Featured in July 2009

See what was in this issue of Real Simple.

Chicken With Grilled Peaches and Arugula Anna Williams

On the Cover

Plus the best:

In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 6

The Simple List, p. 10

Contributors, p. 20

Editor’s Note, p. 25 

Your Words
How do you get out of the door on time?, p. 27

Solutions  Life Lessons
Writer Jancee Dunn on her parents’ funny habit of clipping and sending articles, p. 49

Personal Best
Film critic A.O. Scott on what summer blockbusters teach us about life, p. 135

Reality Check
What to expect in your 39th year, p. 204

Real Simple to Go, p. 206


The Guide

Beauty  Style 
  • Fashionable (and affordable) updates of that summer staple: the T-shirt, p. 81
  • Statement jewelry for $75 or less, p. 91
Body  Home  Life  Moneywise 

Features


Cooking

Read More About:Work & Life

Related Content

Real Simple April 2014 Cover (white)

Featured in April 2014

See what's in the April issue of Real Simple.

What do you think about this article? Share your own solutions and ideas

View Earlier Comments
Advertisement

Quick Tip

Illustration of suitcases

Packing for a family vacation? Travel versions of favorite games won’t crowd suitcases, and playing them will keep kids from begging to watch TV at night. Get more tips.