kerryricciato

I'm a recent graduate of Boston College and now work in the broadcast department of an advertising agency outside Boston. I write for the lifestyle section of TNGG and enjoy theater, fashion, dance, and traveling. You can usually find me getting sucked into the YouTube "related videos" vortex. Twitter: @KRicci89

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Be the Perfect Roommate

Everyone’s been there and we all want to avoid it next time. Here are some of the dos and don’ts to help you become the roommate your friends fight over to live with.

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My Furby ate my Homework: The Top 5 Childhood Toys

No matter the reason, one thing is certain: companies strike gold when their product becomes the must-have toy of a generation. The key is figuring out the secret code, that X factor that makes every child jump up and declare, “I have to have one!” Here are the top five toys from back in the day.

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Full love for half siblings

“I am not a half!” I exclaimed, after hearing my brother tell his high school girlfriend I was his “half sister.” To an eight-year-old, the concept of half does not exist when dealing with family. To me, Dan was my brother, my whole brother, despite us having the same Dad, but different Moms.

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How to not get lost in translation

By the end of my semester studying abroad in Paris, I came up with a couple rules that can work in any country where you are not fluent in the language.