The Ultimate Guide to
Saving Time

There’s no need to revamp your entire schedule
to find some extra time. Instead use these tips that
will help you accomplish your everyday tasks just a
little bit quicker.

Hall of Fame

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Favorite Time-Saving Tips
We polled Real Simple readers and editors for their favorite time-saving tips.

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Time-Saving New Uses
11 clever ways to repurpose everyday items around your house.

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14 Shortcuts for Everyday Tasks
Better, faster, easier ways to get from point A to point B.

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Cleaning Up

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Quick Cleaning Solutions for Every Room
How to tackle each room, no matter how much time you have.

Easy Clean Up Solutions
Make sure you’re not making these cleaning mistakes.

The Best Everyday Cleaning Essentials
Complete your cleaning kit with these must-have products.

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In the Kitchen

Grilled Pork Chops with Cabbage and Sesame Slaw

20 20-Minute Meals
Busy night? Get dinner on the table quickly with these recipes.

10 Recipe Ideas for Rotisserie Chicken
10 recipes for our go-to convenience food, rotisserie chicken.

Essential Shortcut Foods Checklist
Stock your kitchen with these ingredients for quick weeknight meals.

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Look Your Best

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10 Beauty Shortcuts
The fastest way to dry nail polish, grow out a bad haircut, and more.

Simplify Your Beauty Routine
Find out which products you need, and which you can skip.

Quick Makeup Tricks
8 easy tips to improve your look, fast.

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