6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 18 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
1 Ergonomic Ice Cream Scoop
Crafted of heirloom-quality stainless steel, this scoop is designed to pull neat scoops of ice cream from even the most rock-hard ice cream container without any wrist strain or arm contortions.
To buy: $35; uncommongoods.com.
2 Mabel’s Labels Day Camp Label Pack
Get ahead on prepping for summer day camps, spring field trips, and even year-round birthday parties with this assortment of 41 customized labels and tags, which attach to everything from shoes to bags to clothing items.
To buy: $20; mabelslabels.com.
3 Fridababy 3-in-1 Humidifier
Created with little ones in mind, this sleek humidifier-diffuser-nightlight combo is still more than up to the task of soothing stuffy noses and encouraging restful sleep for grown-ups, too.
To buy: $50; target.com.
4 Sound Oasis World’s Smallest White Noise Machine
Carry soothing white noise everywhere with this pocket-sized noise machine, which has ten different white noise tones and can run for up to 25 hours on a single charge.
To buy: $30; soundoasis.com.
5 Pollyanna Events Wedding Planning Kit
Kick off wedding planning with this upbeat kit, which includes access to digital planning checklists, spreadsheets, a seating chart template, and more—plus soothing gifts to make the planning process a little more enjoyable.
To buy: From $179; etsy.com.
6 Sock Panda
Starting at just $12 a month (less if you pay for a year up-front), Sock Panda will send you a new pair of socks in playful colors and designs every month. Subscriptions are available for men, women, tweens, and little ones, and style preferences can be selected at checkout. Best of all, for every sock purchase, Sock Panda donates a pair to someone in need.