6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Easter Stamp Cookie Cutters
A new twist on decorating Easter eggs. This stainless-steel cutter slices through dough to create egg-shaped cookies with a few festive details. No dying required. The stamp comes with three designs.
To buy: $10, williams-sonoma.com.
Featured March 2014
Bath Toy Bin
Bathtime often turns into playtime in the tub. Make cleanup quick and convenient with this slim bucket, which can easily scoop up water toys, and can be either hung on the wall (it comes with a hanging plate) or stored on the floor or a shelf (thanks to the sturdy, flat bottom).
To buy: $16, oxo.com.
At long last, spring has sprung. If you’re ready to start biking to work or school, then make sure that two-wheeler is ready to roll. Make safety a priority by attaching these bike lights (the set includes one for the front, and one for the rear) to wheels so you’ll be visible if you happen to be traveling after the sun goes down.
To buy: $4 for two, kikkerland.com.
Chef’n Pastry Pen
If you’re excited to bake a batch of Easter cupcakes, then you’ll need this decorating tool to add the finishing touches to frosting. This dishwasher-safe pastry pen does it all in one: measures cupcake batter, adds filling to baked treats, and decorates icing.
To buy: $13, bedbathandbeyond.com.
Easy Grow Fertilizers
Don’t let your black thumb keep you from growing container gardens this season. Start by feeding plants this nutrient-rich, fast-acting fertilizer, which will have them blooming (and surprising the neighbors) in no time.
To buy: $7 each, gardeners.com.