Claire Hannum

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

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Vice Week: On Greed

I am greedy. I'm a greedy person. There, I said it. It was drilled into my head early in life that this was one of the most reprehensible things I could possibly be, besides maybe a liar. After all, to be greedy was to be an especially vile form of selfish, which I also was not supposed to be. For most…

By: Claire Hannum / April 26, 2015

11 Things We Love About Dr. McDreamy (In GIFs!)

There will never be another Derek Shepherd.

By: Claire Hannum / April 24, 2015

Dr. Phil Makes Snarky Commentary On Bruce Jenner’s Transition

"He's kind of past prime."…

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

How To Host A Perfect Dinner Party, According To Ina Garten

One of my goals in life is to at some point become the kind of person who hosts effortless dinner parties on the regular. We all know these goddesses of food and home who pull off lovely evenings with whatever they've got to work with, whether they live in a sprawling house or in the smallest (or…

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

Tampons Could Be Killing Us Softly At This Very Moment

I don't want to ruin your day or anything, but here's something terrifying you've probably never thought about: scientists barely know anything about the long-term effects of tampons on our health. Did you know that? I didn't know that! You're putting a foreign object inside yourself that was only sort of studied for safety risks, and I'm sorry to have told you…

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

You Definitely Need Some Ben & Jerry’s Beer In Your Life

Ice cream-flavored brewskis? Why not!

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

Personal Goal: Stop Gorging On Gossip & Irrationally Hating Celebrities

When I first started writing on the internet, I made a conscious decision to think twice before putting words out into the ether about celebrities, because I wanted to avoid making excessively cruel commentary about stars or their bodies. They're people too, I thought, and the last thing I want is to turn into a bitter bitch typing

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

Tina Knowles Wants You To Have The Romance You Deserve

"I was determined to be happy."…

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

Home Inspiration: 21 Ways To Display Travel Keepsakes, Old Photos & Other Clutter-Causing Treasures

One of the hardest parts of decorating or spring cleaning is finding a place for the precious mementos we'd never dream of getting rid of but rarely display or even look at. Most of my ticket stubs, old family photos, greeting cards from loved ones, artifacts of my grandparents' and random souvenirs I've picked up on vacations sit…

By: Claire Hannum / April 22, 2015

Kylie Jenner Responds To The #KylieJennerChallenge

Sadly, nothing she says can make us unsee all those botched lip makeovers.

By: Claire Hannum / April 21, 2015

Hilary Duff Has Lilac Hair And It’s Amazing

Remember when Lizzie McGuire had that cute-at-the-time habit of showing up at school with rainbow highlights? Hilary Duff at last made good on that look by leaving the salon this week with a gorgeous grey and purple ombre situation on her head. Her blue mermaid 'do was fun, but I'm loving this getup even more. How does she make…

By: Claire Hannum / April 21, 2015

Ariana Grande And Big Sean Are Dunzo

And Justin Bieber might be to blame.

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Best Mental Health Day Ever

"Productivity" has become a silly buzzword that we equate with self-worth. What is so morally bankrupt about spending a day in bed?

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Is Reportedly Awake!

Bobbi Kristina Brown's father Bobby Brown told the audience members at his Dallas concert this weekend that his daughter was awake after months in a medically induced coma: “I can say today, my baby’s awake. She’s watching me." The 22-year-old was found unresponsive in a bathtub back on January 31, eerily close to the anniversary of her…

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

Try Not To Cry Watching Taylor Swift’s Mom’s Touching ACM Awards Speech About Her Daughter

At the Academy of Country Music Awards yesterday, Taylor Swift received a Milestone award -- and it was presented by none other than her own mother, Andrea Finlay Swift. Taylor's mom gave a touching speech that shared a look into the artist's childhood, and Andrea's recent cancer diagnosis made the moment that much more emotional. "I…

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

The 17 Stages Of Moving (In GIFs!)

I am thoroughly convinced that the moment you begin the process of moving, you can be written off by your loved ones as lost to temporary insanity until you're settled in your new place. A huge chunk of the Frisky staff has made a move these past few months, so the stress is still unpleasantly…

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

Um, Zayn Malik Shaved His Head

I was not emotionally prepared for this.

By: Claire Hannum / April 17, 2015

Can We Please Have A Selena-Inspired MAC Collection?

It's been 20 years since the death of Selena Quintanilla, and much like her music, her signature makeup look is still just as coveted today as it was in 1995. There are about a billion YouTube tutorials featuring her trademark red lips and dark brows, so why not launch a Selena-inspired cosmetics collection? Countless celebs have had their…

By: Claire Hannum / April 17, 2015

Zosia Mamet Calls For “Conscious Cohabitating”

"My two cents: Listen to and make space for your partner, but most of all do you..."…

By: Claire Hannum / April 17, 2015

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