Advice

We rounded up the best advice from the experts on pets, money, travel, work, parenting, love, and more.

This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life
This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life

Here's a whole new twist on gift-giving and charitable donations. Instead of buying sweaters or… >>

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This Frenchie Can’t Wait for Halloween, Either

Despite many nay-saying friends, I stand firm in my belief that French Bulldogs are absolutely… >>

This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer
This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer

I put down the pen and pick up the pitchfork. During the week, I'm a magazine editor. But… >>

They're Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao
They’re Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao

There's nothing better than receiving a bit of worldly inspiration while seated at your office… >>

The Millionaire Matchmaker's Top Tips to Finding True Love Online
The Millionaire Matchmaker’s Top Tips to Finding True Love Online

Photographer Randee St. Nicholas Last week, Patti Stanger, The Millionaire Matchmaker host and… >>

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The Guardian Cats of St. Petersburg

Cats: An endless source of LOLs, total oddballs, and now, invaluable protectors of priceless… >>

Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art
Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art

Renowned urban planner (and one of my personal heroes) Jane Jacobs once wrote, "Cities have the… >>

Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants
Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants

When I saw this recent New York Times story about a growing industry of college sorority rush… >>

Rescue Dogs Rule: Let's Hear it for Mutts!
Rescue Dogs Rule: Let’s Hear it for Mutts!

The Westminster Dog Show has crowned its new superfabulous champ in the form of an affenpinscher… >>

Quotable Quotes,  Helen Gurley Brown Edition
Quotable Quotes, Helen Gurley Brown Edition

When I walked into my first magazine internship at Cosmopolitan as a senior in college, I remember… >>

Puppy Love Runs Deep in Dog Owners, Survey Shows
Puppy Love Runs Deep in Dog Owners, Survey Shows

Love your dog? Maybe a little too much, even? From social networking sites exclusively for dogs… >>

One Thing Everyone Can Learn From the Presidential Debates
One Thing Everyone Can Learn From the Presidential Debates

Regardless of whether or not last night's debate changed how you feel about the presidential… >>

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One Guy’s Opinion: Ode to a “Dumb” Phone

I'll admit it: my morning routine involves scrolling through what I missed overnight on Twitter… >>

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Odd Last Request: “Turn Me Into Music”

We already know about some creative uses for ashes postmortem—crush them into a diamond or… >>

New Year Plan: Budget Better with Mvelopes
New Year Plan: Budget Better with Mvelopes

Between the gifts, party outfits, and festive nights out, the holidays can pass in a frenzied blur… >>

New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again
New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again

© Hemera/ThinkstockGrowing up in Brooklyn, I've been lucky enough to avoid driving around looking… >>

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More Efforts to Help Veterans at Work

A new effort from TiVo, the media company famous for pioneering DVR, is looking to help war… >>

Love During Wartime
Love During Wartime

In case you missed it: Last week, the New York Times' Modern Love column was written by Kevin… >>

Love & Apps: Meet the Married Couple Who Created the Wildly Popular 'Temple Run'
Love & Apps: Meet the Married Couple Who Created the Wildly Popular ‘Temple Run’

If you own a device with a touch screen—or know someone who does—there's a very good chance… >>

Looking for the Perfect Book? There's an App For That
Looking for the Perfect Book? There’s an App For That

Today BookScout makes its official debut on Facebook. This free app susses out your timeline and… >>