Episode 108

Peggy's Cookie Recipe

Peggy baked her specialty for the REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. cast and crew to rave reviews. Now she shares her recipe with you.

Read Peggy’s Real Simple Article

Peggy and Jim have a great partnership. But here, in her own words, Peggy describes how the relationship changed when their sons grew up.

How to Write a Winning Bio

During her REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. makeover, Peggy Normandin learned how to write her own bio. The next time you’re introducing yourself to the world―and want to put your best foot forward―try this handy fill-in-the-blank template. 

Restart Your Career

Want to promote yourself or your business? REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. expert Nicole Williams offers six simple, effective ways to become the marketing guru you never had the money to hire.

Read About Peggy

Her sons are all grown-up. Now this wise, witty mom is ready for her second act.

What Does Your Signature Color Say About You?

Ever wonder what message you’re sending when you wear a red sweater or arrive decked out in your favorite black dress? Here, the secrets behind your colors, from REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. style expert Sam Saboura.

How to Look Ten Years Younger

REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. fashion expert Sam Saboura and beauty pro Ashlee Barnes share these dos and don’ts for how to take a decade off your age―no Botox required.

How to Start a Club

REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. Makeover subject Peggy Normandin wanted to get a group of pals together for regular tennis sessions―but she wasn’t sure where to begin. Here’s everything you need to know or do to get your own group up and running (or knitting, or painting pottery).  

How to Give Back

REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE. makeover star Peggy Normandin volunteers her time to charitable causes in her area―namely Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic and Casa Teresa, which provides housing for pregnant women in need. Here, five worthy organizations that could really use your help.