Claire Hannum

Claire writes at The Frisky and probably thinks you're fab. Email her at claire[at]thefrisky.com.

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Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Stay Afloat When You’re Surrounded By Conflict

It’s a moment we all dread: one day, you wake up to find that the tension that’s been slowly building between two or more of your close friends has reached a brutal boiling point, and a conflict erupts with a magnitude that rivals an earthquake. Now you may find yourself in the unenviable position of…

By: Claire Hannum / June 29, 2015

Is Miley Cyrus Dating Stella Maxwell?

Maybe? Possibly?

By: Claire Hannum / June 19, 2015

Beauty Test Drive: Frank Body Coffee Scrub Is A Caffeinated Adventure

Over the past few years, the lifestyle blogosphere (and Pinterest) has been overflowing with DIY coffee scrub recipes that claim to reduce cellulite and make our skin glow. First off, I know it’s been said that caffeine can reduce the appearance of cellulite, but has that been actually studied? (It probably has, I’m just suspicious.) I…

By: Claire Hannum / June 19, 2015

Local Travel: 19 Places To Visit In The Northeast This Summer

Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard? If you need a break from the big cities and major sights, hop in the car and take a day trip close to home. No matter where

By: Claire Hannum / June 19, 2015

Kelly Osbourne Parodies Rachel Dolezal On Instagram

Much like everything else relating to Dolezal, the world wasn’t really sure what to do with it.

By: Claire Hannum / June 18, 2015

Beauty Test Drive: Simple Sugars Vanilla Grapefruit Scrub Is Heaven In A Jar

I had never heard of Simple Sugars scrubs until a few weeks ago (how is that possible?), but most of the world knows the product through the entrepreneur-focused reality show “Shark Tank.” Creator and company founder Lani Lazzari was just eighteen-years-old when she appeared on the show in 2013 to seek out investors, and her busine…

By: Claire Hannum / June 18, 2015

Hilary Duff Recorded An Acoustic Version Of “Tattoo” In Her Backyard

“Tattoo” is one of the more emotional songs on Hilary Duff’s new album Breathe In. Breathe Out., so she decided to take things up a notch by recording a stripped-down acoustic session in her own backyard, joined by a kickass guitarist who remains awkwardly nameless.

Last I heard, Hilary was living in Brooklyn, and if…

By: Claire Hannum / June 18, 2015

Local Travel: 17 Places To Visit In The Heartland This Summer

Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard?

By: Claire Hannum / June 18, 2015

Rachel Dolezal Already Has A $50k Porn Offer

I have so many questions.

By: Claire Hannum / June 17, 2015

OITNB’s Ruby Rose: “I Definitely Don’t Identify As Any Gender.”

“Only you know who you were born to be, and you need to be free to be that person.”…

By: Claire Hannum / June 17, 2015

Google Ad Features An Emotional Story About Gender Transition

This Google ad tells the story of so much more than a company. Follow the journey of Jake, a trans man, and the gym where he found a sense of community as he began to exercise his new male body. Love this!

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By: Claire Hannum / June 17, 2015

Here’s Chris Pratt Getting Pranked By “Jurassic World” Dinosaurs

The amazing folks that brought us Spider Dog (go watch it, I’ll wait) decided to prank Chris Pratt, because nothing is funnier than a charismatic, extremely confident movie star caught off guard for once in his life.

Watch as Chris and a few studio execs get ambushed by some “Jurassic World” dinosaurs. It’s not quite as life-changing a…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Hilary Duff Did A Reddit AMA & Things Got Awkward

At least we finally learned her favorite Taylor Swift song.

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Survive When You’re Far Too Busy

Most of us in the Western world adhere to the Busy Myth: we believe on some level that more we complain about being “busy” to our friends, the more social cred we get. Apparently, the busier we are, the more work ethic we must have, which in turn evolves into a moral superiority humblebrag competition — who got the least slee…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

Vogue Would You Like You To Buy Your Way Into An Engagement With $8,000 Dresses

Ladies, did you know!? If you want your partner to put a ring on it, being your plain old normal self is simply not enough! You must invest in your future marriage by taking your credit card for a spin and piling on thousand-dollar attire lest he discover you are actually a bridge troll who wears Target dresses. At…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2015

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