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6 Clever Items: Behr Simple Pour Paint
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1 Behr Simple Pour Paint

No more dribbles and drips. This clever can has a built-in spout for a clean pour. If you want to dip your brush directly in the paint, just remove the recyclable lid.

To buy: from $41 per gallon; homedepot.com.

6 Clever Items: 4id PowerSpurz
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2 4id PowerSpurz

These weatherproof safety lights help you glow—and go—in the dark: They hold tight to shoes whether you're running, biking, or walking. Choose a steady or flash setting.

To buy: $15; amazon.com.

6 Clever Items: Zippo HeatBank 9s
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3 Zippo HeatBank 9s

This wonder warms your mitts for up to nine hours. Even better, it charges USB-compatible devices, like smartphones and tablets.

To buy: $40; amazon.com.

6 Clever Items: Carbona 2-in-1 Oxy-Powered Pet Stain & Odor Remover
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4 Carbona 2-in-1 Oxy-Powered Pet Stain & Odor Remover

This carpet cleaner dispenses an oxy-powered foam that's tough on spots and odors. The brush top goes above and beyond to nix stains.

To buy: $13; amazon.com.

6 Clever Items: Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry Oven
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5 Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry Oven

This 1,800-watt multitasker toasts, bakes, air-fries, and dehydrates—then flips on its side to save valuable counter space.

To buy: $179; walmart.com.

6 Clever Items: Coombs Family Farms Maple Stream
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6 Coombs Family Farms Maple Stream

Maple syrup can cost more than $30 a gallon. Of course you don't want your kid pouring it all over their plate. This sprays a perfect portion of organic syrup—no mess, no waste.

To buy: $11; amazon.com.