Here at Good Housekeeping, nothing excites us more than sharing stories that our readers love, whether that's a roundup of super-smart organizing tips or an eye-opening essay about the gender reveal party trend.
As we all take a moment to look back fondly at everything we've done and created this year, we're sharing a list of all the Good Housekeeping stories our readers loved most. Read on for the 35 home, entertainment, feature, beauty, health, family, and food pieces you clicked (and clicked, and clicked) on in 2019.
Green thumb or not, you were interested in filling your home with greenery this year, so we rounded up a list of the houseplants that can handle a little bit of neglect.
We can't say we're surprised this introduction to the KonMari Method was one of your favorite home stories that we published this year — 2019 was the year of Marie Kondo!
When you wondered exactly how often you had to clean everything in your home, we answered with this handy dandy checklist.
You really could buy everything on Amazon in 2019 ... including an entire tiny house. You perused your options in our 13-home roundup, which was a especially big hit with our Facebook followers.
Say what?! This year, you were just as surprised as we were to find out that AGT champions' $1 million prize is much more complicated than it seems.
If you weren't one of the many people who read this brain-boggling story this year, you're missing out. Prepare to start questioning everything you thought you knew.
Celebrity competition show The Masked Singer took the U.S. by storm when it premiered on FOX in January. Be sure to check back with our hit spoilers story once season 3 premieres in February 2020!
Ava Duvernay's award-winning Netflix series about the so-called Central Park Five was undoubtedly one of the most important TV projects to come out of 2019. Learn more about it in our story about Korey Wise.
Beloved Today anchor Hoda Kotb got engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Joel Schiffman, in November, and you wanted to know everything about the ring.
Charity Lee wrote this heart-wrenching essay for us back in 2017, but you revisited it this year when her family's story came back into the limelight.
Years after pink-and-blue-themed gender reveal parties became a major pre-birth trend, some parents — including this essay's author — started regretting ever throwing one at all. They spoke up, and you listened.
If nothing else, we learned in 2019 that our readers have some serious feelings about when it is (and isn't!) appropriate to wear shoes in someone else's house.
Many of you resonated with this piece penned for us by Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jackie Goldschneider, who sometimes regrets taking her husband's last name.
Three parents of underage YouTubers got real with us about the highs and lows their families have experienced as their kids have become "internet famous."
When we found out why Dolly has never been spotted without her signature look, we just had to share — and you loved her even more for it.
For many of you, 2019 was all about embracing your natural beauty, gray hair and all. (P.S. We bet you're rocking it!)
Finding the perfect pair of jeans can be annoyingly difficult. That's why we found the best pairs for every body type — and why you read our roundup over and over again.
Seriously, our readers could not. stop. buying. Revlon's genius hair dryer and volumizer this year. If you don't have one yet, check out our product and reviews editor's convincing argument for why you should.
Weight loss app Noom became even more popular in 2019 after first nabbing your attention the year before. Here, we took a closer look at how the whole thing works.
You couldn't stop talking about J. Lo this year, whether you had her engagement to Alex Rodriguez, her hit movie Hustlers, or her incredible body (at age 50!) on the brain.
You probably saw countless bloggers trying celery juice this year, but you (smartly) turned to our nutrition director to get the details on the real benefits of the trendy trick.
CBD (a.k.a. cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis that's said to provide the "chill" factor of marijuana without making you feel high) was all the rage this year — so we decided to give it a try.
Calling all Emmas and Liams! Were you surprised when you saw your names at the top of our list this year?
If you weren't reading about 2019's most popular baby names, you were checking out this wild roundup of monikers that have made different countries' "Absolutely Not" lists.
So many of our readers related to Jen, the writer who penned this essay for us about the ways she's coping with becoming an "empty nester."
The "Momo challenge" certainly threw parents for a loop earlier this year. But during our investigation into the creepy viral video, we found some far more alarming content on YouTube.
If you were one of the many people who read through through our valuable toys roundup in 2019, we wouldn't blame you for wanting to sell your American Girl Molly doll.
As more people made the choice to follow a plant-based diet this year, you turned to us to serve up delicious vegan meal ideas that everyone 'round your dinner table would love.
If you didn't have an Instant Pot yet, this was the year you got one — and thankfully, our kitchen appliance experts were there to help you pick out the right one for you.
Considering how many of you perused this list of our favorite family-style dinner ideas this year, we're guessing you made quality time with friends and family a big priority in 2019.
Our health-conscious readers are interested in the EWG's "Dirty Dozen" produce list every year. In 2019, we had our registered dietitian weigh in on how much the report should really concern you.
As all you busy bees worked toward your goals this year, we cheered you on by offering you our best tips for saving money and time with a meal-prepping routine.
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