Combat "Beard Burn" from Kissing with Aloe

Beards are pretty awesome and there are tons of ways to take care of yours, but they can cause skin irritation for anyone you get close to. This side effect is often called "beard burn," and usually shows up on the sensitive skin around you or your partner's mouth. Save everyone involved from beard burn by… » 12/16/14 7:00am Tuesday 7:00am

Why You Should Waterproof Your Boots Even If They Say “Waterproof”

If your winter boots are lined with a waterproof material, check to make sure they're waterproof on the surface, too. Weblog Refinery29 notes that even if the liner is waterproof, water can become trapped between the liner and the outer material. This can cause water spots to mark your boots. » 12/15/14 7:00am Monday 7:00am

The Most Important Conflict Resolution Tips I Learned From Being an RA

You probably remember RAs, or resident assistants, from your college days. RAs are responsible for many things, but one of the most important things I learned as an RA was how to mediate conflicts. Here are some tricks anyone can use. » 12/12/14 10:00am 12/12/14 10:00am

The Easy Way to Ice a Cake Without a Stand

There are many tricks you can use to decorate a cake, including using an oral syringe or toothpick for intricate designs. Amy Machnak shows you how to efficiently frost a cake when you don't have a stand. » 12/12/14 7:00am 12/12/14 7:00am

Take Notes at Work to Boost Your Productivity

You may think you were done taking notes after school, but taking notes at work can really boost your productivity. Not only can you prevent having to follow-up later on the same topics with your boss, but it can even be a great source for others who are less prepared. » 12/11/14 7:00am 12/11/14 7:00am

Reminder: Gift Cards Are Tax-Free, So Make Sure You Don't Get Charged

Gift cards are a great way to get someone exactly what they want without giving them straight cash— and there are many ways to save on them. Here's a tip to save some cash: Remember that gift cards are tax-free, so make sure you don't get accidentally charged. » 12/08/14 4:00pm 12/08/14 4:00pm

Check Your Christmas Tree Needles Before You Buy to Get a Fresh Tree

You want to get a Christmas tree that will last you the whole month, but it can be difficult to tell how "alive" trees are once they're on the lot. This Old House suggests grabbing a branch and gently pulling towards yourself. The fewer needles that come off in your hand, the fresher your tree is. » 12/05/14 7:00am 12/05/14 7:00am