Posts tagged "summer"

The 10 Best Songs Of Summer 2013

Sadly, summer 2013 is coming to an end. Hopefully, you’ve gotten all of your vacationing, tanning, lounging and barbecuing out of the way and created a ton of memories to keep you laughing until next June. Although fall is peaking around the corner, this summer’s soundtrack has provided us with some jams that will be…

By: Hello Beautiful / September 7, 2013

Weekend Playlist: I Know Where The Summer Goes

On the one hand, summer holidays are awesome. On the other, Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the season. So while we're stoked to have Monday off, we're not so excited about the prospect of colder days and wearing more layers. It's with that in mind that we made this Summer Bummer mix,…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 1, 2013

The 3 Most Excruciating Music Videos Of The Summer

A good music video can make a mediocre song tolerable, but a bad music video of an equally bad song creates an aural singularity of fart-stained terribleness. These are the worst we've seen so far this year -- and 2013 is far from over. Consider the following your State of the Union address for "Thing…

By: Cracked / August 9, 2013

The 8 Most Awkward Ways To Beat The Heat

Until yesterday, I had been enjoying this summer from the comfort discomfort of my un-air conditioned, fourth floor walk-up apartment. In May I was all, “I can totally do this! It’s not even hot out yet!” but by July my tune turned to, “I just want to take a cold shower and sit in the dark i…

By: College Candy / July 19, 2013

How To Cook & Eat Your Own Lobsters, According To Jessica And Her Boyfriend

The Frisky staff will stop bragging about our road trip to Maine this weekend soon, but not today. No, today I am going to teach you everything that I know about selecting, boiling, and eating lobsters in your very own home.

11 Reasons Why Camping Is The Best

Camping is, admittedly, not for everyone, but it’s also not as tough as many people think. You probably are not going to get eaten by a bear or start a forest fire.  Here are just a few of the many reasons why camping is totally awesome. It is time to face your fears and get…

By: Mary Odell / July 17, 2013

8 Pressing Questions I Have About Michigan’s Annual Mud Day

Yesterday, the 26th annual Mud Day took place in Westland, Michigan. In case you missed it, Mud Day consists of children ages 12 and under getting down in a 75-by-100-foot mud pit. At the end of the day, the Mud King and Mud Queen for "most creative uses for mud" are crowned. The Western Wayne Hazmat…

By: Mary Odell / July 10, 2013

Let’s All Play The Frisky’s Beach Blanket Bingo Game!

Maybe, like us, you've been going to the beach a lot lately. Cool, right? But man, you can See Some Things there. We thought you might want something to do in between the magazine-reading and SPF-applying and gawking at strangers, so we've created this fun Beach Blanket Bingo game. To play, you simply print out…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 9, 2013

14 Reasons Summer Is The Best Season (In GIFs)

Not that you actually needed any reasons to be convinced that summer is the best. You already know it. From swimming with friends to working on your tan to French kissing outdoors, here are some GIFs to remind you why summer is the shit.

By: The Frisky / July 8, 2013

The 11 Stages Of A Surprise Sunburn

We are all too familiar with the abusive nature of the sun. It's like that snake cane Jafar carries around with him that makes you do whatever he wants. It's alluring and inviting one minute, and just when you think you're safe and call it quits, you can't bend your knees without cringing in pai…

By: Alyson Penn / June 17, 2013

Endless Summer: 10 Things You Need To Have The Best Beach Day Ever

We're fresh back from our first weekends at the beach, and are basically counting down the hours until we can go back again. Schlepping a load of crap to and from the sand can be a pain in the butt, which is why we've put together a list of the perfect items to have a…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 11, 2013

Listen To Miley Cyrus’s Killer New Song “We Can’t Stop”

Miley Cyrus is back, and her new single, "We Can't Stop," is the last stop in her transition from Disney star to Rap Game Hannah Montana. Let's be real -- we saw the signs.  Twerking in a unicorn onesie. Partnering with Snoop Lion on "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks." Posing near nude and looking like a hotter…

By: Megan Reynolds / June 3, 2013

Makeup Bag: 5 Subtle Glow-Boosting Bronzers

Exhibit A: I am not an expert on tanning, or anything even remotely having to do with tanning. My skin glows under those neon lights at the bowling alley. I am, however, sort of an expert (I flatter myself) on faking a healthy summer glow, when the last thing I am in actuality is healthy…

By: Rachel Krause / May 12, 2013

According To NYFW, Black Is The New Black For Next Summer

Spring and summer fashion is generally pretty predictable insofar as it is, well, summery — think airy, diaphanous fabrics in light, muted colors accented by eye-catching brights, and you've just about hit the nail on the head every time. As the S/S 2013 shows crop up, we get a good glimpse at what to expect…

By: Rachel Krause / September 11, 2012

23 Stock Photo Models Whose Summer Was Better Than Yours

Labor Day fast approaches. Which it means it's time for me to be depressed that I didn't go to the beach as many times as I promised myself I would. Blah. Summer never really unfurls in the idyllic way it does in my mind. But there is one place where summer is always perfect. Stock…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2012

Makeup Bag: 8 Essential Products For Holding On To Summer All Year Long

I hate to admit it, but the calendar doesn't lie: September is approaching, and fast. It seems like just yesterday we were gearing up for spring, which turned out to be practically nonexistent, before summer came on hot and heavy. I may be in the minority here, but I would take a gloriously sunny, breezy…

By: Rachel Krause / August 27, 2012

Want To Avoid A Summer Tan? Try A Face-kini!

In America's tanning-obsessed culture, where we spend millions of dollars and hours a year trying to bake (or fake) our way to the perfect golden hue, it's difficult to fathom the fact that in some cultures, people go to great lengths to stay pale. In China, for example, a tan is associated with outdoor labor…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 22, 2012

8 Ways To Beat Breast Sweat

Big tits and August don’t mix. In this hot hot heat, sweating bullets could kill your good looks, no thanks to gross breast sweat. I once had a dude dip a finger in my cleavage on a 100-degree day only to retract his hand in horror. Oh strapless bra, you sold me down a river,…

By: Simcha / August 5, 2012

30 Ways To Make The Most Of The Last 30 Days Of Summer

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's officially August. It is crunch time: time to make the most of what's left of summer, people. Let's stop messing around and let's ensure that we really are having the best summer ever. Here are 30 ways to make the most of the next…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 3, 2012

10 Fresh Summer Salads We Want To Eat Right Now

When it's this hot out, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven and braise a pot roast--give us some chilled white wine and a fresh, simple salad and we're good to go. In honor of the latest heatwave, we've rounded up 10 salad recipes that are delicious, easy, and healthy.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 23, 2012