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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.

6 DIY Graduation Party Decorations

Personalize your celebration with these easy-to-make ideas.

5 Ways You’re Driving Your Coworkers Crazy

You already know not to chat 
on the phone at top volume or 
file your nails at your desk. 
(Right? Right?) If you truly want 
to respect your office mates, 
here’s what else to work on.

How to Apologize (And Seem Like You Mean It)

It's hard to say "I'm Sorry." And it’s especially hard to do it well. (Sorry to say, most of us are lousy at it.) Apologizing takes humility, courage, and good timing. Here’s how you—and your kids—can master a sincere mea culpa.

3 Ideas for Vanilla Extract That Don't Require Baking

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but when it comes to vanilla extract, stick with the real thing. Pure extract 
is made from vanilla beans steeped in alcohol and water. 
It has a far more complex flavor than the imitation kind and helps other ingredients reach their full, delicious potential.

How to Teach Your Kids to Say Sorry

It's more of an art than you may think. 

7 Graduation Party Supplies You Can Only Get on Etsy

These unique finds (no plain black and white banners here!) will create a celebration worthy of this milestone.

10 Personalized Graduation Gifts

Toast to the grad’s accomplishments and newest adventure with unique, personalized finds for his or her home or office.

10 Items a Food Editor Has in Her Pantry at All Times

Want to know how to instantly add flavor to any dish? Or make a last-minute meal without going to the grocery store? Real Simple’s food editor shares some essentials that are just as important as olive oil.

Cherry Blossom Frappuccinos Have Arrived

They're fruity, springy, and totally Instagrammable.

6 Sauces Everyone Should Master

You know how to grill chicken,
 fry an egg, sear a steak. 
Now what? Sass them up with one of
 these game-changing sauces.