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Universal Silicone Lid
If you’ve ever flipped your you-know-what trying to find the right topper for that food-storage container, reach for Casabella’s airtight, dishwasher-safe sanity-saver instead. (It works on any type of material.)
To buy: $10, 800-841-4140.
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In addition to a handy twist-out brush, Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Pressed Shimmer has a multitasking top: bronzing powder on one side, a mirror on the other. Available in three colors.
When you come across something you want to remember (like an epic slice of coconut cake from a new bakery), use the Breadcrumb Trail app to drop a “crumb” on the map for future reference, along with pertinent photos and notes.
Tablethotels.com offers members weekly private sales of up to 60 percent off top-notch lodging (a recent deal discounted Miami's posh Standard Hotel by 50 percent). To sign up, go to tablethotels.com/realsimple.
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The ClearLite ArmorLite CFL has a special shell that keeps hazardous toxins from seeping out, should something (a wayward soccer ball, perhaps?) knock over your lamp and break the bulb.