Good Housekeeping

magazine January/February 2021 · Good Housekeeping

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DEVELOPING heart-healthy habits

Try a Fresh, Bright Palette

ENDIVE • Stock up! This crunchy, pleasantly bitter veggie lasts about a week in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. Here are our Test Kitchen’s favorite ways to enjoy it:

INDOOR DATE NIGHT • Even if the weather outside is frightful, your wallet is feeling light or you just prefer to stay indoors, you don’t have to give up on a fun night with your sweetie. A few ideas to keep the spark alive:

STAY-IN ESSENTIALS • Perfect picks for a night at home.



MAKE SOMETHING COZY WITH GH Stitch Club • Calling all makers (and wannabe makers): Our quick knitting and crocheting kits are as useful as they are gorgeous

Editor’s Letter

A Year of Silver Linings • As we take on 2021, I thought it would be nice to focus on some of the bright spots and life lessons of the past 12 months. I’ve asked our editors to share insights from their personal experiences. Here is our ode to a year spent mostly at home:


GH style lab

WINTERIZE your BEAUTY ROUTINE • The GH Beauty Lab’s best expert tips and product picks, plus the latest news and Q’s to keep your skin and hair soft and hydrated throughout the dry and chilly season

go for GOLD • Our friends at JTV asked us to choose some favorites from their stylish lineup. These pieces were handpicked by our editors to add polished shine to your winter wardrobe.

HANDY TIPS for Beautiful Nails • Counteract the effects of extra handwashing and skipped salon visits with our pro tips for nail and hand care. Well-groomed nails make you look instantly polished (pun intended!)—and can even make hands appear more youthful.

your home

A Family Home GETS A STYLIS Makeover • A combination of beautiful DIY projects and a simple aesthetic helped Cincinnati-based lifestyle influencer Anna Mae Groves turn a basic builder-grade property into a standout abode for her family

Kitchens with Chic colors • All the inspiration you need to experiment with stunning hues, from timeless neutrals to daring shades of green

INSIDE THE GH CLEANING LAB • GH’s resident home care dynamo shares her top tips and favorite tricks to conquer your toughest messes and trouble spots

Loneliness even when you’re surrounded by CAN SNEAK UP YOU, other people. • Plus, it can have harmful effects on your heart, your brain and even your longevity. Turn the page for some simple steps and tools to help you stay happy and healthy in the midst of this quiet epidemic.

“How I send my loneliness packing” • Everyone feels lonely at times. Here are some smart ideas these women say help them feel more connected.

28 DAYS TO MAKE OVER YOUR LIFE • Start fresh this year! Take a deep breath and dive into all the little ways you can feel calmer, kinder, stronger and more joyful in mere minutes a day.

HEALTHY EATING GUIDE • Eat well this year — deliciously — with these clever strategies and solutions

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HOME FITNESS • Your gym, your rules! Our experts share top-tested tips and equipment picks to help you create a personal workout zone at home that makes exercise accessible 24/7 and provides a safe space to break a sweat.

PILLOWS • Our fiber scientists assessed 67 options, from firm to fluffy, that work for a variety of sleep positions. These snooze-inducing picks will have you counting down the minutes until bedtime.

INSIDE THE GH TEXTILES LAB • GH’s head fiber scientist unpacks her best hacks and how-tos to help you make informed decisions...

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