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Con Poulos

On the Cover

In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 4

The Simple List, p. 6

Contributors, p. 22

Editor’s Note, p. 25

Everyday Celebrations
A crowd-pleasing Super Bowl party, p. 27

Your Words
What is the secret to a good marriage?, p. 33


Life Lessons
Writer Alison Smith recounts how she lost her faith and found herself, p. 65

The Motivator
Lessons from first-class flirts, p. 149

Where to buy the products in this issue, p. 222

Real Life
Meet reader Mattie Azurmendi, p. 226

Real Simple To Go
Cut flowers and eco-friendly driving, p. 228

The Guide


  • The classic shirtdress, revamped, p. 75
Home Beauty Body
  • Headache triggers and remedies, p. 109
Life The Organizer

Road Tests