See what was in the issue of Real Simple.

By Real Simple
Updated December 18, 2007
Lucas Allen

On the Cover

The smartest, most useful products for:

In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 6

America’s Favorites
From movies to makeup―products with the most five-star consumer ratings, p. 10

Editor’s Note, p. 23

Everyday Celebrations
Ring it in easy: New Year’s at home, p. 25

Your Words
What’s your favorite product and why?, p. 32


Life Lessons
Writer Merrill Markoe explains her love-hate relationship with Costco, p. 52

Credits, p. 166

I Wish Someone Would Invent...
Readers and staffers share their dream inventions, p. 170

Real Simple To Go, p. 172

The Real Simple Top 120

From the mundane to the magical, a selection of products editors can’t live without.