Advice

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

winter-proof your makeup
11 Easy Ways to Winter-Proof Your Makeup

Is wintry weather wreaking havoc with your looks? Don't despair—with these tips and tricks, your… >>

The Desert Island Game: What's the Best Music?
The Desert Island Game: What’s the Best Music?

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only have one album, what would you pick? Here's… >>

Ask Laskas: How Can I Cut Tension At My Hair Salon?
Ask Laskas: How Can I Cut Tension At My Hair Salon?

Help this worried client solve her hairdresser woes. >>

Make Your Own Lollipops
Make Your Own Lollipops

Few goodies are as evocative of childhood as these brightly colored sweets on a stick. Flavoring… >>

Make Your Own Gumdrops
Make Your Own Gumdrops

These chewy candies can be tailored to the occasion >>

VIDEO: Inexpensive Beauty Tricks Only Stylists Know
VIDEO: Inexpensive Beauty Tricks Only Stylists Know

Save a little money on your beauty regimen with these inexpensive secrets from the pros. >>

VIDEO: How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House
VIDEO: How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House

These creative storage tips will help cut down on clutter. >>

VIDEO: Clean & Stress-Free Tailgating Tips
VIDEO: Clean & Stress-Free Tailgating Tips

The tips and tricks will make you the most valuable player on the team! >>

VIDEO: Bathroom Makeovers on a Budget
VIDEO: Bathroom Makeovers on a Budget

Make a big impact in your bathroom with a tiny investment of time, money, and effort. >>

Genius Ways to Save on Gas
Genius Ways to Save on Gas

Did you know that 39% of Americans are considering a hybrid or plug-in for their next car? Even if… >>

Ask Laskas: Nervous About a Too-Nice Neighbor
Ask Laskas: Nervous About a Too-Nice Neighbor

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now it's your turn to help solve… >>

Top 10 Most Extreme Travel Adventures in the World
Top 10 Most Extreme Travel Adventures in the World

Discover the coldest, hottest, driest and most extreme travel destinations on earth: Find out which… >>

Hero Pets: A Pig That Calms Special-Needs Kids
Hero Pets: A Pig That Calms Special-Needs Kids

For special-needs students in San Francisco, pot-bellied pig Buttercup provides comfort—and a bit… >>

Hero Pets: A Herd of Elephants Mourns Its Helper
Hero Pets: A Herd of Elephants Mourns Its Helper

Connections between man and beast can run deep, as one family learned after saving elephants in… >>

Hero Pets: A Lion's Big Heart
Hero Pets: A Lion’s Big Heart

Jupiter the lion may weigh in at 550 pounds, but his demeanor with handler Ana Julia Torres proves… >>

Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Sibling Tension
Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Sibling Tension

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now you help counsel this woman… >>

why do companies do that
Why Do They Do That? 5 Intriguing Big Business Practices

Why does Walmart have greeters? What's Facebook doing with your photos? Here, bizarre secrets from… >>

a siri-ous disconnect
Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect

Mitch Albom says we're getting so cozy with our smartphones, we're forgetting to connect with each… >>

mall Santas keep secrets about their beards
13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

homemade halloween costumes, knight
Cute Kids’ Halloween Costumes to Make Yourself

You don't have to fork over big bucks for that Halloween costume your child loves. Here's how to… >>