Some time ago I discovered a small little helper called Livereload. Its a little ruby gem and chrome/chromium extension that saves you a reload of a page when editing changes. CSS and JS changes are injected even without reloading the page, other changes, like erb changes are refreshed by reloading the page.
From the github description:
LiveReload is a Safari/Chrome extension + a command-line tool that:
Installations is as easy as
sudo gem install rb-inotify livereload
more information is found on the official Github repo
Greg Pollock has done a nice screencast on it: