Real Simple’s mission, through its 19 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sheets
Smaller messes merit smaller cleaning tools, and these clever sheets take the power of the tried-and-true Magic Eraser and pack it into a thin sheet. They’re excellent for slipping into small spaces or tackling a super-messy job that nonetheless only needs a few good wipes—no need to spend a whole eraser on a single cleaning task anymore.
Mindful Phone Keeper
Tuck phones, tablets, and other handheld screens somewhere secure but out-of-the-way with this hanging wool holder, which offers the quiet joy of screen-free gatherings.
To buy: $80; uncommongoods.com.
S’well Sports Cap
Go ahead, bring that trusty S’well bottle to the gym. With the Sports Cap’s pop-top, taking a quick sip between yoga moves or mid-run is both single-handedly possible and splash-free. Lids are available for bottles between 9 and 17 ounces and for 25-ounce bottles.
To buy: $10; swellbottle.com.
Tommee Tippee No Knock!
This toddler-proof cup has a gripping base that resists tips, spills, and tumbles but lifts straight up easily, so drinking without a lid is possible (and mess-free) for little ones. The No Knock cup is available in two sizes; this one is appropriate for children 18 months and older.
To buy: From $12; target.com.
Baublerella Ms. Fix It Jewelry Repair Clutch
Keep jewelry in tip-top shape with the DIY repair kit in this playful pouch, which comes with jewelry-fixing odds and ends, pliers, and a lined jewelry case that can double as a travel jewelry case.
To buy: $30; baublerella.com.
The Sill Plant Subscription
Give that growing plant collection a jumpstart with one of The Sill’s three plant subscription options, which ship a new plant to you every month. All plants arrive in an earthenware planter of a pre-selected color, and you can change the planter color as your collection grows for a pretty blend. Subscriptions are $35 per month and include a low light plants option, a plants for beginners option, and a pet-friendly plants option.