6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Shower Rings With Hooks
These hooks keep towels or loofahs handy while conserving shower space. Bonus use: Hang up shirts or dresses that need a quick steam.
To buy: $10, quirky.com.
Ethical Pet Handi-Drink Instant Bottle Pet Waterer
Keep your furry friend hydrated at the park with this ingenious bottle—its carrying case doubles as a bowl. Simply snap it in place and squeeze. Carry by the handle or clip it on your belt.
To buy: $5.50, chewy.com.
Featured September 2014
Trakdot Luggage Tracker
Stash this tiny device in your luggage and—thanks to cellular GPS tracking—upon arrival it will let you know whether or not your suitcase landed with you. Although it can’t retrieve lost luggage, it’ll give you the heads-up to skip baggage claim and be first in line at customer service.
To buy: $50, trakdot.com.
Hang a purse, grocery bag, or diaper bag on one of these swiveling stroller hooks—easy to attach via a Velcro strap—so you can juggle baby duty and errands.
To buy: $10, choopie.com.
Slide a credit card–sized plastic comb right into your wallet, and you can tame flyaways after a particularly hairy commute.
To buy: From $8, go-comb.com.
Alarm Clock Company Alarm Clock HD
Although smartphones come equipped with a basic alarm, this free app lets you wake up to your favorite song (or playlist, if you need time to slowly come to consciousness). For the always connected, it also integrates your social feeds so that you can read the latest posts while still in bed. Don’t worry: There’s still a snooze button.
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