6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Kipik Toothpick Holder
Guests will go (hedge)hog wild for this plastic toothpick holder, which graciously perches on the edge of a tray or bowl and offers 22 spears for hors d’oeuvres.
To buy: $25, momastore.org.
Featured May 2013
With this 10-inch-tall mesh-bottomed beach tote, you can shake out sand and allow wet swimsuits to drip-dry inside. Available in seven patterns, with free monogramming.
To buy: $28, myinitials-inc.com.
FrostyBowlz Magnetic Matz
Thanks to a powerful magnetic place mat, Rover can’t push around the accompanying stainless-steel pet-food bowls.
To buy: $25 for mat and two 36-ounce bowls, magmatz.com.
Feeding a hungry crowd at your next backyard barbecue has never been easier. This handy gadget, complete with interchangeable nonstick forms, helps you quickly mold perfect 6-ounce patties (or 2-ounce sliders) that cook evenly, stay juicy, and fit right on the bun.
To buy: $24, amazon.com.
Picnic Pie Set
Whether you’re bringing dessert to a picnic in the park or need a quick party favor, this adorable set—which includes a box for a single serving of pie, a disposable fork, and twine to wrap it up pretty—is sure to hit a sweet spot with friends and family.
To buy: $14 for 10, anthropologie.com.
Personal List Reminder
Have a million errands to run but can’t seem to remember any while you’re out and about? Input each task into this GPS-based app, along with the location where you’ll complete it. While you’re on the go and approaching one of the specified locales (say, the dry cleaner), the app will beep—prompting you to pull over and (finally!) take care of business.
To buy: $2, itunes.com.
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