6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 16 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
Designing a gallery wall? Secure your photos, posters, and prints with this magnetic hanging system. It won't damage the wall—or your art. They're easily removable (and reusable), too.
To buy: $15, goodhangups.com.
Protect your sportswear from persistent odor with this fabric care treatment, which continues to repel stench through 20 cycles of laundry. Try it on pet beds and bath towels, too.
To buy: $20, defunkit.com.
Flour Shaking Rolling Pin
Fill this hollow rolling pin with flour, then shake it onto your work surface whenever dough begins to stick. The ruler printed onto the pin ensures you never have to guess how thin to roll the dough.
To buy: $20, uncommongoods.com.
Mini Universal Remote Control
Whether you're going on a run or taking the dog for a walk, clip this mini garage door remote onto your water bottle or leash to easily let yourself back into the house. Going out of town? Lend the remote to the neighbor or house sitter.
To buy: $40, liftmaster.com.
Mason Jar Coffee Grinder
Screw this coffee mill onto a Mason jar to grind fresh beans for every cuppa. The grinder adjusts to create finer or coarser grinds. If you want to store the grounds for later, simply cap the jar.
To buy: $40, uncommongoods.com.