These Are the Most Expensive Homes on the Market in Each State

Take a peek at how outrageous these luxurious properties are—you might even find some inspiration for your own dream home (that’s on a much smaller scale, of course).

The Best Granola

When it's crunch time in the morning or snack time at your desk, it's nice to have some granola squirreled away. Real Simple staffers sampled 187(!) varieties to find the best.

How to Garnish With Chocolate

Including how to make big, beautiful chocolate curls.


The $7 Cleaning Gadget Real Simple Editors Swear By

This one tiny tool is a major time-saver.

How to Talk to Kids About College Costs

According to financial expert Ron Lieber, the author of The Opposite of Spoiled, “you can’t just unload all the information 
at once—kids need time to digest and ask questions.” Here 
is Lieber’s wise advice on revealing the right details at the right time, in four separate conversations over as many years.