FeaturesLike We Did Last Summer, pg. 62
Make your summers more memorable with traditions you can start today―and savor for years to come.
The Grill-Everything Menu, pg. 76
It's hot in the kitchen, but don't go hungry. Step outside and fire up meals that really sizzle. Recipes, tips, and techniques.
Rest Easy, pg. 84
A good night's sleep goes a long way. Let our comprehensive bedside guide show you how to get the rest―and the peace of mind―you deserve.
Gas, Food, Liberation, pg. 94
With a long weekend, a full tank, and a few hundred bucks, anyone can have an adventure to remember―no planning required.
A Closet on Trial, pg. 100
You can't wear it if you can't see it. A wardrobe consultant reveals how to cut through closet clutter and find a brave new look.
Thoughts for the Month, pg. 4
In Every Issue
Editor’s Note, pg. 12
Your Letters, pg. 17
Your Words, pg. 21
Strategies for a longer, deeper sleep
Technique, pg. 106
Credits, pg. 126
Real Hard, pg. 128
Live in the Moment
Be Good to Yourself, pg. 24
Summer hair and skin care...an energizing smoothie...wardrobe pick-me-ups...quick and easy pasta...finding old friends...stargazing...hiking.
- Systems: Bathroom storage, pg. 37
- Auto: Saving gas, pg. 42
- Family: Family photos, pg. 45
- Home: Stain removal, pg. 48
- Accessories: Sunglasses, pg. 50
- Health: Organic foods, pg. 53
- Beauty: Antiperspirants and deodorants, pg. 57
- Etiquette: Houseguest rules, pg. 60
Real LifeBook Club: Girl with a Growing Pain, pg. 114
A Portland, Oregon, book group finds a perfect portrait of adolescence in Tracy Chevalier's Girl With a Pearl Earring.
Power Pouf, pg. 118
A visit to a generic bridal warehouse leaves a cynical city chick feeling, quite unexpectedly, like a goddess.
What I Learned From a Marriage (Not My Own), pg. 123
How one couple's enduring commitment offered a close friend a moving lesson in love and courage.