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You Know You're From Asheville When…

By ContributorJune 1, 2011
InsaneRunningKid sent her submission with this heading: "In case you guys ever run out of material to post and are left with either this or a history of pocket lint. Do the pocket lint one first, then consider this."  We didn't even glance... More  →
You Know You're From Asheville When…

The Life of a Boy Magnet

By ContributorJune 1, 2011
Maddy K, we like your style. —Sparkitors Well Sparklers, I am not going to lie: I have been known to attract a couple of men in my time. They just can’t resist the magnetic field of looove swirling about me. Though I am as... More  →
The Life of a Boy Magnet

Blogging Wicked Lovely: Part 2

By Megan PrietzelJune 1, 2011
Megan is back with her second installment of Blogging Wicked Lovely, and it's got enough faeries to haunt your dreams for a thousand years.—Sparkitors Chapter 2: Aislinn is still being stalked by Donia and Keenan but won’t go home because her grandma will... More  →
Blogging Wicked Lovely: Part 2

So You Want To Study Abroad...

By ContributorJune 1, 2011
LadyM, Sparkler extraordinare and author of the My French Adventure series, offers some words of wisdom about taking on an awesome adventure.—Sparkitors Maybe this series has made you think a little bit about the exchange experience. Maybe you're thinking... More  →
So You Want To Study Abroad...

A Guide To Summer Jobs

By Jon_SkindzierMay 31, 2011
In today's economy, it's required to use the phrase "in today's economy" at least once and then cite some dire statistics before you talk about the job market. While considering your job prospects, remember that you may run into more competition for existing... More  →
A Guide To Summer Jobs

The Highs and Lows of Nannying

By ContributorMay 31, 2011
When did summer stop being the best time of the year? Remember those rainbow colored popsicles that that the camp counselors handed out? They were like 50 cents for a crate, and the yellow, orange, and green ones were always left at the bottom of... More  →
The Highs and Lows of Nannying

Things You Should Never Feel Bad About

By Melissa AlbertMay 31, 2011
Are you still waking up in a cold sweat over the one time you called your favorite teacher Mr. Dad? Does the thought of ever showing your face in that one Applebee's—you know the one—make your tongue break out in hives? There's so much in... More  →
Things You Should Never Feel Bad About

Vicious Rumors and Crappy Friends

By ContributorMay 31, 2011
Talie's had a dramatic few weeks. Do you think her boy diet's helping or hurting? —Sparkitors The last week and a half was crazy. And I mean C-R-A-Z-Y. It's been one long emotional roller coaster. Where do I begin...? Ah, yes. I guess the most logical... More  →
Vicious Rumors and Crappy Friends

You Know You're a Christian High Schooler When...

By ContributorMay 31, 2011
Evana16, are you telling us that teachers have LIVES outside of CLASS? We'll need some time to recover. –Sparkitors I went to a Christian school for two years. And I have to admit that, even though I'm not really Christian (still not sure about... More  →
You Know You're a Christian High Schooler When...

The Hit List: Falling Up

By ContributorMay 31, 2011
Metalhead865 should probably write for Rolling Stone. Just sayin'.—Sparkitors Family Force 5, Emery, Anberlin, and Children 18:3? Apparently, I'm not the only one out there who loves them. But I only really started listening to them in the past year or two. THIS... More  →
The Hit List: Falling Up