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  • 8 Reasons Winter Doesn't Totally Stink

    Posted on 01/28/2016 by TeenNickBlogger

    Winter


    1. It's beautiful outside. There's nothing quite like watching the snow fall from your window, especially when it creates a white blanket over everything.

    2. Cozy fashion. Hats, knits, scarves and sweaters can make even the most biting cold a little more fun! Layer up, pals!

    3. TeenNick Top 10 returns! On Feb 12th, TeenNick Top 10 will return with all new episodes. Plus, we're celebrating the 100th episode EVER, so you know it's gonna be a celebration!

    4. Warm drinks. Even if you're not a coffee drinker, there are so many drinks to keep you cozy in the mid winter months. Try some chai tea, hot cocoa or apple cider!

    5. Snow days! I mean, need we say more?

    6. All of the books. For the days the weather is just a little too frightful, grab a good novel and escape to a totally different world!

    7. Valentine's Day. This heart-filled holiday is about sooo much more than just the lovey dovey stuff. It's about celebrating everyone and everything you love, including friends and (duh) LOTS of chocolate!

    8. Winter doesn't last forever. We get it. Finding the good in winter can be a little tough sometimes. Good thing seasons are, well.... seasonal! The days are slowly getting longer, the sun is starting to creep out and warmer days will soon be ahead.

    In the meantime, show your love for the cold season in the comments below!

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  • 10 Reasons 'Holiday In The Sun' Is Our Favorite Mary-Kate & Ashley Movie

    Posted on 01/15/2016 by TeenNickBlogger

    We love every Mary-Kate and Ashley movie, but Holiday in the Sun might just be the best one. Here are 10 reasons why:

    1. It was filmed at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, which looks like the most fun place on Earth.

    Holiday in the Sun


    2. I mean, you get to swim with dolphins...

    Holiday in the Sun


    3. ...and hello, jet skis!

    Holiday in the Sun


    4. Plus, there are a few cuties in this movie.

    Holiday in the Sun


    5. Really though...

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    6. We aren't kidding!

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    7. And you know a bully just has to get in the way...

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    Holiday in the Sun

    Oh, Brianna.

    8. And what? A run-in with the police reveals an unsolved mystery?

    Holiday in the Sun


    Holiday in the Sun


    Get ready for a little trouble in paradise...

    9. But like all Mary-kate & Ashley movies, the fashion is so fun.

    Holiday in the Sun


    Holiday in the Sun


    10. And the warm air and tropical smoothies will make you forget about winter.

    Holiday in the Sun


    What more could you ask for? Go grab your SPF and be sure to catch Holiday in the Sun Saturday at 2pm on TeenNick!

  • 6 Sunny Decor Ideas That Will Warm Up Your Bedroom This Winter

    Posted on 01/07/2016 by TeenNickBlogger

    When it's cold outside... we have the brightest DIY room decorations to make it feel sunny all year round!

    PILLOW GOALS

    Sunny Winter Decor

    Credit: Studio DIY



    These custom balloon pillows will be #everything on your bed.

    CONFETTI CHAIR

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    Credit: Studio DIY



    Confetti on your chair is the new confetti in your hair.

    DESERT DREAMS

    Sunny Winter Decor

    Credit: Sugar and Cloth | Jared Smith


    DIY POM WALL HANG

    Sunny Winter Decor

    Credit: Sugar and Cloth | Jared Smith


    Bursts of color make everything better.

    KOOSH BALL PILLOWS

    A photo posted by Kelly Mindell (@studiodiy) on



    These pillows are fun and comfy! They're fumfy!

    FUNFETTI CANDLES

    Sunny Winter Decor

    Credit: Bethcakes



    Yummmm! Looks so good, you could eat it! (But you definitely shouldn't.)

    How will you warm up your bedroom this winter? Share you favorite ideas in the comments!

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  • 10 Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Try this Year

    Posted on 01/05/2016 by TeenNickBlogger

    2016 is going to be your best year yet!

    1. Rearrange your room.
    Tired of your old bed and dresser situation? Switch up your furniture arrangement for a refreshed look!

    2. Paint your nails a wacky color.
    New Year's Resolutions

    Credit: Nailed It NZ


    What better way to try something a little out of character? Or if you're feeling ambitious, try out some funky nail art! (The best part is, you can take it off just as easily as you put it on!)

    3. Read for fun.
    There are so many books out there just waiting to rock your world. Head to the library and get lost in a fantasy world or dive into a biography of your favorite soccer player.

