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What It's Like to Travel to... Atlanta, Georgia

By ContributorJune 8, 2010
We are dying—DYING—to go to Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party and eat a cupcake with peaceonearth. —Sparkitors Hey Sparklers!! Peaceonearth34 here, reporting from the city of Atlanta, Georgia. This is THE city for music lovers of any sort, but it also has a wide... More  →
What It's Like to Travel to... Atlanta, Georgia

Open Thread for June 8

By Chelsea DaggerJune 8, 2010
This fabulous photo is from Sparkler ~too~, who attended a hot air balloon festival last summer in Vermont. We love the pic, but we love her reason for sending it even more: I thought it might... More  →
Open Thread for June 8

How to Handle Annoying Siblings

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
Haydee_Dantes is a sibling war expert. We're impressed! —Sparkitors Many of us have siblings. It is both a sad and happy fact of life. Though it’s great to have an older sibling to drive you places when you’re too young, or a younger sibling... More  →
How to Handle Annoying Siblings

How to Prioritize Your Final Exams

By Maggie FlynnJune 7, 2010
For many of you, the school year is just about over! Only one thing stands between you and those glorious days of sleeping in and working on your faux-tan: final exams. As you know, finals can be a major cause of stress. Finals week has you... More  →
How to Prioritize Your Final Exams

You Know it's Summer When...

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
This article by SongByrd94 really made us miss the good old days of summer vacation, so we're wearing our pajamas for the next 32 hours straight in order to relive the glory. What?— Sparkitors It's summer, in case you hadn't noticed!... More  →
You Know it's Summer When...

Guide to Gradutation Day

By Dan_BergsteinJune 7, 2010
Your parents and family members will spend most of the ceremony trying to spot you. Help them by carrying a balloon. If your school doesn’t allow this‚ tape a balloon to the kid in front of you and tell your folks to look for you next to the kid getting in trouble for ha More  →
Guide to Graduation Day

Playlist: the Best Songs for Heartbroken Teens

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
We think beagle48644 has the right idea: so what if your lame SO just threw away the best thing that ever happened to him/her? (We're talking about YOU, obviously.) Quit your cryin', crank up these tunes, and remember... More  →
Playlist: the Best Songs for Heartbroken Teens

Life According to Ginger: Graduation Weekend

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
There was a ninja at Ginger's graduation ceremony! Wowzers! —SparkNotes editors I'm sitting home right now in my pajamas. My makeup is smudged, I smell like hairspray, I have no fewer than seven blisters on my feet from new shoes, and my stomach feels like it's... More  →
Life According to Ginger: Graduation Weekend

Meeting the Parents: How Not to Blow It

By Pete CroattoJune 7, 2010
If you've been dating your significant other for a while, odds are you'll soon be asked to meet his/her parents. Yes, it's a terrifying prospect, but like climbing Mount Everest without oxygen or getting Kristen Stewart's phone number, it can be done. And, amazingly, you can make... More  →
Meeting the Parents: How Not to Blow It

Why Is that Guy Wearing So Much Cologne?

By ContributorJune 7, 2010
Note: do not trying romancing romancingvulcans with romantic AXE body spray. —Sparkitors Every so often—especially as the weather heats up—you'll encounter some guy wearing so much AXE (or some other manly perfume) that wild animals can smell him from hundreds of miles away, and... More  →
Why Is that Guy Wearing So Much Cologne?