7 Finds to Make Grocery Shopping Easier
Reusable Vegetable Bags
An eco-friendly alternative to plastic grocery versions. Keep them in your purse and you’ll always be ready for a veggie run. Made of unbleached cotton, so you can toss them in the wash.
To buy: $20 for three sizes, wonder-thunder.com.
Kidkusion Gummy Grip Shopping Cart Handle Cover
Cross germs off that shopping list. Snap this soft rubber grip onto your grocery cart’s handle to minimize bacteria transfer–and ease hand strain, too. Dishwasher-safe.
To buy: $12, amazon.com.
Finally—a grocery cart you won’t be embarrassed to use around town. Made of lipstick-red faux patent leather, it has an insulated pocket to keep groceries cool. Easily wipes clean, too.
To buy: Unfortunately, this item is no longer available, but find similar items at crateandbarrel.com.
Baggu Reusable Bags
Small enough to fit in your purse when not in use, but large enough to hold the content of two to three plastic grocery bags. Roomy over-the-shoulder handles keep your hands free. Folds into a 5-by-5-inch pouch.
To buy: $8 each, baggubag.com.
E-Z Coupon Organizer
Coupon clippers, rejoice: This polyester pouch attaches to your shopping cart handle and has 12 file tabs for separating coupons by category. It’s shaped like a wallet, so slips neatly in your purse. You’ll never miss out on a 2-for-1 frozen-pizza deal again.
To buy: $4, organizeit.com.
Reisenthel Mother Child Tote Shopping Bag
This smart polyester bag has a lower handle so that your child can help you carry the load (rather than wander through the aisles).
To buy: $20, touchofeurope.com.