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How To Survive Cabin Fever

By Ashley SpencerDecember 3, 2010
If you live in a wintry state (aka anywhere in the Midwest), you’ve had cabin fever every year since you were born. By cabin fever, we mean the claustrophobia, boredom, and panic that set in when you're isolated in a small space, like your house,... More  →
How To Survive Cabin Fever

A Day in the Life of a Malaysian International Islamic School Student

By ContributorDecember 3, 2010
Three math classes. Three. Math classes? setmefreeb, you amaze us! –Sparkitors I was born in Libya, raised in Canada, and currently live in Malaysia. Don’t ask me why I live here of all places, my parents just love to travel! I go to an... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Malaysian International Islamic School Student

Give Needy Words a Holiday Home

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 3, 2010
If you speak English, you know that the English language is full of words—words like pulchritudinous, or mollycoddle, or dudgeon—that don't get a whole lot of use. Oh, sure, you might grab one from the thesaurus when you're trying to describe the awesome awesomeness of... More  →
Give Needy Words a Holiday Home

Dressing Up Your Dog For The Holidays

By Kevin ClaymoreDecember 3, 2010
We all know how much our dogs love to dress up in demeaning holiday costumes; if they could speak, we're sure they would say things like: “Yes, please, I love wearing that completely asinine Mrs. Claus cape, or “Oh, boy, oh boy,... More  →

Megan's Life Lessons: Feel Accomplished The Easy Way!

By Megan PrietzelDecember 3, 2010
jedimastermegan is so magnanimous that she's letting us re-publish posts off her gloriously hilarious blog, MeganSquared. COULD WE BE ANY LUCKIER?! Only if there were free tacos involved.—Sparkitors Some people are just really good at stuff, you know?... More  →

How To Build An Epic Snowman

By Paul KetchumDecember 3, 2010
Paul Ketchum is our newest Splogger, and he's got some mad snowman-building skillz. Trust us: you're gonna want to try these.—Sparkitors It's now pitch-black outside by 4:47 PM and the average temperature is roughly -32 degrees, which means that A: you should probably adopt... More  →

A Guide to Homemade Gifts

By Jon_SkindzierDecember 3, 2010
The holiday season is bearing down on us relentlessly, like a relentless bear wearing festive jingle bells—it's kinda magical, and cute, sort of, but it's also very demanding. (In this analogy, the bear requires a lot of Christmas gifts, instead of just wanting to eat... More  →
A Guide to Homemade Gifts

Embracing Your Holiday Weight Gain

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 2, 2010
Well, you've gone and done it now. As soon as Thanksgiving rolled around, that whole "I'm not eating ANY marshmallow sweet potato casserole and NO cookies for me and NEVER will I drink another gallon of eggnog in one sitting" thing went right out the... More  →
Embracing Your Holiday Weight Gain

December Horoscopes

By Dan_BergsteinDecember 2, 2010
Ho-ho-ho! It’s the season of giving! It’s also the season of receiving! Will this month be a present or a lump of coal? Grab a cup of cocoa and put on an itchy holiday sweater as you read your accurate horoscope below. Aries (March 21 –... More  →
December Horoscopes

A Day in the Life of a Karate Kid

By ContributorDecember 2, 2010
XxMeleaxX has found one very fun-sounding loophole in the "friends don't knock friends to the ground" rule. Sparkitors Twice a week I take a karate class, with classmates ranging from white belts to black belts. The class is over an hour long,... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Karate Kid