Sure, it's fun to check out luscious magazine spreads, but don't base your housing dreams on someone else's. If what you can swing is a $1,500 monthly mortgage, there's no point in setting your sights—for now, anyway—on the $5 million Malibu beachfront property or the 10,000-square-foot Central Park penthouse.
Create a dream you can achieve, the next step that works for
you. If you're renting a small studio, dream about a condo of your own. If your
family has grown and your house hasn't, dream about a place with one more
bedroom and a backyard big enough for the jungle gym your kids
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.