6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Rubbermaid Metal Pan Organizer
Crammed kitchen cabinets can fry a cook’s nerves. Restore sanity with this metal wire rack. The slots neatly hold up to five pans. Size: 12 by 10 by 9 inches.
To buy: $9, lowes.com.
Featured September 2012
Slobproof! Paint Pen
The next time you paint a wall, make sure future run-ins don’t mar your handiwork. Fill this plastic brush with paint (three millimeters of it, to be exact) and use it to cover scratches, nicks, and scuffs. Since the pen is vacuum-sealed, the paint will last for years to come.
To buy: $20 for two, slobproof.com.
Keep your favorite skinnies from fading with this detergent from premium jeans brand 3x1. It’s specially formulated to preserve fabric and color, leaving your denim looking fresh season after season.
To buy: $22, 3x1.us.
Bring batteries back to life with this positively brilliant device: It fully charges up to four AAs or AAAs in 90 minutes, whether they’re classified as rechargeable or not.
To buy: $60, secondwindcharger.com.
Need 10-minute al dente pasta or a 30-minute catnap? Set this alarmingly cute 2.5 inch cube, so that the number of minutes—3, 10, 30, or 60—faces up and the countdown will begin instantly.
To buy: $34, aplusrstore.com.