Eliminate the buzz kill of a dull brew with this innovative storage container, which blocks light, air, and moisture. And the built-in valve sucks out the worst freshness-stealing agent of all: carbon dioxide released from beans.
Stop wasting time sitting on hold with this free service. Enter any 1-800 number into the site’s search field; next, enter your phone number. The site will then call your number to connect you to customer service to make any preliminary selections. Once the all-too-familiar Muzak begins, press ** and hang up. When a human being (finally) answers, the site will ring you at your given number.
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Finally, a smart system for that slippery soap. (Say that three times fast.) First press the magnetic, bottle cap–like piece into your bar, then attach it to the mount that suctions to the shower wall.
If you love high-end home decor but have an Ikea budget, check out this designer’s blog, which highlights “look for less” options for furniture, lamps, and more. Case in point: A recent post featured a $2,200 wooden sideboard along with a strikingly similar $400 option from a more wallet-friendly store.
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Expandable Cooling Rack
This 14-by-14-inch steel rack expands to 14 by 35, holding more than twice what your old rack did but without hogging valuable cabinet space.
Slide your iPhone into the Moviepeg’s groove, then prop it up on a steady surface for smudge-free viewing. Comes in six film-inspired colors (Pretty in Pink, Blue Velvet).
To buy: $8, movie-peg.com. (An iPad version, $20, is also available.)
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Use this new app to choose from more than 500,000 pieces and select a framing option, then upload a photo of your space to virtually hang a potential purchase. You’ll avoid unnecessary holes in your wall–and wallet.