And....WE'RE BACK. This editor had a LOVELY weekend back home in Colorado—three days full of hamburger-pancake sandwiches, extremely unsafe firework explosions, and the best family and friends EVER. Now it's back to the grind, but this pic, sent by According2Me, is a great reminder... More →
VACATION VACATION VACATION VACA—oh, sorry Sparklers, we didn't see you there. We were too busy screaming that ingenious "vacation" song we just made up and celebrating the fact that WE GET TODAY OFF (it's a national holiday in the US). We know you hate it... More →
Happy IndependenceDay, Sparklers!!!!!
July 4th is all about hot dogs, national pride, flip-flops, the Founding Fathers, annnnnd....
Fireworks, and their smaller cousins, sparklers! Yes, we think of July 4th as the ultimate Sparkler Appreciation Day. Have an extra hot dog to congratulate... More →
We can't tell if we want to kiss 11ksande's turtle on the nostrils, or put him in jail for murder.
This is my attack turtle, Speedy. He is vicious and can bite through wood and sneaker-plastic. Do not be fooled by his cuteness and/or... More →
Hey there, Sparklers! Happy Friday! It's your SparkIntern here to bring you my first-ever FRIWARDS while Emily's on vacation. I’m so excited!!
Did you know that I scour through all your comments every week? You Sparklers are so... More →
A mystery Sparkler sent this pic of the cutest No Smoking sign ever. We didn't even know that was a cuteness category til we opened her e-mail. *hangs head in shame*
This ed would ask for your nickname, mystery S, but she's on a plane... More →
Ewwwww, guess what, Sparklers? This ed just heard on NPR that the flagship Hollister store in Manhattan (SoHo to be exact) is temporarily closed because it's INFESTED WITH BED BUGS.
As someone who has an actual, for medical realzies allergy to bed bugs, this... More →
Apparently, we were a little late on the uptake with Potter Puppet Pals, as we only just discovered their existence LAST WEEK. So we apologize for the gross oversight we committed when failing to post The Mysterious Ticking Noise; we were... More →
I have a photo that you might like for the Open Thread. This is my puppy Rafe when he was two months old. He was tiny, like seven inches long. Sometimes when we'd pick him up he'd make this funny noise. It... More →