9 Curb Appeal Problems, Solved

Sometimes it’s what’s outside that counts. Landscaping pros give you a curb-appeal consult.

7 Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

Revamp any room or outdoor space with some new greenery. The best part? Some of these can be shipped in one or two days with an Amazon Prime membership.

The Tiny Tool That Solved My Dishwashing Dilemma

Those hard-to-reach spots finally get fully cleaned. 



Creative Ways to Use Excess Bubble Wrap

It's essential for cushioning breakables in transit (and relieving stress in a literal pinch). But this post office darling can do so much more. Here, it helps out with three practical household hacks.

3 Genius Solutions for Living Room Layout Problems

The hangout zone of your home can be hard to arrange. So Real Simple asked two designers to sketch out solutions for three of the trickiest scenarios. Pull up a chair and take some notes.

12 Products That Changed Our Lives

As magazine editors, lots of products—from makeup and hair tools, to cleaning supplies and organizational products, to gardening gadgets and even toilet paper (yes, toilet paper!)—make their way across our desks. Some fall flat, others generate temporary buzz, and a select few become staples in our lives. And when we realized that some of these products have become items we simply cannot live without, we knew it was time to share the wealth with our loyal readers. Here, we present you with our editors’ all-time favorite items.

6 Ways to Display Your Kid’s Artwork

Instead of letting your child’s drawings clutter your fridge door or countertops, hang a few artfully and don’t feel guilty about tossing the others.