See what was in this issue of Real Simple.

By Real Simple
Updated December 05, 2007
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Francesco Lagnese

On the Cover

In This Issue

  • Thoughts, p. 6
  • The Simple List, p. 10
  • Contributors, p. 24
  • Editor’s Note, p. 29
  • Everyday Celebrations
  • Cookie-decorating party, p. 33
  • Your Words
  • What is the most unusual holiday gift you’ve ever received?, p. 43
  • Holiday Gift Guide
  • For mothers, sisters, best friends, p. 55
  • For fathers, brothers, husbands, p. 67
  • For the kids in your life, p. 79
  • For just about anyone, p. 91
  • Splurges for a whole family, p. 105
  • Stocking stuffers, p. 115
  • Gifts that give back, p. 120

Life Lessons
One writer explains why he’s holiday-shopping challenged, p. 127

The Motivator
Life coach Gail Blanke helps you take the competition out of the holidays, p. 295

Credits, p. 388

Real Life
Meet reader Lisa Dayton, p. 396

Real Simple to Go, p. 398


The Guide

Beauty

Body

Style

  • A complete watch-buying guide, p. 189
  • Embrace your animal instinct―in your wardrobe, that is, p. 203

Life

Home

  • Real Simple tackles one family’s cluttered kitchen cabinets, p. 261


Road Tests

Features

Cooking