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.
Keep your thoughts, notes, doodles, and more in proper order, no matter how your mind wanders, with this hardbound notebook. It boasts a magnetic spine (and magnetic pages) so pages can be removed, reordered, and re-added at a whim.
To buy: $30 (+ $9 for a page refill); uncommongoods.com.
No one can stop it: Flu, cold, and sniffle season is upon us. Fight off runny noses and sick days with the help of this immune-boosting supplement, which mixes with water (because staying hydrated is equally important).
To buy: $11 for 30 servings; amazon.com.
You’ll want to keep this fleece blanket rolled up in the trunk of your car—its ultra-durable ripstop fabric, water-repellant finish, poncho mode capabilities, and more make it a super versatile accessory for outdoor movie nights, picnics, kids’ sporting events, and more.
To buy: $135; kammok.com.
Clean up after every meal in style with this stainless steel and beechwood set, which sticks together magnetically. Crumbs have met their match.
To buy: $55; ahalife.com.
The cork soles of these hardy clogs offer exceptional support and durability, while the wool uppers offer plenty of warmth for chilly evenings. Wear them as an errand-running shoe, or as the long-lasting slippers you’ll keep around for years to come. Available in men’s and women’s sizes, and in a wide range of colors.
To buy: From $119; amazon.com.
Bring the bar to you with Drizly’s beer, wine, and liquor service, which offer deliver options (in less than an hour!) plus a free pickup option from a local store. Order alcohol, cups, ice, mixers, and more, and have it all ready for you, whether you pick it up on the way home or have it brought straight to you. Drizly serves more than 100 markets—check the website to see if your area is on the list.