6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 15 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
Scrub, lather, and rinse with these long-lasting bars, each of which are equal to three full-sized bottles of shampoo. Choose from a variety of natural scents, from honey-toffee to rosemary-peppermint.
To buy: From $10, lushusa.com.
This nonstick silicon pan releases baked goods with ease, ensuring you'll never have to soak and scrub your muffin tin again. The colorful metal rim prevents batter from spilling.
To buy: $28, amazon.com.
Whether you wear it as a bangle or secure it to your purse, this four-inch hoop keeps keys within reach (no more rummaging in the bottom of your bag!). The waterproof silicone ring is available in four colors.
To buy: $28, o-venture.com.
This bento-style lunchbox is leakproof—meaning you can pack wet and dry food items all in the same container. A removable tray indicates where to place fruit, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy to ensure the kids eat a well-balanced meal.
To buy: $28, yumboxlunch.com.
Kids can make their bed in one quick zip with this sleeping bag-style bedding, which comes in fun reversible patterns. Small zippered pockets store glasses, books, and more.
To buy: $60, bedbathandbeyond.com.