Kristin Appenbrink

Do these before you get cooking.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Earn major points without spending tons of time (or money), thanks to this holiday gift hack.
By Kristin Appenbrink, Maggie Seaver
Whether you have a well-stocked gift stash or aspire to start one, it can help bring joy back to holiday gifting.
By Kristin Appenbrink
By Kristin Appenbrink
By Kristin Appenbrink
Our staff highlights RealSimple.com’s best ideas of 2012. Here, Senior Editor Kristin Appenbrink shares her picks.
By Kristin Appenbrink
No matter what you store there, these simple tricks and foolproof strategies will keep that area in tip-top shape.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Real Simpleasked readers to share their biggest Facebook pet peeves. Here, get the results of this exclusive survey.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Get expert etiquette advice on how to navigate Facebook and Twitter.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Whether you’re packing lunch for your kids, or brown-bagging it for yourself, these storage containers will make it easier.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Take your gift-giving to new creative heights with these custom presents.
By Kristin Appenbrink
From traveling with casseroles and pies to packing up leftovers to bring home, these products will help streamline your holiday.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Whether you’re at the bar or in the living room, pull up any one of these stools for stylish extra seating.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Shower a bundle of joy (and the parents) with these special presents.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Skip the trip to the store or post office: Send Mom an e-card.
By Kristin Appenbrink
These four bandages will delight your children―and stick with them.
By Kristin Appenbrink
The best sites for organizing family memories and sharing funny moments.
By Kristin Appenbrink
One way is definitely more eco-friendly.
By Kristin Appenbrink
It’s time for some good news, don’t you think? Here’s how the current economic situation is maybe―just maybe―changing your life for the better.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Yes, it’s a bone builder. But this little mineral does so much more. Learn why else you need it―and how best to get it.
By Kristin Appenbrink
Simple eco-friendly shopping tips that will save you money.
By Kristin Appenbrink