Foldable Clothing Hangers—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Don’t let a lack of organization add to the stress of travel this summer. These tools and gadgets simplify the process while adding a layer of excitement to upcoming trips and vacations. A trunk organizer makes even the largest grocery hauls seem manageable. A matching memory game keeps little ones occupied (and you at peace) on long excursions. A leather cord wrap helps you keep track of chargers while on the go.

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Trunk Tidying Organizer

trunk organizer
amazon.com

Half the joy in road trips is the snacks. This trunk organizer will help you step up your snack game and allow passengers to find what they're craving. The collapsible organizer extends into five compartments, with an insulated cooler and pockets along the side. Beyond groceries, the organizer can also be used for games, beach gear, toiletries, a portable baby bag, and more.

Cooling Fan (and More)

portable cooling fan
walmart.com

This pocket-sized device is a triple threat—to stifling heat, your draining phone battery, and nighttime darkness. Great for summer travel, the rechargeable gadget operates as either a hand-held or desk fan, depending on how it's folded. It also has a USB port for charging your tech and a flashlight for evening walks.

Snacking Game

snack matching game
uncommongoods.com

Silence your caravan's "are we there yet" queries with this fun, yummy, and attention-consuming memory game. Before the next adventure, distribute various snacks throughout the grid, snap the covers in place, and hand them off to your littles. Have them select two of the same snack in a row before eating. Voila—hunger, boredom, and questions be gone.

Foldable Hangers

folding travel hangers
walmart.com

If you're the type to unpack at the hotel, you've probably grumbled over the lack of hangers in the closet. When three or four won't cut it, these foldable hangers save the day. This set comes in a pack of four, with each hanger folding down to about the size of a pen. They have non-slip arms and clips for hanging different types of garments.

Charger Roll Up

leather roll up charging pouch
markandgraham.com

Your charging cords and headphones deserve the same treatment as your jewelry. This leather pouch, much like a travel jewelry roll, organizes the wires to all your tech in one snug spot. No more digging around in the tight confines of your plane seat to find your charger. Various colors and monograms make it easy to quickly identify your roll.

Iced Treat Maker

ice cream maker
ninjakitchen.com

On a hot day, there's nothing better than cooling down with ice cream…unless you also have the option of chilling out with sorbet, gelato, milkshakes, or smoothie bowls. This machine has seven different one-touch functions that allow you to turn your favorite flavors into any kind of cool snack.

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