6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Once you’ve sipped the contents of this 14-ounce BPA-free water bottle, roll it up and secure with the attached metal loop to easily store the bottle in your pocket or purse.
To buy: $17, bubibottle.com.
Featured June 2014
Sinkstation Flat Colander
Designed to catch vegetable peelings and food scraps, this strainer lays flat in the sink to make dinner prep easier and cleaner.
To buy: $14, thegrommet.com.
Mabel & Mabel Birthday Tablecloth
Cards may eventually find their way into the trash, but this is one birthday greeting that’ll last a lifetime. Each year—on birthdays 1 through 10—take out this washable, handcrafted tablecloth and ask guests to pen a message to the birthday girl or boy next to the number that corresponds to the child’s age. Includes a plastic table cover and fabric markers.
To buy: $79, mabelmabel.com.
Cooking after dark? This handy dishwasher-safe (just remove the light first!) grilling gadget features an LED light that illuminates the surface of the grill so you can ensure the burgers and dogs are cooked to perfection.
To buy: $30, grillight.com.
Slip these bracelets on your kids (and yourself!) before heading to the beach or the pool. The disposable band changes color when it’s time to reapply the SPF.
To buy: $12 for 10, sunscreenbands.com.