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11 Barbecue Appetizers You’ll Be Serving all Summer

As you season the steaks and fire up the grill, satisfy hungry guests with an assortment of savory starters. Just make sure they save room for the feast ahead—including dessert, of course.

Insect-Repellent Clothing You’ll Actually Want to Wear

Affordable bug-resistant picks for men, women, and children will help the whole family enjoy the outdoors without all the itching.

5 Pumpkin Smoothie Recipes Just in Time for Autumn

It’s called The Great Pumpkin for a reason: fall’s iconic gourd is packed with health-enhancing nutrients and, of course, delicious flavor.

8 No-Bake Desserts for When It’s Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Savor the long, laid-back days of summer with delicious and low-effort no-bake desserts.

These Fourth of July Cupcakes Actually Explode

Impress every kid (and adult) at your party with these super fun and easy to make treats.

How to Nail the Classic American Look

Timeless picks (chambray, stripes, espadrilles), retro-priced for your wallet.

Bathing Suits for 2015 You'll Actually Want to Wear

Real Simple helped nine real women with nine real bodies find an on-trend swimsuit they love. The one-size-does-not-fit-all advice here will help you do the same.

Your Guide to Cooking With Spring Vegetables

From rhubarb to arugula, here are the veggies you should be buying and how to cook with them.

How to Build an Epic Snowman

Do you want to... build a snowman? Here's how to do it like a pro.

6 Tips for Staying Warm During a Polar Vortex

Outsmart frigid temperatures with a little know-how from someone who braves the elements every day: Matthew J. Hickey, secretary of the Mountaineering Club of Alaska and a captain in the U.S. Army Alaska who specializes in cold-weather operations.