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Read the latest lifestyle features and articles straight from the pages of Marie Claire!

Ready for Our Close-Up!
    Marie Claire's offices were recently invaded by cameras filming our upcoming docu-series, Running in Heels.

Ming Tsai’s Guide to a Chinese New Year Party Pages: 2 3
    The Chinese New Year festival runs for 15 days in January and/or February, beginning with the first day of the new moon of the year. It's a perfect time to have people over for a homemade Chinese banquet.

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Wolfgang Puck’s Guide to Throwing a Movie Awards Party Pages: 2 3
    Wolfgang Puck’s Guide to Throwing a Movie Awards Party

Drink Recipes for a Political Partay!
    Once you've pulled the lever, it's time to kick back, mix up some cocktails, and watch the returns roll in. Here, a drink recipe for each side of the purple divide.

Recipes for a Chic Sunday Brunch Pages: 2
    Star chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his recipes entertaining tips for brunch.

10 Holiday Etiquette Don'ts

5 Worst Case Vacation Scenarios—and How to Fix Them

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 pen’s 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.

Alternative Roommates
    What to get to keep you company.

7 Must-Haves for a Single Girl’s Toolbox
    Nothing is more annoying than waiting for your building’s 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'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. 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. 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.

Tuning Out
    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.

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