    4. Spend more time with those who lift you up.

    New Year's Resolutions

    You're way too cool to let someone bring you down. Hang out with the kind of people that love you for you!

    5. Volunteer!

    Speaking of how cool you are... use your awesome personality traits to brighten the day of someone who might need a boost. Whether you stop by a nursing home or just pay a random compliment, good deeds go a long way! (And they'll make you feel great.)

    6. Meet someone new at school.
    Maybe you've never talked to the girl in your class who loves Harry Styles just as much as you do. Making new friends can be a little scary, but there's nothing cooler than meeting knew people with similar (or different!) interests!

    7. Try a bunch of chocolate chip cookie recipes and find the best one.

    New Year's Resolutions

    We're on a quest to determine the BEST chocolate chip cookie ever. Get cooking and share your findings in the comments!

    8. Start a DIY project.
    Make your own textbook covers or cut off the sleeves of an old sweater to make cozy leg warmers!

    9. Watch more animal videos.
    Their cuddliness is good for your health.

    10. Start a gratitude journal.
    You'd be surprised by how much happier you'll be when you regularly jot down all the good things in your life. The more thankful you are, the more awesome you become.


    Do you have any New Year's Resolutions you're dying to share? Shout 'em out in the comments!

  • Brace Yourself. TeenNick Top 10 Is Going All Out For New Year's Eve.

    Posted on 12/31/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    Top 10 New Year's Eve


    We're going bigger, better and brighter than ever. Tonight at 8pm, TeenNick Top 10 is celebrating all that was amazing in 2015 with some of our favorite music, favorite moments and favorite stars. To get you ready for a fantastic 2016, we're putting the hottest performances under one roof (plus one in the world-famous Times Square)! It's going to be a night to remember, and here's why:

    Star-in-the-making Dawin will melt your heart.

    Top 10 New Year's Eve


    Amanda Dilks will get you on your feet.

    Top 10 New Year's Eve


    Morgan and Maxwell will turn up with the fans...

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    And (despite the cold) Conrad Sewell will turn up the heat.

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    But it wouldn't be a celebration of the year's biggest hits,
    without one viral song that was totally lit.

    So practice your "Bop" and your "Superman" and everything in between...
    because Silento's gonna Whip and Nae Nae all the way to 2016.

    Top 10 New Year's Eve


    The party starts at 8pm tonight! See you there!

  • 7 Nickelodeon Cast Reunions That Gave Us All The Feels in 2015

    Posted on 12/22/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    What's better than seeing your old on-screen besties hang out in real life? Take a look back at some of the Nickelodeon reunions that gave us the cuddliest feels this year!

    1. All That

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    2. iCarly

    A photo posted by Miranda Cosgrove (@mirandacosgrove) on



    3. Victorious



    4. Big Time Rush

    Carlos rocked it tonight on #DWTS! To vote for him, call 1-855-234-5605 @therealcarlospena

    A photo posted by James Maslow (@jamesmaslow) on



    And it looks like Carlos is calling for a full-band reunion...


    Do we think it could happen?!

    5. Unfabulous

    Reunion with family #unfabulous

    A photo posted by Jordan Calloway (@j_calloway6) on



    6. True Jackson, VP

    "where are you looking"

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    7. Kenan & Kel in Goodburger



    Make new friends, but keep the old. Here's wishing you another year full of friendships and laughter!

  • 10 Holiday Treats That You Have To Try This Winter Break

    Posted on 12/21/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    Holiday Treats


    We combed the internet for the best of the best. These holiday sweets are sure to wow friends, family and dear old Saint Nick!

    CHRISTMAS TREE BROWNIE POPS

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Five Heart Home


    Miniature Christmas creations! Or shall we say Christmas tree-ations?

    Recipe here.

    LIME COCONUT SNOWBALLS

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Five Heart Home


    For holiday dreams with a tropical twist!

    Recipe here.

    PEPPERMINT MELTAWAY COOKIES

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Creme De La Crumb


    Melt-in-your-mouth perfection!

    Recipe here.

    VANILLA BEAN CHRISTMAS SUGAR COOKIES

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Half Baked Harvest


    Classic cookie, showstopping decorations.

    Recipe here.

    BAKED GINGERBREAD CUSTARD WAFFLE FRENCH TOAST

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Half Baked Harvest


    The best of, like, four worlds.

    Recipe here.

    WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED PEPPERMINT OREOS

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Baked Perfection


    Delicious inside and out!

    Recipe here.

