16 Things You Are Insanely Grateful for This Year

Real Simple readers share details about what they are most thankful for.

11 Trusty Tools for Thanksgiving Dinner

Real Simple’s food editors share their go-to equipment for holiday cooking.

How Has Technology Changed Your Love Life?

Your answer may appear in the magazine or on RealSimple.com. Even better, the author of our favorite letter each month receives a special gift.

My Neighbor Burned Down My Apartment Building. I Wish I Had Been Kinder to Her.

When the troubled woman in the apartment upstairs started a lethal fire, writer Lisa Gornick found herself without a home—and wondering if a few small kindnesses might have made a difference.

How Do You De-Stress During the Holidays?

Readers reveal how they slow down and actually enjoy the season.

What’s the Best Thing Money Can’t Buy?

If the economic downturn has clouded your countenance, then this column is for you. Real Simple readers, a resourceful bunch, have come up with dozens of examples of things that make them happy and don’t cost a dime. So ignore the gloomy forecast and get your bliss on. For free.

Your Holiday Etiquette Questions, Answered

Real Simple's Modern Manners columnist helps you navigate holiday etiquette.