6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 17 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
Shape-Shifting Bike Lock
Keep your lock snug on your bike (and not snaking through your tire) with this posable bike lock. Its metal core provides added protection so you can get U-lock level security with chain-lock flexibility.
To buy: $70; uncommongoods.com.
All-in-One Multi-Slicer Set
Get all the convenience of a mango slicer, an apple corer, and a potato dicer without having to use up more of your precious drawer space. With removable blades, this three-in-one tool can do it all.
To buy: $25; crateandbarrel.com.
Tweak Silicone Sink Strainer
Wish there was a better way to remove leftover food in the drain? This silicone strainer slides into your drain to collect scraps, and has a convenient handle that inverts the contraption to easily toss pieces into the trash without having to touch anything nasty.
To buy: $10; amazon.com.
3-in-1 Electronics Cleaning Brush
So many devices to clean, so little time—but this nifty device helps make it easier. It comes with a soft brush, crevice tool, and microfiber cloth so you can clean your phone, tablet, monitor, and keyboard all with the same gadget.
To buy: $10; containerstore.com.
Laundry Bag and Holder
This stunning laundry set is durable enough to hold your heavy laundry off the ground—perfect for small spaces with limited floor space.
To buy: $47; potterybarn.com.
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