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  1. Host a Cinco de Mayo Sleepover

    Celebrate this Mexican holiday straight into the weekend—sleepover style! Here’s how:   Make it festive. Decorate your room with bright colors, including green, white, and red—the colors of the Mexican flag. Hang a piñata shaped like a star, a donkey, or ...

    05/03/2016 - 16:30 - 5 comments

  2. Great Debate: Gift or Gift Card

    We asked our readers what they thought was better to receive as a gift.  A gift or a gift card.....   Our readers who responded to the Great Debate question were almost split with their answers. Do you agree with our reader’s response?  We want to hear ...

    04/07/2016 - 14:36 - 15 comments

  3. Extra Embarrassing Moments!

    We know how much you love embarrassing moments, so here’s a treat! Enjoy!   Phone Poem One day at lunch, I let my crush play games on my phone. When I wasn't looking, he went through my texts and found a three-page poem I wrote about him, and he read ...

    03/15/2016 - 15:57 - 47 comments

  4. 5 Ways to Start a Conversation (and Make a Friend!)

    5 Ways to Start a Conversation (and Make a Friend!) Looking for a few new fabulous friends? They may be just a conversation away. Here are five easy ways to reach out to someone who could be a future BFF. 1.  Pay a compliment. Do you like her style? Say ...

    03/15/2016 - 16:04 - 19 comments

  5. “Have a Heart” Food Art

    It’s okay to play with your food  sometimes. If you have a heart-shaped cookie cutter (or two or three different-sized ones), use it! Here’s how:   o    Trim crusts off toast, or make a “hearty” sandwich.   o    Fry an egg-stra special   egg. Spray a ...

    03/15/2016 - 15:48 - 8 comments

  6. Make-Your-Own Facial Masks

    Give your skin a little extra pampering with a facial mask from ingredients you can find in your home! Directions Wash your face before you put your mask on After you’ve mixed your mask, apply to your forehead nose, cheeks and chin.  Be careful  to avoid ...

    03/15/2016 - 14:32 - 7 comments

  7. NEW Year's Resolutions: How To Make Them Stick!

    Remember last year’s resolution? You were really into it for the first few days—even weeks—but by March, you didn’t give it a second thought. It could be different this year. Girls who were successful are sharing their advice, so you can keep yours too!   ...

    03/15/2016 - 14:20 - 7 comments

  8. 5 Ways to Decorate a Sugar Cookie

    The holidays are here, and you know what that means?! Cookies! Decorating sweet treats is a festive activity that you can do with a parent, your siblings, or your friends, and it doesn’t get much easier than decorating sugar cookies. Ask a parent to help ...

    03/15/2016 - 12:43 - 7 comments

  9. If I Were Principal… Writing Contest Finalists

    If I Were Principal… Writing Contest Finalists We were amazed at all the great entries we received in our latest writing contest! Some of you wrote short stories, some wrote essays—and we loved reading them all! Congratulations to all our finalists ...

    03/08/2016 - 15:21 - 8 comments

  10. Curious Cat Spy Club

    Meet the club! Kelsey, Becca, and Leo have nothing in common—until they rescue three kittens and form the Curious Cat Spy Club. Now they solve animal capers with cool spy tech and sleuth savvy!                Spy Specialist                      Animal ...

    03/08/2016 - 15:23 - 11 comments


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