Announcements

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


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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How Do You Find Balance in a Wired World?

Is your smartphone basically a family member? Do you tweet before you get out of bed? Be honest: At some point while reading this very post, did you stop to check your email? Real Simple and The Huffington Post have teamed up to learn how women balance (or not balance, as the case may be) their lives in our digital […]

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Real Simple Is Hot!

  We’re thrilled to say that Real Simple has been nominated as one of the year’s Hottest Women’s Magazines in a new poll by Adweek. Cheeky as it may be, we think we’re hot too—do you agree? If so, you can vote for Real Simple: The Adweek poll is open to all. Click here to vote. Thank you for your support!

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Fun Ideas for Summer

Though summer hasn’t officially arrived (nine more days…but who’s counting?), the editors at Real Simple are already churning out tons of fun, smart tips to help you soak up every minute of the season.

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A Solution for the What-to-Make-for-Dinner Stress

It’s 4:00 and you have no idea what to make for dinner. Or, it’s 6:00 and you’re raiding the freezer for something somewhat healthy to serve your family. Sound familiar? Real Simple wants to help solve these dinnertime dilemmas. We’re launching a 4-week trial of a new weekly meal plan service. Check it out: We want to hear what you […]

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The New Look of Recipe Pins on Pinterest

When you visit Pinterest today (or, if you’re like us, you’ve already been there!) you might notice that recipe pins from Real Simple and a handful of other sites look a little bit different. Now you can see all the ingredients involved in making a recipe right from the pin. We’re excited to be one of the first sites with […]

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