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How to Pimp Your Pad
Kishani Perera, the owner of Fuse I.D. in L.A, offers a room-by-room analysis for Marie Claire, explaining where to spend and where to rein it in.
10 Ways to Kick-Start Your Resolution to Get Organized
Come out from under that pile of old receipts, bills, and clothes. Marie Claire gives you our surefire ways to get organized this year.
How To Save Face at Your High School Reunion
Here, a crash course.
10 Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas
Tap into your creative side this gift-giving season.
Halloween Humor, Horrors and More
Your High School Reunion Survival Guide
Whether their high-school experience was blissfully Clueless or scary like Carrie, 8 million alums return to their alma maters each year to face down their hometown demons. Here, how to flaunt the new-and-improved you while effortlessly surviving a b
10 Ways to Reconnect and Revel
Party like it's 1999!
The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide
From 100 best holiday dresses and quick holiday makeup tips to 100 cocktail recipes and easy entertaining ideas - everything you need to survive this holiday season.
Plastic Bag Plague: 5 Easy Ways To Remember Your Reusable
Though Germany, South Africa, Ireland, Norway and Australia have long imposed restrictions on bag use, several countries and cities have recently jumped on the anti-bagwagon. In early January, China surprised the world by announcing plans to eliminat
Easy Green: Bring Your Own Bag
Americans use 60,000 (YES, 60,000) plastic bags every FIVE seconds. Next time you go to the store, bring a reusable tote bag. Here are some tried-and-true suggestions on how you can remember to BYOB (bring your own bag).
Easy Green: Recycle Your Rechargeables
Easy Green: Save Paper, Stop Phone Book Deliveries
Mercury Alert! What To Do When Your CFL Bulb Breaks
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs, CFLs, do contain the harmful neurotoxin, mercury. While CFLs contain a very amount (4-5 mg per bulb, about the size of a ball point pens tip) of mercury, you should take a bulb-break seriously by following the En
Easy Green: Change Your Bulbs
Tips for a Well-Stocked Bar
Marie Claire tells you what you need in your liquor cabinet.
3 Ginormous Space Savers
Real Homes, Real People, Hundreds of Design Solutions, how to squeeze out a few extra feet.
5 Hidden Vacation Costs You Need to Know About
Travel has never been more expensive, thanks to the surging cost of fuel and the plunging value of the dollar.
What to get to keep you company.
7 Must-Haves for a Single Girls Toolbox
Nothing is more annoying than waiting for your buildings super to assume the title of Mr. Fix-It.
9 Cool House Plants
It's time to go green - get a houseplant to liven up your living space. Check out MarieClaire.com's picks for the coolest plants, and tips on how to care for them.
13 Things We've Learned from Living Alone
It's amazing how quickly one person can go through a roll of toilet paper. MarieClaire.com takes a look at living alone.
Living Alone Is Hard
Marie Claire's girl's guide to living alone from Mindy Kaling.
Speed Clean: Cut Your Cleaning Time in Half!
How To Make More Space In Your Apartment
How to Care for Your Houseplants
10 Must-Have Cleaning Tools
The Roommate Heave-Ho
We were a threesome out of a sitcom, all inside jokes and good-natured snark. Two girls, a guy, an apartment. MarieClaire.com has the story.
The Smart Girl's Guide to Ordering Wine with Dinner
Navigating the wine list at any restaurant can be a daunting, confidence-deflating chore.
How to Cook a Fish
Quick tips and tasty recipes for how to cook a fish.
How to Make the Best Summer Cocktails
Stock up at your local fruit stand and cool down this summer with one of our easy-to-make, delicious summer cocktail recipes.
How to Throw a Punch
Marie Claire teaches how to throw a punch.
Recipes for a Serious Crabfest Pages: 2
Why Brunch Is Not the Answer
8 reasons to skip brunch.
How to Talk about Art
You may not know your Lucian from your Sigmund, but you can still hold your own at the art museum with this conversation guide.
The Sabbath used to be the holiest of TV nights.
A Better Way to Spend Your Sunday
How I Survive the Sunday Blues
The Trouble with Sunday
Sunday. The day of reckoning.
The Girl's Guide to March Madness
Here is an easy guide for getting in the game! With the right know-how and a few tricks, even the most inexperienced 'fan' can win the big tournament pool.
How to Start a Blog
Britney, Mariah, and Hilary all share their deep thoughts online. You can, too!
5 Ways to Live a More Balanced Life (February 2006)
Tips on how to live a more balanced life.
How To Slow Down
You work fast. You eat fast. You fall in love fast. But to find real happiness, all you have to do is. . . SLOW DOWN.
How to Invest $500 (March 2006)
The Living Alone Guide
Your current roomie bounces her rent check, eats your cornflakes, and tries to make out with your boyfriend. If you're thinking of striking out on your own, you're not alone. In 2007, single women bought one of every five homes sold. Here, your plan
How to Do 20 (Real) Push-ups
The trouble with the push-ups you do on your knees is that they don't prepare you for full push-ups, which are more effective at toning abs, arms, and chest.
How to Bet on a Horse Race
There's more to betting at the track than simply picking the horse with the coolest name. If you're looking to actually win money, there are some basic steps to take before laying down your wager.
The 5 Biggest Myths About Travel Today
Yes, you can still have a rip-roaring vacation this summer. Herewith, we refute the biggest myths about traveling today.
How to Plan a Holiday Party
While you're at it, put down that Cosmo. We know it's been a long day, and you need to unwind. But that's no excuse to drink like your mother. You're a woman-not a lady-so we've come up with some spirited alternatives to get you through the holiday s
The Marie Claire Cocktail
At the office shindig, nothing apart from the ill-chosen top is more revealing than your drink order. David Wondrich, a cocktail guru and author of Imbibe!, whips up the must-have drink of the season.
Navigate The Bar Like a Pro
Don't be that bill-waving hussy at the end of the bar. Tips on how to sit and sip in style