"It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself" -- Eleanor Roosevelt

How to be Smarter: One of my favorite ways to stay in touch with out-of-state friends is choosing the same book to read, and then having an informal little weekly email chat about the latest chapter (interspersed with updates about our lives). How to be Prettier: I've seen two different girls (in two different states) wearing this dress over the past week, and I was eyeing it each time. I finally came across it by chance in an Urban store this past weekend, and knew it was meant to be (for me, in red).

How to be (less) Awkward: My friends and I had a long email chain discussing this article; for the record, I'm a Molly (both by name and doll choice).