Inside The Magazine

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.

If You Could Add an Extra Day to the Week, How Would You Spend It?

Your answer may appear in the magazine or on RealSimple.com.

10 Ways to Be Happier

How happy are you―really? If there’s room for improvement, try one of these suggestions.

One Woman’s Embarrassing Beauty Secret

And how she finally overcame the destructive habit. 

The Best Brow Tools

For amazing arch support, try one of these neat picks (out of 50 tested).

The Unlikely Way Meatballs Connected Two Families

It was just a few steps away, but in many aspects the neighbors’ house was a world apart. Daphne Merkin remembers.

7 Twitter Accounts English Grammar-Lovers Should Follow

Whether you’re a red pen-carrying member of the English grammar police or have received citations for frequent “your/you’re” confusion (it happens!), you’ll benefit from following these language rule-devoted feeds.

The Hilarious (and Heartwarming) Truth About My Grandmother’s Famous Cake

Sometimes family recipes are even more mysterious than they seem. Writer Angela Brown recalls her grandmother’s famous dessert—and the moment it became hers to carry on.

The Best Balms

For renewing lifeless locks or smoothing flaky lips, these five salves (we tested 50!) are the balm.com.