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47 Lazy Girl Beauty Hacks Everyone Should Know. LifeHax. Lifehacks and management tips. Life skills. Really Random Tips. 4 Easy Ways to Make Your Own Half-and-Half Substitute — Tips from The Kitchn. I always have milk in the refrigerator, and more often than not, I also have cream in the fridge or freezer.

4 Easy Ways to Make Your Own Half-and-Half Substitute — Tips from The Kitchn

But half-and-half? Never. Since I don't drink coffee on a regular basis, I grudgingly buy half-and-half when a recipe calls for it — usually quiche or ice cream, which I only make once or twice a year. 30 Money Sites to Check Out in 2009 - Stepcase Lifehack. There are so many personal finance resources online that it’s hard to know where to start.

30 Money Sites to Check Out in 2009 - Stepcase Lifehack

There are blogs, web applications, news sites and more. This list is a beginning — if you take a look at the sites included here, I know you’ll find something new for 2009. Some of these sites are brand new, some are the online presence of organizations that have been around for decades. But all of them look like they’ll have great things happening in the next year: these sites have the information that we all need (no matter our current financial situation) to get a great start on 2009. The 80 Best Lifehacks of 2008 - Stepcase Lifehack. And so we arrive yet again at the end of another year. 2008 was at best a mixed bag – while the world was electrified by the US election and it’s promise of change, the global economy was shaken to its core as a decade of financial mismanagement and willful blindness finally caught up with us.

The 80 Best Lifehacks of 2008 - Stepcase Lifehack

10 More from the Webware 100 - Stepcase Lifehack. Last week, I looked at the apps chosen by CNet for the productivity section of the Webware 100. There were, however, 10 other sections – 9 categories of apps voted for as top in their class and an extra categories of apps chosen by the editors at CNet. This week, I want to look at a selection of applications from the rest of the Webware 100, with an eye towards their use to increase or improve personal productivity. Some of the categories aren’t very productivity-oriented, like the music and audio section – I love Pandora and Amazon MP3, but I can’t say they help with my productivity in anything but the most indirect way (by giving me music to listen to while I’m working). The browsing category is particularly useless – picking the 10 best apps for web browsing is a bit like picking your ten best fingers. But scattered throughout the list there were some interesting apps, worth taking a look at.

Write Here, Write Now, Write Anywhere: 13 Free Web-Based Word Pr. Imagine the situation: You’re visiting your parents’ home for the holidays, a thousand miles from your own PC, when inspiration strikes, a brilliant idea for the next plot twist in your novel!

Write Here, Write Now, Write Anywhere: 13 Free Web-Based Word Pr

Or consider: you’re on a business trip and your laptop is stolen — and the proposal you’re working on is due tomorrow! Or you’re on campus when you remember you have an assignment due in two hours — and you live an hour away! Maybe you have a thumb drive you keep your work on; now all you have to do is find a PC that can read your files, and hope you remembered to backup the files you need right away. But advances in web technology over the last couple years have given us another way to work from anywhere, no matter what computer we have access to, as long as we have access to the Internet: online word processors. An online word processor gives you the ability to create, edit, save, and access your documents from anywhere. New Kid on the Block: Adobe Buzzword. 12 Lists That Help You Get Things Done - Stepcase Lifehack.

At the center of just about every personal productivity system are lists – GTD has it’s context lists, Pomodoro has it’s action inventory and daily to-do lists, todoodlist has, well, the todoodlist, and so on.

12 Lists That Help You Get Things Done - Stepcase Lifehack

But there are a lot of different kinds of lists besides your task or to-do list that can help you be more productive. Lists in general are powerful tools – open-ended, constantly growing, and effective at extending our memories past the 7 or so things we can keep on our mind at any given time. Wikify Your Life: How to Organize Everything - Stepcase Lifehack. In our lives we have all kinds of information that we need to keep track of — to-do lists, gift ideas, books we want to read, exercise or food logs, a budget, phone numbers, a weekly schedule, our goals — the list is endless.

Wikify Your Life: How to Organize Everything - Stepcase Lifehack

The problem is finding a good place to keep all of that information — the usual mode is to have these lists and logs and schedules scattered all over the place, but that is chaos. Choose Unfamiliar Work Music for Better Productivity and Focus. Hacks and Hints. 43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life. Post written by Sherri Kruger.

43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life

Follow me on Twitter. Simplicity. How can we make things simpler, more streamlined, or more efficient? Is this all just hype or is there actually something to this simplicity thing? Reducing complexity in my life has reduced stress, increased free time, and top priorities are actually top priorities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.