year... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Girl Ahead of Me in Class Rank Is the Worst Person Ever
HERE IT IS: The Best of 2014, Minus Pants

HERE IT IS: The Best of 2014, Minus Pants

By Janet ManleyDecember 18, 2014
IT HAS BEEN A VERY BIG YEAR. We tried and failed to deport Canadian furball Justin Bieber,we wept over the engagement of Sir Cumberbatch, we went pantless, we painted our hair pastel to look like candy/My Little Ponies, we wanted a pet fox, we loved and also hated the casti More  →

Irrigate Your Sinus Area With This Story About a Dog That Got 3D-Printed Prosthetic Legs

By Janet ManleyDecember 18, 2014
IT IS NOT TOO LATE FOR THIS TO BE YOUR FAVORITE THING OF 2014. Derby the dog was born was malformed front legs, forcing him to get around in a sort of army crawl. Tara Anderson, who works for a 3D printing company, 3D... More  →
Irrigate Your Sinus Area With This Story About a Dog That Got 3D-Printed Prosthetic Legs

From Us to You, Hiddles Singing a Christmas Carol With an Adorable Dog on His Lap

By SparkLifeDecember 18, 2014
I don't know how or wherefore the world has given us Tom Hiddleston singing a Christmas carol with Mono the dog, but here it is. Seasons greetings! [via Jezebel]... More  →
From Us to You, Hiddles Singing a Christmas Carol With an Adorable Dog on His Lap
Gorgeous Holiday Looks Inspired By Emma, JLaw, & Lupita!

Gorgeous Holiday Looks Inspired By Emma, JLaw, & Lupita!

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 18, 2014
The key to #WINNING at every single party this holiday season? PORTABLE CONFETTI CANONS. And also, mastering a makeup routine that adds major glamour to your look in just a few minutes (like, 30 at the most. Mayyybbbeee 45, if you have giant potatoes instead of hands). We ch More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2014
Hi Auntie, This may not seem like a big problem but to me it is. So I've been friends with this guy named "Nate" ever since the fourth grade. I had my awkward stage in middle school when I gained weight, was incredibly nerdy, and had... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?