6 Items to Simplify Your Life
Add flair to a powder room with this step up from an ordinary cardboard tissue box: The colorful container holds a stack of tissues or even a roll of toilet paper, dispensed through its top. Available in four additional colors.
To buy: $38, uncommongoods.com.
Featured September 2011
Hang and Level
So long, smudgy pencil marks. Set your art on the hook of the Hang & Level and hold it up to the wall. Once you decide where you want the piece, press a button. A tiny divot marks where to put the nail.
To buy: $20, utrdecorating.com.
Block Print Ironing Board Cover
This cheerful padded cover, which fits a standard board, makes light of pressing chores. Available in six patterns.
To buy: $40, burkedecor.com.
Two roads diverged, and you took the safer one, thanks to this online map of U.S. roads with the highest rates of fatal traffic accidents. Use it on your next car trip, or study your town and note the streets you need to approach with caution—or steer clear of altogether.
Not all gift cards are created equal. This website grades options from various stores on a 100-point scale, based on factors such as expiration date, refund policy, and shipping rates. So before you shell out, you’ll know which are the flat-out best deals.