Sweet Designs Staff Intern
Sweet Designs Featured Writer

Age 20, Massachusetts

Joined the SDM Team: June 2009

Why I Work with SDM: I love to write, and to help give good advice to younger readers with problems or struggles. Writing is one of my strengths, and I love being able to express my feelings here at SDM.

Activities, Sports, Interests: I love music, singing, dancing, working out & staying fit, being with my best friends, shopping, traveling, acting, musical theater, THE BEACH!, writing (of course), and being in college. =)

Favorite Books: The Great Gatsby, The Future Shock, Twilight, New Moon, He's Just Not That Into You, Revolutionary Road, and My Horizontal Life.

Favorite School Subjects: In college, Journalism, Communications, Broadcast Journalism, and Psychology.

Favorite Movies: Goodfellas, A Bronx Tale, Sex and the City, Transformers, anything with Adam Sandler, The Wedding Planner, Spanglish, Marley & Me, Superbad, Nights in Rodanthe, and The Notebook , just to name a few of my favorites.

Favorite TV Shows: American Idol, Lost, The Real World, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Sopranos, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, CSI, Grey's Anatomy, Nip/tuck, and Brooke Knows Best!

I listen to: Pop, country, rap, hip/hop, rock, and techno. I love Britney Spears, Bob Marley, Mariah Carey, Lil Wayne, Danity Kane, Cartel, Dashboard Confessional, and Brad Paisley.

Most Important Values: Love, loyalty, trust, faith, and fate.

I enjoy: Singing, dancing, Boston sports, the city, writing, laughing, movies, love, friendship, running, sunbathing, weigh training, shopping, partying, and warm weather.

Kristyn's Articles
4-10 Spring Fashion in the Air
4-10 Don't Count on a Snow Day
2-10 Valentine's Day is Overrated
1-10 Movie Review: Avatar
1-10 Movie Review: It's Complicated
12-09 On the Cover
12-09 My Christmas Memory
12-09 How to Write a Resumé
11-09 Watching Your Weight in the Fall
11-09 Social Networks + School = Be Careful!
10-09 Twitter
10-09 Staying Fit in College
9-09 My American Idol Experience
9-09 Facebook and College
9-09 The Time Traveler's Wife
9-09 Maintaining a Healthy Weight
9-09 Balancing Time Between Friends in College
8-09 Movie Review: My Sister's Keeper
8-09 Book Review: L.A. Candy, by Lauren Conrad
8-09 Long Distance Relationships in College
8-09 Juicy Campus

Future Plans: To pursue my Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Communications, become successful, score a professional writing / broadcast job, get married, and have children.

What I'm All About: I live in central Massachusetts and currently attend college in New Hampshire. I am very outgoing, funny, and serious. I have a lot of great friends and family who help me through the rough times.

A Favorite Quote: "But the most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you you love, well, that's just fabulous." - Sex and the City

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February & March Magazine Issues

March 15, 2012

The February and March issues of Sweet Designs Magazine are now online, featuring a combined 53 new articles and features!!

- Cover: Stephanie Lynn reflects on 5 years
- Cover: India (of Darn-licious knitwear)
- Life in the dumps (moving in with my bf)
- The difference between men and women
- Angels among us (parts 1 and 2)
- Arts graduates & the dark night of the soul
- Triple threat (how I survived my teen yrs)
- Dating isn't easy (my true story)
- How to turn not-so-great gifts ... (fashion)
- Ten reasons to love being single
- Taking the big leap (college)
- Valentine's Day (not what you'd expect!)
- The last of the cold (hopefully) (fashion)
- A month full of love
- Ten tips for successful airline travel
- Reasons I love writing for SDM
- Who needs love?
- They're not all the same
- The life I'm glad I don't have (fiction)
- Professional dress/ finding Fendi (fashion)
- An airport anniversary: a true story
- Inappropriate Facebook photos
- The perks of a big city (college)
- A night(mare) to forget (part 2)
- The Anita Blake series (book review)
- Saving June by Hannah Harrington (book)
- Under the Mesquite by GG McCall (book)
- The Lullaby by Sarah Dessen (book)
- If I Stay by Gayle Foreman (book review)
- My sweetheart (original poetry)
- Isn't it funny (original poetry)
- The stranger (original poetry)
- A winter wonderland (original poetry)
- One night valentine
- The thick envelopes (college acceptance)
- Southern love
- Healthy hair and vitamins
- It's a date (dating idea alternatives)
- The 30 hour famine
- School's out forever!
- Marching right back into spring? (fashion)
- Dear John
- When TV shows depict your life
- 3 Fun ways to rock spring's hottest trends
- Neglected teeth
- Starting something new
- Guy movies
- To hesitate or dive in?
- Deadly, by Julie Chibbaro (book review)
- Beastly, by Alex Flinn (book review)
- I don't care (poetry)
- Together, alone (poetry)

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