Real Simple Life Life Strategies 6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life 6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life Real Simple's mission, through its 20 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these. Make the best possible use of your time with a stowable water bottle, better dog boots, and more. Brandi Broxson By Brandi Broxson Updated February 28, 2020 Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Advertisement FB Tweet More Pinterest Email Send Text Message Print Related Items 6 Clever Items: Dog Leggings Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 1 Dog Leggings These water-resistant leggings go on more easily than traditional booties. The rubber treads help prevent slipping and protect paws from mud, snow, and salt.To buy: from $29; walkeepaws.com. 6 Clever Items: LectroFan Micro2 Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 2 LectroFan Micro2 Great for travel, this tiny wonder has 11 sounds (including whirring fans and ocean surf) to help you drift off. It doubles as a Bluetooth speaker.To buy: $28; amazon.com. 6 Clever Items: Collapsible 20-oz. Bottle Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 3 Collapsible 20-oz. Bottle You'll break the habit of leaving behind your water bottle when you can crush it down to a mere three inches and toss it into your bag.To buy: $25; stojo.co. 6 Clever Items: Cravings by Chrissy Teigen Liquid Measuring Cup Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 4 Cravings by Chrissy Teigen Liquid Measuring Cup Shake, mix, and store your wet ingredients in this lidded four-cup essential. Dishwasher and microwave safe.To buy: $15; target.com. 6 Clever Items: REI Co-op Trail Chair Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 5 REI Co-op Trail Chair You'll always have a comfy place to sit, whether you're hiking or watching a game from the bleachers, thanks to this lightweight, adjustable nylon chair.To buy: $35; rei.com. 6 Clever Items: Medium Storage Bag Credit: Courtesy of manufacturer 6 Medium Storage Bag A ham-and-cheese sandwich never looked as virtuous—or stylish—as it does in this chic, machine-washable pouch.To buy: $11 for 2; amazon.com.