Announcements

A look at what’s going on in the world of Real Simple.


What Do You “Binge” On? We Want to Know!

Do you spend your marathoning old shows on Netflix? Are weeknights dedicated to the rabbit hole that is Facebook? Will you go weeks without so much as a meal out, and then spend most of your paycheck at the mall? We want to for an upcoming Real Simple story: What are you most likely to “binge” on? Take our poll here. Thank […]

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#TopWithAvocado: We Have a Winner

We asked, you slice and diced: Check out the winning Instagram photo (out of over 50 entries!) from our #topwithavocado challenge! The creation? Says @sabrinashimada: “Sautéed Asparagus & Spinach with French Lentils topped with Avocado, Toasted Walnuts, Hummus, & Sriracha – insanely delish, yet unexpected combination.” Sabrina will be receiving a copy of Gaby Dalkin‘s Absolutely Avocados. Thank you to everyone who […]

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Let Real Simple Plan Your Meals

Tired of the question, “What’s for dinner?” Let us help you take the task of organizing your family’s dinners off your plate. We’re excited to introduce the Real Simple Weeknight Meal Planner: Get a complete dinner plan for the week carefully hand-picked by our very own editors, plus grocery lists. For more info and to view a one-week sample, click here.

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How Do You #TopWithAvocado?

Sliced on toast? Diced into scrambled eggs? Mashed into guac? There’s no wrong way to eat an avocado! With that in mind, we’re calling all avocado aficionados to show us how you eat the delicious veggie. Head over to Instagram and use the hashtag #topwithavocado to show off your creamy creations. Even better: On Monday, May 12, we’ll be awarding our favorite post […]

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Recap: The Real Simple + Quirky Invention Challenge

Hundreds of creative minds rose to the test of our Real Simple + Quirky Invention Challenge. Of the over 600 submissions, Kristin van Ogtrop and the Quirky team came together on Thursday, April 24, to crown three new inventors (and a fourth potential) for their brilliant new spring cleaning creations. The products: Robson Splane: Flip Mop A Swiffer-esque mop with […]

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Calling All Inventors

Do you have an idea for a product that will simplify—or maybe even revolutionize—spring cleaning? We’re teaming up with Quirky, the brand behind Spotter and Pivot Power, for an Invention Challenge that could bring your brilliant creation to life. We want to hear your genius idea (whether it be a doodle, a formula, or even just a concept) for a problem solver that makes […]

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Which April Cover Do You Prefer?

We decided to print two covers for the April 2014 issue of Real Simple (which is now available on iTunes). We want to know: Which is your favorite? Please go to Facebook.com/RealSimple to vote!

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No Time to Cook? Get Our New-and-Improved App!

If you’re stuck in a dinnertime rut—tuna casserole again?—we’ve got an easy solution. Our new and improved app, No Time to Cook?, features more than 900 dinner recipes that all take 40 minutes or less from start to finish. It’s easy to use: Just choose your main ingredient and the amount of time you have to cook, and we’ll offer […]

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Reality Check: A Rallying Cry Against Faux-Perfection on Social Media

I woke up feeling sick from a stupid cold that I can’t shake, and things frankly just got worse from there. During the night the puppy, who at the age of 13 months should really know better, got into the cabinet under the kitchen sink and ate the expensive-looking tube of mystery cream my husband gave me in my Christmas […]

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A Limited-Time Real Simple and Gilt.com Sale

With the holidays quickly approaching, Real Simple has teamed up with Gilt.com to offer discounts on great gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list, handpicked by Real Simple’s home editors. Get a head start on your holiday shopping by taking advantage of a special, limited-time (through this Sunday, November 6) sale on Gilt.com/RealSimple. And if you’re hunting for even […]

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