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Rhubarb • These naturally tart and calcium-rich stalks are one of the first rewards of spring, and they shine in both sweet and savory preparations. See for yourself with these Test Kitchen favorites.
FROM THE EDITOR
THROWBACK • GH COVER STORIES 1885 – 2023
BEAUTY AWARDS • With a dizzying number of beauty products on the market, it’s tricky to know what works — and what’s worth your money. That’s why GH Beauty Lab scientists have spent decades methodically testing all types of skincare, hair and makeup formulas, tools and treatments (over 1,000 this year alone!) to find the best buys you can trust.
Brilliant Body Care
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THE MOTHER’S DAY SHE Dreams Of
THE BRAINS BEHIND THE Beauty Lab • Step inside the GH Beauty Lab and get to know the genius scientists who conduct the intensive testing for the Beauty Awards and beyond.
Turn a Closet Into a Book Nook • If you love to read, a window seat, an alcove or even a sunny corner can work as a place to settle down. Valerie Saunders of Sérendipité Designs converted this closet into a little library with a cushioned bench, built-in shelving and blue-and-white bolsters. “The combination of colors and prints makes it a fun place to read and relax,” she says.
Traditional Meets Modern • Mother-daughter design duo Jean Stoffer and Grace Start combine their creative talents to upgrade classic properties in their home state of Michigan and beyond.
Shop the Look • Bring a touch of Jean Stoffer and Grace Start’s style into your home with these chic picks from stofferhome.com.
A Dynamic Duo • Working with family isn’t always a cakewalk, but Jean Stoffer and her daughter, Grace Start, wouldn’t have it any other way. Here, they open up about their design aesthetic, fueling their creativity and more.
A Surprisingly Personal Project • When designer Katie Davis realized that a new reno project for a Houston family of five was her childhood home, it became one of her most unusual undertakings.
inside the GH Cleaning Lab • Our cleaning dynamo shares her tips and tricks to tackle your toughest cleaning challenges and all your trouble spots.
3 Smudge-Erasing Must-Haves
Remove Spots for Good • Erasing tough stains from washable fabrics is as much about technique as it is about products. Here are five no-skip steps to banish blemishes.
Spring Cleaning checklist • Spring is here, and it’s a great time to get your home gleaming. How to make the process quicker and easier? It’s all about the most efficient cleaning products.
Spring Reads • Restock your personal library with these new books handpicked by senior editor and resident book buff Lizz Schumer, who reads dozens of titles a month to find the perfect ones for you.
WE ADOPTED CHICKENS. CHAOS ENSUED! • I agreed to get the fowl thinking I’d be teaching my sons about entrepreneurship and environmental stewardship. What we all got was a lesson in flying the coop.
It’s NEVER TOO LATE to Be HEALTHIER! • Less-than-great habits and patterns feel hard to break, especially if you think doing so won’t make a difference. But the fact is, it absolutely will — and now is the perfect time. Here are seven ways to turn things around.
The Doctor Will JUDGE You Now • We’ve all gone red-faced while having to answer intimate questions. But if your provider makes you...