Valentine’s Day Survey 2017

Valentine’s Day Survey 2017

Hey guys! As many of you are aware, Valentine’s day is only a few weeks away. The link below leads to a google form survey about Valentine’s day. The survey is only a few questions long and I would appreciate it if you all would help me get the best data by taking the survey and sending it to your friends too. The results from the survey will be posted as an infographic next week in honor of the holiday. The Survey (Click to follow…

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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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Sophie’s Lemon Pie Recipe

Sophie’s Lemon Pie Recipe

This is just my simple, yet delicious, lemon pie recipe! It is a spin on the traditional lemon pie recipe because it has a lemon pudding filling and uses whipped cream for the topping opposed to a merengue. If you make this recipe, feel free to share pictures with me on Instagram @sparklenews or on Twitter @Sparklenews_ for a chance to be featured on the website! Ingredients: Pie Crust (Homemade or packaged) 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 2 1/2…

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Cupcake Decorating: Tips and Tricks!

Cupcake Decorating: Tips and Tricks!

Let’s admit it: we all love cupcakes! Not only are they delicious, but they are also pretty. That is, if they are decorated nicely. Today I am going to show you guys a couple tricks and techniques and give you a couple tips so that you can be the creator of some beautiful cupcakes. 1. Colored Batter! One simple way to make cupcakes pretty, especially if you are short on time, is by adding a drop or two of food…

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Valentine`s Day Survey!

Valentine`s Day Survey!

What do you think of Valentine`s Day and what aspects of it are your favorite? Take this survey and find out what others think of it too! [bctt tweet=”Follow the link to take a Valentine`s Day Survey! http://sparklenews.com/?p=392″]

Ocean at the End of the Lane Book Review

Ocean at the End of the Lane Book Review

Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman is definitely one of the best books I have read all year. During a funeral the main character decides to travel back to where his childhood house once stood. Mysteriously he ends up at a house at the end of his lane and talking to an old woman who he knew when he was a child.  This house was where his friend Lettie Hempstock lived before she left to a…

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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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