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Open Thread for July 5

By SparkLifeJuly 5, 2011
Secretly-rapunzel sent in this pic, which we want to turn into a giant, room-sized poster, with this explanation: Because sometimes people ruin my favorite pastime of diving onto concrete. We totally feel ya, Rapunzel. It happens to us ALLLL the time.... More  →
Open Thread for July 5

How to Be Patriotic and Stuff...

By ContributorJuly 4, 2011
Shhh, little secret: We're not actually in the office today. We're out doing everything on i'm_a_walking_contradiction's 4th of July list! —Sparkitors It’s that time of year again, when family, friends, and the smell of... More  →
How to Be Patriotic and Stuff...

Open Thread for July 4

By SparkLifeJuly 4, 2011
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY, SPARKLERS! Isn't it wonderful that today, your name becomes multi-purpose? You are not only Sparklers, members of the elite online community SparkLife, but also Sparklers, those dangerous sticks that people set on fire to celebrate... More  →
Open Thread for July 4

How to Keep Yourself Entertained at Your Cousin's Wedding

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 1, 2011
'Tis the season to get married. Falalalalalalalala. Wedding bells! Wedding bells! Wedding all the way! We three bridesmaids of Orient are, bearing heinous dresses we traverse afar. Deck the halls with bows of baby's breath! Falalalalalalalala. Joy to the world, the reception has... More  →
How to Keep Yourself Entertained at Your Cousin's Wedding

Flip Flops, Even When Naked!

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
Faye is preparing for college by blogging The Naked Roommate—the ultimate college guidebook. This week: DORM LIFE! —Sparkitors Chapter 2 of The Naked Roommate starts off with an interesting dilemma proposed by an anonymous college student. (Although it’s not as interesting as the dilemma... More  →
Flip Flops, Even When Naked!

Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
The Boy Diet may be over, but Talie's not going anywhere. :) —Sparkitors To answer all of your questions: YES, the Boy Diet really is over. Sorry to disappoint anyone out there, but that time of my life is pretty much over now that... More  →
Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?

You Know You're From Rural Arkansas When...

By ContributorJuly 1, 2011
Elwyn15, city girls go to the HOSPITAL when they find cow poop in their hair! You impress us, sir. –Sparkitors Though there's been a post or two on how to know if you're from the country, this post is different: I'm talking about Arkansas... More  →
You Know You're From Rural Arkansas When...

How to Win at Summer

By Dan_BergsteinJune 30, 2011
If you're going to win summer, you need to get smart. Everyone will warn you about sun protection, but few speak out against the moon. This is silly. The sun is millions of miles away. The moon is right up there, so close you can almost smell it! Surely the moon poses a grea More  →
How to Win at Summer

A Recipe Fit for a Princess

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
Shivani is back! Yay! —Sparkitors My apologies for leaving you guys so long without a recipe, but I was plunged headfirst into the world of summer sickness. It was glorious, especially the fever dreams I had; life will never be the same now that... More  →
A Recipe Fit for a Princess

I'm a Lesbian, and I'm Just Like You

By ContributorJune 30, 2011
BroccoliBiatch is an amazing writer, and we love her LGBT Awareness Month contribution! —Sparkitors I’m just going to let the title of this post sink in for some of you, as I know that some Sparklers have certain opinions on topics such as this.... More  →
I'm a Lesbian, and I'm Just Like You