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Real Simple December 2010 coverChristopher Baker

Thoughts, p. 4

The Simple List, p. 6

Editor’s Note, p. 23


Your Words

  • This Month’s Question, p. 26
    What is your most unique holiday tradition?
  • No-Obligation Book Club, p. 32
    What is the most beautiful book you have ever received?


Trends Worth Trying


Holiday Gift Guide


Life Lessons

  • Good Read, p. 107
    Nicole Krauss explains how a complicated childhood relationship with food shaped who she became as an adult
  • Modern Manners, p. 113
    Michelle Slatalla on your holiday conundrums—party invitations, feuding guests, and year-end cards
  • Expertise, p. 119
    Five surprising things to save for your kids


The Guide

Fashion

  • Color of the Season, p. 127
    Why gold is a solid pick this winter—and which colors to pair it with
  • Real Steals, p. 135
    Warm up with stylish cold-weather wear for under $100
  • Fashion Fit Lab, p. 147
    Little black dresses to complement every figure

Beauty

Home

Health

Money

  • Moneywise, p. 214
    Learn where your $100 charity donation goes; score free shipping on online holiday purchases; how to save on your next trip to the movies


Features

  • Poem for December, p. 225
  • How to Have Fun at Your Own Party, p. 226
    Stress-relieving strategies for throwing a great holiday gathering—and enjoying every minute of it
  • Character Builders, p. 236
    Head-turning accessories handpicked to suit your personal style
  • The Holidays Through Another Lens, p. 244
    Eight photographers share their favorite seasonal photos and the meaning behind them
  • The Grown-up’s Guide to Glitter, p. 250
    How to wear glitter, gloss, and shimmer and not look like a tween


Food


Credits, p. 304
Where to buy the products featured in this issue

Discounts & Deals, p. 310
Exclusive savings on New Year’s Eve goodies

Clip and Save: Real Simple to Go, p. 312

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