Featured in August 2008

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On the Cover

In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 6

The Simple List, p. 8

Contributors, p. 20

Editor's Note, p. 23

Everyday Celebrations Host a clambake in your backyard―no sand or surf required, p. 25

Your Words
What is your favorite easy summer meal?, p. 33

Solutions Life Lessons
Writer Rebecca Walker on conquering her compulsion for a tidy home, p. 53

The Quiz
What does your handwriting say about you?, p. 58

The Motivator
Life coach Gail Blanke shares a lesson in how to think on your feet, p. 143

Where to buy products in this issue, p. 212

Reality Check
The tech-support help line for life, p. 216

Real Simple to Go, p. 218

The Guide

Beauty Health Style
  • Perfect on everyone: the white shirt, p. 77
Life Home Moneywise

Road Tests