6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 19 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
The Tagalong Stroller Handle
Attach this handle to the side of your stroller or shopping cart for little ones to hold when walking on their own. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Dishwasher safe.
To buy: $13; amazon.com.
Grady’s Cold Brew Kit
Add water and coffee bags (included) to the reusable pouch—in 12 hours you’ll have cold brew for up to two weeks. Take the pouch to the beach or leave it in the fridge for guests; there’s a spigot for easy serving.
To buy: $30 for 36 cups; gradyscoldbrew.com.
Chef’n Peachster Peach Pitter
Prep for the pie or cobbler even faster with this handy tool, which splits and pits peaches and plums. Top-rack dishwasher safe.
To buy: $8; amazon.com.
Welly Kids Bravery Badges
These fun bandages come in a range of prints, patterns, and colors. The flexible fabric fits around toes, fingers, and elbows, and the stackable tin makes for quick organizing.
To buy: $7 for 48; target.com.
These reusable microweights stick to hems to prevent skirts and dresses from billowing out during a big gust. They’re recyclable too.
To buy: $15 for 4; shopdressweights.com.
Samsonite Encompass Women’s Convertible Brief Backpack
Wear this water-resistant wonder as a shoulder bag, backpack, crossbody, or tote. Includes a luggage loop and plenty of pockets and sleeves. Also in black.
To buy: $260 ($168 with promo code REALSIMPLE); samsonite.com.