In this economic climate, everyone wants to avoid getting laid off. The number one way to do this is to have a strong relationship with your immediate manager. Here are some strategies that have worked well for me over the years. Keep reading »
You can’t wear a white dress to a wedding. It’s just not a subtle enough method for stealing the show. Turn up at the ceremony wearing a floor-length cream silk number, and suddenly everyone’s muttering insults about how you’re the “Inappropriate One.” Instead, walk in looking a level of gorgeous that diverts attention without being completely trashy. Kate Bosworth’s Met Ball hair and makeup (and dress) absolutely slaughtered the competition, and we show you how to steal her look after the jump. Keep reading »
If your friend’s getting married at City Hall, she’s probably a no-nonsense girl. She wants to get the job done and she wants it done now. This doesn’t mean you can put in zero effort just ’cause it’s not a big ceremony and the selection of groomsmen is tiny. We love Cynthia Nixon’s look for its sophisticated prettiness and tell you how to get it after the jump! Keep reading »
Jamie. Lynn. Spears. Just because your big sister Brit got pregnant twice doesn’t mean that you have to, too. Also, there’s no need to shave your head or have a nervous breakdown. Britney’s been there and done that.
I was slightly confused when my boyfriend started going on about the bad-ass of the week. I nodded dumbly figuring he was just speaking in boy-talk. But oh no, the continued references to the bad-ass continued so I finally decided to translate his statements into normal human speech. It turns out that he was actually making sense and that I just couldn’t fully comprehend the true awesomeness of the Bad Ass Of The Week website. Keep reading »
If you put on your bikini, grab yourself a fruity cocktail, then head out to the sun…in your own backyard –you’re on a stay-cation. Touted on every channel as the “stay at home and relax” vacation, it makes you feel that your lack of funds for a resort getaway is in fact a really great thing. That got us thinking that the obvs next step in this easy-to-do vacation trend should be an “escape” from your normal beauty routine. Want the ’70s porn-bush you’ve always dreamed of? Take a “Beauty Vacation!” Want to let your leg hair run amok to its heart content? Let it grow, mama, let it GROW! Note: A “Beauty Vacation” takes more effort than just sitting on the couch, or lounging hairily in the sun:You have to completely commit yourself to not obsessively grooming the way you normally would. Here are a few ideas from fellow naturalists to start you off:
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Employment rates reached 9.4% this month—the highest they’ve been in the past 26 years. Great, so nearly a tenth of the U.S. is unemployed, and I’m graduating college in a semester––yikes! While I’d totally love to embrace “funemployment” come December, I just don’t think my Dad will approve of that. So in the spirit of I-better-start-looking-for-a-job-now-or-I’m-gonna-need-food-stamps-and-I-don’t-know-how-they-work, here are some very creative ways other people have taken to the job search. Keep reading »
A fancy feline is the height of sophistication when entertaining, which is whey we’re bummed these purr-ty ties for cats have sold out on Etsy.
“This kitty does NOT look happy,” our sister wrote in an email. That’s because the tie isn’t tied in a proper Windsor knot. Duh. Keep reading »