"Once again, my life has been saved by the miracle of lasagna" -- Garfield

How to be Smarter: If you rely too often on a band-aid solution for bigger problems, in time the quick-fix solution stops being a solution and starts becoming the problem. How to be Prettier: Keeping a pair of statement earrings tucked in your desk at work can help an outfit go from the office to an unexpected dinner out quite easily.

How to be (less) Awkward: I know it's hard not to, but as a general rule, most people don't want to hear about your pets as much as you would like to talk about them.