6 Items to Simplify Your Life
5 Minute Shower
Save water by keeping track of the time you spend singing under the showerhead. Simply suction-cup this timer to a wall, flip it over, and start your five-minute countdown.
To buy: $5, kikkerlandshop.com.
Wilton 12-Cavity Nonstick Pan
Does the thought of cutting out shapes (and rolling out the scraps, and cutting more shapes, and repeating) from another batch of cookie dough make your tummy ache? This nonstick pan with built-in designs—a bunny, a butterfly, an Easter basket, and more—will make springtime baking a walk in the park.
To buy: $12, meijer.com.
Microfiber Window Blinds Glove
If you’ve ever wondered how to make cleaning blinds less of a hassle, here’s your answer: a pair of microfiber gloves that pick up dust, dirt, and grime. They’re machine washable for multiple reuses.
To buy: $16 for two, casabella.com.
Mini Booksling With Pen
Slide this stretchy band over any small book to keep a pen readily accessible at all times.
To buy: $4, containerstore.com.
Have you ever ruined a perfect cake layer or piecrust by attempting to lift it with a too-small spatula? Make transporting a piece of cake with a giant 8-inch-square stainless-steel spatula.
To buy: $13, kingarthurflour.com.