6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
One Trip Grip Grocery Bag Holder
Save yourself multiple trips from the car to the kitchen: Slide your grocery bags onto a colorful, sturdy handle that can carry up to 50 pounds.
To buy: $5 each, infmetry.com.
Joseph Joseph Twin-Cut Scissors/Box Cutter
Make quick work of your online-shopping deliveries. Open the package, detag the dress, and collapse the box in seconds, all with one handy tool.
To buy: $13, josephjoseph.com.
Satechi Portable Air Purifier and Fan
People with autumn allergies (or anyone who likes an indoor breeze) will appreciate this USB-powered unit, which is compact enough to prop on a desk or pack in an overnight bag.
To buy: $40, satechi.net.
The Kupp Drinking Glasses
These protected glasses, with silicone sleeves and easy-grip handles, help little ones transition from sippy cups without worry.
To buy: $17 each, thekupp.com.
Like a whip-smart assistant, Agent steps in to handle the little things so you don’t have to think about them. It automatically silences your phone during meetings (based on your Google calendar) and typical sleep hours. In the car, the app reads texts aloud, sends an auto-reply (“Ann is driving. She’ll get back to you soon”), and marks your parking spot when you stop.
To buy: play.google.com
Brim Size-Wise Programmable Coffee Station
The best part of waking up: This three-size coffee brewer lets you use your favorite grind (no pods here) to make a single cup of joe, a travel-mug portion, or a 12-cup carafe.
To buy: $45, walmart.com.