Brigitt Hauck
Brigitt is the associate editor for RealSimple.com. In addition to writing e-mail newsletters like the Daily Thought and 6 Items to Simplify Your Life, Brigitt often works on new uses, holiday, and wedding content for the site. She spends most of her free time putting her culinary degree to good use by experimenting in the kitchen.

Recent Posts By Brigitt Hauck

The Fastest Way to Minimize a Facial Flush

Squeezing in a quick workout may sound like a great way to utilize your lunch break, but showing up to that midday meeting with a flushed face is not a good look.

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How to Remove Water Stains From Wood

If Junior put a mug of hot chocolate on the coffee table or a well-meaning guest forgot to use a coaster, don’t panic just yet.

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How to Thread a Needle

Beth Baumgartel, author of Simple Sewing, explains how to thread a needle with ease.

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How to Clean Copper Pots

Your shiny new kitchen accessory looks a little less lovely once it’s been used. To maintain the pot’s luster even after repeated usage, avoid the dishwasher (yes, even if the manufacturer says it’s dishwasher-safe). Temperature fluctuations and harsh detergents can dull and damage the finish of cookware over time.

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How to Lighten Hair That’s Been Dyed Too Dark

If you enthusiastically jumped into the role of at-home colorist, but ended up with a botched dye job, don’t panic. In some cases, hair that’s been dyed too dark can be fixed with a single product everyone should have handy: dish soap.

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Which is Worse: Paper or Plastic?

If you forgot to tote your reusable bag to the grocery store, do you choose paper or plastic?

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An Easy Way to Keep Track of Medical Records

Kids often need to show proof of immunizations for school, camp, and after-school activities. Unfortunately, keeping an accurate and up-to-date log of your family’s immunization records tends to be more difficult than it sounds.

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Would You Part With Your Smartphone?

Do you check your smartphone every hour? You’re not alone. In a joint poll, Real Simple and The Huffington Post asked 3,583 women how smartphones and social media affect their lives.

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How to Care for Wood Furniture

Your wooden furniture may look great at first but time and use can take it’s toll, ultimately causing fading or even cracking.

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How to Dry Clothes Faster

Ah, laundry day. If you’ve put off the chore until the last minute, use these two tips to make sure your clothes are dry by the time you have to be out the door.

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