Editor Archive: Real Simple

Cheap Ways to Make an Outfit Look Expensive

The biggest fashion trends need not drain your budget—in fact, subtle touches like zippers, small sequins, and beating with a matte finish usually pass for good quality even when made inexpensively.

April 3, 2014 at 10:12 AM | Fashion

How to Dry Clothes Faster

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

A Better Way to Vacuum

Does it feel like you vacuum all the time, but with minimal results? Unless there’s something wrong with your machine, the problem could actually be in your method.

January 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM | Home

6 New Ways to Use Syrup

Pancakes are just the beginning―syrup is a sweet addition to a variety of dishes (savory, too). Try using it in these ways.

October 17, 2013 at 9:49 AM | Food

Protect Your Teeth From Soda

When you’re craving a soft drink, the last thing you need is a lecture—actually, a lecture may be the second-to-last thing.