A Chic, Reusable Soap Dispenser—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Get by with a little help from these ingenious tools and gadgets. There’s a crockpot attachment that makes light work of dinner, a knife sharpener that will make meal prep a cinch, and a pair of work gloves that will actually fit…well…like a glove!

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Multipurpose Work Gloves

multi-purpose work gloves

Finally, a glove that's actually tailored to a woman's hand shape. These lightweight beauties are great for gardening and feature touch-sensitive index fingers if you need to do something on your phone.

Price at time of publish: $35

Nonstick High-Sided Oven Crisp Baking Tray

high-sided nonstick baking tray

This half sheet is the perfect size for casseroles…or cakes! And the non-stick rack insert makes crisp fries, oven-baked bacon, or homemade jerky a cinch. It's made from aluminum so it distributes heat evenly, which means less waiting around for those cookies to be done.

Price at time of publish: $34

E2 Kitchen Knife Sharpener

knife sharpener

A dull knife is a dangerous knife. Bring your cutlery back into tip-top shape with this compact essential. It sharpens knives—from chefs to paring—in just one minute, and is a breeze to get the hang of.

Price at time of publish: $70

Hand Soap Starter Set

hand soap starter set

As pretty as it is practical, this sleek reusable dispenser is made from durable stainless steel and comes with three plant-based soap refills that are simple to twist in. The refill bottles are aluminum which means easy recycling and less single-use plastic waste.

Price at time of publish: $85

Reusable Produce Bag

food storage bags

The brand that brought you the reusable food wrap now makes delightful containers. Stow your herbs, veggies, or fruit in the cotton and beeswax bags. They're washable, reusable, and even compostable when it's time to part with them.

Price at time of publish: $15 for Single


crockpot pocket dividers

These silicone inserts fit right in your slow cooker so you can make two dishes at the same time. Plop them in the dishwasher when you're done and enjoy a fast clean up.

Price at time of publish: $40

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