"Instead of studying for finals, what about just going to the Bahamas and catching some rays? Maybe you'll flunk, but you might have flunked anyway; that's my point" -- Jack Handy

How to be Smarter: Blotting your pizza with a napkin can soak up around 30 calories and about three grams of fat. (Source). How to be Prettier: A few weeks back, I blogged about how much I liked Lodis' wallets and clutches. The company has generously offered a discount for SP&A readers, giving us 20% off purchases on lodis.com through 4/30/10. The code to use is: LODISSMART. Enjoy!

How to be (less) Awkward: Your mom likes hearing about how the line at the drugstore was extra-long today. Your best friend enjoys discussing what you ate for lunch. Boys like big picture, or else they tune out. Leave a little mystery in your day when talking to boys.