5 Signs It’s Time To Change Apartments

The desire to change apartments seems impossible when you first get settled in to your new place, but it’s not long before the new usually wears off and you start dreaming about the next step: becoming a homeowner. But some tenants don’t have to get to that stage before they’re ready to get out of dodge, and we can’t always blame them for feeling that […]

stay sober

Remaining sober is no easy task, particularly during the holidays. It is easy to let your guard down and allow yourself to have a drink or two in the spirit of festivity. If you are worried about making it through the holiday season with your sobriety intact, here are five tips to help you overcome the temptation to drink. Plan Ahead In any scenario, planning […]

announcing pregnancy

You have an exciting secret, and you’re ready to tell the world … you’re pregnant! But rather than just blurting out the words you so long to share, you’d rather take a more creative approach. Check out these five creative ways to tell your friends, family, and significant other that you’re expecting. 1. Photo shoot If a picture paints a thousand words, then what better […]


Soap making is a lot easier (and cheaper!) than you think. Sure, there are many ingredients, supplies, steps, and precautions involved, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to make soap with your eyes closed (although not literally)! Don’t believe me? Just take a look at this picture: When I took up the ridiculously frugal hobby of soap making last year, […]


A common misconception about gardening is that it requires a big backyard and a lot of money. That’s why a lot of people, namely city dwellers on a tight budget, shy away from growing their own food. If you’re one of them, we have good news for you: You can certainly grow your own food with a teeny-tiny balcony (or indoor space near a window) […]

balancing on chair

For many, attaining that seemingly elusive balance between their job or career and personal lives seems like, at best, borrowing a miracle off on the horizon. Kids get sick. Those complicated presentations? Well, they’re due tomorrow morning. The spouse or significant other is griping about you never having enough time for them. Seems like it’s an unmerciful, perpetual cycle, no? According to a recent study […]


Have you ever seen Catwoman? It’s an arguably cheesy 2004 spin-off of the Batman film series featuring Halle Berry playing an ordinary woman who gains cat-like powers after running into some trouble. At one point, Halle Berry’s character, who has probably never ridden a motorcycle before in her life, jumps on a random Ducati Monster and immediately rips through the streets, maneuvering the bike like […]


Need a few words of advice? Looking for an inspirational pick-me-up to remind yourself why you get up every day? We’ve hunted down 12 Life Quotes to Live By that will help. Give them a look and get back to living! 1. “I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.” – Charles Schulz If […]


On Feb. 19, Hollywood’s favorite religion will celebrate its 59th Anniversary. To help with the celebration, Life’d now takes a look at 9 Facts about Scientology to Make You Think Twice about Joining. Dianetics fans, you may want to look the other way. Now, let’s get down to business.   1. L. Ron Hubbard saw religion as a big money-maker.   Multiple sources who knew […]


Here’s a quick joke: A young man goes into a drug store to buy condoms. The pharmacist asks how many condoms the young man wants. “Well,” the young man says. “I’ve been seeing this girl for a while. I’m meeting her parents for the first time tonight, and I’ve got a feeling I’m gonna get lucky after that. Once she’s had me, she’ll want me […]