Coffee 2.0: Upgrade Your Coffee Game

If anyone is actually reading this blog, they would already know that I ripped coffee a "new one" in my previous post Brew Like a Pro. To reiterate, the statement I made was, "If...

Why You Don’t Need Shaving Cream

If marketing companies had their way, we would be reduced to sniveling, needy, financially poor creatures with horrible self-esteem. While a lot of the time I respect how clever marketing folk can be, other...

Oil Vey!

Just the other day I met a woman working at a perfume counter who could have been forty or eighty-years-old. She had some of the usual symptoms of being older: grey hair, a 40ish-year-old...

America’s Test Kitchen: Your New Cooking BFF

What I do with makeup, products, life hacks, and health, the lovely America's Test Kitchen people do with food. They've devoted their lives using science and experimentation to find the best, most efficient, and...

Slap Some Charcoal On It!

Have you ever had alcohol poisoning so badly you were taken to the emergency room, forced to drink a thick, black charcoal smoothie and then had your stomach pumped? Yeah, uh, me neither... But...

Gel Eyeliner Reborn

If you haven't tried gel eyeliner yet, you're pretty dumb (no offense). It's great for people who break down crying in frustration when applying liquid liner, who can't prevent their pencil liner from rubbing...

Three Steps to HD Skin

Living in Austin can be one of the best experiences of your life, and also one of the worst. It can be the worst specifically because of the oppressive, wet, moist, heat. I am...

How to Get a Hellcat Into a Carrier

Cats rule the Internet. They are some of the cutest, funniest, sweetest creatures you have ever seen. But then there are cats like my cat, who I'm pretty sure steals my breath when I'm...

Train Like a Poor Russian: Kettlebells

I will forever be in debt to the Russian people for vodka, pants sexily tucked into boots, and for the sake of this blog post, saving me from hours of exercise. These wonderful folks have...

Win at Your Period: Diva Cup

Periods. They’re the pits right? They’re the lamest of the lame, the grossest of the gross, the thorn in your uterus! It’s like having the flu 5-7 days out of the month except that...