Featured in May 2008

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In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 10

The Simple List, p. 14

Editor's Note, p. 31

Contributors, p. 36

Everyday Celebrations
Throw a “camping” cookout, p. 41

Your Words
What was your biggest beauty disaster?, p. 49

Solutions 

Life Lessons
Turns out Mom was right. Eight writers reflect on the rules they, too, now live by, p. 75

The Motivator
Go ahead―ask for what you really want. Life coach Gail Blanke shows you how in four easy steps, p. 247

Credits, p. 331

Real Life
Meet reader Regina Stokes Offodile, p. 336

Real Simple To Go, p. 338

The Guide

Beauty 

Home 

Style 

Body 

Life 

Moneywise 

  • Real Simple’s new monthly guide to money savvy: how to save on your grocery bill, avoid credit-card charges, and more. Also, one woman’s spending diary, p. 213


Road Tests


Features


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