Skip over navigation

What's Your Spirit Animal?

By Rachel KorowitzJanuary 7, 2011
Oh, hey there, friend. What with these clouds of patchouli incense and all these musty hand-woven wall hangings, I almost didn't see you there. But please, enter, and welcome to my Enclave of Peace and Understand-ery (TM). Whoa—I'm feeling some really strong vibes coming from you.... More  →
What's Your Spirit Animal?

How to Talk Like a Bay Area Native

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
ladybug8893 wants to help you go incognito as a real live San Franciscan. Are we saying that right? –Sparkitors In case you didn’t know, the San Francisco Bay Area is the COOLEST PLACE IN THE WHOLE WORLD. Amazing food, spunky culture, our own musical movement,... More  →
How to Talk Like a Bay Area Native

SparkStyle: I Snagged a Sweater

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 7, 2011
Every January, Urban Outfitters has a spectacular sale on its website—one in which various cold-weather and wintry items are reduced to ridiculously low prices in order to make way for the incoming spring collection. And in completely unrelated news: every January, I blow nearly all the... More  →
SparkStyle: I Snagged a Sweater

8 Reasons Long Nails Are a Bad Idea

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
Anggik asks that you pick up some nail clippers and stop the madness. –Sparkitors There are a lot of reasons you should keep your nails clipped, filed, and out of your way, but the most important ones have got to be: 1. There are only... More  →
8 Reasons Long Nails Are a Bad Idea

How to Make Killer Spaghetti Bolognese

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
We hereby invite SocksAreFun over for dinner. But we're not doing the cookin'. —Sparkitors Spag Bol is the food of the pasta Gods. Its a miracle dish. You know why? Because it tastes awesome the day after you cooked it, after sitting in the... More  →
How to Make Killer Spaghetti Bolognese

Life According to Ginger: Some Assistance, Please

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
Happy Post-Holiday daze! I hope you are all well rested (or not, depending on how you like your New Year’s Eves), well fed (or not, depending on your New Year's resolutions), and ready to get back to school (or not, depending on how long your... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Some Assistance, Please

Auntie SparkNotes: How to Out-Manipulate a Meanie

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 7, 2011
Dearest Auntie, There is this genius in my grade with a 4.0 average, an amazing voice, and a plethora of friends. I happen to be in her "clique" and one of the first things I've noticed about her is that she has a lack of consideration... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How to Out-Manipulate a Meanie

Why I Want an Internship at SparkNotes

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
Awesomesauce, with a capital "A"?! McKenzie_Me, You might wanna check with our intern jgrudzy on that one—that is, if we ever let her take a break from her work. —Sparkitors I’ve been reading through a lot of SparkLife articles and have been surprised that... More  →
Why I Want an Internship at SparkNotes

10 Reasons to Despise Brussels Sprouts

By ContributorJanuary 7, 2011
mara1d is a genius for coming up with "troll boogers." —Sparkitors It all started on Thanksgiving when I was 7 years old. My great Aunt Luanne had brought a huge bowl of Brussels sprouts, which I had never tried before. When she heard... More  →
10 Reasons to Despise Brussels Sprouts

Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 29

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 7, 2011
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Defection Better Title: And the Dish Ran Away with the Loon. (Jasper's the dish.) The first sentence of this chapter should have been the final sentence of the entire series: "We sat there all night long, statues of horror and grief, and Alice never came back." Now... More  →
Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 29