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.
Lime & Leaf Garment Dyed Sheet Set
These Supima cotton sheets are soft and breathable—and Lime & Leaf’s new “Make it Easy” labeling and folding system allows you to easily keep sheet sets bundled together; they’re even labeled by size, so you know exactly which sheets go where.
To buy: From $164 for a twin-sized set; limeandleaf.com.
Pop Oh Ver Kitchen Stove Set
Let kids’ imaginations run wild, sans bulky playsets, with Pop Oh Ver’s kitchen sets. The fabric kitchen drapes over a simple high-backed chair for playtime and is easily folded up and put away after, perfect for small spaces or traveling.
To buy: $40; amazon.com.
Keyport Pivot Key Organizer
Keep keys condensed—and in easily accessible order—with this utility key chain. The tool holds between two and nine standard keys, and car key fobs can easily be attached to the end. Add-ons include a Bluetooth locater, a pocket knife, a flashlight, and more.
To buy: $20; amazon.com.
iRobot Braava Jet 240 Robot Mop
iRobot’s Roomba has already changed the way you vacuum, and now the Braava jet is here to shake up your mopping routine. The three-pound device is capable of mopping and both damp and dry sweeping, and its compact size (less than seven square inches) means it can access difficult-to-reach spots—think under kitchen cabinets and around toilet bases.
To buy: $169; amazon.com.
Tight Space Paint Brush
This straight-edged, slim painting tool slides easily behind toilets, radiators, and more so you can give the whole room (even the tightest spots) a fresh coat of paint.
To buy: $15; thegrommet.com.
Give your blowout habit an all-access upgrade with the Prête app. You can book blowouts at salons in 10 major U.S. cities (with more coming soon) at exclusive prices. Showing up wherever, whenever with great hair is now as easy as the click of a button, instead of two hours in front of the mirror. Unlimited memberships start at $169 per month, or it’s $35 for a single blowout package.