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By Grace Elkus
April 29, 2016
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Your beach vacation just got easier. This roll-on applicator attaches to existing bottles of sunscreen to simplify the application process and keep your hands grease-free. To buy: $13, thegrommet.com.
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Coffee Scoop Clip

No more rummaging in drawers to find that pesky coffee scoop. This two-in-one tool acts as a scoop and a bag clip, so you can keep the measuring spoon at the ready and your coffee fresh.

To buy: $6, cb2.com.

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Dial Food Storage Containers

Gone are the days of suspicious leftovers in the fridge. These storage containers have a rotating dial built into the lid, so you'll always know what's still fresh... and what needs to be tossed.

To buy: $9 each, josephjoseph.com.

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BlokRok Bottle Top Lotion Applicator

Your beach vacation just got easier. This roll-on applicator attaches to existing bottles of sunscreen to simplify the application process and keep your hands grease-free. 

To buy: $13, thegrommet.com.

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Yogitoes Towel

Traditional towels slide around on a yoga mat, but this eco-friendly version has silicone nubs that grip the mat. Plus, the absorbent material quickly soaks up sweat.

To buy: $48, thrivemarket.com.

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EZPZ Happy Mats

These stackable mats, which come in a variety of shapes and colors, help prevent messes in more ways than one. Each mat functions as both a plate and a placemat, and suctions to the table to prevent spills and leaks.

To buy: $25, amazon.com.

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Dark Sky

This advanced weather app creates forecasts based on your exact location, so you can properly prepare for the minutes (or weeks) ahead. Constantly checking the app? You can customize it to alert you to weather changes, such as rain, thunderstorms, temperature drops, and more.

To buy: $4, itunes.com.