    PECAN PIE DOUGH COOKIES

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Baked Perfection


    Cookies. Made from pie dough. Enough said.

    Recipe here.

    CANDY CANE BLOSSOMS

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Baked Perfection


    A minty take on the classic blossom cookie!

    Recipe here.

    NUTELLA STUFFED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Ambitious Kitchen


    A crowd-pleaser with a surprise inside.

    Recipe here.

    BROWN BUTTER SNICKERDOODLE

    Holiday Treats

    Credit: Ambitious Kitchen


    Sugary and cozy and festive. You can see the gooeyness from here.

    Recipe here.

    Happy holidays from all of us at TeenNick! Hope these recipes make your winter vacation extra sweet!

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  • TeenNick Top 10 Sneak Peek: Make It Pop, DNCE and CUPCAKES!

    Posted on 12/17/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    We've got a jam-packed TeenNick Top 10 for you this week. Here are five things you CAN'T miss tonight at 9pm!

    1. Your Fresh Artist DNCE talk about their influences.

    TeenNick Top 10


    2. Nick Cannon puts together a very special music video playlist.

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    3. The cast of Make It Pop tease Season 2!

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    AHHHHHHHHHHHHH CAN'T WAIT.

    4. Amanda Dilks gives us an exclusive look at her new music video for "Go Go Go!"

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    Get ready for major moves.

    5. And finally, Morgan hits up the bake shop to show us some scrumptious cupcake recipes!

    TeenNick Top 10


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    Mmm. Our bodies (and our bellies) are ready for some Top 10 goodness. See you tonight at 9pm! Don't miss it!

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  • 12 Holiday Moods That Are All Too Real

    Posted on 12/11/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    They say it's the most wonderful time of year, but the holidays can bring a whole range of emotions.

    1. The frustration you feel when you overestimate the size of your tree.

    Holiday Moods


    2. And need a harness to decorate it.

    Holiday Moods


    3. When your best friend crushes your mistletoe dreams.

    Holiday Moods


    4. Or when your precious little fir goes up in flames...

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    Ugh. Fraser FAIL, amirite?!

    4. That moment when your teacher decides to give you homework over winter break.

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    An OUTRAGE.

    6. Or when your teacher decides that standard Christmas caroling is no longer enough.

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    Yodel lay hee hoo do you think you are?

    7. And you know there's always one friend that just has to show off

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    8. So you decide to take matters into your own hands.

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    9. But when you stop for a moment, and drive up to that house in the neighborhood that is SO decked out with lights...

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    10. And remember that those carols are the most soothing, cheerful sounds ever...

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    11. You realize it's the time of year when people come together and get in the spirit.

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    12. And suddenly, it's the magic of the season that becomes all too real.

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    Wishing you a happy and joyful holiday season, even when you're feeling like the Scroogiest Scrooge!

    Holiday Moods


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  • Create the Cutest Holiday Hairstyle in 5 Easy Steps!

    Posted on 12/07/2015 by TeenNickBlogger

    Holiday Hairstyle


    Want to up your holiday party look this year? Look no further! TeenNick Top 10's Morgan Lynzi teamed up with her hair dresser to bring us a super cute, super simple winter braid hairstyle. Check out our step-by-step guide below and try it out for yourself, then show us your finished product using #Top10WinterHair!

    Holiday Hairstyle

    1. First, separate two sections of hair from the back of your natural part down to your ear on each side. Push those sections of hair to the front.

    Holiday Hairstyle

    2. Separate the top back half of your hair with a clip and tie the bottom half with an elastic so you have clean separate sections.

    Holiday Hairstyle

    3. For this hairstyle, we'll create an inside out braid. If you've never done one before, it's like a regular french braid, except braided backwards so the braid is exposed to the outside. Separate three pieces of hair and braid each piece under instead of over.

    Holiday Hairstyle

    Continue braiding while adding pieces of hair from the top back section until you've reached the end of your part. Tie the first section with a clear elastic so it doesn't show.

    Holiday Hairstyle

    4. Repeat step three on the other side so you have two french braids!

    Holiday Hairstyle

    5. Tie each braid together with a clear elastic tie to create a braided half ponytail.

    Holiday Hairstyle

    Untie the bottom half of your hair and, voila! You have a wintry 'do that'll turn some heads this holiday season!

    Try this style out for yourself and show us on Twitter using #Top10WinterHair! And for more beauty and fashion tips, catch TeenNick Top 10 Thursdays at 9pm!

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