Real Simple’s mission, through its 20 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these. We’ve rounded up genius products—from a more eco-friendly way to eat on the go to a better reusable storage bag for the kitchen—that make every day just a tiny bit easier.

By Brandi Broxson
December 24, 2020
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$24 for a three-pack, atlanticseafarms.com

Pop a cube into your morning smoothie or quick bread recipe for a jolt of extra minerals—and slight umami tang.

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$48, poketo.com

At the end of the rainbow—or fiscal year—you’ll find this 12-folder organizer. An elastic closure holds it all together. 

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$20 for three pairs, nakefit.us

These waterproof stick-ons let you go shoeless, protect your soles from hot sand at the beach, and give some grip during yoga class.

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$19, sugru.com

Cover a stained but beloved garment with these quirky iron-on patches. They come with an easy how-to manual.

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$59, otherware.co

Ixnay the single-use cutlery. This portable set includes a knife, fork, spoon, straw, and chopsticks.

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$30; stasherbag.com

The people asked, Stasher answered: Its popular flat-bottom, dishwasher-safe silicone bag is now offered in an almost gallon size (think: sourdough loaf).