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By Grace Elkus
March 04, 2016
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This porcelain pot is specially designed to keep homegrown herbs flourishing. Two separate side spouts make for easy, even watering and raised nodes inside ensure sprigs don't get soggy. Plus, the included snipper comes in handy when you're ready to get cooking. To buy: $25, uncommongoods.com.
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Herb Pot and Snip Set

This porcelain pot is specially designed to keep homegrown herbs flourishing. Two separate side spouts make for easy, even watering and raised nodes inside ensure sprigs don't get soggy. Plus, the included snipper comes in handy when you're ready to get cooking.

To buy: $25, uncommongoods.com.

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Presse by Bobble

Thanks to this stainless steel portable press (which brews coffee in just three minutes), a fresh cup of joe doesn't have to be reserved for weekends. A micro-filter separates the grounds from the coffee, and three layers of insulation keeps the brew hot for hours.

To buy: $30, waterbobble.com.

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PhoneSoap

Studies have shown that phones can carry more germs than a toilet seat. Keep your device cleaner with this smart UV sanitizer—all while charging its battery.

To buy: $60, phonesoap.com.

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Whiskle

Don't bother grabbing a rubber spatula to scrape down the bowl—this whisk has a scraper built right into its side, saving dishes (and time) when making pancakes, cupcakes, and more.

To buy: $15, josephjoseph.com.

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Cookina Club Reusable Non-Stick Sheet

Rather than line pans with parchment paper or foil every time you cook, invest in a reusable Non-Stick Sheet. You can cook and serve dinner directly on the nonstick surface, then wash and use over and over again.

To buy: $25, cookina.com.

Service

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Service

Missed your connecting flight due to a delay? Spot an excess charge on your cell bill? Use Service, a free app that contacts customer service and works to resolve the issue for you.