Videos & Checklists

Pop-Up Gift Wrap That Will Bring Your Presents to Life

This 3D technique provides some serious wow factor for both kids and adults. Take some scenic or graphic wrapping paper and use the details on it to create some cool pop-up shapes.

The Secrets of Delicious Pie Crust

Don’t be intimidated: Follow these simple steps from Real Simple’s food director.

How to Make Delicious Homemade Gravy

Follow these easy steps from Real Simple’s food director for delicious gravy this Thanksgiving.

The Simple Secrets of Delicious Mashed Potatoes

Real Simple’s food director shares the secrets to a stand-out recipe.

How to Put on a Duvet Cover

With this simple trick, changing a duvet cover is unbelievably easy.

How to Open a Bottle of Wine

You’ll want to master this foolproof method.

How to Cook Hard Boiled Eggs

This simple method will revolutionize your egg game.

Doable Christmas Decorating From the Craft Store

Even the craft-challenged can pull off these three Christmas decorations that take mere minutes and leave nary a drop of glue behind. Watch the video.

3 Thanksgiving Table Decorating Ideas

Set the mood for a fantastic Thanksgiving feast with decorations that are as enticing as the food.

3 Thanksgiving Place Card Ideas

Make guests feel special at your holiday feast with these easy, creative place cards.