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Looking Back at 2017: Manchester, The Great American Eclipse, and More

Looking Back at 2017: Manchester, The Great American Eclipse, and More

“Be a Voice, Not an Echo” -Albert Einstein 2017 is finally coming down to the wire. A year ago I decided to write a review of 2016 and I ended the review with a hope that 2017 would be a better year. So, let’s look back at 2017 and remember the good times along with the bad and reflect on all the lessons we learned as people. Americans started the year off with the inauguration of President Donald Trump on…

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Blogmas Dec. 3, 2017: 25 Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Blogmas Dec. 3, 2017: 25 Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Hey guys! I’m more than a little bit excited to say that I am going to be doing Blogmas this year on Sparklenews.com! I know that it is already the third, but I was really busy on the first and yesterday. That being said, from today up until Christmas I will be posting a new Christmas related article for you guys. Some posts will be random Christmas related articles and others will be blogs about what I did that was…

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The Shadow People

The Shadow People

Hey guys! I wrote this poem on a sticky note I was using as a bookmark on my flight back from vacation this August. I decided to share it with you guys because I like it and it is kind of creepy so it fits in with the Halloween theme. Don’t forget to follow all my social medias, subscribe to my website, check back on Saturday for more Halloween articles, and don’t forget to sparkle! Sneaking, creeping, as I walk….

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6 Bone-Chilling Reads for October

6 Bone-Chilling Reads for October

Hi guys, it is officially fall! I am excited to be posting my first fall themed article of the year. As you may or may not know, I love to read and I especially love to read creepy books, so I decided to create a list of 6 books that I think are absolutely perfect for October. If you have already read these or they don’t interest you, feel free to email me at newsthatsparkles@gmail.com for more! Also, from now…

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Looking Back at 2016: Harambe, The Election, and More

Looking Back at 2016: Harambe, The Election, and More

So much has happened this year whether it be something that has impacted a few people or an event that has changed the lives of millions. Some of these events were good and others bad, but there is no doubt that they were abundant. One of the best parts of this year for me was you: the 12,157 unique visitors who have continued to visit my website throughout the year. Just yesterday this number was significantly lower when I had checked. I…

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Thanksgiving Infographic

Thanksgiving Infographic

This is just an infographic that I made to celebrate Thanksgiving! To have your opinions counted in the next infographic, make sure you take the survey for December under ‘Monthly Polls’ or below. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! December Survey:

31 Nights of Halloween- Night 1

31 Nights of Halloween- Night 1

The time has come again for the 31 nights of Halloween on Sparkle News! For new viewers, the 31 nights of Halloween is a series of 31 Halloween related articles, one posted each night leading up to October 31st, made to celebrate the Halloween spirit. So, be sure to check back daily! Night 1      For night 1 of the 21 nights of Halloween, here is a Halloween themed survey! Make sure you answer all the questions, when one…

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D.I.Y St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Storage Jar

D.I.Y St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Storage Jar

 Leprechaun storage jar  Materials: 1 glass jar (works well with a pasta sauce jar), 1 small plastic leprechaun hat (I got this from the Dollar Store), 1 piece of orange construction paper, 1 (maybe 2 depending on the size of your jar) pieces of green construction paper, 1 small scrap piece of yellow construction paper, a black marker or Sharpie, a green marker, a glue stick or tape. Instructions: First, take your green piece of construction paper and cut it the…

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The 18th Day of Halloween;

The 18th Day of Halloween;

Today I am showing you guys how to make some cute witches Potion jars!   You will need: -Glass cork jars (you can find them for $1 at Target) -water -food coloring -glow in the dark insects and creatures   Directions: Fill each of your glass cork jars with different amounts of water and use food coloring to make them Halloween colors, next insert your glow in the dark creatures and insects and creepy crawler and insert the cork at…

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The 31 Days of Halloween

The 31 Days of Halloween

It is October, Halloween month! So in celebration of Halloween, I will try and post one article each day until Halloween that is fall or Halloween themed along with my normal articles. Stay tuned for the 31 Days of Halloween!